Pre-Production Low-Budget Filmmaking: What to Do Before You Shoot11/17/2022
Pre-production is an important step when filmmaking because it helps your video shoot run more efficiently, on the day of and during post. If you're a beginner, however, it may be difficult to know where to begin. Jake Estes shares tried and true methods for planning your production that work whether you're shooting a Hollywood movie or a short film. Plus, you'll learn mistakes to avoid so you're not scrambling on set!
- 0:00 - Introduction/What is Pre-Production?
- 0:46 - Production Breakdown
- 1:44 - Casting
- 2:37 - Hiring Crew
- 4:34 - Tech Scout Locations
- 6:39 - Rehearsing
- 7:26 - Making a Gear List
- 8:28 - Storyboarding and Shot Lists
- 9:22 - Filming Schedule
- 10:34 - Brain Book
- 11:00 - Call Sheet
- 11:36 - Final Thoughts
Click to watch Part 2: On-Set Production for Low-Budget Filmmaking: Everything You Need to Know