Film production management.

By: Cleve, Bastian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Focal Press, 2005Description: x, 226p, 26cm.ISBN: 0240806956.Subject(s): Film, Television and Radio | Cinematography | Production and directionDDC classification: 791.43023CLE
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Film Production Management will tell you in step-by-step detail how to produce a screenplay and get it onto the big screen. Whether you are an aspiring or seasoned film professional, this book will be an indispensable resource for you on a day-to-day basis. This updated edition remains true to the practical, hands-on approach that has made previous editions so successful, and has been updated with revised forms, permits, and budgets applicable to all productions; contains important information on standards and typical processes and practices; includes the latest information available on technological advances such as digital FX; and discusses the impact of the Internet on filmmaking. Film production professionals at all levels of experience will benefit from the information in this handbook to film production management.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. ix)
  • 1 The Production Manager (p. 1)
  • The Production Manager's Job (p. 2)
  • The Process of Production Management (p. 4)
  • Practical Tips (p. 6)
  • 2 The Business of Film (p. 9)
  • Development (p. 9)
  • Preproduction (p. 12)
  • Production (Principal Photography) (p. 12)
  • Postproduction (p. 19)
  • 3 Preparing for Production (p. 23)
  • Script Breakdown (p. 23)
  • Shooting Schedule (p. 42)
  • 4 Special Tips for Low-Budget Productions (p. 55)
  • What Makes a Movie Expensive? (p. 56)
  • Making Deals (p. 64)
  • 5 Locations (p. 67)
  • Location Survey (p. 67)
  • Film Commissions (p. 70)
  • Permits (p. 73)
  • Foreign Shoots (p. 82)
  • 6 Unions (p. 85)
  • Screen Actors Guild and Screen Extras Guild (p. 85)
  • Directors Guild of America (p. 96)
  • The Union/Nonunion Debate (p. 98)
  • 7 Cast and Crew (p. 101)
  • Hiring Procedures (p. 101)
  • Crew Duties (p. 106)
  • Actors and Agents (p. 110)
  • 8 Contracts, Agreements, and Working Permits (p. 113)
  • Staff, Crew, and Actor Agreements (p. 114)
  • Other Agreements (p. 128)
  • Immigration Laws and Working Permits (p. 133)
  • 9 The Budget and Production Budget Forms (p. 141)
  • The Production Budget Process (p. 142)
  • Production Budget Forms (p. 145)
  • 10 Insurance (p. 161)
  • Types of Insurance (p. 162)
  • Guild- and Union-Required Insurance Benefits (p. 170)
  • 11 Completion Bonds (p. 171)
  • Completion Bond Contract (p. 174)
  • 12 Film Festivals and Markets (p. 191)
  • 13 Film Schools (p. 195)
  • Appendix 1 Selected Addresses (p. 199)
  • National Guilds (p. 199)
  • Producers' Organizations (p. 200)
  • Government Offices (p. 200)
  • Location Scouting and Permit Services (p. 200)
  • State Film Commissions (p. 201)
  • Appendix 2 Example Agreement Forms (p. 205)
  • Unit Production Manager and Assistant Director Deal Memorandum-Film (p. 206)
  • Location Agreement (p. 207)
  • Location Information Sheet (p. 209)
  • SAG Taft/Hartley Report (p. 210)
  • SAG Daily Contract (Day Performer) for Theatrical Motion Pictures (p. 211)
  • Cast Deal Memo (p. 212)
  • Crew Deal Memo (p. 214)
  • Index (p. 215)