The Complete Film Production Handbook

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 23, 2013 - Performing Arts - 496 pages
This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career path, you'll know what to expect, you'll be prepared, and you'll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out.

New topics and information in the fourth edition include:
* Low-budget independent films, including documentaries and shorts
* Information specific to television production and commercials
* The industry's commitment to go green and how to do it
* Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations
* Updated information on scheduling, budgeting, deal memos, music clearances, communications, digital production, and new forms throughout

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Extremely comprehensive, containing essential information you won't find anywhere else. The case studies and sample documents are a God-send. A must-have for any producer or production office staff.


The Production Office
The Traveling Production
WhoAre the Owners of Musical Compositions
Series May ItBe
What Happens When
DesignatedAreas of Responsibility
Methods of Importing Goodson a Temporary Basis
Mechanical Effects
TV Directors
Where toGoforMore
The PreProduction Book

Working Under Hazardous Conditions
O Visas
Theres Always Someone
Shipping Introduction
Domestic Shipping
Personal Items
Atthe Completion ofPrincipal Photography
Post Production Overview
Schedulesand Workflow

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Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years. Some of her credits include: Titanic, Just Married, Joy Ride and In Dreams. In addition to teaching at USC's Summer Program, she's been an instructor at The International Film & TV Workshops in Rockport, Maine and she is the founder of the Los Angeles-based networking organization Film Industry Network.

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