CHAPTER 18 Set Etiquette and Production Safety







A film set is an exciting, intense, and often pressure-packed environment filled with energetic people who are focused, driven, and usually working with limited time and resources. In this environment there is often a temptation to cut corners to get the job done. But cutting certain corners often proves to be counterproductive—or worse, downright foolish and dangerous. The following sections cover essential set etiquette and safety issues that should always be observed so that your project is safe, productive, and rewarding (Figure 18-1).


Everyone on a film set should be treated with respect. This is not just a top-down issue (e.g., ...

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