Production Management for Television

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Production Management for Television provides an authoritative working guide to this complex and increasingly important task. It is written for those who wish to learn (or learn more) about the detailed and exacting process of managing the creation of television programmes. It is an invaluable resource for students and student productions, as well as those at an early stage in a professional media career or wanting to set up their own production company.

Author Biography

Leslie Mitchell is Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Film, Media and Journalism at Stirling University. He has spent most of his career in various kinds of broadcasting, from local and network radio to regional and network television. He has worked on staff, as a freelance and as an independent producer. He is the author of Freelancing for Television and Radio (2005).

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Production Managersp. 1
What is production management?p. 3
Production management as a careerp. 10
Skills and techniquesp. 21
Managing timep. 23
Creating and managing budgetsp. 29
Creating and managing schedulesp. 47
Managing Health and Safetyp. 61
Managing rights/compliancep. 71
Production management in actionp. 89
Pre-productionp. 91
Productionp. 98
Post-productionp. 102
Directory of agencies and organisationsp. 105
Glossaryp. 109
Further readingp. 111
Indexp. 112
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