"What Linda Stradling doesn't know about production management isn't worth knowing" The Documentary Filmmakers GroupPlaying a key role in helping producers to interpret and realise the directors' vision, production managers are responsible for all organisational aspects of TV and film production - from start to finish. Now this essential handbook tells you how it's done. Written by highly experienced production manager and specialist tutor, Linda Stradling, this is a complete guide to the profession. It includes details on self-organisation and the best systems to use, budgets, schedules and cost control, hiring and firing, contracts, insurance, setting up a shoot, dealing with contributors, acquiring copyright, people skills and ethics. So whether you're just starting out or want to improve your knowledge and skills, this is the book for you.
Linda Stradling is an experienced and well-established production manager who works for major broadcasters, including Channel 4, BBC, Working Title, Mentorn, the Discovery Channel & National Geographic. Linda teaches production management skills on professional industry courses.