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People in the production

  1. 1. People in the TV Production<br />
  2. 2. Producers<br />entrepreneurs that make the business and financial decisions for a television production.<br />decide the finances and coordination of a production project<br />decide the size and cost of their television endeavors and ensure a television production stays within budget and on schedule<br />
  3. 3. Producers<br />negotiate contracts and guarantee salaries and other expenses<br />plan and coordinate various aspects, such as selecting a script, approving directors and selecting principal cast members<br />organize the activities of personnel throughout the production process<br />heavily involved with the post-production process and may work closely with editing<br />
  4. 4. Producers<br />work under constant pressure<br />experience stress from sticking with budgets, adhering to union work rules and dealing with production schedules<br />work long and irregular hours, sometimes late at night or early in the morning<br />
  5. 5. Executive Producer<br />highest authority in the direct production of the show<br />often oversees the entire production in multiple capacities<br />
  6. 6. Executive Producer<br />makes sure the production stays within budget<br />handles personnel decisions, especially with the director and crew<br />looks over/approves scripts that are written before production<br />
  7. 7. Associate Producer<br />performs limited producing functions under the authority of a Producer<br />often in charge of the day-to-day running of a production<br />usually the Producer's head assistant<br />
  8. 8. Supervising Producer<br />supervises one or more producers in some or all aspects of their work<br />usually works under the authority of an Executive Producer<br />oversees one or more producers in the performance of some or all of their functions, on single or multiple projects<br />
  9. 9. Line Producer<br />specialist who combines his/her knowledge of finances with knowledge of the film industry or TV production <br />creates a budget that maximizes the quality of the film or TV production while minimizing costs<br />gets the most out of the budget by carefully negotiating down prices of various products and services<br />
  10. 10. Line Producer<br />must have a lot of relevant business contacts <br />must be able to communicate well with the director and actors to determine what their expectations are so that the film or TV production can be better budgeted<br />
  11. 11. Segment Producer<br />creates specific pieces or segments of TV shows<br />works with editors or is required to edit own footage<br />works under tight deadlines<br />needs to be able to gather all the right elements for each segment. <br />
  12. 12. Segment Producer<br />must be assertive and organized so that the needed equipment is always available and the crew and the people who appear in the segment know what is going on<br />must be familiar with basic media production skills<br />must be great at communicating with people<br />
  13. 13. Production Manager<br />sometimes called “Unit Production Managers”<br />ensures that the film or television productions meet production schedule guidelines and do not go over budget<br />deals with business management, finance, and technical and human resource issues<br />needs strong communication, business management and administrative skills to perform his duties<br />
  14. 14. Production Manager<br />creates shooting schedules, estimate s costs and examines scripts or production ideas generated by producers and senior production staff<br />hires crew members and independent contractors<br />oversees assistant production managers, assistant directors and production coordinators<br />reports a project's progress to producers and line producers<br />
  15. 15. Director<br />calls the shots in the live broadcast<br />takes the producer’s and writer’s ideas and brings them to life<br />
  16. 16. Director<br />calls the shots in the live broadcast<br />takes the producer’s and writer’s ideas and brings them to life<br />directs the actors and other filmed aspects of a television production<br />helps decide on the locations, creates a plan of shooting, and sets a mental layout of shots by shots<br />
  17. 17. Location Manager<br />scouts for the best location for a film, television advertisement or television program<br />identifies all necessary equipment<br />
  18. 18. Location Manager<br />determines all logistics on both equipment and film crew<br />finds out the property owner's fees and get approval from the producer<br />learns all required permits and sends notifications to all residents in the vicinity<br />
  19. 19. Production Designer<br />responsible for the visual appearance of a production<br />designs, plans, organizes, and arranges set design, equipment availability, as well as the on screen appearance a production will have<br />
  20. 20. Video Editor<br />puts the show together by assembling video, audio, graphics and titles using an editing computer or a videotape editing system<br />
  21. 21. Video Editor<br />digitizes and arranges video footage in a way that ensures flow and continuity<br />adds effects and music and corrects any visual, flow or color problems present in the video footage<br />
  22. 22. TV Camera Operator<br />operates big studio cameras for news, talk shows and soap operas<br />head member of the camera crew<br />
  23. 23. TV Camera Operator<br />uses the camera as coached by the Director<br />maintains that the required action is correctly filmed in the frame, and needs to react instinctively as the proceedings take place<br />
  24. 24. Sound Engineer<br />also called ‘sound operator’ who works in the studio and on location<br />a technical media professional who operates recording and amplification machines and equipment<br />
  25. 25. Sound Engineer<br />skilled in the placement of microphones and operation of multi-track sound-mixing boards, audio equalization, and acoustics<br />
  26. 26. Boom Operator<br />an assistant of the Sound Engineer or "production sound mixer“<br />main responsibility is microphone placement<br />
  27. 27. Boom Operator<br />places wireless microphones on actors when it is necessary<br />manages to keep the microphone boom, near to the action, but away from the camera frame, so that it never appears onscreen<br />allows precise control of the microphone at a much greater distance away from the actors<br />
  28. 28. Production Assistant<br />usually an entry-level position<br />commonly referred to as “P.A.”<br />assumes a ‘prompting’ role (counting down the time during the production for segments, interview, or commercial break)<br />practically does simple routine tasks and clerical work, errands, and manual labor<br />
  29. 29. Researcher<br />an entry-level in the broadcast industry<br />finds information and ideas for television and radio<br />conducts research for programs and analyzes the show’s audiences<br />pays very close attention to details and makes sure all facts are correct<br />requires persistence and creative thinking<br />
  30. 30. Floor Director<br />the point of contact in a television production between the control room and the floor<br />relays messages back and forth<br />must work well with everyone, from the sound technician to the on-screen talent<br />
  31. 31. Floor Director<br />needs to make sure the set and all props that may be needed are in place prior to the taping of a program <br />makes sure all technologies to be used have been checked and are ready to go prior to taping<br />pays attention to any off-camera action during the program’s taping or live production<br />
  32. 32. Floor Director<br />holds a superior position on the floor with a thorough understanding of the roles of a camera man, sound man, lighting technician and other roles<br />must be able to relate to and handle any issues that may arise relaying any information from the control room to the floor<br />
  33. 33. Head writer<br />supervises a team of staff writers working on scripts for a television show<br />position is a steady one as long as the show remains on the air<br />
  34. 34. Scriptwriter<br />writes scripts <br />must be able to write on demand<br />produces content for radio, television broadcast, movies, theater and other types of performance<br />conducts research on different topics in various ways (personal observation, library and Internet research, and interviews)<br />
  35. 35. Scriptwriter / Writer<br />creates and moulds an original story<br />adapts other written, told, or acted stories for production of a television show<br />
  36. 36. Publicity / Publicist<br />raises public awareness of a production <br />seeks to ultimately increase viewers through promotion <br />stimulates demand for a product through advertising and promotion <br />
  37. 37. Make-up Artist<br />usually a cosmetology beautician<br />applies makeup to anyone appearing on screen, concentrating on the area above the chest, the face, the top of the head, the fingers, hands, arms, and elbows.<br />manipulates an actor 's on screen appearance whether it makes them look more youthful, larger, older, or in some cases monstrous.<br />
  38. 38. Gaffer<br />head Electrician at the production set<br />in charge of lighting the stage in accordance with the direction of the Cinematographer or Production Designer<br />
  39. 39. Key Grip<br />head grip of the production set<br />creates shadow effects with lights and occasionally maneuvers camera cranes, dollies and platforms while receiving direction from the Cinematographer or Director of Photography (DOP)<br />
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