Factual production management: introduction
Duration: 1 day
This is a one-day course covering the basic skills required to be an effective production manager (PM) on a documentary or factual programme. The course will cover scheduling, budgeting, working with a team and cost reports, using case studies and practical exercises to help you understand the many roles and responsibilities of the PM.
You’ll learn about how to draw up a production schedule and how to deal with camera crews and other contractors. The course also covers managing a budget, doing cost reports and understanding compliance. Areas covered include:
- production roles
- managing a team
- drawing up a shooting schedule
- production budgets
- cost reports and delivery paperwork
- case histories
Who it's for
This is an introductory course aimed at production co-ordinators and people who are starting to take on a PM role.
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