The Magic of Making Movies really isn’t as “magical” as those outside of the industry believe. It is, in fact, a lot of hard work. The good news is that a lot of people are involved in the production of a movie and therefore, the heavy lifting is shared.
As a video producer, you wear many hats. There are so many details to track and putting an entire video production together can be an overwhelming effort. Let's put away our need to do it all, and look a 5 tasks that you can easily designate to someone else to help you focus on the more important details - like focus!
As we all know, making truly remarkable video alone is no easy task. That's why one of Videomaker's own forum users, John Sachanda, has taken it upon himself to put together a videographer Meet and Greet for Chicago area video enthusiasts.
Here you are: on set, cast and crew standing by waiting for your instruction to get the shoot rolling. Everyone on set needs to work to achieve a common goal. As the director, it's your job to keep the production moving efficiently.
Having a good crew behind you can help you to not only get the shots you need, but get them on time as well. To help you find good crews, we'll first go over some things to consider about crew members, what crew size you'll need and some sources of where to find solid crews.
Keeping a crew happy results in a more efficient and stress-free production. In order to help you do just that, we'll go over some ways to hold useful production meetings with your crew, how to transport your crew, and some tips in catering food for your crew.