PRODUCING The E.L.F. of Production http://www.fsproducingclass.com/fpm2
PRODUCING The E.L.F. of Production Enemies Limitations Friends of all type of Productions…
PRODUCING All types of production face the E.L.F. of production. As a producer, you must be able to address each one, understand, resolve or overcome each type.
PRODUCING The Enemies of Production
PRODUCING Enemies of Production: Time. • Schedules & deadlines • Production Calendars • Weekly Call Sheets • Daily Call Sheets • Mass Informational Emails • Text Messaging
PRODUCING Enemies of Production: Time. Lack of Professionalism. • Terminate • Re-hire another person to support the weaker team member
PRODUCING Enemies of Production: Time. Lack of Professionalism. Murphy’s Law. • Back-up plans • Plan B or even Plan C • Use deposits on location or other items
PRODUCING The Limitations of Production
PRODUCING Limitations of Production: Finance. • Create a Budget and stick with it • Fundraisers • Grants, Merchandise & Special Events • Find more investors • Crowd Sourcing
PRODUCING Limitations of Production: Finance. Equipment. • Utilize to the best of its ability • Create a production that reflects the equipment available
PRODUCING The Friends of Production
PRODUCING Friends of Production: Resourcefulness. • Network sources outside film community • Tap into individuals or organizations whom support the arts
PRODUCING Friends of Production: Resourcefulness. Professionalism. • Crew/talent/team go above and beyond job titles • They meld art, creativity, and professionalism together in a working environment
PRODUCING Friends of Production: Resourcefulness. Professionalism. Creative problem solving. • How quickly can you deduce the answer to the problems during production? • Even a wrong answer can show us the right answer!
PRODUCING Friends of Production: Resourcefulness. Professionalism. Creative problem solving. The Studio • The studio (Full Sail) is here to help • Any studio producing a film, should always be there to support it
CLIENT PROJECT The Client Project Review & Discuss (Close laptops now and keep them close during remainder of the viewing and feedback.)
DISCUSSION TOPICS What was your biggest challenge? • Locations? • Equipment? • Length of the production (Time Management) • Length of pre-production (Time Management) The Team • What did the crew (individuals) contribute? • What would you improve about your performance?
CLIENT PROJECT The Viewing The Producer • Story Ideas and a Plan B or C • Equipment • Challenges/Problems • Successes http://www.fsproducingclass.com/fpm2