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First-Time Filmmaker F*ck-ups by Daryl Goldberg

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Fuck-Up #46

“We Don’t Need a Call Sheet”

Why this piece of paper is so damn important

 

“All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.“5

—Sidney Lumet

 

The Fuck-Up…

Filmmaking can involve a lot of paperwork, but despite its annoyance, some paperwork is actually very helpful and should not be skipped. A call sheet is a perfect example of one little piece of paperwork that can make or break your production.

How to Do It Right…

Call sheets are given out to the entire cast and crew so that they have the necessary information for the upcoming shooting day’s work. A well-made call sheet contains a plethora of information that will answer a great deal of questions people may have regarding upcoming work. As you know, keeping your ...

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