Brown Television<br />1<br />The New<br />Structural Exposition<br />
Three Divisions of BTV<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>Business division of BTV
Primary functions are to raise funds and promote </li></ul> growth of station<br /><ul><li>Ultimately responsible for the ...
 Involved in campus politics</li></ul>Programming Division<br /><ul><li>Programming is a creative division
Operates the physical broadcast
Maintains web content</li></ul>Production Division<br /><ul><li>Production is a creative division
Facilitates student demand for production resources and video services</li></ul>2<br />
3<br />Leadership<br />
Station Leadership<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>Station Manager (BTV President): responsible for success/failure of ...
Programming Leadership<br />Programming Division<br /><ul><li>President of BTVprogramming/Programming Director: responsibl...
Production Leadership<br />Production Division<br /><ul><li>President of BTVproduction/Executive Producer: responsible for...
E-board<br />Board meetings open to staff and university/student organization reps<br />Meetings to be held at a minimum o...
8<br />Division Layout<br />
Station<br />9<br />
Note*: Each department in the station division has a team for it in addition to the offices (for instance, the Finance tea...
Station<br />Station Mission<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>Business division of BTV
Provides pre-professional training in business management
Primary functions are to raise funds and promote </li></ul> growth of station<br /><ul><li>Ultimately responsible for the ...
 Involved in campus politics
Funds Programming and Production</li></ul>“Station aims to properly manage funds, publicity, and identity for the BTV stat...
Station Overview<br />12<br />
Station<br />Station Manager<br />Station Manager<br /><ul><li>Serves as figurehead of BTV, primary representation
  Co-authorizes all uses of funds
Sets goals with the E-board and evaluates performance
Ensures the quality performance of all executive officers and</li></ul>members of the Station division.<br /><ul><li>Keeps...
Constant support for productions and programming
Maintains a presence on-set and in division/department meetings</li></ul>Secretary<br /><ul><li> Keeps minutes at Executiv...
 Non-voting E-board member. </li></ul>Historian/Photographer<br /><ul><li> Organizes BTV historical documents/items/articl...
Finance<br />Finance<br />Financial Director<br /><ul><li>Keeps records of BTV expenditures
Coordinates and writes the BTV Spring budget, appeals, and supplemental funding. Finds appropriate individuals to present ...
 Conducts re-imbursements
 Evaluates and presents spending options based on relevant research
 Monitors UFB Activity and gets minutes from meetings where BTV is present
 Serves as financial adviser
Ensures quality work from and support for the Finance staff.
 Co-approves all expenditures
Ensures training for all members of BTV Finance.</li></ul>Fundraising Coordinator<br /><ul><li>Brainstorms and executes hi...
 Presents fundraising plans to the E-board and conducts relevant research
 Works closely with Station Manager to establish and meet quota</li></ul>Donations<br /><ul><li> Writes companies and alum...
Publicity<br />Publicity<br />Publicity Director<br /><ul><li>Ensures quality performance of all members of the Publicity ...
 Organizes and/or oversees all major publicity initiatives
 Sets and meets goals w/ team and evaluates performance, implements improvements. Also trains staff.
Organizes co-sponsorships, tableslipping, BDH and BSR contact, Program Guide distribution.</li></ul>Social Media Director<...
Web<br />Web<br />Web Director<br /><ul><li>Ensures constant update of website, pushes for new content from Web Content Ma...
Ensures the quality performance of all members of the Web department.
Trains members of the web department in technical information and technique to spread web responsibilities to as many as p...
 Develops new web features with the Web team. </li></ul>Web Designer<br /><ul><li> Ensures exciting,  interesting and appr...
Special Ops<br />Project 1<br />Project 2<br />Project 3<br />Special Operations<br />Special Ops Team<br /><ul><li> Speci...
 Special Ops also harbors particularly large station objectives that the Station Manager would want to oversee, such as th...
Special Operations projects are given “Project Leaders” who will report to the Station Manager and the Executive Board as ...
