Film Production Management 101: The Ultimate Guide for Film and Television Production Management and Coordination
At a Glance
This comprehensive manual is, in effect, two books in one: a detailed insider’s guide for managing a film or television production covered from both the Production Manager’s and the Production Coordinator’s points of view.
Film Production Management 101 and Patz' previous "Surviving Production" were quickly adopted as "the" essential road map to the business and logistics of on-the-job film & television production since 1997. Originally developed from practical tools Patz created for her film and television production career, this new edition has undergone a comprehensive update to address the shifting balance between digital and film technologies and to pave the way as we progress further into the digital age.
The book includes everything from budgeting, to managing the production office, to script revisions, to cost reporting, to copyright, to publicity, and much, much more. With Patz' penchant for sharing knowledge and her knack for communicating concepts, "Film Production Management 101" continues to be the book you have to have open on your desk for every prep, shoot, and wrap day. The more than 50 useful forms and checklists which are included (and downloadable) will save you time, money, and headaches, working like a pro right from day one.
Includes: getting hired; budgeting and breakdowns; setting up the production office; hiring crew; workspace organization; production scheduling; daily production reports; location management; production insurance and completion bonds; petty cash and purchase orders; deal memos; cast contracts; script format and revisions; customs & immigration; legal clearances; cost reporting; postproduction; audits and much more.
- Publisher Michael Wiese Productions
- Date available: 08/25/2010
- Publication date: 08/25/2010
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Meet the Author: Deborah S. Patz
Deborah Patz has been a filmmaker on award-winning productions since the mid-80s, primarily as a production manager and coordinator, and then as production executive.
She has worked with Lucasfilm, IMAX, MCA/Universal, Alliance/Atlantis, Nelvana, BBC, CBC, the Disney Channel, and the list goes on. She has shot on everything from 3D to 35mm to digital video.
Having worked on numerous international coproductions and shot in several countries around the world, Deborah has even sent a camera into space.
Her first book Surviving Production (on coordination), published by MWP in 1997, was incorporated into Film Production Ma...