Released on 2010-08-28Categories Performing Arts

Production Management for TV and Film

Production Management for TV and Film

Author: Linda Stradling

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408130964

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

View: 590

"What Linda Stradling doesn't know about production management isn't worth knowing" The Documentary Filmmakers Group Playing a key role in helping producers to interpret and realise the directors' vision, production managers are responsible for all organisational aspects of TV and film production - from start to finish. Now this essential handbook tells you how it's done. Written by highly experienced production manager and specialist tutor, Linda Stradling, this is a complete guide to the profession. It includes details on self-organisation and the best systems to use, budgets, schedules and cost control, hiring and firing, contracts, insurance, setting up a shoot, dealing with contributors, acquiring copyright, people skills and ethics. So whether you're just starting out or want to improve your knowledge and skills, this is the book for you.
Released on 2009-02-23Categories Business & Economics

Production Management for Television

Production Management for Television

Author: Leslie Mitchell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134096084

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 267

Completely up to date with relevant information on digital technology and HD TV, this is the only title to focus specifically on television production management, and presents an easily accessible and authoritative guide to the area. Production Management for Television provides a reliable, factual and theoretical framework for an understanding of production management. It includes a reference directory of agencies and organizations, and addresses and contacts for training. Subjects covered include: • the main responsibilities of the production manager • key skills needed by the production manager • routine procedures • appropriate paperwork and record keeping • health and safety issues • rights management • career structure and development for production managers • useful references and further information. The book is supported by a companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415424813.
Released on 2012-10-02Categories Performing Arts

Film Production Management

Film Production Management

Author: Bastian Cleve

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781136044021

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 230

View: 869

Film Production Management will tell you in step-by-step detail how to produce a screenplay and get it onto the big screen. Whether you are an aspiring or seasoned film professional, this book will be an indispensable resource for you on a day-to-day basis. This updated edition remains true to the practical, hands-on approach that has made previous editions so successful, and has been updated with revised forms, permits, and budgets applicable to all productions; contains important information on standards and typical processes and practices; includes the latest information available on technological advances such as digital FX; and discusses the impact of the Internet on filmmaking. Film production professionals at all levels of experience will benefit from the information in this handbook to film production management.
Released on 2014-04-29Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Researching for the Media

Researching for the Media

Author: Adele Emm

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317698135

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 227

View: 657

Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism is an essential guide to researching for the media industry. It explains the role of the researcher and journalist within radio, television and journalism exploring key areas of what to expect in the job. Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism offers advice and instruction on practical, ethical and legal issues which affect anyone working in these industries. Beginning with suggestions on how to think up ideas and how to devise treatments, through to general research methods and techniques and guidance on working on location at home and abroad, it uses real examples of good and bad practice from the industry. Written by an experienced researcher, writer and producer, Researching for the Media includes: Tips on finding contributors from contestants, experts and specialists through to audiences and celebrities How to find photographs, picture and film clips and the ethical and legal issues involved Advice on finding and using music and copyright issues How the media uses the internet and social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram A discussion of risk assessment, codes of conduct, ethical behaviour and legal and safety issues A glossary of media terms, further reading and a list of helpful websites. Discover more at www.adeleemm.com
Released on 2010Categories Performing Arts

Film Production Management 101

Film Production Management 101

Author: Deborah S. Patz

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89094011368

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 535

View: 938

This new edition has undergone a comprehensive update to address the shifting balance between digital and film technologies. The book includes everything a filmmaker needs to know, from budgeting to managing the production office, and comes with downloadable forms.
Released on 2010Categories Performing Arts

The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook

Author: Eve Light Honthaner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780240811505

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 532

View: 615

"[C]omprehensive guide that covers everything from pre-production through wrap and post production and includes chapters on independent and low-budget filmmaking, television, commercials, incentives, effects and new media."- Cover.
Released on 2020-04-28Categories Performing Arts

A Dictionary of Film Studies

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Author: Annette Kuhn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192568045

