Besides having an amazing cast and crew and a great script, one of the fundamentals to a successful film production is stylized lighting. The way you light your shots will help convey the story and set the mood. Lighting can make or break the overall impact you are aiming to achieve with your production. It […]
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All the factors to your production process need to be lined up before you begin filming, even if you are shooting for just one or two days. This ensures production can go as smoothly as possible and that you are able to keep things within budget and on time. A production schedule gathers all the […]
Craft services are the items you eat and drink while you’re on a film set. From breakfast to dinner and snacking in between, craft services is an essential part of any production. During a long day of filming, snacks and warm meals are immensely appreciated. The craft services table is a great place for crew […]
Rain can have a big impact on the look and feel of a scene. One of the most valuable tools filmmakers have at their disposal is the ability to artificially create a rain sequence or film outdoors in real rain, in order to cast a certain mood. However, it’s not easy to shoot in the […]
One of the most useful expendables you’ll need for filmmaking is tape—and it helps to know which specific type of tape to get. After all, you don’t want the items you use on set to end up interfering with visuals, or leaving any residue or damage behind once you wrap up. Gaffer’s tape was developed […]
Film crews need a variety of tools to ensure that production projects are completed efficiently and professionally. The tools you bring on set will vary with each individual project. However, there are several items you’ll need each time that will form a foundation for your camera department. Many of these items are expendables—smaller items that […]
Film production equipment needs vary for each shoot depending on a variety of factors, like budget, location, and production needs. However, every shoot will need some basic equipment, whether you’re an established professional or expanding your horizons. To help you get organized for your next production, use this film production equipment checklist!
Film sets tend to be full of potential hazards, whether the sets are created by big-budget production companies or smaller groups. No matter the size of the crew you have or the number of locations you’ll be in, health and safety should be incorporated into production even before cameras begin rolling. From conducting a risk […]
Like many other industries, film production was shut down when the COVID-19 pandemic made its impact across the world in early 2020. As restrictions have loosened, production has resumed, but every filmmaking project still needs to ensure the health and safety of those on set. Now more than ever, it is important to keep your […]