 Projects will be given aliases for confidentiality purposes. </li></ul>17<br />
Station Overview<br />18<br />
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  1. 1. Brown Television<br />1<br />The New<br />Structural Exposition<br />
  2. 2. Three Divisions of BTV<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>Business division of BTV
  3. 3. Primary functions are to raise funds and promote </li></ul> growth of station<br /><ul><li>Ultimately responsible for the direction of BTV
  4. 4. Involved in campus politics</li></ul>Programming Division<br /><ul><li>Programming is a creative division
  5. 5. Operates the physical broadcast
  6. 6. Maintains web content</li></ul>Production Division<br /><ul><li>Production is a creative division
  7. 7. Facilitates student demand for production resources and video services</li></ul>2<br />
  8. 8. 3<br />Leadership<br />
  9. 9. Station Leadership<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>Station Manager (BTV President): responsible for success/failure of the Station Division and for the station as a whole. </li></ul>Financial Department<br /><ul><li> Financial Director</li></ul>Publicity Department<br /><ul><li>Publicity Director</li></ul>Web Department<br /><ul><li>Web Director</li></ul>Special Operations Department<br /><ul><li> Special Ops Director- Relocation committee, general outreach, to Ivy’s, to RIFC, to RISD, to University, recruitment, human resources, Film Expo, to Student Organizations, Industry professionals</li></ul>4<br />
  10. 10. Programming Leadership<br />Programming Division<br /><ul><li>President of BTVprogramming/Programming Director: responsible for maintenance and development of the Programming division. Gets ratings. </li></ul>Program Department<br /><ul><li> Programming Director leads: ensures formation of and distribution of the BTV schedule</li></ul>Control Room Operations<br /><ul><li>Chief Control Room Operator (CRO)- CROs run the IPTV broadcast, physically scheduling and running the technical aspects of the broadcast.</li></ul>Web Content Department<br /><ul><li>Web Content Manager- take BTV’s content and publish it on the web for On Demand</li></ul>Content Expansion Department<br /><ul><li> Content Expansion Director: manages the team of individuals who work to find more and better content for BTV to air. </li></ul>5<br />
  11. 11. Production Leadership<br />Production Division<br /><ul><li>President of BTVproduction/Executive Producer: responsible for maintenance and development of the Production division. </li></ul>Series Production Department<br /><ul><li>Series Production Manager: responsible for the productivity and development of series production. </li></ul>Studio Production Department<br /><ul><li>Studio Production Manager: responsible for the productivity and development of studio production</li></ul>Event Production Department<br /><ul><li>Event Production Manager: responsible for the productivity and development of event production. </li></ul>Doc-Narrative Production Department<br /><ul><li>Doc-Narrative Production Manager: responsible for the productivity and development of documentary and narrative production. </li></ul>Technical Department<br /><ul><li>Technical Director: responsible for maintenance of equipment, rental, and technical advising.</li></ul>6<br />
  12. 12. E-board<br />Board meetings open to staff and university/student organization reps<br />Meetings to be held at a minimum of once a week<br />The <br />Executive <br />Board<br />Seven voting members<br />A Vice-Chair will be elected among the Executive board through a process outlined in the constitution.<br />7<br />
  13. 13. 8<br />Division Layout<br />
  14. 14. Station<br />9<br />
  15. 15. Note*: Each department in the station division has a team for it in addition to the offices (for instance, the Finance team, and the Publicity team). Team members are lower-commitment opportunities to be involved in a multitude of projects within a department.<br />10<br />
  16. 16. Station<br />Station Mission<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>Business division of BTV
  17. 17. Provides pre-professional training in business management
  18. 18. Primary functions are to raise funds and promote </li></ul> growth of station<br /><ul><li>Ultimately responsible for the direction of BTV
  19. 19. Involved in campus politics
  20. 20. Funds Programming and Production</li></ul>“Station aims to properly manage funds, publicity, and identity for the BTV station. Fundraising is key so that Station can fund the creative efforts of Programming and Production. Finance management, publicity and marketing strategies and website management and design opportunities should always be available and be operated with competence and development always in mind.”<br />FINANCE.PUBLICITY.WEB.SPECIAL_OPERATIONS<br />11<br />
  21. 21. Station Overview<br />12<br />
  22. 22. Station<br />Station Manager<br />Station Manager<br /><ul><li>Serves as figurehead of BTV, primary representation
  23. 23. Co-authorizes all uses of funds
  24. 24. Sets goals with the E-board and evaluates performance
  25. 25. Ensures the quality performance of all executive officers and</li></ul>members of the Station division.<br /><ul><li>Keeps up staff and executive morale
  26. 26. Constant support for productions and programming
  27. 27. Maintains a presence on-set and in division/department meetings</li></ul>Secretary<br /><ul><li> Keeps minutes at Executive board meetings, maintains transparency, writes newsletters, mass email updates.
