The Seven Deadly Sins of Filmmaking Podcast

Filmmaking Deadly Sin Number 14 – Avoid “Pretend Production Design”!

It’s time again for William Akers (Your Screenplay Sucks!) and Kelley Baker (The Angry Filmmaker) to get together and discuss Deadly Sin # 14 – Avoid “Pretend Production Design”!

Nothing screams student film louder than, “I see those forks sitting on those empty plates, I’ll pretend that someone just ate a hardy meal.”  Why would you shoot something and then assume that the audience will pretend it’s real.  Come on.  If you can’t do the production design, then don’t do it.

So listen and learn.

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