10/1 and Other On-Set Film Terms

“10/1.” On-set code for “I’m going to the restroom.”

Check out Matt Webb’s blog post on Indie Film Hustle. Never appear to be a newbie again. 20 terms you’ll need to survive on a film set.

Film slate“I need a hot brick.” This is a fully-charged walkie talkie battery. New guys on set provide these to their bosses all day long, as needed.

The Martini Shot: the last camera setup of the day. A cue for everyone on set to begin packing up any unused equipment.

Check out the Indie Film Hustle site. Creator Alex Ferrari offers lots of practical advice and how-to info.


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