Finding people who will commit hard work into the video production. The first thing you need is a fellow producer or someone who will share the work of organizing the million and one things that needs to happen for the film to get made. This adds energy to the overall effort and confidence to push forward.
Schedules have a profound effect on budgets and resource allocation. If one location appears in different parts of the film, it’ll be far less costly to schedule all videos shots in the same block of time.
Checking out potential shooting locations for pre-equipment setup and staging. This helps with sound engineering and lighting. Set up markers for equipment placement before shooting.
Making sure that the backdrop helps articulate the best imagery for the production and help draw out attention to the main points of the video.