Items to Bring to a Film Shoot Location

By Bryan Michael Stoller, Jerry Lewis

Part of Filmmaking For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Shooting a film on location keeps your filmmaking interesting, but it can also make your nerves frazzled. Before you head out on location, make sure you have everything you need — the items in the following list are crucial:

Map to the location Masking tape, duct tape, rope
Camera Tripod
Sound recorder Actors’ wardrobe
Microphones Film, videostock, memory cards or hard drives (depending on
what format you’re shooting with)
Extra batteries Storyboards and the shot list
Lights Copy of the script
Extension cords