Chapter 2. Production Planning

Successful Video Projects rarely just happen; in fact, they often involve a great deal of planning. Budgets need to be created, contracts drafted, crews booked, and schedules made. Your Mac is a perfect tool to help plan for a project’s production and postproduction stages.

This chapter continues to look at essential preproduction tasks that can be easily accomplished with your Mac. We know many of you are itching to start clicking buttons for special effects and color correction, but trust us when we say a little bit of planning goes a long way. The tips you’ll learn will save you time and money—two things we can all use more of. Let’s jump in.

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