Breaking Down The Script as a DP Part 1

How do you start breaking down the script? How many times should you read the script? When should you send your ideas to the director? Whether you’re working on a commercial, music video, short film, or feature, understanding the pre-production process as a Director of Photography is essential not only to your success, but the success of the entire production. This video is from our sampler pack of 9 free filmmaking lessons, be sure to check it out:

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  1. That was so many fantastic insights ! A real masterclass !
    And WHAT !!!? A movie with Andy Lau, Shu Qi, Eric Tsang, and Jean Reno !!!? How the heck have I never even heard of it ???

  2. Many Thanks,
    Amezing class for me which I won't get easily these priceless education about film,
    I really learn lot from you.


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