UMass Amherst COMM 231 - The Various Roles in the Film/TV Departments (5 pages)

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Overview of the roles in Film Production and TV Production.


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
5
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Comm 231 - Film and Television Production Concepts
Edition:
1

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COMM 231 Lecture 1 Outline of Current Lecture I Film a Production Roles b Production Department c Script Department d Camera Department e Sound Lighting f Art Department II TV Current Lecture Production Roles the key creative team Producer in charge of everything funding and personnel Director oversees creative aspects of film controls content and the flow of lot directs actors and performances selects location Screenwriter researches the story develops narrative most are freelancers Production Department Executive Producer assists funds Line Producer handles budget Production Manager supervises physical aspects stays on schedule in budget Production Coordinator serves under production manager coordinates groups and personnel Production Accountant take care of accounting for a production Assistant Directors keep set in order get actors directing crew take care of call sheet These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Script Supervisor in the past was known as the script girl keeps track of what part of the script has been filmed keeps track of any deviations and continuity Stunt Coordinator hires stunt personnel and props for stunts Script Department Story Producer comes up with situations for the story Script Editor changes script ideas Script Coordinator photocopies script and delivers it to the set Location Department Location Manager gets permits for filming and pays the fees Location Assistant assists the location manager Location Scout finds what the script is looking for location wise Camera Department Director of Photography Cinematographer Camera and Lighting takes care of the look of the film the placement the type of camera shot works with the production designer Camera Operator works with the director of photography cinematographer operates the camera First Assistant Camera keeps camera in focus puts marks down Second Assistant Camera runs the



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