  28. 28. Non-voting E-board member. </li></ul>Historian/Photographer<br /><ul><li> Organizes BTV historical documents/items/articles etc., keeps photo/video/typed records into a BTV historical binder for future generations of BTV members. Preserves institutional memory.</li></ul>13<br />
  29. 29. Finance<br />Finance<br />Financial Director<br /><ul><li>Keeps records of BTV expenditures
  30. 30. Coordinates and writes the BTV Spring budget, appeals, and supplemental funding. Finds appropriate individuals to present technical information.
  31. 31. Conducts re-imbursements
  32. 32. Evaluates and presents spending options based on relevant research
  33. 33. Monitors UFB Activity and gets minutes from meetings where BTV is present
  34. 34. Serves as financial adviser
  35. 35. Ensures quality work from and support for the Finance staff.
  36. 36. Co-approves all expenditures
  37. 37. Ensures training for all members of BTV Finance.</li></ul>Fundraising Coordinator<br /><ul><li>Brainstorms and executes high profit fundraising activities
  38. 38. Presents fundraising plans to the E-board and conducts relevant research
  39. 39. Works closely with Station Manager to establish and meet quota</li></ul>Donations<br /><ul><li> Writes companies and alumni for donations</li></ul>Grant Writing<br /><ul><li> Applies for additional university/community/national grant funding</li></ul>14<br />
  40. 40. Publicity<br />Publicity<br />Publicity Director<br /><ul><li>Ensures quality performance of all members of the Publicity department.
  41. 41. Organizes and/or oversees all major publicity initiatives
  42. 42. Sets and meets goals w/ team and evaluates performance, implements improvements. Also trains staff.
  43. 43. Organizes co-sponsorships, tableslipping, BDH and BSR contact, Program Guide distribution.</li></ul>Social Media Director<br /><ul><li>Maintains presence on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and emerging new social media. </li></ul>Internal Video Director<br /><ul><li> Ensures production of BTV promotional videos that communicate</li></ul> our goals, our work, how we work, and how to get involved.<br />Merchandise Director<br /><ul><li> Spreads the name and logo of BTV by researching costs for BTV merchandise, from shirts to coasters to pins to sweaters, and selling them.</li></ul>Graphic Design Team<br /><ul><li> Team of on-call artists to design flyer, posters, shirts, schedules, etc.</li></ul>Event Coordinator<br /><ul><li>Throws BTV parties, assists in series premieres, organizes BTV Annual TV Expo, guest speakers, end of year banquet.</li></ul>15<br />
  44. 44. Web<br />Web<br />Web Director<br /><ul><li>Ensures constant update of website, pushes for new content from Web Content Manager of the Programming division.
  45. 45. Ensures the quality performance of all members of the Web department.
  46. 46. Trains members of the web department in technical information and technique to spread web responsibilities to as many as possible.
