Show Runner:  “We really need the special light for this round of shooting.” Line Producer:  “Why? I’m not saying no, I just need to understand why before I can allocate $350/day for something  that was never discussed or budgeted for.” Show Runner:  “Yeah, well, the DP says...

Reality TV budgets are created using budgeting software. The two most used are Movie Magic Budgeting and Showbiz. Either one will do the trick. When your budget is printed you’ll have a one-page summary known as a “top sheet” followed by the detailed line-by-line budget. The...

I’m convinced a secret closet exists in every production company from NY to Los Angeles.  A closet that not only glows in the dark, but likely pulsates and magically replenishes itself daily. This mystical closet I’m speaking of contains thousands and thousands of only one item. ...