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Production Management for TV and Film

Production Management for TV and Film Author Linda Stradling
ISBN-10 9781408130964
Release 2010-08-28
Pages 192
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"What Linda Stradling doesn't know about production management isn't worth knowing" The Documentary Filmmakers Group Production Managers are responsible for all the organisational aspects of a TV or film production such as scheduling and budgeting and assisting producers to interpret and realise the directors' vision. Linda Stradling is a highly experienced production manager and trainer. Her book is based on her training handouts and notes and offers a complete `manual' to the role including: self organisation and systems to use, budgets, schedules and cost control, cash flow, hiring and firing, contracts, insurance, health and safety, setting up an efficient and cost-effective shoot, dealing with contributors, acquiring copyright, sourcing CGI, editors, music cue sheets, deliverables, people skills and ethics. A chapter contribution is included from leading drama production manager Julie Clark (currently line producer on Glorious 39, Stephen Poliakoff's new film). Written by an industry insider, this is an exhaustive manual to every aspect of the job, with reference material and real-life examples. Essential paperwork and sample budgets can also be found on our website. A complete on-the-job reference tool.



Production Culture

Production Culture Author John Thornton Caldwell
ISBN-10 9780822341116
Release 2008-03-25
Pages 451
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In Production Culture, John Thornton Caldwell investigates the cultural practices and belief systems of Los Angeles-based film and video production workers: not only those in prestigious positions such as producer and director but also many others, including gaffers, editors, and camera operators. Borrowing insights from cultural anthropology, Caldwell analyzes the stories workers tell and the rituals they enact to make sense of their labour and to critique the film and TV industry and the culture writ large. Far from being guarded, Hollywood executives and craftspeople work within an industry that obsessively reflects on itself and constantly exposes itself to the public. Caldwell suggests ways that scholarship might benefit by acknowledging the extent to which the industry first theorizes and critiques itself as part of economic and industrial habit. Caldwell's fieldwork combines interviews with industry workers; observations of sets and workplaces; and analyses of TV shows, industry documents, economic data, and promotional materials to show how film and video workers function in a radically transformed and unstable post-network industry. He chronicles how industry workers have responded to volatile changes including the convergence of "old" and "new" media; labour outsourcing; increasingly unruly labour and business relations; new production technologies; and multinational corporate conglomeration. He also explores new struggles over "authorship" within collective creative endeavours; the way that branding and syndication have become central business strategies for networks; and the "viral" use of industrial self-reflexivity to motivate consumers through DVD bonus tracks, behind-the-scenes documentaries, and "making-ofs." A significant, on-the-ground analysis of an industry in flux, Production Culture offers scholars new, more precise and holistic ways of thinking about media production as a cultural activity.



The Television Handbook

The Television Handbook Author Patricia Holland
ISBN-10 0415212820
Release 2000
Pages 303
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The Television Handbook provides a critical introduction to both the theory and practice of the television industry. Patricia Holland considers the history and structure of British television and, at a time of rapid change, she explores the implications of the digital revolution. The Television Handbook offers practical advice on many aspects of programme-making from commissioning through to the post production process. The book brings together a wide range of information on all aspects of television and includes interviews with industry figures such as Tony Garnett and Phil Redmond and with innovative producers, directors and commissioning editors. The Television Handbook bridges the gap between theory and practice. In this new edition, Patricia Holland discusses important genres and concepts such as narrative, documentary and news. Newly updated chapters from James Curran, Tony Dowmunt and Robin Small consider television journalism, access programming and production management. A new chapter provides a critical introduction to television studies and media theory. The Television Handbook includes: * Interviews with directors, editors, producers and trainees * Updated and illustrated advice on camera, sound and editing practice * Advice on courses and funding for independent production * A revised glossary of specialist terms * A comprehensive list of key texts and television programmes



Researching for the Media

Researching for the Media Author Adele Emm
ISBN-10 9781317698142
Release 2014-04-29
Pages 212
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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



