This masterclass will be focusing on the steps that happen after you (a filmmaker, a producer, line producer etc.) receive a script. This course will cover:
Script breakdowns (different tools that can help)
Creating a budget using excel vs MMB (Movie Magic)
What items should be accounted for in your budget?
Scheduling your film in a budget-friendly manner
What you as a LP should be doing on set
What does wearing many hats on set look like
How to hire a crew
SAG vs NON SAG (pros and cons)
Hiring a casting agent vs casting your film yourself
Illinois' 30% tax credit and how to take advantage of it
Veronica Barbosa is a producer/director/writer based out of Chicago's South Side. While Veronica loves all aspects of filmmaking, she found a particular love for producing and directing while studying cinema arts at Columbia College Chicago. She is greatly influenced by people, cultures, and the struggles and triumphs of those around her. She has produced and directed numerous short films and produced one feature film. For her day job, Veronica works as an office manager/bookkeeper. She also freelances as a producer, LP, UPM, 2nd AD, and sound utility. In her free time you can catch her at a Cubs game, writing, hanging out with her cat, Ginny, or looking for something outdoorsy to do.