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Free Film Call Sheet Template
Call sheets are essential to any shoot. Get one for free!

A film call sheet is really no different than the call sheet for any project; you'll want to make sure you fulfill all the steps in either to get your cast and crew to set on time. 

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Why Every Project Needs a Film Call Sheet

The call sheet not only tells you when the shoot but also where.  And of course, who's who in the production, how to contact them, and all sorts of other important details you might need to know. 

Quick sidebar, this video from Rocket Jump can also give you some solid insight into how to read a call sheet:

We've shared some other free call sheets and production documents in the past, but if you're looking for something a little different, the team over at Cast and Crew Call has shared a very easy-to-use template.

There is expensive call sheet software out there, and call sheet functionality attached to other software, but the reality is you can accomplish everything you need to with a free call sheet template like this one, just as professionally, which can save your precious budget for critical things.

Want another super easy to use and free call sheet generator? Head over to G-Casper and give it a whirl.

Free Film Call Sheet Template

Remember, a daily call sheet is required... every day... so once you download this free template and use it, it'll be easy to pump out every other day of the shoot with just minor modifications!

A production without a call sheet is not a professional one. Here is a quote from Ace Salvador on G-Casper's call sheet software:

As a film producer myself and managing partner at Prodigium, I was the first beta tester for the software. I used G-Casper on a few complex shorts and commercials, and I could already recognize its power. 

Read more about G-Casper and their exciting free production solution here

All Your Call Sheet and Preproduction Needs Under One Hood

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More info directly from their site: 

What ThinkCrew started in 2013 has finally been ported into Google Sheets. We upgraded it with a ton of new functions that make your work easier and reduce human error. For up to 300 people on set.

Remember, G-Casper's preproduction software is FREE, so you can get started with it now. Let us know what you think, how you think they can improve the product, and what other call sheet solutions you've used and liked. 

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That's a very solid call sheet. Better than plenty I've gotten on larger shoots.

May 3, 2014 at 12:07PM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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Richy

I actually used this on a past shoot and had several issues. What you see in excel is not always what gets exported. Several cells will turn into ###### if you don't have them sized exactly perfect.

May 3, 2014 at 1:45PM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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Nick

http://profilmdocs.com do a load of useful documents. There's a couple of free sample ones but the full pack is quite reasonable.

May 3, 2014 at 3:28PM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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Mike

or use software like Celtx or Gorilla Pro with Koala templates and ripple link in to schedules and budgets! Why crew still use single word/Google docs is beyond me...

May 3, 2014 at 4:52PM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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shaun wilson

Because it's widely available, easy to use, easily accessible and everybody knows how to do it without first learning how.

May 4, 2014 at 12:58AM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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Anh Dang

I agree with the Celtx or Gorilla. It's not like the entire crew has a hand in creating the call sheet. The production dept. can simply use a single database (that what celts and Gorilla are), which allows for easy flow between programs, and for changes to propagate easily.

Having a shared doc, with multiple permissions sounds like it could be a nightmare.

May 4, 2014 at 11:25AM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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Chriss

StudioBinder's call sheet template is pretty slick https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/create-better-call-sheet-with-free-cal...

July 27, 2017 at 6:15PM

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Shant Kiraz
Co-founder of StudioBinder
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Just got to say that I love this kind of generosity, sharing things like this is blessing

May 8, 2014 at 12:36PM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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This is great! I also need a release form and video agreement contact if you can help?

June 4, 2014 at 3:39PM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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stewart

Where's the area for crew call time? Cast call and crew call times should be different, ideally crew call is an hour earlier than cast call.

June 5, 2014 at 11:29AM, Edited September 4, 8:56AM

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Andrew

Thanks so much for this find Joe. After digging I found out that Lan and Lindsey did a webinar to show noobs (such as myself) how to fill out the call sheet as well. Thanks again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BbFhz5M9L4

November 17, 2014 at 8:54AM

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Jeremy Patterson
Director of Photography
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Studio Binder lets you send call sheets and it's super easy to use www.studiobinder.com

March 12, 2015 at 11:00AM, Edited March 12, 11:00AM

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Shant Kiraz
Co-founder of StudioBinder
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There's a new website that just came out called Easy Call Sheets (www.easycallsheets.com) where if you pretty much get unlimited everything and some custom branding (when it comes to sending out emails) and it's only $10 a month with a 14-day trial.

February 19, 2016 at 2:34PM, Edited February 19, 2:34PM

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Mike Vannelli
Producer / Director
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Here's call sheet anatomy video with free templates. https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/callsheet-example-call-sheet/

June 5, 2016 at 2:24PM

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Darya Danesh
Producer
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Great article! Also check out SetHero, a modern tool for creating and sending professional call sheets. - https://setheroapp.com

August 18, 2016 at 6:56AM

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Luke DeBoer
2nd Assistant Director
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The film industry has undergone much transformation in that past couple of years. This call sheet provides brilliant ideas. Thank you for sharing. Also, check (www.mintessays.com) if you need any writing help.

February 18, 2017 at 1:58AM

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Writer/Researcher/Computer Programmer/Engineer
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June 1, 2018 at 10:50PM

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Thank you for sharing this call sheet template. It will be of great use to my clients and employees at Assignment services online.

September 26, 2017 at 1:12AM

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sayer
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Great work! Its really helpful where we can easily access the every detail about shoot. If we don't use it then face many difficulties like we want to know about next script or contact with any person who's in the production. I'm also Producer and I need this template to easily manage my work. Being a producer this is good approach to easily access your shoot details and choose the way to save money for film, That's why I purchased many Entertainment Discount Codes for my project.

November 12, 2018 at 1:23AM

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Michael
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I love it. there are good examples are given & well described of template sheet & its importance. Usually I get my template sheets are by entertainment coupon codes via online coupon websites, but now I have downloading that's good template are from there

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