  47. 47. Develops new web features with the Web team. </li></ul>Web Designer<br /><ul><li> Ensures exciting, interesting and appropriate design, </li></ul> striving for the feel of a comedycentral.com or other <br /> major video websites. Works with other graphic <br /> designers and the Publicity department.<br />Web Content Writer<br /><ul><li> Coordinates the collection of literary web content, </li></ul> keeps up with the blog, writes press releases, creates new literary content.<br />Web Content Manager<br /><ul><li> See “Web Content Manager” in Programming division. </li></ul>16<br />
  48. 48. Special Ops<br />Project 1<br />Project 2<br />Project 3<br />Special Operations<br />Special Ops Team<br /><ul><li> Special Operations is divided into teams as needed. There is no head of Special Operations; it is simply a space for temporary offices to be created or experimented with. For instance, there may be an Ivy League Tv Station Outreach Initiative. This would be one of our special operations.
  49. 49. Special Ops also harbors particularly large station objectives that the Station Manager would want to oversee, such as the current issue of where BTV will operate out of in the future, or in contacting notable Alumnae.
  50. 50. Special Operations projects are given “Project Leaders” who will report to the Station Manager and the Executive Board as needed.
  51. 51. Projects will be given aliases for confidentiality purposes. </li></ul>17<br />
  52. 52. Station Overview<br />18<br />
  53. 53. Programming<br />19<br />
  54. 54. (3) Show that schedule online and store videos online for availability on demand.<br />(4) Add to the library of potential programming for future schedules.<br />(1) Create and distribute the schedule<br />(2) Broadcast that schedule<br />Note*: Each department in Programming consists of a team and a team leader for accountability. Programmers will likely be involved in more than one department. <br />20<br />
  55. 55. Programming<br />Programming Mission<br />Programming Director<br /><ul><li> Programming is a creative division
  56. 56. Forms and operates weekly schedule
  57. 57. Operates the physical broadcast
  58. 58. Creates and runs live graphics
  59. 59. Organizes and builds archive of quality programming
  60. 60. Obtains and evaluates ratings, conducts viewer research
  61. 61. Maintains web content</li></ul>“BTV Programming aims to air quality student-produced programming, continually increasing the BTV viewership. Programming serves as the venue for exhibition of student work. Programmers both execute the mechanics of getting a show on the air and plan the weekly schedules. In addition, Programming is always attempting to expand the scope and size of its library. The Programming sector should serve to represent the viewing interests of Brown University Students..”<br />CONTENT_EXPANSION.CONTROL_ROOM.WEB_CONTENT.TV_GRAPHICS<br />21<br />
  62. 62. Programming Overview<br />22<br />
  63. 63. Program<br />Programming Director<br />Programming Director<br /><ul><li>Essentially President of BTV Programming, and is expected to operate with the vision, responsibility, and attitude of such.
  64. 64. Responsible for the maintenance and development of the Programming division.
  65. 65. Informational Center and key referent of BTV Programming.
  66. 66. Oversees all departments of the Programming division
  67. 67. Sets goals, enforces deadlines, and evaluates performance of all Programming staff members.
  68. 68. Responsible for training of new Programming staff members.
  69. 69. Keeps very close contact with the Executive Producer, the Station Manager, the Technical Director, and the general E-board.
  70. 70. Create documents illustrating the status and planned progression of the Programming Division (Schedule themes, special programming, software upgrades, etc.)
  71. 71. The Programming Director should meet weekly with the Programming staff, ensure the satisfaction and professional happiness of the Programming staff.
