LOCATION RECCE CHECKLIST
Every recce is different, locations vary enormously and so do production needs. Think of the people involved in the shoot
Production team, Imagine what they need to know and what will make the day easier for them. If you do that and take notes it’ll be a rigorous recce!
|Look at your location in terms of:||Active the location is / Times / Space / Legal Issues.|
|Access for actors, crew, equipment||All equipment available|
|Get details of the nearest Hospital with A and E||St Thomas Hospital|
|Toilets, shelter,food||Toilet available, Food available, shelter available|
|Lighting: Windows, available light, power sources, sunset/sunrise||light Box available
Street lights nearby
Power sources available.
What noise is there, traffic, people, airplanes
|Tatemodern: people speeking, walking past talking
Southwark Bridge: traffic noise, cyclists, people, street performences
|Health and safety issues: dangers to crew and the public||N/A|
|Director’s requirements – shots, colour, aesthetics||Different shot angles
|Your recommendations and preferences||N/A|