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The Complete Film Production Handbook
     

The Complete Film Production Handbook

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by Eve Light Honthaner
 

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This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery

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This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career path, you'll know what to expect, you'll be prepared, and you'll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out.

New topics and information in the fourth edition include:
* Low-budget independent films, including documentaries and shorts
* Information specific to television production and commercials
* The industry's commitment to go green and how to do it
* Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations
* Updated information on scheduling, budgeting, deal memos, music clearances, communications, digital production, and new forms throughout

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A book/disk guide to organizing and running a film from pre-production through post production and delivery. Chapters on aspects including insurance requirements, talent, unions and guilds, clearance and release forms, safety, and locations contain completed example forms and checklists, with a large section of tear-out forms. The two companion disks contain all of the forms from the book. For film students, independent filmmakers, producers, and production managers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the Publisher
"Eve has written two books on film, The Complete Film Production Handbook and Hollywood Drive, both of which have been very well received. The production manual is in its fourth edition and is used through the industry and at university around the country."—Studio City Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136053054
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/23/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
821,096
File size:
13 MB
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Meet the Author

Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years. Some of her credits include: Titanic, Just Married, Joy Ride and In Dreams. In addition to teaching at USC's Summer Program, she's been an instructor at The International Film&TV Workshops in Rockport, Maine and she is the founder of the Los Angeles-based networking organization Film Industry Network.

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Gang_Chen_Author_AIA More than 1 year ago
Eve Honthaner has been working and teaching in the film industry for many years. She has involved in some highly-acclaimed films including Titanic, Just Married, and Joy Ride. She summarizes her professional experience and in-depth research in "The Complete Film Production Handbook." "The Complete Film Production Handbook" covers all the basics of film production and distribution, as well as the essential information of the film industry. It has 32 chapters and covers detailed information on film production team, office, and accounting, script, schedule, incentives, pre-production, insurance requirements, during the shoot, building strong industry relationships, deal making, navigating the politics, unions and guilds, principal talent, background talent, animals in films, clearance and release, music clearance, safety, locations, distant locations, foreign locations, travel and hosting, shipping, effects, specifically television, independent filmmaking, practical low-budget film making, new media, commercial production, wrap, post-production overview, greener filmmaking, and industry survival tips. It also has a very comprehensive glossary and index. If you buy the book, you'll also get password to access the book's website to find editable versions of the forms from the book. This is a VERY important feature and will save you a lot of time. Eve Honthaner covers the entire film industry in a book. "The Complete Film Production Handbook" has 546 pages (8 1/2 x11). It is VERY comprehensive. Highly recommended! Gang Chen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Author of "LEED GA Exam Guide," "LEED GA Mock Exams," "Architectural Practice Simplified," "Planting Design Illustrated," and other books on various LEED exams, architecture, and landscape architecture