  72. 72. Responsible for conducting budget research, writing division budget requests, authorizing division expenditures, and representation in appeals</li></ul>23<br />
  73. 73. Program<br />Program<br />Programming Director<br /><ul><li>Oversees the team of Programmers who decide the schedule two weeks ahead of time every week. Programmers can be anyone involved in the BTV Programming division. Because the CROs will be broadcasting these schedules, a high degree of contribution to the schedule is expected from them. Below are initiatives. </li></ul>Scheduling: CROs must research and find a quality, affordable live graphics generator then learn to use it for future news programs, to have our logo washed out in the bottom right corner of the screen, and all other relevant purposes. <br />BDH insert publishing: Contact student who have produced in the past and <br />asks them to apply to have their productions programmed. <br />Web program publishing: Form relations with MCM and retrieve content.<br />IPTV publishing: Keep close relations with IFF and air productions.<br />IPTV publishing: Get ratings from IPTV and web to see what content results in the most views or viewer ratings. <br />The Program department of the Programming division creates, publishes, and evaluates the BTV program schedule. <br />24<br />
  74. 74. Program<br />Program (Ratings)<br />25<br />
  75. 75. Control Room Operations<br />Control Room Ops<br />Chief Control Room Operator (Chief CRO)<br /><ul><li>Serves as representative for the Control Room Operators (CROs). Control Room Operations actually schedules and operates the broadcast during live broadcast hours. A technical position. The following are initiatives that CROs are in charge of. </li></ul>Live Graphics: CROs must research and find a quality, affordable live graphics generator then learn to use it for future news programs, to have our logo washed out in the bottom right corner of the screen, and all other relevant purposes. <br />Broadcast: Program the schedule the Program Department has formed and operate the physical broadcast with transitions and all other relevant work. They must know the equipment in and out. <br />26<br />
  76. 76. Web Content<br />Web Content<br />Web Content Manager<br /><ul><li>The Web Content Manager makes BTV programs are available online, both on demand and through a live web broadcast. The WCM works very closely with the web director to ensure that videos are at the highest quality possible.</li></ul>Web Content Team<br /><ul><li>The Web Content Team uploads the videos to the side with the Web Content Manager. </li></ul>27<br />
  77. 77. Content Expansion<br />Content Expansion<br />Content Sources<br />Public Domain<br />Student<br />MCM<br />IFF <br />RISD<br /> Alumnae<br />Outsource<br />And of course…<br />BTV Production<br />Content Expansion Coordinator<br /><ul><li>Responsible for the physical expansion of the BTV archives. Retrieves or receives physical dvds, searches for interesting programming. Works with as many as possible. Forms relations with the entities below and aggressively vies for content. The below are initiatives, not offices. </li></ul>Public Domain: Download new, interesting public domain footage.<br />Student: Contact student who have produced in the past and <br />asks them to apply to have their productions programmed. <br />MCM: Form relations with MCM and retrieve content.<br />Ivy Film Festival: Keep close relations with IFF and air productions.<br />RISD: Form relations with RISD and retrieve content.<br />Alumnae: Contact alumnae still producing and offer to air content. <br />Outsource: Contact Zilo TV, other universities, and other entities in the community or in the nation to broadcast their material.<br />28<br />
  78. 78. Programming Overview<br />29<br />
  79. 79. Production<br />30<br />
  80. 80. Technical<br />31<br />
  81. 81. Production<br />Production Diagram<br />32<br />
  82. 82. Production<br />Production Mission<br />Production Division<br /><ul><li> Production is a creative division
  83. 83. Facilitates student demand for production resources </li></ul> and video services<br /><ul><li>Provides professional equipment at little to no cost
  84. 84. Aids and guides productions from script to final product
  85. 85. Offers equipment training and reference to other helpful material
  86. 86. Opportunities from writing to make-up to stunt choreography to editing</li></ul>“BTV Production aims to create quality programming and serve as the vessel for student filmmaking and production on campus. BTV Production hopes to create a community for self expression through video production. Also, at minimal (mostly zero) expense, we offer students professional equipment to jump start their production careers or to entertain their interest of filmmaking.”<br />SERIES.STUDIO.EVENT.DOC_NARRATIVE. TECH<br />33<br />
  87. 87. Production Overview<br />34<br />
  88. 88. Production<br />Executive Producer<br />Executive Producer<br /><ul><li> Essentially President of BTV Production
  89. 89. Ensures the maintenance and development of the Production division and its departments.
  90. 90. Informational center and key referent of the Production division—should know everything that’s going on (premiere dates, shooting schedules, etc.)
  91. 91. Oversees all departments of Production division.
  92. 92. Keeps very close contact with the Programming Director, the Station Manager, the Technical Director, and the general E-board.
  93. 93. Responsible for training of Production staff.
  94. 94. Create documents illustrating the status and planned progression of the Production Division (Active Projects, Cast and Crew Lists, Production History, Monthly evaluations)
  95. 95. Offers support, encouragement, and aid to Production staff. Evaluates performance.
