I usually get brought on about 1 month before depending on the scale of the production. Sometimes as late as two weeks. I collaborate with the Production Designer. I report to my directors and producers. The wardrobe budget is given to me and I review the script along with the budget and see what the script requires and if it can be done on the budget I was given.
THE DIRECTOR’S FIVE STAGES OF PRE-PRODUCTION -Scriptwriting -Production Design -Script Analysis -Cinematography -Rehearsal SCRIPTWRITING -Dissect the script and come up with gameplan -Write down ideas for images for each scene -Look for connections to your own past experiences PRODUCTION DESIGN -Scriptwriting answers the WHAT questions of the story; Production Design answers the WHERE AND HOW… Continue reading THE DIRECTOR’S FIVE STAGES OF PRE-PRODUCTION