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Location Managment with Lance Hoffman!!!!
Stage Werx Theatre
San Francisco, CA
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Location Managment with Lance Hoffman!!!!
Class Highlights:
- The REAL role of a Location Manager
- Call sheets and how they are organized
- The relation between departments
- The "rivalry" between those departments
- The Ideal Location? According to whom?
- The script > The breakdown > characters > finding the right place
- THE BUDGET!  Who gets to spend the money?
- Permits | Police and Security | Parking- renting lots and posting | Site rentals
- Lunch sites and Extra holding areas
- Repair of Damages
- Getting the brief on Locations from the Art Department
- Organizing locations for the scout
- LET THE POLITICS BEGIN: Reactive vs. Proactive
- The myth of the Free Location

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Instructor Bio:
Lance Hoffman started in the film business in late 1970's with Ned Kopp & Company. He worked in television commercials for several years and learned the live action of process, PREP-SHOOT-WRAP on dozens of productions. Hoffman has worked with many high profile directors: Rick Levine, Adrian Lyon, Bob Giraldi, Joe Pytka, Ridley Scott and others.

Hoffman founded McQuaid/Hoffman: Location & Production Services, which offered assistance to national and international clients. Eventually they branched out into feature films as location scout and manager, working with high-profile clients such as Alan Parker (Shoot the Moon), Harold Ramis (Bedazzled), Richard Gene (Final Analysis), and Clint Eastwood (True Crime).

Hoffman also has extensive experience in low budget films: "Mistress of Spices", "Swing", "Black August", "Eye on the Sparrow", "Chaw", AND television series: "Nash Bridges", "Partners in Crime", "Parenthood", and "Trauma".

Stage Werx Theatre
533 Sutter Street
$30 for Members
$50 for Non-Members



Stage Werx Theatre
533 Sutter
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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