Film Production Templates

Film Production Templates

To start a film production company you need forms, crew contracts and agreements on a daily basis. Here FilmDaily put together all the film production templates you need to run your production successfully.

Film Budgets, Contracts and Forms

All the film production forms, templates and agreements you need in the Production Office. From a Call Sheet, Crew and Actors Contracts, Daily Production Reports, Walkie Talkie signout to an Open and Closing Film Credits Template, FilmDaily got your covered.

74 Templates Included in the Full Film Production Company Package

Actor Contract

Performers Agreement, Contract with actors for performing in your film

Art Prop Sign Out Form

Return of props and art to props houses template

Audition Sign-In Sheet for Performers

Sign in sheet for performers when they arrive at an audition. Get the names, agent and contact details.

Budget for Dailies

Detailed film production budget template for your dailies to auto-calculate costs

Call Sheet Template

A standard 2-page call sheet template for your next film production.

Camera Checklist (16 and 35mm Cameras)

Gear check for 16 and 35mm cameras for proper functioning

Camera Crew Time Sheet

Daily hours worked of each camera department crew member

Camera Daily Report

Daily report of footage shot and lenses used per scene

Camera Department Contact List

Detailed contact list of each crew member in the camera department

Camera Department Deal Memo

Deal Memo Template / Contract for each crew member in the camera department

Camera Department Expendables Checklist

Expendables Checklist: cloth, charts and tape

Camera Department Weekly Timesheet

Weekly hours worked of each camera department crew member

Camera Filters Checklist

Check that all filters are included for the cinematographer

Camera Lighting Design Template

Plan the placement of the camera and lights in each scene

Camera Preparation Checklist

Gearcheck to make sure camera is functioning correctly

Camera Report for Digital Cameras

Daily report of footage shot and lenses used per scene for Digital Cameras

Camera Shot Descriptions

Angle and shot descriptions used in camera, continuity and editors reports

Cast Contact List

Detailed contact and agent list of all cast members

Cast Details

Performers details (dress, shoe size etc) for wardrobe department

Casting Assessment

Detailed assessment of performance during casting

Casting Director Agreement

Agreement between Casting Director and Production Company. This contract is for each Casting Director you hire on your productions.

Catering Agreement

Contract / Agreement with catering company

Catering Schedule

Daily Schedule for catering

Cell Phone Sign Out

Keep track of who on your crew and cast have been assigned cell phones

Condensed Feature Film Budget

Condensed Film Budget for Feature Film

Courier Log

Keep track of courier send and deliveries

Crew Contact List

Detailed crew contacts, address and telephone numbers

Crowd Release Notice

Release notice to the crowd or passers by that appear in your film

Daily Cast Scene Breakdown

Daily cast required per scene

Daily Cast Sign-In Sheet

Template for Performers and Cast to sign in when they arrive on set.

Daily Documentary Production Report

Daily Documentary Production Report

Daily Film Continuity Report

Daily Continuity Report for your Script Supervisor

Daily Production Report

Daily Film Production Report Template

Detailed Film Budget

Detailed Film Budget with Top Sheet for projects up to $5 million.

Distribution Agreement : Extensive

22-Page Distribution Agreement for Feature Films

Distribution Agreement : Foreign

Film Distribution Agreement in foreign territories

Distribution Agreement : Internet

5-Page Contract with filmmakers for showing their film on your website

Distribution Agreement : Not for Profit

Contract with broadcaster on a not for profit basis

Documentary Budget

Documentary budget that includes the calculation of grants, donations and fundraising income.

Equipment Rental Log

Detailed log of your film equipment rentals

Exhibition Agreement : Cinema

Example Exhibition Agreement of your Film in Cinemas

Feature Film Budget

Detailed Feature Film Budget that includes payroll, tax and fringe assumptions.

Film Budget by Percentages

Estimate what each Department is going to cost you in percentages.

Film Director Agreement

Production agreement with the film Director on delivery and expectations of services

Film Distribution Agreement

5-Page Distribution Agreement for Feature and Short Films Template. An example you can use for your contracts

Film Finder Agreement

Agreement with a person that has brought a project of interest and should be compensated.

