Schedule and Budget Basics
QUESTION: What is Production Management?
ANSWER: The planning, organizing and managing of the resources and actions required to successfully create a film from a concept or script.
Every film is constructed: the result of a careful combination of resources (AKA: places, people and equipment), with the common goal of shooting footage that can be edited together to tell a story. Even documentaries and reality television are created, and creation requires planning.
Production management is that preparation, representing the business component of show business and answering practical questions such as: When will ...