November 2, 2015 at 9:30AM
What Filmmaking essentials am I missing?
I am going to shoot my first serious project (a music video) with a talented director who is a friend of mine.
It's my first shoot, where it seriously matters to me that it looks good as it has my name attached to it. To have a pleasant on set experience and be well prepared, what essential parts am I missing?
Big stuff but also small ideas that make your life easier.
Set of Nikon AI Primes (28,50,85) with Speedbooster
Panasonic 14mm, 14-42mm
M42 135mm Lens
H005 5,6" Monitor, terrible colours, for focus okay, no exposure tools
DIY Slider, DIY Jib, Tripod, Monopod
Pilotfly H1+ Gimbal (love it)
3 Yungnuo LED lights (daylight/tungsten) with diffusion paper
Camera movement wise I am well off I guess.
I feel like I am missing tools to set exposure right like ND and a monitor or EVF with much better exposure tools/colours.
Anything you can recommend? (on a budget)
But what else am I missing? (experience of course, but what else?)