Documentary and Factual Production Management

In Beaconsfield

£ 1,250 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Beaconsfield

  • Duration

    5 Days

Description

This course provides a thorough overview of how to production manage a factual or documentary series.
Suitable for: aimed at those with a little knowledge of the job and relevant experience e.g. Production Assistants, Production Secretaries, Co-ordinators.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Beaconsfield (Buckinghamshire)
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Beaconsfield Studios Station Road, HP9 1LG

Starts

On request

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Subjects

  • Production

Course programme

Documentary and Factual Production Management

This course provides a thorough overview of how to production manage a factual or documentary series, and is aimed at those with a little knowledge of the job and relevant experience e.g. Production Assistants, Production Secretaries, Co-ordinators. The course will concentrate on the role of the Production Manager for factual and documentary programmes shot on tape.

The course will cover, amongst other things:

  • The role, function and responsibilities of the Production Manager
  • Basic scheduling, budgeting and cashflows for documentaries
  • Union agreements
  • Music and archive copyright clearances
  • Insurance; Employment law, Health and Safety
  • Location Management; travelling abroad
  • Technical knowledge and understanding
  • Post-production - current working practices using new technology
  • Defending your budget to a Programme Finance Manager
  • Preparing cost reports and Progress Reports
  • Delivery of programmes - administratively and technically
  • Managing the production and its personnel

The main thread throughout the week is planning, scheduling and budgeting a programme based on a brief provided.

The course tutor is an experienced documentary production manager with specialised speakers in other production-related areas brought in at key stages throughout the course to provide additional tuition.

Number of Places: 12 Length: 5 days

Freelance Rate: £650 Full fee: £1250

Documentary and Factual Production Management

£ 1,250 + VAT