We've all said those words. We set up our shot schedules, have our prop lists handy and make sure our talent is well briefed. But none of these tools - essential as they may be - has the visceral impact of a single storyboard panel.
Scouting locations ahead of time is a great way to avoid last-minute surprises and big headaches on the day of your shoot.
Consider this: a scene in your short film takes place in a coffee shop. You know you could never pass off your living room as the local java joint, so you decide to shoot that scene on location. It's time to hit the road and find the right spot. There are several elements to keep in mind:
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