UNIT 4 - PREPRODUCTION

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Planning stage for a creative media project

CALL SHEETS

• A call sheet is a filmmaking term for the
schedule crafted by the assistant director.

STORYBOARD

• A sequence of drawings, with directions and
speech, showing the shots planned for a film
or television production.

SURVEY

• A survey is a research consisting of
questions and for the purpose of gathering
information from people.

SHOT LISTS
• A shot list is a full log of all the shots you want
to include in your film; essentially it is a
checklist filled with minute details that will give
your film a sense of direction and efficiency. A
shot list is a full log of all the shots you want to
include in your film; essentially it is a checklist
filled with minute details that will give your film
a sense of direction and efficiency.

LIGHTING TEST SHOTS

• A lighting test shot is a photo of a location with
lighting which tests what it looks like on camera
so directors and producers get a better idea of
how it would look during filming it includes a
detailed description on the kind of lighting and
why its effective, such as artificial light or natural
light. Below is an example of a lighting test shot

PROP/COSTUME/MAKE-UP LIST

• Simply a list of props, costumes or make-up
needed for a production/project when its needed
and no longer needed, what page of the script
its used on, a brief description of what it is,
where it is needed and what character uses it.
Below is an example of a prop list.