Template production forms or samples:
- Casting call (True Grit)
- Deal memo template
- Extras casting call (Transformers 3)
- Script breakdown sheet
- Storyboard form
Helpful sites to check out:
- Archive.org – a non-profit with a huge amount of free audio, video and text files. Useful for research, or for use in your projects.
- AudioSparx – a nice collection of inexpensive SFX to purchase and download.
- Chris Jones Blog – author of The Guerrilla Filmmaker’s Handguide, this blog has so much useful information on a wide range of topics.
- Companies House – the fast and inexpensive way to start your UK-based production company.
- Digital Cinema Package – what is a DCP, when do you need it, and how do you make them? Check out this blog for the answers for all of the above and more.
- Dependent Films – a good resource for DIY filmmakers, and includes helpful things such as production and legal paperwork.
- The Film Collaborative – claiming to be “the first non-profit committed to distribution education and facilitation of independent film”, it has a wide range of information for DIY filmmakers
- Font Zone, 1001 Free Fonts, Da Font – looking for the exact perfect font for your key art? Check out these sites, they have everything.
- Freemeo – a non-profit youtube site dedicated to archiving free, public domain movies.
- Ken Levine – knowns as a helpful blog for screenwriters, it also touches on topics such as budgeting your project that producers might find interesting.
- Mandy.com – if you’re looking to break into the industry, and you’re willing to battle hundreds of other people for low- and no-pay gigs, here’s where it all starts. Good luck, and godspeed…
- Moby Gratis – free ambient music by Moby to use in your project. We used “Scream Pilot” for the closing of Last Chance Garage.
- Public domain characters –
- Television scripts – Looking for TV scripts to research? Well, here you go…
- Youtube to MP3 Converter – as someone who seeks out a lot of obscure music for potential soundtracks, this site is amazing.