Table of contents
- Full Title
- Chapter 1 You Don't Make Your Movie in a Bubble!
Chapter 2 The Business of Show Biz
- You Are Your Company
- The Business License
- Your Business Structure
- Marketing You and Your Company
- Liablity and Insurance
- Demystify Guerilla Filmmaking
- Insurance: Get Competitive Bids
- The Permit Process
- Letter of Intent
- Ownership: Get It in Writing
- Waivers, Releases, and Contracts
- Release Forms
- Chapter 3 The Breakdown: Analyzing the Script
Chapter 4 Before You Scout
- How Budget Affects Location Scouting
- How Insurance Affects Location Scouting
- Private Property Versus Public Property
- Meet Your Creative Team
- Prepare to Scout: Keep It Close to Home
- Start with What You Know
- Tricks and Tools
- Be professional: You Are Selling Door to Door
- Chapter 5 Your Kodak Moments
Chapter 6 I'm Not Lost: I'm Location Scouting
- Cold Scouting
- Communication Skills
- Make Contact, Stay Current, and Don't Assume
- The Pitch
- Who's the Owner?
- I Can't Find the Owner!
- Know Your Location Environment
- The Location Scout Checklist
- Plan B or Plan C or Plan D...
- How to Marry Your Locations
- Create Your Zone
- How to Handle "No"
- Scouting Safety and Post-9/11 Paranoia
- Location Professionals
Chapter 7 Before You Shoot
- Location Logistics
- What Do Locations Cost?
- Prep and Strike Days
- Location Contracts
- Where Do I Park the Circus?
- How Do I Find a Base Camp?
- Tents, Toilets, and Trash
- Parking Permits
- The All-Important Neighborhood Notification Letter
- The Absolutely Essential Technical Scout
Chapter 8 Shoot and Wrap
- Shoot Checklist Inventory
- Crew Maps and Directional Signs
- First One on the Set
- TLC: Tender Loving Care
- Why Production Assistants Are Important
- Troubleshooting on the Set
- The Wrap
- Repair, Replace, and Restore
- Never Burn a Location
- Thank-You Notes and Gift Baskets
- Why You Need a Location Manager
- Chapter 9 Film Commissions and Location Incentives
Chapter 10 Student Filmmaker's "411"
- High School Students
- University Film Programs
- Student Filmmakers' Book Camp
- Call Your Local Film Commission
- Do Students Need Insurance?
- Where Do I Start Location Scouting?
- Every Inch of Land Is Owned by Someone
- Big City Blues
- Film Crews Always Create Public Impact
- Know the Power of Public Perception
- Neighborhood Notifications and Signage
- Post-9/11 Paranoia
- Where Do I Park the Circus?
- When Do I Need Police or the Fire Marshal?
- Can I Use Children in My Movie?
- What Paperwork Do I Need People to Sign?
- Code of Conduct
- Title: Shoot on Location
- Release date: November 2012
- Publisher(s): Routledge
- ISBN: 9781136040818
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