Production Management for TV and Film

Production Management for TV and Film

by Linda Stradling
     
 

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Production Management For TV and Film, written by an industry insider, is a complete on-the-job reference tool and an exhaustive manual to every aspect of a Production Manager's job.

Linda Stradling is a highly experienced production manager and trainer and this book is based on her training hand outs and notes. The topics covered include: schedules, self

Overview

Production Management For TV and Film, written by an industry insider, is a complete on-the-job reference tool and an exhaustive manual to every aspect of a Production Manager's job.

Linda Stradling is a highly experienced production manager and trainer and this book is based on her training hand outs and notes. The topics covered include: schedules, self organisation and systems to use; budgets and cost control, hiring and firing; contracts; insurance; health and safety; setting up an efficient and cost-effective shoot; dealing with contributors; acquiring copyright; sourcing and managing CGI; editors; music clearance; deliverables; people skills and ethics.

A chapter contribution is included from leading drama production manager Julie Clark and essential paperwork and sample budgets can also be found on our website: methuendrama.com.

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“This professional standard but very accessibly written handbook allows the presenter not only to develop a useful understanding of what is going on behind the camera while they are in front of it, but would be a great grounding for anyone weighing up the pros and cons of combining a [hosting] career with a production role.” —The Stage

“What Linda Stradling doesn't know about production management isn't worth knowing.” —The Documentary Filmmakers Group

The Stage

This professional standard but very accessibly written handbook allows the presenter not only to develop a useful understanding of what is going on behind the camera while they are in front of it, but would be a great grounding for anyone weighing up the pros and cons of combining a [hosting] career with a production role.
The Documentary Filmmakers Group

What Linda Stradling doesn't know about production management isn't worth knowing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408121801
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/15/2010
Series:
Professional Media Practice Series, #2
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Linda Stradling is an experienced and well-established production manager who works for major broadcasters, including Channel 4, BBC, Working Title, Mentorn, the Discovery Channel & National Geographic. She teaches production management skills on professional industry courses.

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