Production / Television

Production management

Budgets, funding, copyrights, health and safety and staffing are just a few of the areas a production manager must be able to look after. Develop an understanding of what the technical and creative teams need from the production process with our practical, production saving advice.

I made… Deadly 360

Bringing predators to life without drowning in a sea of archive rushes – the weird world of the archive researcher on children’s natural history programme Deadly 360. Amanda Kear tells us more.

Broadcasting live on New Year's Eve

How do you broadcast a live event on New Years Eve with fireworks, Gary Barlow and thousands of people? The team responsible for making it happen offer some top advice.

The BBC at the Fringe

Bringing BBC TV and radio together in one place - the making of the BBC's pop up Fringe venue at the Edinburgh Festival.

Manage your media

With the advent of tapeless formats, the concept of media managing has dramatically changed. On this CoP Show we examine how to manage your media on a tapeless production.

Alternative funding

In this CoP Show podcast, Simon Smith and guests Stuart Cabb, Claire Heys and Miranda Bertram discuss alternative funding models for TV productions.

Staying alive

From Hackney Weekend to Glastonbury, this week's podcast guests discuss planning for health and safety at live broadcast events.

Creating beauty on a budget

Making beautiful TV on a budget - three producers examine how to maintain levels of production but on less time and money.

I made... You Have Been Warned

Global shoots, international translations, weird science - production coordinator Claire Bartimote shares her experience of working on The Discovery Channel show.

Sustainable production - short version

Ideas for reducing your programme's impact on the environment - we look at the producer's role in saving money and saving the planet.