Location Scouting: Theory and Production Design: Deadfall

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  14 Minutes of Instructional Video and schematicsSUPPLIED W/ENGLISH SUBTITLES

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  This lesson is Part 3 of a 22 part series that takes you on a journey from Script to Screen.  Every nuances is discussed in detail from the first scout with the director, the tech scout, the pre-rig, the blocking, rehearsals to the final angle composed, lit and shot.

This lesson is all about creating the Palette of the story.  You are walking through the location with both the Production Desinger and your Director, what conversations are you having, what questions are you asking, what colors are you discussing?  All these questions and more will be answered in this immersive pulling back the curtain of HOW I PREP.

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Chase Gardiner 17 days ago

I am use to having the production designer talk directly with the Director about things like chandeliers and lamps and then having to ask them to change the color/size/whatever of the fixture. How do you bring up this conversation to make sure you’re the one that gets to have it and gets to have the choice and say in the final decision?

    • Shane Hurlbut, ASC    10 days ago

      @Chase Gardiner Hi Chase, I work with the Lead Set decorator and have him or her pull selects of what I am looking for and then present it to the prod designer.

FlatArt 28 days ago

Hi Shane, I know the rule os thhumb is 1 minute per page. But by the time you get the script has someone timed it for you know reasonably accurately how many onscreen minutes there is per page?

    • shanehurlbutasc    27 days ago

      @FlatArt HI FlatArt, Yes the script supervisor is responsible on breaking down the script for timings and times of day so continuity with wardrobe, make up, props, etc.

    • FlatArt    27 days ago

      @FlatArt Thx!