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Above the line vs. below the line

Above the line vs. below the line: Creating a Short Film: 01 Producing
Above the line vs. below the line: Creating a Short Film: 01 Producing

When creating a feature film budget, often expenses are divided into above the line and below the line costs. But what is the difference between above the line and below the line costs? Typically, above the line costs deal with creatives such as directors (even first assistant directors), producers, writers, and actors, while below the line costs consist of film crew and post-production team members.

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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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