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Episode 90 – How Do You Prep for Production?

How do you prep a production? Where do you start? This week, Alrik and Timothy describe the process of prepping a music video that Timothy is directing and Alrik is producing.

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How do you get started when you are making something? Do you start with an actor, a location, a piece of art? Timothy and Alrik talk over how we got started making the music video that we are shooting this week (in a mere five days!!) and how the two work together as Producer and Director.    16903593_10102265739322148_2898635294870901754_o

Here are some of the topics we cover in our conversation.

  • How Timothy got the opportunity to direct this music video.
  • Why is Alrik even producing it.
  • How the two are working together.
  • What they are struggling with.
  • Why they are so excited

Directing Vs. Producing

We have a brief conversation about directing vs. producing, here is what we cover.

  • Why Alrik likes Producing creative projects.
  • Why Timothy isn’t as interested but what it would take for him to produce for someone else.
  • What it takes to switch back and forth from directing and producing.

Share Corner

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  • What do you guys think, how do you approach prepping your projects, is there a certain way you like to get the ball rolling?