"Film Production Management" details the steps involoved in bringing a screenplay to the screen -- organizing, staffing, budgeting, scheduling, securing locations, shooting and post production. In addition to offering practical, hands-on help in dealing with each of these steps, this book also covers such issues as contracts, unions, working permits, and insurance. Sample forms used by the production manager are also included. This edition includes a number of revisions and updates, as well as new chapters on film festivals and marketing, training and schools, and the use of the Internet.Contents:
Introduction; the production manager; the business of film; preparing for production; special tips for low-buget productions; locations; unions; cast and crew; contracts, agreements and working permits; the budget and production budget forms; insurance; film festivals and markets; training and schools; using the Internet. ©1999, 240 pages.