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How long should the day be?

How long should the day be?: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set
How long should the day be?: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set

The shoot day on a film production is often simply referred to as "the day." When doing film scheduling, how long should a shoot day be? While that varies from movie to movie, it's important to keep shoot days brief enough to avoid taxing the cast and crew so that they can drive to and from set safely, and work safely while on set.

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Filmmaking Shooting Video Video

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