pre-production toolsAn explanation on why these tools are used
Gantt ChartA gantt chart is a list of tasks with when they will be started andcompleted. This is a useful tool to plan when you do your pre-production, production and post-production.
Story BoardsA storyboard it a shot by shot breakdown of your video with keyinformation on camera movement, screen action, lighting andsound. I used this to plan your production and refer back to whenshooting.
ScriptA scrip is a write up of all dialog in your video. I used this to plandialog so that actors know what to say.
shooting ScriptA shooting script combines the dialogue script with cameramovement, scene numbers, screen action and extra information onthe character. I used this to plan shots in order of when you shootthem.
ProposalA proposal is a document made to pitch an idea for approval.It will contain information like; where did your idea comefrom(research)?, what techniques are used within the video?, Whois the target audience?, A break down of the video, Technically howare you going to produce the video? and How other elements willimpact your video eg. use of sound tracks and sound effects, colourcorrection, special effects and motion graphics? I used this to showyour client what your plan is.
Location release formThis is a legal binding document that passes the copyright ofmaterials recorded to your production company in accordancewith the Copyright Design and patents Act of 1988. (giving youpermission to ﬁlm in your chosen location)
Risk AssessmentA risk assessment is a grid of potential hazards and methods foravoiding
Overhead diagramA birds eye view (architects like) diagram of your scene/studiousing symbols for cameras, characters and elements.
RequirementsRequirements are a list of resources you will need from Crew,camera persons and equipment, shotgun mics to Props andhardware need for post production.
BudgetA budget is a Break down of cost to produce your video fromrenting the camera to the use of a location for ﬁlming.
Release AgreementThis is a legal binding document that passes the copyright ofmaterials recorded to your production company in accordancewith the Copyright Design and patents Act of 1988.
Call SheetA plan for a days production sheet. Containing info on who isrequired, where to meet, weather, transport, equipment for thatday and general arrangements.
Contact SheetA list of people involved in your project with contact details. eg,Producer, director...
Footage LogA log of the location and source of all resources used within aproject from sound clip to font to logo/image.
EDL (edit decision list)This is a mix between the Footage log and your storyboard joiningthe shots with the timecode and tape number to form a full paperedit of your video.