The Complete Film Production Handbook / Edition 3by Eve Light Honthaner, Eve Light Honthaner
Pub. Date: 04/24/2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
The Complete Film Production Handbook is a comprehensive step-by-step guide covering the essentials of the business, from checklists and sample pre-production and post production schedules to contracts and company policies relating to insurance, talent management, and even customs and immigration details. The book contains all of the many necessary forms including… See more details below
The Complete Film Production Handbook is a comprehensive step-by-step guide covering the essentials of the business, from checklists and sample pre-production and post production schedules to contracts and company policies relating to insurance, talent management, and even customs and immigration details. The book contains all of the many necessary forms including SAG, DGA, and WGA forms, together with standard production forms, deal memos, and release forms which are found both in the book and on companion CD.
This book provides producers and production managers with both a quick reference and refresher and an easy means of training their production staff on the day to day procedures needed to keep their production running smoothly. It provides film students with an in-depth look at what must be considered and accomplished before a single camera can roll and a more comprehensive understanding of the logistics that are required to complete and deliver a finished picture. First time independent filmmakers will find this the most comprehensive and helpful resource guide available.
The third edition includes substantial updates throughout. New chapters examine such topics as:
Basic accounting procedures Production team members and their responsibilities Working with vendorsnegotiating deals. Saving money Working with extras Foreign locationsWork visas, shipping and customs
• Provides comprehensive step-by-step coverage of the production process
• With this book and companion CD-ROM you will find all the essential forms for launching a production office
• Examines basic accounting procedures and the role of the production team
Table of Contents
Introduction; The Production Team & Who Does What; Pre-production; Establishing Company Policies; Insurance Requirements; Working With Vendors, Negotiating Deals & Saving Money; Setting Up Production Files; Deal Memos; Unions and Guilds; Talent; Standard Production Forms & Formats; Clearances & Release Forms; A Guide to Music Clearance; Safety; Locations; Distant Location; Foreign Location; Miscellaneous Production Forms; Wrap; Immigration, Customs & Visa Information; Visual Effects; Interactive; A Little Post Production; Creating Your Own Niche; Index of Forms; Tear-out Blank Forms; Index
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