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Production Management

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Contributed By Glen Berry

IMPORTANT CONCEPTS
  1. 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration
  2. Pre-production takes two concurrent paths

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SUMMARY

  • Moviemaking involves an enormous amount of preparatory work in pre-production. Be prepared to invest yourself in the process.
  • Pre-production splits into two concurrent paths; the logistical planning and preparation and the director's visualization.
LESSON
Role of the Producer
The oft-misunderstood role of the Producer as the project architect. Also, the importance of the script, bringing attachments and the producer's strategic vision.
Viability Testing
Evaluating a project to determine the producing challenges before going to production.
Production Management
Setting your shoot date sets the machine in motion that leads to production. This article covers the start of this process and the workflow of pre-production.
Jobs in Pre-Production
Positions in Pre-Production and their individual roles and responsibilities.
Script Breakdown
Breaking out the script for logistical planning into department focused reports; Cast Report, Locations Report, Production Design Report and Scene Report.
Scheduling
The push-pull process of creating a schedule for your production and the importance of smart scheduling.