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 576

View: 410

A Dictionary of Film Studies covers all aspects of its discipline as it is currently taught at undergraduate level. Offering exhaustive and authoritative coverage, this A-Z is written by experts in the field, and covers terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism; national, international, and transnational cinemas; film history, movements, and genres; film industry organizations and practices; and key technical terms and concepts. Since its first publication in 2012, the dictionary has been updated to incorporate over 40 new entries, including computer games and film, disability, ecocinema, identity, portmanteau film, Practice as Research, and film in Vietnam. Moreover, numerous revisions have been made to existing entries to account for developments in the discipline, and changes to film institutions more generally. Indices of films and filmmakers mentioned in the text are included for easy access to relevant entries. The dictionary also has 13 feature articles on popular topics and terms, revised and informative bibliographies for most entries, and more than 100 web links to supplement the text.
Released on 2010-09-01Categories Performing Arts

Greenlit: Developing Factual TV Ideas from Concept to Pitch

Greenlit: Developing Factual TV Ideas from Concept to Pitch

Author: Nicola Lees

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408123331

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 352

View: 453

"Blows the lid on so many TV secrets" Tom Archer, Controller Factual, BBC "If every first-time producer read this before pitching a program, I guarantee a greater success rate" Gary Lico, President/CEO, CABLEready, USA In recent years there has been an explosion of broadcast and cable channels with a desperate need for original factual/reality programming to fill their schedules: -documentaries, observational series, makeover formats, reality competitions. Yet television executives receive a daily avalanche of inappropriate pitches from pushy, badly prepared producers. Only 1 in 100 proposals are considered worth a second look, and most commissioners never read past the first paragraph. Greenlit explains how to develop, research, pitch and sell your idea for any type of factual or reality television show. It gives the inside track on: * What channel executives are really looking for in a pitch, * The life stories of hit factual shows such as The Apprentice, Deadliest Catch and Strictly Come Dancing * Advice from channel commissioners, development producers and on-screen talent on both sides of the Atlantic. * Eleven steps that will increase your chance of winning a commission In a rapidly expanding TV market, Greenlit is packed with resource lists, sample proposals, case studies and exercises designed to boost your skills and develop commission-winning proposals.
Released on 2014-01-21Categories Performing Arts

Creative Documentary

Creative Documentary

Author: Wilma de Jong

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317863908

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 392

View: 606

What does it mean to be a documentary filmmaker in today's world? How are new technologies changing documentary filmmaking? What new forms of documentary are emerging? Recent technological developments have made the making and distribution of documentary films easier and more widespread than ever before. Creative Documentary: Theory and Practice is an innovative and essential guide that comprehensively embraces these changing contexts and provides you with the ideas, methods, and critical understanding to support successful documentary making. It helps the aspiring 'total filmmaker' understand the contemporary contexts for production, equipping you also with the understanding of creativity and visual storytelling you'll need to excel. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it outlines the contemporary, institutional, practical and financial contexts for production - always encouraging innovation and originality. Key features: Five sections covering creativity and creative documentary and the contemporary creative industries: strategies for developing documentary ideas; the art of documentary narrative; digital production methods; new documentary forms; distribution and financing. Provides a comprehensive overview of critical thought and techniques in digital documentary filmmaking. Authors and specialist contributors combine the experience, knowledge and skills of academics and media professionals working in the industry. Practical case studies support analysis and reflection. Exercises, checklists, interviews with professionals and further reading materials accompany each chapter. A historical overview of world documentary. Creative Documentary: Theory and Practice is an essential guide for those engaged in the study and practice of documentary theory and making, as well as key reading for those more broadly interested in video, film and media theory and production.
Released on 2019-10-31Categories Drama

Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020

Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020

Author: Lloyd Trott

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350107595

Category: Drama

Page: 518

View: 870

This well-established and respected directory supports actors in their training and search for work on stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on how to approach companies and individuals, saving hours of further research. From agents and casting directors to producing theatres, showreel companies, photographers and much more, this essential reference book editorially selects only the most relevant and reputable contacts for the actor. With several new articles including The multi-hyphenate comedy actor-performer-writer; Ignition, inspiration and the imposter; Be prepared for publicity; and Equity pension scheme, Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020 features aspects of the profession not previously covered, as well as continuing to provide valuable insight into auditions, interviews and securing work alongside a casting calendar and financial issues. This is a valuable professional tool in an industry where contacts and networking are key to career survival. All listings have been updated alongside fresh advice from industry experts.