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    • Unit 18, Assignment 2a- Task 2 1. Management- production manager 2. Creative- Costume designer 3. Organizational- Stage manager 4. Editorial- Video editor 5. Financial- Accounting assistant 6. Research- Researcher 7. Technical- Camera operator 8. 1. Production manager (Management) What is the nature of the role? A production manager prepare production schedules or even script breakdowns, this is to confirm the sufficient time that has been assigned for all aspects of the production process, this also helps to verify the producers budgets and schedules. In order to help the production manager keep on track with what is happening, there are a range of software's which provides help to keep the scheduling and budget in order. Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? A production manager mainly comes under a managerial job, this is because the job of a production manager is to keep the production within there schedule as well as organizing the business, finance and employment within the TV industry. In addition to this a production manager can also a an organisational job, the reason for this is everything has to be organized to make it easier to work with etc.
    • What are their day to day duties? One of the main duties for a production manger is to keep the finance and the budget organized, in order to make sure the budget is not over the price limit that they have for the production, that is one of the main day to day jobs the production manager would have, as the budget has to be within the amount they can spend. What are their responsibilities? The responsibility a production manager has is to keep the production, the business, the finance as well as the employees in tact and in order. 2. Costume designer (Creative) What is the nature of the role? The process of the costume designing starts working at the beginning of pre-production. The costume designer is in charger of designing, creating, acquiring and hiring all costume for the actors as well as the extras. The costumes brought have to be within the strict budget that has been given to them, this is so there is enough money to buy the costumes they need and not go over the limited amount that has been given to them. The role of a costume designer requires a great deal of expertise, the reason for this is there creativity ranges from designing original costumes, to overseeing purchases to ready made outfits. Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? The Job of a costume designer falls under a creative category, the reason for this is costume designing is all about creating a unique outfit and costume to fit the character they are designing for. As it is a creative job, the skills needed are very high as the main thing is to be creative for this role.
    • What are their day to day duties? As a costume designer is usually also the head of the costume department, they are responsible for staffing and managing the team and there skills. In addition to this costume designers also have to supervise a more practical issue such as the departments budgets and schedules, the organisation of the wardrobes as well as the costume continuity. All this is a day to day job the costume designers have to keep on track with. Within there day to day job, as the filming is in process, the costume designer I expected to work closely with the production designer, the reason for this is to make sure the costumes fit with the overall vision with what they want for what they want with the characters costumes, in addition to this the costume designer would also be working close with hair and make-up to make sure it suits the costume as well as the character the actor/actress will be playing. What are their responsibilities? The responsibility of a costume designer is to make sure all the costumes are ready when the director is about to film, as well as make sure the costumes are up to the directors standards and it is what they want. 3. Stage manager (Organizational) What is the nature of the role? The role of the stage manager is to work with the director throughout the production, also known as the director’s right hand man. The stage manager keeps track of rehearsal schedules, scripts, props as well as actors during the rehearsal process. After everything is done with rehearsals, the stage manager is then in charge and has control over everything that happens backstage or onstage. Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? A stage manager is a organizational job, the reason for this is as stage manager keeps track of everything within the set and making sure everything is organized well. By having everything organized neatly, it makes it easier for the stage manager to keep on track with everything for example having an organized schedule means it would easier to follow.
    • What are their day to day duties? The day to day duties for a stage manager is to be in charge and have control over the production during the performance. The reason why the stage manager has this responsibility as there role is to work with director. Not only does the stage manager serve assistance to the director, but also provides an assistance to the designers, technical directors, costumes supervisors etc. Everyone within the production have to always report back to the stage manager, which then the stage manager reports back to the director of any of the issues that should be looked into. The stage manager has a number of duties to perform throughout the entire production process, some of which he might delegate to other individuals. What are their responsibilities? The main responsibilities of the stage manager is to make sure everything is organized well. As the stage manager is usually ordered by the director, the job of the stage manager is harder as to which they have to make sure everything is prepared and organized whilst the production is in process. 4. Video editor (Editorial) What is the nature of the role? The role of a video editor is to prepare the final edit of the product. By doing this they start by taking any raw footage at the post production stage and choosing the best shots, they then out the shots they have chosen in order, as well as the sound, graphics and special effects in which what the director would want. Video editors would usually use digital technology as well as computer software to edit the picture and sound. With the help of the software you can edit any type of projects such as feature films, TV programs, commercials etc.
    • Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? A video editor would fall under the category of a technical job, the reason for this is firstly, editing is very technical as most of it is done by using a computer software as well as digital technology. Video editing takes a long period of time as you have to choose the footage that you think would fit well together and edit the pieces together. Also with editing you have to think of any other technical aspects that might need to be considered such as the sound, special effects etc. All of this would also fall under technical as most of it is very computer based. What are their day to day duties? The duty of a video editor is to have the responsibility for assembling recorded raw footage into a finished product suitable for broadcasting. A video editor starts to edit the footage towards the end of the production which in this case is the post production. All the video editor does is gathers the footage that has been given to him/her and start to put the footage together to see what fits well as well as to create a clean and smooth finish. What are their responsibilities? The responsibilities the video editor has is to make sure the final edit meets the directors requirements, this is a big responsibility as the final edit is a major part throughout out the whole production as anything could go wrong whilst creating the final edit. When this process is in action, the director is sometimes needed whilst the editing Is happening the reason for this is to make sure the edit is going the way the director wants it to as well as the way the director visions the final edit of the production.
