This is an extremely important part of the pre-production process where the director along with the producer(s), DP, production designer, UPM, location manager and line producer physically go to a location they are considering to use for the film and determine if they will lock it down for production. This is coordinated by the location manager who works with the production designer to find the appropriate locations for all the scenes. From a producing stand point, there are many things to consider, which makes locations scouting a very strategic process. Click here to learn more of these strategies.
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