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As a screenwriter or a director, you’re responsible for so many different parts of the filmmaking process. The work achieved by both of these roles literally dictate what the film will turn into.  As a screenwriter, you have to conceive and birth the story. You have to labor over it to make it into something amazing that will hit 5,000 story beats and resonate with a vast audience.  As a director, everyone answers to you. This sounds cool until you’re on set with hair and makeup wanting to know the style you’re going for, actors needing direction, the DP trying...

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Traveling with the purpose of filming and documenting new locales is to see the world like you’ve never seen it before– through your camera. The journey will be difficult, it will be long and it may break you (your equipment that is.) Even with the best-planned itinerary, the entire trip is full of unpredictable elements; changing weather, flight delays, rental car issues, etc. So you need to consider factors like your health, the possible weather events in your destination, your route options, your crew's needs and of course the equipment you will be using for your shoot. "Preparedness is the...

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