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Free Film Production Documents and Templates

Streamline video or photo projects with these production templates and documents.

About these filmmaking templates

This database of free film production templates and filmmaking documents are dedicated to making sense of the various, oftentimes confusing, facets of the filmmaking process. The following templates are designed to help directors, producers, screenwriters, cinematographers, 1st ADs, editors and others.

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Best Lower Thirds In Premiere - StudioBinder Production Management Software - Exit intent

Free Lower Thirds Template for Adobe Premiere

Elevate your video project with these free lower thirds templates. Easy to install, endlessly customizable and minimal.

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Keep track of your cast and film crew list, all in one place.

Pre Production Documents

Pre-production Templates

Free Film Production Shooting Schedule Template in Excel and Google Drive - Film Stripboard - Featured

Shooting Schedule Template

Schedule your film using a stripboard style template.

Create a FREE Film Production Crew Contact Sheet in StudioBinder - Cover Image - StudioBinder

Film Crew Contact Sheet

Keep track of your cast and film crew list, all in one place.

Download Script Breakdown Sheet Template - Featured - StudioBinder

Script Breakdown Template

Mark key elements of your story with this free template.

Download Free Storyboard Template - StudioBinder-min

Free Storyboard Templates

Download storyboard templates for your next production.

Download Location Scouting Checklist - Featured - StudioBinder

Location Tech Scout Checklist

Be fully prepared on your next location scout with this location tech scout checklist.

Film Budgeting and Actualizing - StudioBinder

Film Budget & Actualization

Stay on track with your film budget with our free template.

The Ultimate Pre Production Checklist with Free Download - Featured

Free Pre-Production Checklist

Everything you need to do before the cameras start rolling.

The Ultimate Guide to Casting Auditions (with FREE Casting Sheet Template) - Featured - StudioBinder

Film Casting Sheet Template

Always have your talent sign this casting sheet at your audition.

Free Gantt Chart Template for Film, Video and Photo Productions - Social - StudioBinder

Film Gantt Chart Template

Visualize your production at a birds-eye level and plan more effectively.

The Essential Guide for Crafting Film Budgets (with FREE Film Budget Template) - Feature - StudioBinder

Free Film Budgeting Template

Plan out your production expenses with our free budgeting template.

Pre Production Documents

Production Templates

How to Create a Better Call Sheet - The Definitive Call Sheet Guide and Call Sheet Template - StudioBinder

Free Call Sheet Template

Confirm that your talent and crew receive their call times.

Download Fim Daily Production Report Template - StudioBinder

Free Daily Production Report (DPR)

Track when your talent and crew clock-in, clock-out and a lot more.

The Only Shot List Template You Need - With Free Shot List Template Download - StudioBinder

Film Shot List Template

Plan out all the shots you need for your next shoot with our free template.

Walkie Talkie Lingo Everyone On-Set Should Know - Featured - StudioBinder

Walkie Talkie Lingo Cheat Sheet

All the common walkie talkie lingo your production crew should know.

22 Things Every Working Production Coordinator Should Know - Social Image - StudioBinder

Production Coordinator Tips

A cheat sheet with everything a working production coordinator needs to know.

Cinematography Techniques - Social Image - StudioBinder

Cinematography Cheat Sheet

Elevate your scene with these highly effective cinematography tips and tricks.


Creative Development

How to Create a TV Show Pitch Bible That Sells - Featured Image - StudioBinder

Free TV Show Bible Template

Plan out your entire series before your next pitch meeting.

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Best Casting Sites Cheat Sheet

Go to the best casting websites to find the talent you've been looking for.

How to Write a Compelling Logline (with a Logline Examples) - Featured - StudioBinder

The Ultimate Logline Formula

Discover the secret formula behind the best loglines for your project.

FREE Feature Film Script Coverage Template - Featured Image - StudioBinder

Free Script Coverage Template

Create a story report with our free script coverage template.

The Best Creative Brief Template For Video Agencies - Free Creative Brief Template Download - StudioBinder@1.5x

Free Creative Brief Template

Give your clients a crystal clear vision of the project before cameras start rolling.

How to Shoot a Music Video (with FREE Music Video Script Template) - Featured - StudioBinder

Music Video Script Template

Draft the perfect music video script with our free template.

Best Filmmaking and Screenwriting Podcasts - Featured - StudioBinder

Top Filmmaking Podcasts

The best list of filmmaking podcasts to take your storytelling to the next level.

Top Mood Board Apps of 2017 for Video Production [with FREE Template] - Social Image - StudioBinder

Free Mood Board Template

Get the inspiration flowing with an easy-to-use mood board template.

8 Essential Tips for Prepping an Awesome Craft Services Table - Social Image - StudioBinder-min

Free Craft Services Shopping List

A crafty shopping list sheet to streamline your next production.

