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Pre-Production Planning for Video, Film, and Multimedia by Steve Cartwright

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The Day of the Shoot

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If your pre-production has been done thoroughly, on the day of the shoot you should be able to focus your attention on one thing… getting the best possible performance from the talent.

This chapter addresses logistical, equipment and talent considerations that should be planned for the day of the shoot.

LOGISTICS

Transportation

Local Travel Arrangements

On the day of the shoot, when everyone is due at the set at 7 a.m., it's too late to start worrying about transportation, parking and security for vehicles and equipment. Once again, advanced planning is in order. Do all of the crew and talent have appropriate transportation to the scene? Has getting through the security gate been arranged for everyone? Has parking been ...

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