Problem-solving is at the heart of filmmaking. But while the unexpected is always just around the corner at any shoot, a marked spirit of adaptation is even more vital for solo shooters and small crews having to deal with day exteriors, miserable weather, and a ticking clock.
So despite weeks or even months of preparation, you always need to be ready to take a detour from the original creative plan to make the best out of what nature has to offer. Put simply, you just cannot afford to get back home empty-handed.
Read the full article at CineD: Adapting the Story to Shooting Conditions – With Philip Bloom