Production workshops for PTS 1
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Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
After the course concludes (Spring term) students should be able to create a simple budget, shooting plan and production reports.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Dive into the essentials of film production with a focus on practical knowledge, tips and tricks.
Student will be able to manage production workflow, communication and processes in a short movie in a role of a Production manager.
Student will be able to assess critical situations and resolve them and they will also learn to delegate the work between their PAs.
- Introduction to Production
Introduction to exercises, explaining PM's and PA's role. Film role hierarchy, crew roles and responsibilities. Basics of communication
Basic guidelines to how properly communicate within the crew as well as with FI Production office. Do's and don'ts of communication.
Examples of equipment, going over their size, importance, what are they for, what to look out for.
- Script breakdown
Introduction to script breakdown – how to do it, what is it good for.
Where to look for them, best practices, what does it cost, what to take care of in the first and last place.
- Casting & actors
How to properly do casting, how to take care of actors, communication with them.
How to figure out logistics for transportation, best practices, what not to do.
- Contracts & paperwork
Explanation of different types of contracts. Essential paperwork walk-through (call sheets, transpo sheets, contact lists etc.)
- Catering & on-set rules and guidelines
Importance of catering on set, how to deal with it, where to find the best one, practical examples. On-set etiquette, rules, and guidelines - when to talk, who to talk to, how to
delegate on set, going over responsibilities again.
- Consultations (01/11–25/11)
During the production period of exercises will be given the option to students to come to consult their project at any time (after setting a meeting in advance).
Recommended or required reading
Recommended online resources:
Assessment methods and criteria
Compulsory attendance, maximum of 1 missing class, homework and evaluation of students work on practical exercises of APP and CDM students.
Lecturers: Jiří Fusek, Pavlína Adlerová
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Room No. 2
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|Wed||14:00–16:25||Ondřej ZACH||Room No. 2
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Production Team Studies (qualification subject)