CINE 56300 Production Management

This course is an introduction to the techniques and technologies required to plan and manage film and video productions. The course focus on the roles of the Producer, Production Manager, and Assistant Director Department in managing the safety, logistic, and other concerns required to successfully manage a film or video production from Pre-Production through Post-Production. Key concepts include utilizing technology (Movie Magic) to create the required resources and reports, managing the rhythm of the set, “Directing the Director,” and handling the constantly changing production environment. Students will be expected to draw heavily on industry publications and research in formulating course assignments. They will also formally reflect on the creative and production work developed throughout the semester.