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.

Profile: production manager

Amanda Broderick is a production manager on Lambing Live. She talks about organising and leading a production team.

Tips: Setting up an international shoot

What do you need to consider when organising a shoot in a foreign country? Production coordinator Kassi Jones gives her tips

Series guide: Crimewatch production coordinator

Production coordinator Gavin Chappelle describes his varied role on the Crimewatch team

Manage your media

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

Profile: production manager

Missing contributors, a broken camera and no hire car. Problem solving is just part of the job for production manager Jonathan Knapp.

Production coordinator: a day in the life on Dragons' Den

Often the first one on set, and usually the last one to leave - production coordinator Anika MacDonald walks us through a typical day in the studio with the team from Dragons’ Den.

A guide to music copyright

Demystifying the world of copyright - we look at what it covers and how can you avoid costly mistakes

Profile: Production manager, drama

Deborah Morgan, production manager (PM) of Waking the Dead, tells us about the attributes needed to keep a production on track

Profile: Production coordinator, factual TV

Stay calm under pressure? Great organiser? The key skills of a production coordinator can take you to many productions, as Kassi Jones reveals