Producing for TV and Video: A Real-world Approach

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Taylor & Francis, 2006 - Performing Arts - 281 pages
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Producing for TV and Video is a must-read for anyone interested in a career in TV production. This comprehensive book explains the role of the TV producer in detail, including in-depth descriptions of a producer's day-to-day duties and tasks and a big picture overview of the production process in general and how the producer fits in. Complete with interviews and insights from production professionals in all areas of television, such as reality television and children's programming, Producing for TV and Video will provide you with an understanding of the TV production process and the role of the TV producer from beginning to end. The accompanying CD contains forms that you will inevitably need during your production.

*Provides you with a complete understanding of the producer's role and how to be successful at it
*Includes a CD-ROM with crucial forms and contracts you'll need during your production
*Contains insight from industry professionals on producing in different genres of TV
 

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Contents

PART II
185
Glossary
241
Resources by Chapter
261

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Cathrine Kellison's career as a writer/producer spanned two decades, and included an eclectic range of projects - from a CBS special to a PBS documentary, from corporate image pieces for IBM to behind-the-scenes celebrity interviews for MGM, from a kids' piece on recycling to educational films for teachers. She produced, written, and/or directed hundreds of hours of broadcast and non-broadcast programming for television and various avenues of new media. Starting as a writer of feature-length scripts in Hollywood, Ms. Kellison moved into producing for NBC and, later, United Artists in New York City as Director of Creative Services. She then went independent, starting her own small-but-meaningful production company, Roseville Video. Ms. Kellison began teaching producing for television and film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1994, and now taught and advised students of media studies in NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and SCPS.Ms. Kellison worked fluently as a writer, authoring or co-authoring a number of books and articles primarily in the Affective Education domain and in mathematics education reform. Ms. Kellison was a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, the Independent Documentary Association, and won numerous industry awards, including two WGA awards for Outstanding Achievement. She lived and worked in New York City.
Cathrine Kellison's career as a writer/producer spanned two decades, and included an eclectic range of projects - from a CBS special to a PBS documentary, from corporate image pieces for IBM to behind-the-scenes celebrity interviews for MGM, from a kids' piece on recycling to educational films for teachers. She produced, written, and/or directed hundreds of hours of broadcast and non-broadcast programming for television and various avenues of new media. Starting as a writer of feature-length scripts in Hollywood, Ms. Kellison moved into producing for NBC and, later, United Artists in New York City as Director of Creative Services. She then went independent, starting her own small-but-meaningful production company, Roseville Video. Ms. Kellison began teaching producing for television and film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1994, and now taught and advised students of media studies in NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and SCPS.Ms. Kellison worked fluently as a writer, authoring or co-authoring a number of books and articles primarily in the Affective Education domain and in mathematics education reform. Ms. Kellison was a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, the Independent Documentary Association, and won numerous industry awards, including two WGA awards for Outstanding Achievement. She lived and worked in New York City.

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