The craft of making a video, film or a commercial is an art in itself. Apart from numerous factors that are involved in filmmaking location is an important factor. This blog will shed some light on this utmost parameter of film and commercial making – Location scouting.
The logistics of location scouting actually depends on the kind of project you’re working on like – is it a film, short video, web series, commercial etc. also things which are important are the size of your budget, the crew, the area, and many other essential things are to be taken care of. There are, nevertheless, some basic, worldwide steps that every location scout has to go through to find and bring that diamond in the rough. This has been supported by the line production company who takes the project of the film or the commercial.
The location experts of a line production company in Mumbai will scout for a place to film a specific scene or series of videos. Remember it is not just you are looking for a place of just a mere location to shoot rather it is a location that is done with proper recce to finalize the best. By some token, it is it is the responsibility of the line producer to get the best location scouting professionals on the job so that the producers and the directors can get the best location for the scene. Additionally, these recce experts will take charge to get the permission for the location, or make grants for the film shoots on the property etc. Which also means the line producer is responsible for hiring the best location experts that would manage the entire location and do some good recce of the locations and spots for the shoots and films.