A lot of requests were made for a single page smaller one in PDF version and a Google Doc version. So, Chloe took her time and made you exactly that!!!
This call sheet will print on one side of a standard 8.5×11 inch sheet of paper.
Now, I know it isn’t in PDF format natively, that because the nature of call sheets need to be customized a lot before use… so Google Docs can easily export it to PDF and XLS, so it covers both of those with ease.
Here are some quick instructions on how to export it to PDF and XLS, but you can just make a copy to your Google Drive and use it from there; I’d recommend that way.
We have had a massive response to the call sheet template!!! It makes me so happy to see people want and need it.
The biggest request were instructions on how to actually properly use and fill out the call sheet. So… after contacting Lindsey Koens (the one person I think would be perfect for this), we are now doing a webinar/live stream with her so everyone can join in and learn how!!!
Lindsey was a producer on the last big commercial I shot for Manfrotto where we drove around California for 7 days shooting in 12 locations… and I could not have done it without her. I’ve worked with her a few times and trust her implicitly. She works extra hard, is super smart and has worked on massive projects as well as tiny ones, so she knows where we are coming from.
So, just to prepare for the how to event, let us know what questions you have!!!
The live stream is scheduled for: Read More…
No strings attached… just straight free download of a professional Call Sheet Template.
I’ve looked high and hard for a great call sheet template… even a good call sheet template… even just a usable call sheet template!!! I was not able to find one that really did the job. I was always jealous when I got hired to go on set to DP a shoot and the call sheet was all nice and pretty and more importantly easy to read and looks easy to use! An easy to use call sheet was nowhere to be found.
So… I asked Microsoft Excel GURU, Chloe Mae Loop, to make one with me after consulting with one of my producers, Lindsey Koens on what all it should have on it. We built it from the ground up keeping ease of editing in mind. We pulled out a number of call sheets from commercials, TV shows, indy films, big feature films and made what we believe to be the a great easy to use call sheet.
Chloe made it in Excel, but then I realized that not everyone would have Excel so I put up a survey asking people what format they would like to have it in.
2,320 people ended up taking a look at the survey so I think we have a pretty good idea what format the call sheet template should be in. The top two were Excel and PDF. So right now we are publishing it in both MAC and PC versions of Excel with the PDF version of the call sheet on the way (we will just add it here later).
Please download it and use it for free. Here are the direct download links:
Enjoy!!! And if there are any changes or suggestions let’s discuss that below in the comments.