Food Caterer is lined up. Never have the crew and talent leave
for lunch if there is much to get done. Bring a good healthy
meal on the set.
The Producer's Assistant finalizes the crew and enters the names
and phone numbers onto a "Staff & Crew" list which is distributed
to all concerned.
Assistant calls all Talent, Staff and Crew to determine when each
is available and when each is NOT available.
With the availability data, the Producer determines the shooting
day. Individuals that are not free must be immediately replaced
by someone else if it is found that the majority of the others
are available on a given day.
Once the Producer finalizes the exact shooting schedule, a "Call
Sheet" is prepared. Producer's Assistant calls everyone and
informs them when they should show up and where at least two
weeks in advance. Each person confirms his availability. A
copy of the Call sheet and this Program is sent to each talent,
staff and crew immediately as written confirmation and to let
them know the general sequence of events.
Any talent, staff or crew that are not available are replaced by
someone in the PA pool. If no one qualified the producer finds
The Production Manager arranges for any insurance on the
equipment to be in order.
The Production Manager arranges for the pick-up and return of all
Everyone arrives on the set at their designated times and the
scene or scenes are shot.
Footage is screened.
Producer hires an Editor and the footage is edited.
Production Manager arranges for any payments that are due.
The finished scene is screened for all interested talent, crew,
friends and associates at a wrap party.
PRODUCTION COMPANY DATA:
First Assistant Director