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How to Shoot 96 Script Pages in 4 Days

So after I posted the video below I was slammed by emails and messages from the IFH Tribe asking for details on how I shot 96 pages of a visual effect heavy series in just 4 days. The series is called The S.P.A.A.C.E Program and I was hired to direct and post the series by Legendary Pictures Digital and Nerdist. 

I decide to pump out a podcast detailing my techniques and tips on how to shoot large volumes of script pages fast. We average between 90-110 camera setups a day…CRAZY! I couldn’t have done it without my amazing cast and crew. At the end of this journey, we’ll have eight episodes running about 12 minutes each. I still can’t believe we did it.

One thing I forgot to mention in the podcast is to use the fast gear. We shot on the Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4.6k which lived mostly on sticks. This is my camera of choice now as it gives you the biggest bang for your buck. We also use a

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Photo Credit: Sivana Milani

We also use a Dana Dolly which made moving the camera a breeze.

Take a listen to this crazy journey and I hope you can pick up some useful knowledge that will help you on your filmmaking journey.

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