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The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide by Anthony Q. Artis

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10 Ways To Practice Safe Sets

Hey, clearly, I am Mr.Down and Dirty when it comes to production. I believe in doing whatever you gotta do to get the shot and finish the project, but I draw a clear and distinct line when it comes to safety on set. Stealing a location or risking arrest is one thing, but risking your (or anyone else’s) personal safety for the sake of a film or even a very well-paying music video or commercial is just plain stupid. And when serious accidents happen, it’s never worth the shot. Read on for my tips to stay clear of this scenario and always practice “safe sets.”

Risking safety for the sake of a shot is NOT “Down and Dirty.” It’s just plain dumb!

1. DON’T BE STUPID

A reader once sent me a picture of some guerrilla ...

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