Step into the film and TV industry and get exclusive insights into the role of a Film and Television Producer, Unit Production Manager (UPM), and Assistant Director (AD) with instruction and guidance from leading a producer.
This intensive three-day classroom course, led by working producer Trisha Flood, will guide you through the creative, technical, and financial aspects of making a short film feature film or a TV show.
You will find out why the producer is the most important member of the team, providing leadership and overseeing all stages of pre-production, production and post-production.
At this end of this course you will have gained an overview of film and TV production and you will have learnt how to produce a feature film or TV show.
Who Will Benefit From This Film and TV Production Course?
This course is aimed at people who want to “step into” the film and TV industry as a producer. This course will suit those with a passion for film, as well as professionals who wish to gain an additional skill within their employment. This will also appeal to those looking to take the next step into the world of professional film and TV production by gaining a thorough understanding of production practices.
On the successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a personalised Irish Film School Certificate of Completion in Film Production, signed by your tutor, in recognition of your educational achievement.
This course will give you the confidence to go on to further study, to begin working in the film industry or to change careers. Many of those in employment will add value to their CVs with a new skill in film and television production and could receive a promotion or an increase in salary as a result of completing this course.
Day 1: On-Set Roles and Responsibilities, Scheduling
Day 2: Creating a Shooting Schedule, Production Paperwork, Case Study
Day 3: Budgeting, De-constructing the Shot, Global Film Production
Day 1: Course Introduction
Define and Explore the Roles and Responsibilities of the:
1st AD and their Team
SchedulingLine and Script Breakdown Demonstration
Screenplay Breakdown Exercise
Import the Information
Social Programme: Group Welcome Dinner in Dublin City Centre (Optional)
Day 2: Scheduling and Managing Workflow
Create Shooting Schedule:
Discussing all Factors Needed to Create a Schedule
Day 3: Finance and Budgeting
Sources of Financing:
State Funding Opportunities for Shorts, Features and TV
Tax Breaks – Section 481
Line by Line Exploration
Negotiations – Equipment, Crew, Unions etc
Insurance and Contingency
The Importance of Getting Out There
Presentation of Certificates by lead tutor
Social Programme: Networking Drinks