Support Our #creatives is at Shoot for “Shock Nation” Season 2, March 18, 2018 – Focus on the Call Sheet

Introduction Alan discusses the call sheet used by “Shock Nation”. The production/filming phase of “Shock Nation” season 2 continued today. See here for my post of the previous shoot. Today’s shoot had the usual collaboration among the actors, director, and director of photography, resulting in script changes during the shooting session itself, as well as making everyone … More Support Our #creatives is at Shoot for “Shock Nation” Season 2, March 18, 2018 – Focus on the Call Sheet

Support our #filmmakers: Jolie East-Miji’s “B-City” Second Season: All about the Table Read

Introduction On August 20, 2017, I attended a table read, a pre-production activity, for Season 2 of Jolie East-Miji’s webseries “B-City”. By having actors in a group read the script out loud, this is a very important step as it puts all the plotlines into perspective and helps everyone understand the message Jolie wants to … More Support our #filmmakers: Jolie East-Miji’s “B-City” Second Season: All about the Table Read

Film – It’s All About the Shots

Introduction A “shot” represents the most elemental part of recording the information contained in a script to a persistent medium, such as film or digital. For ease of description, I will use the word “film” henceforth. A shot represents a continuous recording of film from “action” to “cut”.  A “shooting script” captures the information required … More Film – It’s All About the Shots