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.
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.
A basic knowledge of film production is highly recommended. Students must purchase the latest version of Movie Magic Scheduling software. Further instruction will be provided in class.