30 Short Film Ideas You Can Actually Produce

Brainstorm Short Film Ideas

Get the juices flowing with our free short film ideas PDF.

How to Write Exciting Explainer Explainer Videos That Convert (with FREE Explainer Video Script Template) - Social - StudioBinder

Free Explainer Video Script

The secret formula behind every excellent explainer video.

How to Write a Film Treatemnt Like the Pros - Social Media - StudioBinder

Write a Film Treatment Like the Pros

Start transforming your vision into a great film with this template.

150 Creative YouTube Ideas to Build Your Brand - Social Media - StudioBinder Production Managment Software

150 Creative YouTube Video Ideas

A comprehensive list of YouTube ideas to help you brainstorm new content.

How to use an av script template - social media - studiobinder

Free AV Script Template

This AV script template structures your commercials and music videos.

How to Write a Story Outline (FREE Template) - StudioBinder - Feature

Free Story Outline Template

This story outline template will help you plan out the structure of your story.

Dan Harmon Story Circle Can Help You Shape a Better Story - Featured - StudioBinder

Free Story Circle Works

Improve your storytelling with the Story Circle worksheet.

Character Arc Structure - The Story Speedometer - Cover - StudioBinder

Free Story Speedometer

Make your characters and story more compelling with our story worksheet.

Producing Forms

Film Contracts & Release Forms

Crew Deal Memo Template Free Download - StudioBinder

Crew Deal Memo Template

Finalize the terms with your crew before starting your shoot.

Download Film Actor Release Form Template - StudioBinder

Free Actor Release Form

Secure your actor release forms before distributing your project.

Download Film Location Release Form Template - StudioBinder

Film Location Release Form

Get permission before commiting to your next shooting location.

FREE Model Release Form Template Download PDF - Featured Image - StudioBinder

Free Model Release Form

Cover your bases to use client photos for your portfolio.

FREE Photo Release Form Template Download PDF - Featured Image - StudioBinder

Free Photo Release Form

Give full consent to your client to print your photos.

How to Fill Out SAG Exhibit G - A Complete Step-by-Step Guide - StudioBinder - Featured

SAG Exhibit G

Keep track of all the hours your SAG actors work.

How to Make Your Own Production Company Business Plan - Social Media - StudioBinder Production Managment Software

Free Business Plan Template

Map out your production company with our free business plan template.

Best Adobe Story Alternatives - StudioBinder - Header

Adobe Story Comparison Chart

How does Adobe Story stack up with other screenwriting alternatives?

Post-Production Plug-Ins

Post-Production Templates

Essential Music Video Credits Format Guide - Exit Intent - StudioBinder Production Management Software

Music Video Credits Template

Elevate your next music video with these music video credits.

Mastering the Movie Color Palette - Ridley Scott - Social

Free Ridley Scott LUT Pack

Color grade your video with this cinematic LUT pack inspired by Ridley Scott films.

Best Lower Thirds In Premiere - StudioBinder Production Management Software - Exit intent

Free Lower Thirds Template

Exceed expectations with these elegant and intuitive lower thirds templates.

Download Free Film Credits Order Template and Worksheet - Featured - StudioBinder

Film Credits Order Worksheet

Understand the proper opening and closing credits hierarchy.

Movie Poster Template Free Download - Social Image - StudioBinder

Free Movie Poster Template

Create a compelling movie poster with our free Photoshop template.

The Ultimate Guide to an EPK Template (with Movie Press Kit Samples) - Featured - StudioBinder

Free Film EPK Template

Get your project noticed and easier for press to cover your film with our free EPK template.

Best Stock Music Sites for Video Creators - Social Image - StudioBinder

Stock Music Compare Chart

Find and compare the best stock music websites that's ideal for your project.

Dazzle Your Clients With These Awesome Stock Video Sites - Featured - StudioBinder

Stock Video Compare Chart

Compare the best stock video websites and find the best one for your project.

Youtube Intro Templates You Need For Your Channel - Social Media - StudioBinder Production Management Software

Youtube Intro Templates

Grow your Youtube subscribers with better intros and outros

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Keep exploring solutions

See all the ways we can improve your production workflow.

Solution Icon - Screenplay and Script Breakdown Sheets

Script Breakdowns

Tag elements like props, costumes, and more

Solution Icon - Shooting Schedule

Shooting Schedules

Import scripts and reorder scenes

Solution Icon - Call Sheets

Call Sheet Builder

Create, send, and track every call sheet


Calendars & Tasks

Get a birds-eye-view of your whole production

Solution Icon - Collaboration and Production Calendar

Project management for video creatives. Tasks, file sharing, calendars and more.

Manage video production timelines, tasks, storyboards, shot lists, breakdowns, call sheets. Made for video creatives, new media and film.

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