Managing in the Media

Managing in the Media Author William Houseley
ISBN-10 9781136055133
Release 2013-04-26
Pages 416
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Managing in the Media has been devised for a broad audience. It is based upon the perceived need for a text that amalgamates cultural theories, film and television analysis, management theories and media production practice into one volume. There are many books on film and cultural studies. Similarly, there are copious numbers of texts written on management. To date little has been written that analyses the management of the audiovisual industry set against the backdrop of the cultural and economic environment within which the media manager operates. Managing in the Media is divided into three sections that take the reader from the global to the specific, from the strategic to the tactical. Each chapter discusses specific topics that can be read in isolation yet contribute to the theme within each part. Taken as a whole, the book provides the potential professional media manager and current practising media manager with a framework of issues that will give them an awareness of the range of knowledge needed by the successful media manager. This book does not try to be a manual to success. The media industry is awash with successful individuals none of whom needed textbooks to set them on their chosen career paths. Yet these exceptional people prove the rule; that in the main, most media practitioners would benefit from some additional support and guidance. The aim of this book is to present to them some of the management issues that have, or will have, an impact upon their working careers. The accompanying website www.mediaops.net (which can also be accessed via www.focalpress.com) features: - Tutor notes and reader activities - Updated list of further reading - Additional support material such as production templates - Interviews with the authors - A discussion forum - Industry and education links - Media News



British Qualifications 2016

British Qualifications 2016 Author Philip Kogan
ISBN-10 9780749474812
Release 2015-12-03
Pages 600
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Now in its 46th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With an equal focus on vocational studies, this essential guide has full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education and is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.



Working in the Global Film and Television Industries

Working in the Global Film and Television Industries Author Andrew Dawson
ISBN-10 9781780930190
Release 2012-08-02
Pages 224
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Like many other cultural commodities, films and TV shows tend to work in such a way as to obscure the conditions under which they are produced, a process that has been reinforced by dominant trends in the practice of Film and Television Studies. This collection places the workplace experiences of industry workers at centre stage. It looks at film and television production in a variety of social, economic, political, and cultural contexts. The book provides detailed analyses of specific systems of production and their role in shaping the experience of work, whilst also engaging with the key theoretical and methodological questions involved in film and television production. Drawing together the work of historians, film scholars, and anthropologists, it looks at film and television production not only in Hollywood and Western Europe but also in less familiar settings such as the Soviet Union, India, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Chronologically wide-ranging, interdisciplinary and international in scope, it is a unique introduction, critical for all students of the film industries and film production.



British Qualifications 2017

British Qualifications 2017 Author Kogan Page Editorial
ISBN-10 9780749479503
Release 2016-12-03
Pages 608
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Now in its 47th edition, British Qualifications 2017 is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With an equal focus on vocational studies, this essential guide has full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education and is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.



Film and Video Production in the Cloud

Film and Video Production in the Cloud Author Jack James
ISBN-10 9781317407812
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 250
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With cloud applications and services now widely available, film and video professionals have all the tools they need to work together on centralized platforms and effectively collaborate across separate desktop, web, and mobile devices. In Film and Video Production in the Cloud, veteran video production consultant Jack James provides a practical guide to cloud processes, concepts, and workflows as they relate to the most widely used cloud applications in the industry. Topics discussed include the benefits of cloud storage, cloud-based production and postproduction pipelines, project and asset management, distribution and archiving, budget and security considerations, and crowdsourcing. This book will allow readers to: • Harness cloud-based tools and processes to enhance your film and video production pipeline and help your creative team collaborate effectively across separate desktop, web, and mobile devices; • Discover the benefits of cloud-based film and video production, as well as key approaches to budgeting and planning, project and asset management, distribution and archiving, security considerations, and crowdsourcing in the cloud; • Learn how to apply fundamental cloud methodologies and best practices to the most widely used cloud services and applications in the industry, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk A360, Avid Media Composer Cloud, Asana, Basecamp, and Shotgun.



Production Management 101

Production Management 101 Author Deborah S. Patz
ISBN-10 0941188450
Release 2002
Pages 460
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Two books in one, this is a complete insider's guide to the business of film or television production.



