Script Breakdown form: Right-click here and select “Save as …”
Shot Log form: Right-click here and select “Save as …”
Gamma Corrected Quicktime for Web Compressor Droplet: Right-click here and select “Save as …”
The best open-source preproduction software, by far, is Celtx. It has a multitude of script formats, automates the script breakdown process, and generally offers all the functionality you’ll ever need.
Click here for Celtx.
A website with extensive information on traditional screenplay formatting and scriptwriting. Click here.
Custom Storyboard Art
Aaron Krolikowski Click here to email him at LetterForAaron@gmail.com
The “Magic Lantern” firmware for Canon 5D Mk II. A third-party update that allows for manual audio control of the 5D Mark II (as well as other cool features). Currently only available for Firmware v1.1.0, but should soon be updated for v2.0.4
Decibel to Volt Conversion Calculator. Understanding the relationship between signals measured in dBU (Decibels Unloaded), dBV (Decibel Volts), and VRMS (Volts Root Mean Square) can be a challenge, but this incredibly useful website is a terrific asset. Don’t just stick to the calculator either; browse the website to learn more about audio than you ever dreamed existed.
Music & Sound Resources
Jack Scott Voice Productions. Great quality, excellent customer service, and very reasonable prices.
Voice123.com An interesting “eLance.com” type website where you post jobs and voiceover pros audition for you.
SoundDogs.com Huge selection of sound effects with quick downloads and good prices.
SoundSnap.com A membership site with a nice selection of very modern sounds and music loops.
FreeSound.org A collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sound effects.
PublicDomain4U.com Recordings of songs published prior to 1922, which are now in the public domain.
FreeProductionTracks.com A sampling of free-to-use music.
ASCAP.com If you absolutely must use a commercial piece of music, this is a FAQ about obtaining rights.
FriendlyMusic.comA large selection of tracks available for $1.99. Good for non-profit/non-commercial projects.