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Elsewhere Online: Web Content Corner With Jenni Powell: 5 Things Not To Do On A Web Project Shoot…And What To Do Instead

My friend, @EditorLiam, pointed out this great article on how to treat your cast and crew, no matter how small your project or shoot. — Douglas

WEB CONTENT CORNER WITH JENNI POWELL: 5 THINGS NOT TO DO ON A WEB PROJECT SHOOT…AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD

While both the acting unions and the Writer’s Guild now have New Media divisions to set guidelines and rules for the protection their members, generally actual shoots for web-based projects don’t have such guidelines and rules in place.  Some choose to run their sets much like television and film sets, as many people working in the web space have TV and film backgrounds.  Some projects, especially first-person projects such as lonelygirl15 or the work of Philip DeFranco, don’t require as stringent guidelines because of the bare-bones nature of their sets and crew needed.

Having worked on both film sets when I used to be a filmmaking assistant at the Los Angeles Film School to producing a great number of web shoots from scripted series to the before-mentioned first-person projects, I’ve seen a lot of things that just generally should not be happening.

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