Successful Pre-Production for Location Shooting, with Richard Riley

Avoid the pitfalls of location shooting by concentrating on pre-production before you reach your location

Avoid the pitfalls of location shooting by concentrating on pre-production before you reach your location

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Three Golden Rules (Duration 04:06)

The three golden rules are not hard to remember. Richard Riley introduces himself and explains what will be covered in the course

Lesson 2: Location Checklist (Duration 03:39)

Just like a pilot before takeoff, photographers need a checklist before going out on a shoot

Lesson 3: Do Not Assume (Duration 04:08)

Communicate with your client to make sure everyone knows what they are responsible for

Lesson 4: Location Scouting (Duration 04:33)

Photographers need to research their locations and know about parking, permits, etc.

Lesson 5: Production Schedule (Duration 03:00)

This should include detailed call times for everyone involved in the shoot

Lesson 6: Production Book (Duration 07:00)

A production book is a great, all-in-one reference for your clients and others involved in the shoot

Lesson 7: Producers Kit (Duration 10:15)

Running through the gear before packing it all out to the location

Lesson 8: On Location (Duration 04:36)

Shooting a pair of models on the beach

Lesson 9: Wrap Up (Duration 02:24)

After a successful shoot at the beach, Richard reviews some of the important points he covered during the course

Meet Your Instructor: Richard Riley

I love my profession. Lots and lots of parchment and paper awards. Best of show Aurora Film Awards, Mobius, and a Clio. Advancing from film to digital one of the…

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