Creating A Day out of Days Report – Free Template

When I first heard about a Day Out Of Days report (abbreviated as DOOD), I was quite confused.  It was my first feature film. In the Production Office one day,  the sound guy approached me and asked, “hey, have you … Continue Reading

How to create professional Production Reports for video productions

Daily Production Reports Explained (Free Template)

“Production Reports.” Some people groan when they hear those words. Others do a dance of excitement. But let’s face it… most groan.  Production reports are notorious for being tedious to create. This frustration is compounded by the fact that after … 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