Best Shot List Template

Use this free shotlist template for your feature, short film, music video or commercial shoot. Above all, let me show you exactly how.

Shot List Template Overview

Use this free shot list template for your feature, short film, music video or commercial shoot. Let me show you how.

This was a tutorial I recorded over seven years ago and it has garnered a bit of attention on Youtube over the years. Not a lot, but 74,222 views at the time of this posting. The best part, though, is the consistently positive comments from other fellow filmmakers and media-makers. Especially how the template has helped simplify their pre-production process.

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

~ Benjamin Franklin

So what’s next?

This has inspired me to create version two-point-oh of The Best Shot List Template. Behold, The Best Shot List Guide & Free Template so you have access to everything and anything to do with shotlist’ing your projects.

Even if you choose to improvise some of your shots on set, which happens a lot, it’s always a good idea to have a solid plan in place. After all, despite whether or not Benjamin Franklin actually said it, failing to prepare is preparation to fail.

Where did you get your scraps of paper to jot down your shots? What insane ways have you concocted to get a shot list in front of a crew? Comment below, I’d love to laugh with you.


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