CHAPTER 40

Prepping for Each Job

When you get a call to work on a project, you want to be prepared when you show up. Proper preparation will save you time and make you look more professional.

First, make sure you and production are clear on when they expect you to be available and that you don’t have any scheduling conflicts. As you get busier, this gets trickier.

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Figure 40.1 Storyboards by David Hillman of Hillman Arts.

At some point you may ask clients if they have you on a hard booking or a soft booking. A soft booking means that they want to know your availability on a certain day but that they know their schedule may change and that they ...

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