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

New Features – Schedule Times, Company Moves, and Map Links

We’re excited to announce some more improvements to SetHero! We’ve completely revamped and improved call sheet schedules. Besides aesthetic improvements, here are the key new features: Add times & durations We heard the message loud and clear; you wanted to … Continue Reading