Hell, there are no rules here — we’re trying to accomplish something.

—Thomas Edison

images Production: The Shoot

This Chapter’s Talking Points

I. The Producer’s Role
II. On Set and on Location
III. The Camera
IV. Lighting
V. Audio
VI. The Actual Shoot
VII. Summary
VIII. Chapter Review Questions

I.The Producer’s Role

As the producer, you have carefully developed each stage of your project and now, you’re ready for the actual shoot. Your vision is about to become tangible. The production schedule might be ambitious, stretching over one or two weeks, or it’s simple, small and compact with a two-day shoot. Regardless of its scope, ...

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