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Once the overall schedule is complete, it’s time to focus on the daily schedule.
In this module learn how to schedule company moves, meal breaks, learn the productivity arc of a shooting crew, how to work with the director’ shot list, skills for managing a shoot running over schedule, how to generate a one-line schedule, and how to create call sheets.
Keep your production on-time and on-budget by learning how to properly schedule a shooting day.


  • 30:03 video that teaches you how to schedule a shoot within each shooting day
  • Companion resource guide
  • Blank call sheet template
  • Blank daily wrap report
  • Blank production report


  • How to effectively schedule company moves
  • How to schedule meals for the cast and crew
  • The productivity arc throughout the shooting day
  • How to work with the director's shot list
  • What to do when you run over schedule
  • How to create a one-line schedule
  • How to create call sheets and why they're important
The videos are a big leap forward for contemporary classroom videos, utilizing clean greenscreen, working professionals and 16:9. The film is well-paced and will be a great addition to classroom instruction. It is designed and constructed in ways both interesting and accessible to student filmmakers. I hope to utilize the material in my classroom!”
   - Tom Dunphy, Orange-Ulster BOCES