This title examines the many facets of the producer's role. It gives a dynamic overview of the realities of producing film today, exploring the process from development through to post-production and distribution.
How to get the most out of this book. Introduction. The Producer: The role
Different types of producer
The production process
The production team. The Basics: Producer greats: Lois Weber
Legal, ethical and practical issues
Health and safety
Exhibition and distribution. Producing commentary: Producer greats: Susan Fromke
Proposal and treatment
Case study: The producer/director. Producing drama: Producer greats: Matthew Weiner
Case study: The creative producer. Producing magazine shows: Producer greats: Various
Types of TV format programmes
What is a magazine show?
The production schedule
An example weekly magazine programme
Case-study: The executive producer. Learning curves: Producer greats: Andrew Eaton
Oliver Goodrum - Breathing in
Joao Tristao - Ambulance Blogger
Daniel and Jesse Quinones - Cage Fighter
Daniel and Jesse Quinones - Cold Calling. Conclusion. Glossary. Acknowledgements and credits.