The Art of Line Producing
Gain an understanding of the boots-on-the-ground work of physical production through the various tasks of a line producer such as creating a budget, location scouting, hiring crew, and everything in between.
What you can learn.
- Explore what it means to lead every aspect of physical production
- Learn the on-set problem solving strategies necessary for a successful production
- Discover the difference of line producing on an independent versus studio production
About this course:This comprehensive, step-by-step overview of physical production processes covers the tangible and intangible aspects of line producing, including budget; breakdown and scheduling; hiring and working with cast, director, staff, crew, and outside vendors; choosing locations; equipment and music; how to deal with divergent personalities and specific problem solving during production; and the differences between producing a movie independently versus with a studio. The course also includes a comprehensive introduction to Movie Magic scheduling software. This is not an introduction to production course.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.
Materials required. Internet access required.