Basics Film-Making 01: Producing

Basics Film-Making 01: Producing

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This title examines the many facets of the producer's role. It gives a dynamic overview of the realities of producing film today, exploring the process from development through to post-production and more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 160 x 226 x 16mm | 539.77g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • AVA Publishing SA
  • Lausanne, Switzerland
  • English
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 2940373574
  • 9782940373574
  • 321,201

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"Contemporary, well written and accessible." - Fred Samia, School of Visual, Performing and Communication Arts, Chaffey College, USA. "Very accessible for all students who want to embark on a career in film. Gives a very sound overview of the roles and responsibilities." - Michael Smith, Leeds College of Art and Design, more

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"Basics Film-Making: Producing" introduces the novice film-maker to the world of drama, documentary and magazine programme production, identifying the fundamental skills and basic knowledge required to engage with the industry.This book gives a broad overview of the various areas of production, designed in order to help the student producer understand and manage the production process from development through to post-production and distribution. Ultimately, this book aims to help develop relevant skills and inspire inexperienced film-makers, as well as provide a useful overview to current industry practice. Other titles in the "Basics Film-Making" series include: "Screenwriting," "Directing Fiction "and" The Language of Film."show more

About Charlotte Worthington

Charlotte Worthington is course leader in Film and Digital Media Production at London Metropolitan University. She has worked extensively as a producer and director in the UK television industry. As well as a practising film-maker and writer, Charlotte also works as a creative more

Table of contents

How to get the most out of this book. Introduction. The Producer: The role; Different types of producer; The production process; The production team. The Basics: Producer greats: Lois Weber; Copyright; Legal, ethical and practical issues; Health and safety; Shooting formats; Budget; Exhibition and distribution. Producing commentary: Producer greats: Susan Fromke; The team; Documentary styles; Development; Proposal and treatment; Budget; Pre-production; Production; Post-production; Case study: The producer/director. Producing drama: Producer greats: Matthew Weiner; The team; Development; Pre-production; Production/principle photography; Post-production; Case study: The creative producer. Producing magazine shows: Producer greats: Various; Types of TV format programmes; What is a magazine show?; The team; The production schedule; Production; Post-production; An example weekly magazine programme; Case-study: The executive producer. Learning curves: Producer greats: Andrew Eaton; Oliver Goodrum - Breathing in; Joao Tristao - Ambulance Blogger; Daniel and Jesse Quinones - Cage Fighter; Daniel and Jesse Quinones - Cold Calling. Conclusion. Glossary. Acknowledgements and more