the production schedule

We hope the information below will inform and encourage you to apply to be part of our documentary program. No production or movie making experience is necessary. Our producers will teach you all you need to know on set.


The film production company behind Mary Kay® Inspiring Stories is Dreaming Tree Films. Since documentaries take more than seven days, Dreaming Tree Films has been conducting background research for the documentary, so that you will be able to jump right into production, and make the most of your production week.


The 7-Day production schedule below gives you an overview of your week on-set in Los Angeles. Please use it as a guide to help you understand what you will be responsible for during production If you have any questions take a look at the FAQs or email us:


Transportation and accommodations are provided for the entire crew during the production week.


Day 1: Sunday, August 14, 2011

• Intros / Program Overview

• Documentary Creative Session

• Tech Training

• Interview Scheduling / Pre-Production Planning


Days 2-3: Monday, August 15, 2011 – Tuesday, August 16, 2011

• Tech Training

• Interview Scheduling / Pre-Production Planning

• B-roll Shooting

• Interview Shooting


Days 4-5: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 – Thursday, August 18, 2011

• B-roll Shooting

• Interview Shooting

• Editing Footage


Day 6: Friday, August 19, 2011

• Celeb Narrator on set

• Celeb Voice-over

• Celeb Program Interview


Day 7: Saturday, August 20, 2011

• Final Editing

• Marketing Your Documentary


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