I'm new to this.
I would bring an audio person before I brought a production designer. I'm surprised audio isn't even mentioned anywhere in this list.
Where can you find Helios lenses for $20?
"Paid" not "payed."
Tape down your cables? Every set I've ever been on, that's a quick way to get yelled at.
Umm... all this arguing about T-stop and F-stop is addressed by Samyang also releasing a Cine version of this lens:
I prefer these:
because they are small and don't poke holes in your pocket.