Short course

Overview

This course provides a thorough overview of how to production manage a factual or documentary series, and provides those attending with an introduction to the principles and practices of the work involved.


The course will cover, amongst other things:

  • The role, function and responsibilities of the Production Manager
  • Basic scheduling, budgeting and cashflows
  • Union agreements
  • Music and archive copyright clearances
  • Insurance; Employment law, Health and Safety
  • Location Management; travelling abroad
  • Technical knowledge and understanding
  • Post-production
  • Defending your budget to a Programme Finance Manager
  • Preparing cost reports and Progress Reports
  • Delivery of programmes - administratively and technically
  • Managing the production and its personnel

Freelance Rate: £820

Corporate Rate: £1550

How to apply

Application deadline:

If you experience any problems making your application please contact us shortcourses@nfts.co.uk 01494 677 903

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