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Independent Movie Making: On Budget, On Schedule
Independent Movie Making: On Budget, On Schedule


 
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DVD Series

This comprehensive series covers everything from pre-production through post including, choice of script, budget breakdown, common budgeting pitfalls, working with your director for maximum efficiencies and impact, shot lists, equipment estimation and developing a strategy for your budget design. Question and answer, open mic discussions are included with the filmmaking audience providing real life answers to decisions that affect cost, production value, safety issues, personnel motivation and management. (Series: 6 hours)


Comes complete with budget sample with a script for the breakdown process.


Disc 1: Money & Financing (77 minutes)



  • Politics of money
  • Your script
  • Budget strategy
  • Financing
  • Unions
  • The crew
  • Loss & damage
  • Bonds-contingencies
  • SAG
  • Production reports
  • Set safety
  • Sexual harassment
  • Animals & children on set

Disc 2: Promoting & Motivating Your Crew (60 minutes)



  • Actors
  • Networking & reputation
  • Getting Started in Film
  • Line producer
  • The job of the UPM
  • Keeping costs low.

Disc 3: Breaking Down Your Script (90 minutes)



  • Script timing
  • Title and script clearance
  • Review of the one line
  • The call sheet
  • Daily production reports

Disc 4, 5 and 6: Contain review of a simple budget line-by-line relating to costs and planning from Above-The-Line through Post-Production, with Q&A throughout.


Disc 4: Budget Review ATL/BTL (10 minutes)



  • ATL and cast
  • Production BTL costs
  • Cost reporting
  • Variance reports

Disc 5: Budget Review BTL (40 minutes)



  • Purchase orders
  • Tech scouting
  • On-set issues
  • Construction
  • Equipment for grip/electric/camera
  • Problem solving

Disc 6: Budget Review Post-Production (129 minutes)



  • Editorial & post-production
  • Music
  • Insurance
  • Importance of quotes
  • Signatory packages
  • Bond companies