Film Location Agreement (Extensive)

A 6-page film location agreement that covers all aspects between the production company and the shooting location.

Film Non Disclosure Agreement

Confidentiality agreement between production company and crew or cast. The Film Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) protects the film, a priority of any producer, director or investor to safeguard your intellectual property.

This includes protection of your cast in case a crew member takes a photo on set, even film company competitors could take advantage of the information.

Film Production Budget

This film production budget template calculates the detailed costs by scene for each department in your production.

Film Sales Agency Agreement

Boiler template of what your agreement can contain with a distribution company.

Legal Check List

Detailed check list of all your legal requirements for your film production

Light Budget for Short Films

A basic one-page budget for short films and projects.

Location Check List

Check list for location manager on site visit

Location Fact Sheet

Check list for locations, parking, power sources etc

Location List Contact Details

List of locations with contact details

Location Release

Contract agreement with location before shoot

Location Return Release

Release form with location on completion of shoot

Mileage Reimbursement

For crew to request car usage and gas reimbursement

Model Release

Contract with models to appear in your film

Music Video Contract

Deal Memo with your cast and crew on Music Videos.

Notice of Filming Letter to Residents

Notice of filming to residents and businesses

Notice of Filming to the Public

Public notice to people in the area know that you are filming

Open and Closing Film Credits Template

Download the Film Credits Template to roll before and end of your film. Just fill in the movie credits template, hand over to post production, and your end credits will be well timed and professional to complete your film.

Petty Cash Request

Production template for crew to request a cheque or petty cash

Producer Representative Agreement

Agreement with the Film Producer or Production Company to act as Representative with Distributors

Product Placement Release

Contract with company that offers product placement

Production Contact List

Detailed contact list of all suppliers to the production

Production Crew Deal Memo

Deal Memo for Crew on the Production

Production Meeting

Production Meeting Template. Notes to be kept at meeting on progress of work

Research and Development Budget

Detailed Research and Development Budget to calculate the costs on pre-production of your film or television production.

Screenplay Option Agreement

Scriptwriter Contract to develop or re-write a film for a determined period. Here is what every writer should know about the ins and outs of Option Agreements and how to make the most out of optioning a screenplay.

This Screenplay Option Agreement template is a contract that allows a producer or a studio to obtain the film rights to a writer's screenplay for a period of time with the goal of making it into a film. There are three main elements of an Option Agreement that a writer should be aware of. By Jonathan Treisman

1. The Option Period

Script Acquisition Agreement

Agreement between Scriptwriter and Production Company / Producer to buy the film script.

Walkie Talkie Signout

List to keep track of crew members with walkie talkies

Weekly Crew Timesheet

Detailed file for keeping hours worked per crew member

All the above Film Production Documents you need for a seamless shoot is available now for immediate download


Film Production Template Packages

Film Business Plan

Film Business Plan

The film business plan is a step-by-step guide on how to structure your film as a business and projects what your film will cost to develop and operate.

Solid Film Contracts to Protect Your Film

Solid Film Contracts to Protect Your Film

The ability to protect your film with contracts between you, the crew, cast and suppliers is of utmost importance. These film contract templates will give you the framework of legal agreements from locations, crew, catering to distribution deals.

Easy Film Budgets for Your Next Film

Easy Film Budgets for Your Next Film

The film budget is the foundation of a film, you need to know exactly how you going to spend money so that you can make a profit. These film budget templates will streamline your film, save you time and keep it on track.

Film Production Templates

Film Production Templates

To start a film production company you need forms, crew contracts and agreements on a daily basis. Here FilmDaily put together all the film production templates you need to run your production successfully.

Professional Production Forms for Your Film

Professional Production Forms for Your Film

Every day film production forms needs to completed, the Callsheet, Camera Timesheets, Catering Schedule, Crew Contact Lists, Continuity Reports and so many more to keep your shoot organized and on track. Here are film production forms you need for a neat production office.