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Scheduling and Budgeting Your Film, 2nd Edition by Paula Landry

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Chapter EightAdditional Topics You are Bound to Encounter

“You got a dream…You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.”

Will Smith as Chris Gardner, in The Pursuit of Happyness

We don’t know what we don’t know, and the funny thing about experience is that you only get it through repetition of a task. In lieu of experience, assume circumstances will arise during prep and production to incur additional expense and take more time than initially planned for, an attitude that will deepen your ability for all that goes well, while sharpening your resourcefulness. The only insurance against the unknown is to build in additional time, backup plans and ...

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