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.