Final Vietnam Crew production meeting in San Diego
Final pre-production team meeting with humanities advisers, San Diego; consult with advisers on research strategy and interview approach
Confirm travel and lodging
Review selects with humanities expert and executive producer to determine what material is still needed.
Revise question sets and themes.
Pack and prepare production equipment
Travel Day (24th)
Location Scout (25-26th)
Production dates (27th-30th)
Production dates (1st-3rd)
Travel Day (4th)
Download, organize and back up all digital media
Update website and outreach material
Transcriptions and reviews of interviews.
Synopsize interviews for humanities expert
Complete initial “radio cut” from transcripts.
Review rough cut with humanities expert, executive producer and community partner
Meet with music composer to define style
Graphic package creation
Begin poster and promotional material design
Refine cut offline and insert temp music.
Rough cut complete
Review rough cut with humanities expert, executive producer and community partners
Contingency production days for the filming pickups (if necessary)
Shoot pickups as necessary
Meet with composer and refine music requirements.
Begin scheduling and planning of community events
Fine cut complete
Review Fine cut with humanities expert, executive producer and community partners
Check and confirm all rights and releases
Complete online editing, final color grading, and sound design.
Finalize outreach materials and plans for community events
Final cut complete
Review finished project with humanities experts, our project adviser and Pacific Arts Movement.
Compile all deliverables – Blu-Ray, DVD, Video Links, etc
Completed films screens at community events and broadcast outlets in association with the Veterans Day holiday.
Completed DVD and supplemental material will be available for purchase online.