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: Ammena Din on Budget and Production Controls
Production Control for Filmmakers
We talked to finance/production expert Ameena Din about filmmakers taking on outside resources to control their productions.
With luck, every emerging filmmaker reaches the point where the next project involves more than a handful of crew and actors working to build their portfolio. We asked Ameena Din if there is a specific budget amount above which filmmakers should definitely bring in outside help, such as cost analysts and production coordinators, to develop an effective structure for their projects.
“This really depends on a filmmaker’s level of experience,” says Din. “After years of experience in the business I know that a production cannot run without an army of seasoned professionals. There are so many important details that need to be attended to in the course of business, and even more in the course of a production. Having a solid, experienced staff is the only way to ensure a smooth and well-organized production.”READ MORE...