The Art of Line Producing

FILM TV X 478.13A

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.

Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks

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.
A basic knowledge of film production is highly recommended.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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.

Wait List
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Carrie LeGrand
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Materials required. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
The Complete Film Production Handbook

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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