Location manager Brett Dowson and location scout and coordinator James Doherty are among the early evangelists of a new cloud-based multimedia software, SpaceDraft. They say it allows them to visually communicate plans – and changes – in real-time, all from within the one link.
The pair first used the tool on ABC drama Mystery Road: Origin, which shot in Kalgoorlie in regional WA. On that particular production, they faced challenges relaying logistics back to a city-based crew.
Working in a visual medium like film/TV, visual logistics makes sense, Dowson says. SpaceDraft’s virtual nature has streamlined processes and bolstered remote communication. If the 1st AD updates the schedule, it’s a simple as drag and drop.
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