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No one makes a movie in a vacuum - every day you shoot will invariably affect someone, whether it's one neighbor or an entire community.  In this module you will learn how your film shoot affects the public, how to work with local officials, how to notify residents, how to leave a positive impact on the community when you're finished shooting and a general code of conduct for crews when shooting on location.


  • 25:00 video that walks you through the ways you can maintain good community relations
  • Illustrated companion guide
  • Letter of Notification for businesses
  • Letter of Notification for homeowners
  • Code of Conduct for crew members
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Public release form
  • Extended Hours Notification form


  • How to secure permission from the neighbors in the community in which you're shooting
  • The public impact of a film shoot
  • How to work with the police
  • How to shoot in a public venue
  • How to deal with disruptive people when shooting in public
  • The proper code of conduct for motion picture crews when shooting on location
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