Production Checklist

PRODUCTION

Each day of production needs its own checklist.

 

Equipment Checkout:

Do you have everything you reserved?

yes

 

☐ camera (s)             ☐ tripod                     ☐ batteries     ☐ cables

☐ mic(s)                     ☐ white card              ☐ lights           ☐ other__________

 

☐ Batteries charged for the shoot?

☐ Lighting kit lamps working?

 

Consumables:

 

☐ Storage Media

☐ consent forms

☐ pens/pencils

☐ batteries (disposable

☐ snacks/meals

☐ beverages/water bottles

 

Equipment Setup:

 

Camera: Audio: Lighting
☐ LMW settings on

☐ White Balance

☐ Iris

☐ Gain

☐ shutter

☐ zebra

☐ neutral density filter

☐ timecode

☐ focus/zoom

☐ mics connected

☐ mics turned on (if needed)

☐ mic settings checked

☐ camera inputs set

☐ gain levels set

☐ channels set

☐ headphone volume set

☐ mic proximity tested

☐ backlight check

☐ lights focused

☐ shadow check

 

 

 

 

Location Setup:

☐ equipment placement

☐ electrical outlets

☐ lighting sources

☐ background setup – (move clutter, decide what works in camera frame)

☐ crew positions

 

Location Teardown:

☐ equipment packed

☐ forms signed

☐ clean up any trash or mess

☐ return moved items to where they belong

☐ check space before leaving for items not packed

 

Equipment Check-in:

Don’t forget to get your footage off the P2 Cards before you return them to the ER. You can return the camera and check out a card reader to do the transfer later.