35 minutes | Sep 2, 2020

09. The Truth About Locations - Mike Fantasia, Location Manager

What does it take to work in the location department? Veteran location manager Mike Fantasia gives expert advice about the creative and logistical aspects of his job — like scouting, budgeting, management, collaborating with department heads, and how to interface with location owners. He also shares best practices for working your way up, including his secret criteria when hiring people for his department, and discusses what low budget projects should keep in mind to handle locations the right way. Show notes from this episode: -Mike Fantasia on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0266887/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 -Send us questions and comments for future episodes: callsheetpodcast@gmail.com -Follow Call Sheet on Social: @callsheetshow -Location Managers Guild International www.callsheetshow.com
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