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Dependent Films has an excellent collection of essential production documents that they are allowing for a free download. You may use them as they are, or as templates and customise them to your requirements. Either way, these are excellent documents to learn from and to work with. Download them here.

Included downloads: Script Template for Word *

A nice template for Word. Comprehensive menus and customizable macros. (69K)

Script Maker

Very simplistic template for Microsoft Word. Macro's make this template extremely easy to use. (53K)

Simply Screenplay

Once again, something we use periodically. Can be set up to format either screenplays or sitcom formats. (96.6K)

These zipped templates are in the .pdf file type.

Editing Log - (24K) *

Field Tape Log - (8K) *

Location Contract - (8K) *

Camera Shot List - (12K) *

Talent Release Form - (4K) *

Call Sheet Template - (36K) *

Location Relase Form - (12K) *

Personal Release Form - (16K) *

Location Scouting Sheet - (32K) *

Production Budgeting Proposal - (20K) *

These templates are in the .xls file type.

Call Sheet - (7.27K)

Daily Editors Log - (14.4K)

Cast Contact Sheet - (7.27K)

Crew Contact Sheet - (2.53K)

Daily Continuity Log - (19.8K)

Daily Progress Report - (6.22K)

Easy Script Breakdown - (6.99K)

Script Supervisor Notes - (3.48K)

Daily Production Report - (4.82K)

Continuity Synopsis Sheet - (18.1K) *

StoryBoard Tools *

Windows based program with simplistic, yet effective tools.

Downloadable in .zip format - (1Mb)

Widescreen

(16:9) - 15 frames (5K .gif)

Standard Ratio

(4:3) - 20 frames (7K .gif)

Standard Ratio w/ Overhead Plan

(4:3) - 8 frames (9K .gif)

Standard Ratio w/ Detailed Angle *

(4:3) - 4 frames (8K .pdf)

Standard Ratio: Simplistic *

(4:3) - 9 frames (8K .pdf)

Sample Location Contract *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Sample Performer Release *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Sample Script Agreement *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Sample Compensation Contract *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Camera Journal

Printable Journal in .gif format - (47.2K)

Equipment List

Equipment List in Excel format. - (7.09K)

Downloadable in .zip format

Film Icons

Random icons for your desktop. - (38.8K)

Downloadable in .zip format

Film Budget

Detailed Budget in Excel format. - (29.5K)

Downloadable in .zip format

P.P. Databases

Databases for your Palm Pilot - (38.0K)

Color Bars

SMPTE Color Bars for your computer Screen - (6.80K)

Time Code

Time Code Calculator for Camera number crunching - (247Kb)

Vid Prompt

Turn your computer screen into a teleprompter. Good program to have - (89.2K)

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Dependent Films has an excellent collection of essential production documents that they are allowing for a free download. You may use them as they are, or as templates and customise them to your requirements. Either way, these are excellent documents to learn from and to work with. Download them here.

Included downloads: Script Template for Word *

A nice template for Word. Comprehensive menus and customizable macros. (69K)

Script Maker

Very simplistic template for Microsoft Word. Macro's make this template extremely easy to use. (53K)

Simply Screenplay

Once again, something we use periodically. Can be set up to format either screenplays or sitcom formats. (96.6K)

These zipped templates are in the .pdf file type.

Editing Log - (24K) *

Field Tape Log - (8K) *

Location Contract - (8K) *

Camera Shot List - (12K) *

Talent Release Form - (4K) *

Call Sheet Template - (36K) *

Location Relase Form - (12K) *

Personal Release Form - (16K) *

Location Scouting Sheet - (32K) *

Production Budgeting Proposal - (20K) *

These templates are in the .xls file type.

Call Sheet - (7.27K)

Daily Editors Log - (14.4K)

Cast Contact Sheet - (7.27K)

Crew Contact Sheet - (2.53K)

Daily Continuity Log - (19.8K)

Daily Progress Report - (6.22K)

Easy Script Breakdown - (6.99K)

Script Supervisor Notes - (3.48K)

Daily Production Report - (4.82K)

Continuity Synopsis Sheet - (18.1K) *

StoryBoard Tools *

Windows based program with simplistic, yet effective tools.

Downloadable in .zip format - (1Mb)

Widescreen

(16:9) - 15 frames (5K .gif)

Standard Ratio

(4:3) - 20 frames (7K .gif)

Standard Ratio w/ Overhead Plan

(4:3) - 8 frames (9K .gif)

Standard Ratio w/ Detailed Angle *

(4:3) - 4 frames (8K .pdf)

Standard Ratio: Simplistic *

(4:3) - 9 frames (8K .pdf)

Sample Location Contract *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Sample Performer Release *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Sample Script Agreement *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Sample Compensation Contract *

Downloadable in .txt format - (4K)

Camera Journal

Printable Journal in .gif format - (47.2K)

Equipment List

Equipment List in Excel format. - (7.09K)

Downloadable in .zip format

Film Icons

Random icons for your desktop. - (38.8K)

Downloadable in .zip format

Film Budget

Detailed Budget in Excel format. - (29.5K)

Downloadable in .zip format

P.P. Databases

Databases for your Palm Pilot - (38.0K)

Color Bars

SMPTE Color Bars for your computer Screen - (6.80K)

Time Code

Time Code Calculator for Camera number crunching - (247Kb)

Vid Prompt

Turn your computer screen into a teleprompter. Good program to have - (89.2K)

This place is like an encyclopedia of Film n TV...  Awesome

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