September 20, 2016 at 9:26AM
Best workflow for a 3 Camera Shoot
Hi everyone. In early october I'll be directing a 3 camera shoot in a closed studio for a 10 episode comedy web series. I am pretty experienced with production but most big shoots I've been in charge of have been one camera main and maybe a floating cam for pick ups. But this shoot has 7 cast members, 3 cameras and 14 pages of heavy dialogue with all of the cast moving around a room and blocking with the cam. Seems like its gonna be a complicated shoot...
My question is, does anyone have any recommendations as far as the workflow for 3 cameras? we are using a Black magic ursa mini, A BMCC 2.5k, and a BMPC as a floating cam for pick ups. What is the best way to ingest and catalogue the footage on set?