Online Pre-production Resources

Online Pre-Production Resources

Pre-Production Resources

 

General Pre-Pro Resources

 

http://www.videomaker.com/how-to/pre-production a variety of articles about preproduction, including screenwriting.
 
http://www.reelseo.com/video-pre-production/ a brief guide explaining pre-production
 
 
 
PBS page “for teachers”. Nice, concise overview of pre-production tasks.
 
Video production instructions aimed at government institutions. Nice, clear coverage of pre-production tasks.
 
Explanation of how to create a checklist of video pre-production tasks.
 
Interesting overview of planning for video production.
 
Quite detailed checklist of pre-production tasks.
 
Video with information specific to monkeysee.com about how to prepare to make a video.
 
First of two parts of a video about preproduction paperwork, professional-style. How to make break-down sheets for all your scenes.
 
Fun, humor-filled videos about making film on the cheap. Great resource.
 

Script Writing Resources

 

Comprehensive, if a little slow and cluttered, resource for script writing.
 
A 9-step guide to writing a script. A little simplistic, but contains some important considerations at a high level.
 
Another simplistic resource. This one introduces a number of concepts that are important and good keywords for further study.
 
An online book in basic (and pretty ugly) HTML that covers the screenwriting process in great detail.
 
Another grab-bag of info about screenwriting.
 
An online magazine with articles about writing scripts. More of a random-access resource than a guide, but has some good articles.
 
Tips specifically aimed at independent filmmakers. Includes a full range of resources, from scriptwriting through the whole production process.
 
A good summary page with a lot of technical details about formatting screenplays, as well as more conceptual topics.
 
A great collection of articles and resources for writing a script.
 
A site very cluttered with ads that walks you through the screenwriting process.
 
Very straightforward site that has info for different types of scripts (video, documentary, screenplay format). Also has some info about storyboarding.
 

Storyboarding Resources

 

Overview of storyboarding process with some discussion about methods/media.
 
Nice collection of introductory videos about storyboarding.
 
Video hacked together from some DVD extras about the importance and utility of storyboards.
 
A very nice series of videos about storyboarding.

 

This webpage was last updated: 12/17/2012

Devloped by Jay Loomis

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