Is there a checklist or cheat sheet you go over before you start shooting to make sure production goes smoothly?
I’m shooting my first short in 12 days, and I’ve been stressing that I’m going to mess something up. The last thing I want is to delay the shooting process and rack up unnecessary expenses.
–Carrie, Charlotte NC
Since everyone alive today has been watching film and video from birth, we all have some idea of what bad film and video look like. It’s that stuff you click out of instantly on your browser or your remote, often within 15 seconds of starting it.
“I know bad video when I see it” works great when you’re the consumer, but not so well when you’re the creator. Creators not only need to know bad video when they see it, they need to know bad video before they see it. Ideally even before they start shooting it.
How do you … Read the rest
I’m traveling the country this summer with the cast and crew of our new show “Brew Dogs” (coming to the new Esquire Network on September 24– the network debuts on September 23 where G4 is now on your cable or satellite.)
In each city we brew a stunt beer and hold a tasting at the brewery. The first couple of times we did it things went well, but as it was a live shoot with 200 guests, there was some confusion. What props did the brewery need to have on hand? What time were we starting? Which cameras were on … Read the rest