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The Complete Film Production Handbook By Eve Light Honthaner (Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years.)

Summary

Covers the essentials of the business, from checklists and sample pre-production and post production schedules to contracts and company policies relating to insurance, talent management, and even customs and immigration details. This book contains necessary forms including SAG, DGA, and WGA forms, together with standard production forms.

The Complete Film Production Handbook Summary

The Complete Film Production Handbook by Eve Light Honthaner (Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years.)

The Complete Film Production Handbook is a comprehensive step-by-step guide covering the essentials of the business, from checklists and sample pre-production and post production schedules to contracts and company policies relating to insurance, talent management, and even customs and immigration details. The book contains all of the many necessary forms including SAG, DGA, and WGA forms, together with standard production forms, deal memos, and release forms which are found both in the book and on companion CD.



This book provides producers and production managers with both a quick reference and refresher and an easy means of training their production staff on the day to day procedures needed to keep their production running smoothly. It provides film students with an in-depth look at what must be considered and accomplished before a single camera can roll and a more comprehensive understanding of the logistics that are required to complete and deliver a finished picture. First time independent filmmakers will find this the most comprehensive and helpful resource guide available.

The third edition includes substantial updates throughout. New chapters examine such topics as:

Basic accounting procedures
Production team members and their responsibilities
Working with vendors--negotiating deals. Saving money
Working with extras
Foreign locations--Work visas, shipping and customs


The Complete Film Production Handbook Reviews

"Concise and complete, book is a how-to, how-not-to, where-to-find, where-to-go and what-to-do on filmmaking. A must for novices." - Variety

"...practical, accessible and essential reference for novice filmmakers, and is highly recommended resource for even the more experienced movie producer." - Bookwatch

"Do you want to save time? The Complete Film Production Handbook is a comprehensive review of everything relating to production management you thought you knew. This valuable collection of charts, forms, instructions, and guidelines is a must for producers, production managers, assistant directors, cinema students, and the industry as a whole. If you want to be up-to-date, this is a must-have handbook." - Howard Kazanjian, producer: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, Demolition Man

"For anyone entering film production management, this book is a must own." Jay Roewe, Vice President of Production, HBO Films

"I've recommended Eve's production handbook to several people in this industry as well as purchased copies for my employees here at MGM. I strongly recommend this latest edition." - Robert E. Relyea, President-Production, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

"Based on her hands-on experience, Eve has compiled a remarkably well-researched and up-to-date guide to the complexities of motion picture production. The Complete Film Production Handbook serves as an essential resources and invaluable tool for the film professional or student." -Ron Lynch, Executive Vide President of Production, Universal Pictures

About Eve Light Honthaner (Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years.)

Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years. Some of her credits include: Titanic, Just Married, Joy Ride and In Dreams. In addition to teaching at USC's Summer Program, she's been an instructor at The International Film & TV Workshops in Rockport, Maine and she is the founder of the Los Angeles-based networking organization Film Industry Network.

Table of Contents

Introduction; The Production Team & Who Does What; Pre-production; Establishing Company Policies; Insurance Requirements; Working With Vendors, Negotiating Deals & Saving Money; Setting Up Production Files; Deal Memos; Unions and Guilds; Talent; Standard Production Forms & Formats; Clearances & Release Forms; A Guide to Music Clearance; Safety; Locations; Distant Location; Foreign Location; Miscellaneous Production Forms; Wrap; Immigration, Customs & Visa Information; Visual Effects; Interactive; A Little Post Production; Creating Your Own Niche; Index of Forms; Tear-out Blank Forms; Index


Additional information

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The Complete Film Production Handbook by Eve Light Honthaner (Eve Honthaner has been working in the entertainment industry in the field of production management for many years.)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2001-05-17
536
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