Hollywood Studio Production Techniques

Hollywood Studio Production Techniques Author Winnie Wong
ISBN-10 1936420171
Release 2012-09-15
Pages 300
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This book provides the in-depth information, exercises, and worksheets that will provide readers with the tools to become successful, enlightened filmmakers. Most novices are unaware of the "business" aspects of the film world or that producing Hollywood films will involve contracts, budget constraints, personnel, scheduling, legal issues, insurance, and safety regulations. Many first time filmmakers spend all their time on their "creative endeavors" and often forget to establish production management strategies or consider business ethics as integral parts of the process. In many cases the result is litigation or insurance problems that can lead to financial hardship and/or the inability to distribute the film. The book includes a companion CD-ROM containing the forms and documents covered in the text. Solutions to exercises and PowerPoint slides are available to instructors.



Distribution Revolution

Distribution Revolution Author Kurt Sutter
ISBN-10 9780520283244
Release 2014-09-05
Pages 272
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Distribution Revolution is a collection of interviews with leading film and TV professionals concerning the many ways that digital delivery systems are transforming the entertainment business. These interviews provide lively insider accounts from studio executives, distribution professionals, and creative talent of the tumultuous transformation of film and TV in the digital era. The first section features interviews with top executives at major Hollywood studios, providing a window into the big-picture concerns of media conglomerates with respect to changing business models, revenue streams, and audience behaviors. The second focuses on innovative enterprises that are providing path-breaking models for new modes of content creation, curation, and distribution—creatively meshing the strategies and practices of Hollywood and Silicon Valley. And the final section offers insights from creative talent whose professional practices, compensation, and everyday working conditions have been transformed over the past ten years. Taken together, these interviews demonstrate that virtually every aspect of the film and television businesses is being affected by the digital distribution revolution, a revolution that has likely just begun. Interviewees include: • Gary Newman, Chairman, 20th Century Fox Television • Kelly Summers, Former Vice President, Global Business Development and New Media Strategy, Walt Disney Studios • Thomas Gewecke, Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Warner Bros. Entertainment • Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix • Felicia D. Henderson, Writer-Producer, Soul Food, Gossip Girl • Dick Wolf, Executive Producer and Creator, Law & Order



Film Production Management

Film Production Management Author Bastian Cleve
ISBN-10 9781351840125
Release 2017-10-04
Pages 214
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This new and updated fourth edition of Film Production Management provides a step-by-step guide on how to budget, organize, and successfully shoot a film and get it onto the big screen. Whether you are a film student or film production professional just getting started in the industry, this book is an indispensable resource for day-to-day business on the set. Written by veteran filmmaker Bastian Clevé, this book will teach you how to: Break down a screenplay Organize a shooting schedule Create a realistic budget Find and secure locations Network with agents to find actors Hire a crew and communicate effectively with unions The new edition features updated information on contracts, permits, and insurance; special tips for low-budget filmmaking; new information on digital workflows and production software; advice on green production practices; and expanded coverage of the role of the line producer.



British Qualifications

British Qualifications Author Kogan Page
ISBN-10 0749444843
Release 2006
Pages 1002
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The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.



VTAC eGuide 2016

VTAC eGuide 2016 Author VTAC
ISBN-10
Release 2015-07-15
Pages 884
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The VTAC eGuide is the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s annual guide to application for tertiary study, scholarships and special consideration in Victoria, Australia. The eGuide contains course listings and selection criteria for over 1,700 courses at 62 institutions including universities, TAFE institutes and independent tertiary colleges.



Producing for TV and New Media

Producing for TV and New Media Author Cathrine Kellison
ISBN-10 9780240810874
Release 2009
Pages 322
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Gain a thorough understanding of the nuanced and multidimensional role producers play in television and new media today. Harness the creative, technical, interpersonal, and financial skills essential for success in this vibrant and challenging field. Producing for TV and New Media third edition is your guide to avoiding the obstacles and pitfalls commonly encountered by new and aspiring producers. New to this edition: * "Focus on New Media" sections that highlight emerging media, web video, and mobile/small format media * New sample production forms and contracts * New review questions accompanying each interview and chapter * All new interviews with industry professionals offer practical insight into cutting edge developments in television and new media production * Fresh analysis of new media technology * A revised and revamped companion website with all the sample forms and contracts in the book, updated web link resources, and much more Written especially for new and aspiring producers, with insight that simply cannot be found in any other books, this new edition is an indispensable guide for anyone looking to find success as a new media or TV producer.



Which Degree in Britain

Which Degree in Britain Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B337550
Release 1999
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A comprehensive guide to full-time degree courses, institutions and towns in Britain.