Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up a file storage system using Dropbox and Google Drive, part of Managing a Video Production with an iPad.
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…There are a lot of files and information that you're going to need…to maintain, and easily move around, as you plan and execute your shoot.…Scripts, call sheets, storyboards, shot lists, shot logs.…Through this whole process, easy access to your files is vital.…And offline access, when you don't have an Internet connection, is indispensable.…So, let's set up a workflow.…Now, I'm going to be using the exercise files that I've included with this…course, where I've got scripts and storyboards and a bunch of other files.…
You can use whatever files you want for your project, but…if you want to follow along, you can use the exercise files.…So let's take a look at both Google Drive and Dropbox.…Now, I'm not going to show you how to set up those accounts.…There are courses on lynda.com to get you…up and running with both Google Drive and Dropbox.…But I do want to show you how to get your files up…onto Google Drive and Dropbox so that we can view the on the iPad.…So here on Google Drive, I'm going to start by hitting the Create button.…
With a handful of inexpensive apps and services that work with the iPad, you can create a very effective production toolkit. This course reveals the workflow that author and lynda.com content producer Nick Brazzi uses to plan and run shoots for low-budget productions and "no-budget" web series using iPad apps, cloud-based services, and optional desktop software. Find out how Google Drive, Dropbox, and specialty apps like Shot Lister, MovieSlate, Teleprompt+, and Easy Release can help you run a tighter ship and bring your production in on schedule and under budget.
- Setting up file storage and organization with Dropbox and Google Drive
- Dividing the script into scene and shot numbers
- Creating shot lists and a shoot-day schedule
- Creating call sheets to organize the cast and crew
- Using a physical slate or a slate app
- Using an iPad as a teleprompter
- Logging shots
- Compiling shot lists for editing
- Collecting signed model release forms with Easy Release