“Always get more sleep than your actors.”
Orson Wells, Director
Camera blocking (stumble-through): The initial camera rehearsal, coordinating all technical operations and discovering and correcting problems.
Cue card: Large card-stock can be used by a floor crew member to show brief notes, an outline, or other information.
Dress rehearsal (dress run): The goal of the dress rehearsal is to time the wardrobe and makeup changes.
Dry blocking (walk-through): Actors perform, familiarizing themselves with the studio settings and surroundings while the studio crew watch, learning the format, action, and production treatment.
ISO (isolated camera): A camera of which the signal is not only being sent to a switcher ...