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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 5th Edition by David K. Irving, Peter Rea

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Chapter four

Schedule

I worked as an AD on other student films. That was my thing, so the first thing I did was to make a shot list. I figured out how many shots there would be in the movie and then roughly tried to figure out how many days I would have to shoot. That was the smartest thing I did.

Luke Matheny

Producer (AS PRODUCTION MANAGER)

Building a Stripboard

Once the producer has dissected the script and stripped it of the essential production elements, he can create a shooting schedule. The shooting or production schedule shows the order in which scenes are to be shot during production. The schedule is the primary road map of the production and an essential factor in discovering how much the picture will actually cost. The reason is ...

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