    • 5. Accounting assistant (Finance) What is the nature of the role? The role of an accounting assistant is to perform clerical work in support of any of the company accounts as well as utilizes the financial management software. The accounting assistant should be able to analyse, reconcile, and verify any financial and statistical data in addition to this, they also need to perform any related work which was assigned to them by their superiors. Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? An accounting assistant falls under the financial category, the reason for this is an accounting assistant manages all the different aspects of finance within the production some of this would consist of managing the company accounts , keep a record of the productions budget etc. In order to become an accounting assistant your knowledge in finance has to be high. What are their day to day duties? The day to day duties of an accounting assistant is to assist in the running of the accounts office. Accounting assistants also help the production accounts to maintain records of invoices as well creditors payments. The accounting assistant keeps all records of any transactions that have happened, responsible for any preparation's of the accounts, purchase orders as well as petty cash and payroll calculations etc. In addition to this assistant accountants also process cheques as well as carrying out other duties which have been assigned to the assistant by the production accountant.
    • What are their responsibilities? The responsibilities an accounting assistant has is to make sure the jobs that where given from the production accountant have been completed the way the production accountant wants it to be. In addition to this another responsibility a accountant assistant has to process any of the cheques that is in need of being process for the production. This is a very important responsibility to take on as you have to make sure nothing happens to the cheques. 6. Researcher (Research) What is the nature of the role? The role of a researcher is to work over different genres of TV production such as news, sports, current affairs, documentaries, factual programs, light entertainment, situation comedies, soaps or serial dramas, one-off dramas etc. Researchers originate and develop ideas for programs. After they have found a stable knowledge and understanding of the type of program, the researcher then presents their findings to the decision makers. In addition to this researchers are also fact checkers as well as brief writers for on screen presenters. The role of a researcher is very important within the production process. Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? The role of a researcher would fall under the category of researching. With researching you have to find different ways and types of research that would benefit you when you are trying to find certain types of information for anything, this links with the researcher. As a researcher is the person who goes out and gathers the information that is needed for the production.
    • What are their day to day duties? The day to day job of a researcher is to make sure they have done enough research on a particular task set to them. The role of a researcher on a production is usually gathering true facts and information's for them to have a successful production, by doing this they gather every piece of information that is needed and creates a presentation to then show the director with the different types of ideas and information they have found. What are their responsibilities? The responsibilities a researcher has is to make sure the facts and information they gather are true and real, this is a major responsibility because they can use false information in there production which viewers then would find disturbing as well as upsetting. 7. Camera operator (Technical) What is the nature of the role? The role of a camera operator is someone who works with digitals, this consists of electronic and film cameras in multi and single camera operational conditions, producing pictures for directors with the use of complex technology and creative visual skills together etc. The job of the camera operator is usually either based in a studio which the camera operator follows a camera script or on location which there is more of a chance of creativity. Is it a creative, technical, managerial job, financial, administrative or organisation job – how do you know? The role of a camera operator would fall under a technical job, the reason for this is most of the work that a camera operator has to do is computer and software based including the camera use. The camera operator has more control over the digital side of the camera.
    • What are their day to day duties? The day to day duties of a camera operator is to make sure any of the camera equipment is working before the filming is done, this is so there are no complications whilst filming. Another day to day duty is to have different technical aspects of the camera, so when they are filming the camera operator knows how to use the camera the way the director would like it to be. What are their responsibilities? The responsibilities of a camera operator would be to discuss as well as review different aspects of filming, determine different technical aspects, before shooting the film camera lenses tests have to be made to make sure everything is working well ready for shooting etc. • http://www.media-match.com/usa/jobtypes/job-descriptions.php •http://www.bscine.com/information/training/the-responsibilities-of-a-camera-operator/ •http://www.prospects.ac.uk/film_video_editor_job_description.htm •http://www.creativeskillset.org/film/jobs/article_3901_1.asp • • •
    • What are their day to day duties? The day to day duties of a camera operator is to make sure any of the camera equipment is working before the filming is done, this is so there are no complications whilst filming. Another day to day duty is to have different technical aspects of the camera, so when they are filming the camera operator knows how to use the camera the way the director would like it to be. What are their responsibilities? The responsibilities of a camera operator would be to discuss as well as review different aspects of filming, determine different technical aspects, before shooting the film camera lenses tests have to be made to make sure everything is working well ready for shooting etc. • http://www.media-match.com/usa/jobtypes/job-descriptions.php •http://www.bscine.com/information/training/the-responsibilities-of-a-camera-operator/ •http://www.prospects.ac.uk/film_video_editor_job_description.htm •http://www.creativeskillset.org/film/jobs/article_3901_1.asp • • •