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How to Make a Call Sheet Without Actually Making One

Fact: Call sheets are annoying. They’re annoying to make, read, send, hand out, and get. They don’t tell you the whole story of the shoot, and yet a lot of time and energy is put into them. Plus they contain all kinds of information nobody ever needs or uses. Call sheets kinda suck. But call sheets are also completely necessary. I’ve made countless call sheets, and, when I was first figuring out what the hell I was doing, when I didn’t have a call sheet, the more seasoned people in my cast and crew were immediately tipped off to my being something of an amateur. Call sheets are how people know the things they need to know. Where to be. What time. What they’re going to be doing. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Thursday, 17 October

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