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Film sets are places of uncertainty where anything can happen, and sometimes having a $2 tool can save you from disaster. But being prepared is a matter of experience, and we’re going to share with you the experiences of professional filmmakers who what to save your shoot from disaster.
In this module, you will learn how to create a kit with the necessary tools, gadgets, and gizmos to help your set run smoothly and make you look like a hero when Murphy’s Law strikes.


  • 10:40 video that walks you though everything you must have on set
  • Complete list so you can go shopping


Everything you need to have that will save your butt on set
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