Tag Archives: Fringe Festivals

Location, Location, Location

When shooting a film there are many factors to take into consideration when looking for shoot locations.   Whether you are shooting interiors or exteriors here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a location for your film … Continue reading

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Showtime Anxiety

After months of preparations, hard work, long hours and just the right amount of drama, it is showtime.  Whether you are shooting a film or mounting a live production the shoot or opening tends sneak up on you no matter how … Continue reading

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It’s All On You

Being a Producer is a daunting task, it takes commitment, stamina, determination, diplomacy, the ability to multitask and stick with it until completion.  More than half the film productions I have worked on in my 15 years as a performer … Continue reading

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Contracts

  When working on low budget or independent productions sometimes the need for contractual agreements is over looked.  Any time you hire someone to be part of you team for a production, it is a good idea to have both … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

I like to call the week before a play opens or a film begins shooting “crunch time”.  No matter how much time you have given yourself for rehearsals, to prep for a production or how prepared you think you are, this is a … Continue reading

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Weekly Inventory

When in the throws of a production it is easy to get caught up in certain details while other aspects get lost in the shuffle.  This is where the “Production Bible” can be a life saver, keeping all the tasks and … Continue reading

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You’re Fired!

This isn’t a pleasant topic, but it’s an important one to address.  Having produced over two dozen productions over the past decade I have had to use the words “You’re Fired” more than once.  I have never wanted to fire anyone, … Continue reading

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Production Team – Theatre

There are many people involved in bringing a production to life and all roles are integral to the success of your production.  Once you have a script to work with, a budget and a timeline you will need to start … Continue reading

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Marketing Materials

Once your film is in the can or your show is in rehearsals the marketing aspect of your production becomes crucial.  Strong visual imagery and a concise tag line are important for attracting people’s attention to your website, fan page and your … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Malfunction!

I’m not exactly talking about the infamous Janet Jackson moment at the Super Bowl 2004, but I sort of am…Wardrobe malfunctions happen all the time, they are not always a spectacle, but they can cause hold ups with a productions, … Continue reading

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