Film Locations

Finding locations for a film that are economical and available can be a difficult feat. As part of pre-production planning, create a shot list of all the locations needed, then start hunting for places to shoot a film where you can obtain permission. As part of finding film locations, the production will need insurance, film permits and a safe location to bring cast and crew. A location can make or break the visual appeal of a film, so choose your film location wisely and creatively.

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Back to the Chalkboard: Location, Location, Location

One of my favorite classes to teach is a topics course on scene writing.  In that class, we discard the macro elements of structure and character arc, break out the microscope, and take a closer look at the tiny cells that make up any piece of dramatic writing – its scenes. We focus on...