  96. 96. The EP should meet weekly with the Production staff, ensure the satisfaction and professional happiness of the Production staff
  97. 97. Responsible for conducting budget research, writing division budget requests, authorizing division expenditures, and representation in appeals</li></ul>35<br />
  98. 98. Production<br />The Department Flow<br /><ul><li>Organizes/Accepts projects as they come in and finds a producer for them.
  99. 99. Guides production from pre-production to finished product, acting as BTV resource and liaison. Anyone in BTV can be a producer.
  100. 100. Talent and crew need not necessarily be BTV staff members, though it is preferable that the crew are members of BTV. </li></ul>36<br />
  101. 101. Production<br />Production Managers<br />What is a Production Manager?<br /><ul><li> An organizer of educational events (1/ Semester)
  102. 102. An organizer of resources
  103. 103. An evaluator of producer/department performance
  104. 104. An improver and developer of resources and performance
  105. 105. A support system
  106. 106. Someone who has a vision for the department
  107. 107. A responsible, independent go-getter
  108. 108. A collaborator</li></ul>37<br />
  109. 109. Production<br />Producers<br />What is a Producer?<br /><ul><li> A BTV staff member (applications at browntv.org)
  110. 110. Someone who oversees a show from pre-production to post-production.
  111. 111. Someone who knows the ins and outs of BTV, so that they act as a competent BTV liaison.
  112. 112. Can officially rent out and pick up BTV equipment
  113. 113. Someone who reports progress and needs to his/her production manager and to the executive producer at Production meetings.
  114. 114. Constantly keeps production manager updated
  115. 115. Collaborates with other BTV members to improve production, complete production.
  116. 116. Anyone in BTV can be a producer (ie: program director)</li></ul>38<br />
  117. 117. Production<br />I. Series<br />Series Production Manager<br />The Series PM is responsible for the following:<br /><ul><li> maintenance and development of the Series department.
  118. 118. maintaining and actively consulting a Series listserv.
  119. 119. Holds workshops and organizes events/resources for the department. (ie: gets notes from a tv writing book, acting class). At least (1) educational program.
  120. 120. Getting more shows made
  121. 121. organizing training of department staff
  122. 122. Creating educational resources for department members
  123. 123. Strive to yield maximum productivity and maximum quality
  124. 124. Ensure products reach their final destination of exhibition, and try to expand area of screening (give productions exposure)
  125. 125. Organizing a list of potential, active, and completed projects
  126. 126. Keeping all important documents together for future BTVers.</li></ul>39<br />
  127. 127. Production<br />II. Studio<br />Studio Production Manager<br />The StudioPM is responsible for the following:<br /><ul><li> maintenance and development of the Studio department.
  128. 128. maintaining and actively consulting a Studio listserv.
  129. 129. organizing at least (1) educational program/year (visit news station)
  130. 130. recruiting members
  131. 131. organizing training of department staff (works with programming)
  132. 132. Creating educational resources for department members
  133. 133. Strive to yield maximum productivity and maximum quality
  134. 134. Ensure products reach their final destination of exhibition with proper BTV accreditation
  135. 135. Organizing a list of potential, active, and completed projects
  136. 136. Organizes and writes budget requests and appeals
  137. 137. Official representative of Studio needs and concerns</li></ul>40<br />
  138. 138. Production<br />III. Event<br />Event Production Manager<br />The Event PM is responsible for the following:<br /><ul><li>maintenance and development of the Event department.
  139. 139. maintaining and actively consulting an Event listserv.
  140. 140. organizing at least (1) educational program/year
  141. 141. recruiting videographers
  142. 142. organizing training of department staff
  143. 143. Strive to yield maximum productivity and maximum quality for client satisfaction.
  144. 144. Evaluates performance and holds records of evaluations
  145. 145. Organizing a list of potential, active, and completed projects
  146. 146. Organizes and writes budget requests and appeals
  147. 147. Official representative of Studio needs and concerns
  148. 148. Puts Student Organization contacts into contact with BTV videographers and freelance videographers on the BTV listserv.
