A Bigger Beast

Posted on November 16, 2006

So it wasn’t the same day, but it’s a shorter period than before. I’m getting better.

So onto the F3s, the next beast to conquer. The F3s are the first projects shot on film (okay, the F2s are shot on film but they have a lot of restrictions and no one talks about them). It’s a two day shoot with a full crew and basically no restrictions. You can have kids, guns, whatever.

The F3s are made by second year BFA students. They fill the more experienced positions (Director, Producer, DP, Set Designer, 1 AD, 1 AC, Key Grip, Gaffer, and Sound Mixer) while us first years do the more basic tasks (2 AD, Script Sup, 2 AC, Best Boy Electric, Best Boy Grip, and Boom Op). I’ll try to explain all the terms at a later date (no commitment given).

Written by Joey Daoud

Joey Daoud is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. His past films have appeared on Netflix, The New York Times, and National Geographic. He is also a YouTube creator across multiple channels with videos garnering millions of views. In his free time, he likes to climb mountains, scuba dive, and brew unique coffees.

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