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Film Production Management, 4th Edition

Book Description

This new and updated fourth edition of Film Production Management provides a step-by-step guide on how to budget, organize, and successfully shoot a film and get it onto the big screen. Whether you are a film student or film production professional just getting started in the industry, this book is an indispensable resource for day-to-day business on the set.

Written by veteran filmmaker Bastian Clevé, this book will teach you how to:

  • Break down a screenplay
  • Organize a shooting schedule
  • Create a realistic budget
  • Find and secure locations
  • Network with agents to find actors
  • Hire a crew and communicate effectively with unions

The new edition features updated information on contracts, permits, and insurance; special tips for low-budget filmmaking; new information on digital workflows and production software; advice on green production practices; and expanded coverage of the role of the line producer.