Production Management for TV and Film by Linda Stradling
The professional's guide (Professional Media Practice)

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"What Linda Stradling doesn't know about production management isn't worth knowing" The Documentary Filmmakers Group

Production Managers are responsible for all the organisational aspects of a TV or film production such as scheduling and budgeting and assisting producers to interpret and realise the directors' vision. Linda Stradling is a highly experienced production manager and trainer. Her book is based on her training handouts and notes and offers a complete 'manual' to the role including: self organisation and systems to use, budgets, schedules and cost control, cash flow, hiring and firing, contracts, insurance, health and safety, setting up an efficient and cost-effective shoot, dealing with contributors, acquiring copyright, sourcing CGI, editors, music cue sheets, deliverables, people skills and ethics. A chapter contribution is included from leading drama production manager Julie Clark (currently line producer on Glorious 39, Stephen Poliakoff's new film).

Written by an industry insider, this is an exhaustive manual to every aspect of the job, with reference material and real-life examples. Essential paperwork and sample budgets can also be found on our website. A complete on-the-job reference tool.


About Linda Stradling

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Linda Stradling is an experienced and well-established production manager who works for major broadcasters, including Channel 4, BBC, Working Title, Mentorn, the Discovery Channel & National Geographic. Linda teaches production management skills on professional industry courses.
Published August 28, 2010 by Methuen Drama. 193 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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