PRODUCTION STUDIO CLASS 6

 

1. Catch up – where are your POV films? How is planning going for PW? Let’s discuss issues with your POVS and how to manage productions effectively.
2. LA trip – best tips from top producers – throughout
3. Securing locations/Permits – Examples from RTA / City of Sydney
4. Being a Top 1st AD – best way to manage productions effectively.

1. As the 1st AD, you must ask the director for a shot list

2. Create a realistic shooting schedule

3. Start your shoot days with a 5-min standup

4. Walk through the scenes to prep for changes

5. Touch base with departments between setups

6. Communicate Effectively

There’s a difference between yelling and projecting.

Keep the information relevant.

Follow up with departments.

Keep Everyone in the Loop.

Helpful links on being a good 1st AD:

https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/13-things-you-can-do-to-become-a-better-1st-ad/
http://creativeskillset.org/job_roles/2937_first_assistant_director_first_ad
http://www.toptechsmanagement.com.au/crew/directors/assistant-directors—1st/

http://howtofilmschool.com/working-as-a-1st-assistant-director/
http://www.startintv.com/jobs/1st-ad-assistant-director-film-tv.php

PERMITS

SCREEN NSW 
SYDNEY TRAINS
CENTENNIAL PARK
HARBOUR BRIDGE
OPERA HOUSE
GENERAL 
MUSEUMS 

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