Prebudget production planning is a rough plan of the people, equipment ,and time required to complete your working concept. In this video, Walter discusses the importance of creating time and crew assessments to create your working concept. The information gathered in this stage will make it much easier to create your budget later.
- Pre-budget production planning…is a rough plan of the people, equipment,…and time required to complete your working concept.…Similar to the client and self assessments,…a time and crew assessment will help you create…the data needed to plug into your budget.…Now while the concept and budget…will probably change as you move through…the production review process with your client,…it's important to have as many specifics as possible…at this stage.…As I mentioned before, a budget can go down,…but it's very difficult, if not impossible,…to raise your budget because you forgot something.…
We'll develop these specifics using six steps.…Laying out the project timeline.…Roughly laying out the timeline of the entire project…from start to finish.…Assigning crew positions, a need versus want.…Putting together a full list or a wish list of needed crew,…whether they are employees or freelancers.…Planning equipment and cast needs.…Putting together all of the equipment and cast…you think you'll need for the working concept.…
- Completing a client assessment
- Discerning between client needs versus wants
- Developing a working concept
- Creating time and crew assessments
- Coming up with the budget
- Presenting the proposal
- Revising the budget
- Knowing when to walk away
Skill Level Intermediate
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Intermediate
Script Writing for Nonfiction Videowith Amy DeLouise1h 46m Intermediate
1. Client Assessment
Client need vs. want1m 55s
2. Concept Development
3. Prebudget Production Planning
4. Putting the Budget Together
5. Presenting Your Budget and Proposal
6. Revising the Budget
Next steps1m 7s
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