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Concept Development

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Contributed By Glen Berry

  1. Pitch your concept
  2. Test the Concept
  3. Not all concepts work

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  • You should pitch your concept to as many people as possible and shape it based on criticism and feedback. Invite criticism.
  • To ensure that your short film is as producible as possible, be aware of the number of characters, number and types of locations and the number of pages in the script.
  • You should let your imagination run wild and free but realize that not every idea should be produced, or can be produced right now.
Introduction to Fiction Production
An introduction to fiction production, the objectives and focus of the course and the starting point of a project.
Five Phases of Filmmaking
A road map to the entire movie making process.
The Filmmaking Team
Above-the-line and below-the-line job positions and descriptions in Production.
Concept Development
A series of evaluations by the Producer to determine if the script is ready to move into the Production stage of development.