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Production Management for Television

1st Edition

By Leslie Mitchell


116 pages

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Completely up to date with relevant information on digital technology and HD TV, this is the only title to focus specifically on television production management, and presents an easily accessible and authoritative guide to the area.

Production Management for Television provides a reliable, factual and theoretical framework for an understanding of production management. It includes a reference directory of agencies and organizations, and addresses and contacts for training.

Subjects covered include:

• the main responsibilities of the production manager

• key skills needed by the production manager

• routine procedures

• appropriate paperwork and record keeping

• health and safety issues

• rights management

• career structure and development for production managers

• useful references and further information.

The book is supported by a companion website at

Table of Contents

Part 1: Production Managers 1. What is Production Management? 2. Production Management as a Career Part 2: Skills and Techniques 2. Managing Time 3. Managing Ideas 4. Managing People 5. Creating and Managing Budgets 6. Managing Rights 7. Managing Health and Safety Part 3: Production Management in Action 8. Pre-Production 9. Production 10. Post-Production Part 4: Reference 12. Reference Directory of Agencies and Organisations. Addresses and Contacts for Training. Useful Websites. Further Reading. Index

About the Series

Media Skills

The Media Skills series provides concise and thorough introductions to a rapidly changing media landscape. Each book is written by media and journalism lecturers or experienced professionals and is a key resource for a particular industry. Offering helpful advice and information and using practical examples from print, broadcast and digital media, as well as discussing ethical and regulatory issues, Media Skills books are essential guides for students and media professionals.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Media & Communications Industries
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Direction & Production
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies