Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Mitigating risks for a production, part of Effective Site Surveys for Video and Photo Projects.
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You might think from the title of this movie that we're talking about insurance…claims, but it's actually much simpler than that.…Mitigating risk just means removing the opportunity for things to go wrong.…And the benefit of the site survey is it does just that.…By going out and looking at your site and really assessing what's there, you…could remove potential risks that are going to make the overall production go much smoother.…For example, some of the things you're going to look for are technical problems.…Is there going to be any issue with the location?…Is there challenging lighting, such as overhead skylights that you're going to have to gel?…Is there a lack of power?…Is it going to be difficult to put lights in because the room is too small?…You're going to look for opportunities and challenges that will affect how you…light the scene or where you stage the equipment.…
Additionally, you're going to want to make sure that you get permissions for…usage, not just the location itself but the area surrounding it.…
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- Why do a site survey?
- Planning camera positions
- Making lighting decisions
- Securing permissions
- Assembling a crew
- Deciding on your gear
- Understanding the technical considerations