  149. 149. Create guides for shooting at locations around campus, such as Alumnae Hall or Salomon.
  150. 150. Ensures that all videography done through BTV has proper BTV accreditation.</li></ul>41<br />
  151. 151. Production<br />III. Event<br />The Video Yearbook Project<br /><ul><li>The Video Yearbook Project is a new BTV project, an hour and a half highlight of major events and student interviews throughout the year aimed at the senior class, to be sold at the end of the year.</li></ul>42<br />
  152. 152. Production<br />IV. Doc-Narrative<br />Doc-Narrative PM<br />The Doc-Narrative PM is responsible for the following:<br /><ul><li> maintenance and development of the Doc-Narrative department.
  153. 153. maintaining and actively consulting a Doc-Narrative listserv.
  154. 154. organizing at least (1) educational program/year
  155. 155. recruiting members
  156. 156. organizing training of department staff
  157. 157. Creating educational resources for department members
  158. 158. Strive to yield maximum productivity and maximum quality
  159. 159. Ensure products reach their final destination of exhibition, and try to expand area of screening (give productions exposure)
  160. 160. Organizing a list of potential, active, and completed projects</li></ul>43<br />
  161. 161. Production<br />IV. Doc-Narrative<br />Film-A-Month Club<br />The Film-A-Month Club is an idea in its incipient stages where a team of individuals is recruited on the1st of every full academic month and have the duration of that month to write, shoot, edit, and score a short narrative or documentary film. Applications to lead the month are taken. Possible themes for each month. Final products are screened at an event at the end of the semester. <br />44<br />
  162. 162. Production Overview<br />45<br />
  163. 163. Technical<br />46<br />
  164. 164. Tech Overview<br />47<br />
  165. 165. Production<br />Technical<br />Technical Director<br /><ul><li> Sits on the BTV E-Board, representing technical needs
  166. 166. Ensures the maintenance and development of BTV equipment
  167. 167. Informational center and key technical referent of the Production division—should have a team of broad knowledge and specializations.
  168. 168. Oversees Technical Team
  169. 169. Keeps very close contact with the Programming Director, the Station Manager, the Executive Producer, and the general E-board.
  170. 170. Responsible for training of Technical staff.
  171. 171. Hosts training sessions for BTV staff members for BTV equipment, from camera use to editing.
  172. 172. Create guides for Production use.
  173. 173. Offers support, encouragement, and aid to Technical staff. Evaluates performance.
  174. 174. The Tech Director should meet weekly with the Technical staff, ensure the satisfaction and professional happiness of the Technical staff
  175. 175. Responsible for conducting budget research, writing division budget requests, authorizing division expenditures, and representation in appeals. Serves as adviser to budget concerns in other divisions. </li></ul>48<br />
  176. 176. Production<br />Technical<br />Security<br /><ul><li> Keep materials safe within the studio
  177. 177. Maintain lock combinations and change the combinations periodically, emailing the combinations to executive staff.
  178. 178. Create safety guides for Production</li></ul>Checkout<br /><ul><li> Have office hours where producers can come by and checkout equipment. Keep log of who checks out what, make sure everything is returned and on time. Control late penalty submissions. </li></ul>Equipment Maintenance<br /><ul><li> Send equipment in for cleaning, keep equipment room clean and organized. </li></ul>Equipment Production<br /><ul><li>DIY equipment. Research plans for DIY fig rigs, camera stabilizers, mock merlins, dollies, cranes. Budget and create the equipment. </li></ul>Additionally, the Technical Team serves as a hub of technical knowledge to be consulted about issues concerning all production. <br />49<br />
  179. 179. Tech Overview<br />50<br />
  180. 180. 51<br />Notes<br />
  181. 181. Notes<br />Station Division<br /><ul><li>You are a member of BTV first, then your division, then your department, and so on. So don’t feel narrowed, and be willing to help out wherever needed. Station Manager leads BTV.
  182. 182. Anybody can be a producer, but your BTV job comes before your producer job. </li></ul>52<br />

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