I remember thinking there were four major components to building the shooting schedule. One was location restraints. Two was actor availability. Three was scene order. Four was the individual shots within the scenes, particularly with regard to how difficult they were as camera movements or how tough they were going to be for the actors.
Building a Stripboard
Once the producer has dissected the script and stripped it of the essential production elements, he can create a shooting schedule. The schedule is the primary road map of the production and an essential factor in discovering how much the picture will actually cost. This chapter focuses on the variables that you will need to consider when making your ...