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The Complete Film Production Handbook, 4th Edition by Eve Light Honthaner

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Chapter 19

 

 

Distant Location

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

A simplistic description of a distant location is when you’re working too far away from home to sleep in your own bed at night. It’s far enough from your home office/ company/studio as to necessitate some amount of travel (usually by air), having to house cast and crew, having to set up a temporary base of operation and ship in anything (equipment, film, wardrobe, props, etc.) that can’t be found locally. Filming away from your home base but within the same country would be considered a distant location. Filming in another country would be an international or foreign location (which you can read all about in the next chapter).

Before committing to any location, be sure to familiarize yourself ...

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