8 Tips For Making Killer Behind-The-Scenes Content

Run and gun. Fast-paced action. Excitement. Adventure. Welcome to the world of capturing the everyday extraordinary happenings on a film set! I got my first digital camera for my 16th birthday. I loved taking pictures of nature, my family, friends, … Continue Reading

Tips for Filming in Cold Climates

The snow must go on. Certain climates can be really challenging to shoot a movie in.  While many films are shot in warmer climates, some live in areas where below-freezing temps are part of the norm… I am one of them.  As … Continue Reading

New Year, New Features! Header Logos, Customizable Colors, and Easier File Attachments

New Features – Header Logos, Project Colors, File Attachments

New year, new features! 🎉 We’re starting 2017 off strong by releasing a few new features that you’re sure to love!  Check them out: Logo and company name on call sheets Yes!  It’s finally here!  You can now add an image and company … Continue Reading

New Features: Customizable Positions, Re-Orderable Crew, and Quicker Scene Adding

New Features – Customizable Positions, Re-Orderable Crew, and Quicker Scene Adding

Hey filmmakers, We’ve just released some great new features to make SetHero even more powerful! Here are some of the top updates: Customizable positions and departments Yes!  It’s finally here!  You can now rename, reorder, or delete existing positions and departments … Continue Reading

4 Essential Tools to Make Your Film Production a Breeze

Making a movie is like going on a wild expedition, and every traveler needs some tools in their backpack to make the journey a little less treacherous and a lot more fun. Here are 4 tools we recommend to help make … Continue Reading

Why Your Film Needs A Script Supervisor

Hey Readers, We want the SetHero blog to be a place of rich learning, and with that in mind, today I am shamelessly re-posting someone else’s awesome writing (with permission of course).  This post originally appeared on the Lights Film … Continue Reading

The Future Is Calling

Grab your opinion & get ready to tell us what you think. We’re mapping future features!   We’ve created a short survey so that you can rank which features you’d like to see next on the SetHero road map. Now is your chance!   … Continue Reading

Creating Professional Call Sheets (Free Excel Template Download)

When I first started in the film industry as a 2nd Assistant Director (2nd AD), I was overwhelmed by the complexity of the process: call sheets, production reports, timelogs, travel movements.  The amount of paperwork was staggering, and knowing what … Continue Reading

5 Ways To Be A Faster AD By Slowing Down

I was walking with an actor (Stephen Baldwin) to set one bright morning and we began to have a conversation about one of the lines in the movie we were currently shooting. The line was “You have to go slow … Continue Reading

Life On Set – With Timothy Jones

One of the best parts of my work at SetHero is connecting with filmmakers around the world who are working hard everyday in the industry I love. Their stories, experiences, and wisdom inspire me to press on in my work, … Continue Reading