PRE-PRODUCTION

  1. Treatment
    1. Initial idea
    2. Initial production information
      1. location
      2. cost
  2. Development
    1. Research
      1. taped interviews
      2. print and media materials
    2. Intended audience
    3. Style of piece
      1. documentary
      2. narrative
      3. magazine style
      4. art
    4. Format (video or film)
      1. final distribution
      2. technical consideration
      3. budget considerations
  3. Budget
    1. Initial contacts
    2. Expense
      1. equipment
      2. stock
      3. labor
      4. miscellaneous
    3. Method of payment
  4. Script or Storyboard
    1. Threads and approach to subject
    2. Layout
    3. Timing
    4. Script approval by client
  5. Production Arrangements
    1. Locations
      1. lighting
      2. other technical consideration's
      3. maps
    2. Equipment and stock
    3. Crew
      1. needs and choice
      2. reservations
      3. crew calls/production meetings
    4. Talent
      1. needs and choices
    5. Paperwork
      1. appropriate crew and talent phone # lists
      2. appropriate copies of scripts
    6. Miscellaneous
      1. supplies
      2. services
  6. Supplementary Material
    1. MUSIC
      1. original
      2. copyrights
    2. Art work
    3. Graphics
    4. Costumes and props (make-up)