Studio Scenery

The type and extent of scenery (staging) required depends on the scale and forms of production envisaged, and on available budgets. There are, however, several basic staging considerations that affect studio design. If the scenery is not sufficiently high, cameras are liable to shoot over it and reveal the studio beyond. To avoid this, the cameras’ shots would have to be restricted. For a 150 m2 studio, scenery 3 m (10 ft) high should be adequate for most situations. With smaller studios and fairly static situations, less height should suffice, e.g. 2.4 m (8 ft).

For studios on limited budgets, a carefully chosen assortment of stock items can provide useful economies. The paint, like all staging materials, must be fireproof ...

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