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Click HERE for a FREE e-book: The Filmmaker's Toolkit from Development to Distribution

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If you want to skip the short origin story below and just get the toolkit, then click on "Read More" then click -->   HERE . ******* I started the Film Strategy blog in 2013 to merge my interests, experiences, and knowledge as a filmmaker, entertainment lawyer, and movie-lover for the benefit of filmmakers. If you check out the archives ( go to the menu on the left and click archives or labels OR use the search menu on the right and look up terms ), you'll see tons of posts and articles with entertainment legal advice, screenplay tips, production management best-practices, case studies of filmmakers and how they made their films, and cool historical tidbits. I later put together the Filmmaker's Toolkit, a compendium of useful links, articles, and templates for filmmakers that cover every aspect of filmmaking from Development to Distribution. This e-book is FREE and contains tons of useful stuff in the following areas: DEVELOPMENT LEGAL PRE-PRODUCTION PRODUCTON POST

The COVID-19 “Get Back to Filmmaking” Checklist

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The COVID-19 “Get Back to Filmmaking” Checklist A 40-point checklist from development to post-production   by Danny Jiminian www.djimlaw.com www.filmstrategy.com   In the modern age, this much is true for our cultural, artistic, and even spiritual sanity: we need movies, videos and TV shows. That is why we have to keep shooting films, videos and TV shows. But we must do it safely. To that end, productions around the world are using a variety of guidelines to ensure the safety and security of their cast and crew. Some of them are mandated by the host country’s government and some of them were designed by cast and crew using their creativity.   Only a working and readily available vaccine will resolve this problem. So until then, the ultimate goal is to control the spread of the virus by overhauling standard filmmaking workflows with effective yet efficient guidelines. The ideal pre-vaccine filmmaking environment is (1) a constantly sanitized set (2) circulating clean fresh air (3) for s