Monthly Archives: June 2011

Screenwriting and Production Budget

Building a production budget requires a great depth of experience in film production and a general sense of “what things cost”. Each and every script is unique and will ultimately rely on the writer’s vision and attention to cost. All low-budget films have constraints. It’s much better to work around them in the story stage than attempt to deal with them in production. Continue reading

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Screenwriting and the Shooting Script

The shooting script is created right after your film enters pre-production. Ideally, the director and cinematographer will work side-by-side while determining the desired shots for your film. Think of the shooting script as an elaborate version of your screenplay. Continue reading

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