PRODUCER in PRE-PRODUCTION AUDITIONS - CASTING SPOTLIGHT BOOK - AUDITIONS BOOK PLANNING - preparation for PRODUCTION & POSTPRODUCTION BUDGETS RESOURCES - computers, STUDIO, POSTPRODUCTION FACILITIES, management, stationary, legal, actors - green room facilities CLEARING PERMISSIONS - OB production locations CONTACT DETAILS - actors, technical staff (emails, mobile numbers, addresses) TIME LINE - TIME MANAGEMENT SOAP (SERIAL DRAMA) - STARTING-UP - GETTING THE 'IDEA' - TEAM-WORK - SCRIPTING 'SOAP BIBLE' HOW MANY WORDS FOR A 5-MINUTE EPISODE? HOW MANY SCENES? Storyboard - layout of scenes and details - how to make it work for you SCRIPT - TECHNICAL NOTES NEEDED FOR EACH SCENE - PRODUCTION-POSTPRODUCTION information - FXs - microphone positions - scene boundaries - music Copyright - PERFORMING RIGHTS PAYMENTS - YOU HAVE TO 'LOG' ALL COPYRIGHT MATERIAL, AND ESPECIALLY MUSIC - 'needle time' ACTORS - Give actors all details on email (as back-up). Do not just rely on talking to them and phone conversations. You have to depend on the actors turning up! ACTORS - make sure they liaise with the DIRECTOR. Make sure that the SCRIPT arrives to them in time before each day of PRODUCTION. Try to ensure that the ACTORS have studied the SCRIPT before they arrive into the STUDIO.
This site is 'Radio Drama - directing, acting, technical, learning & teaching, researching, styles, genres'. See INDEX to navigate also. Complete curriculum of scripts, techniques (acting & directing & post-production & genre styles), advice, sound files - effects and atmoses (with no copyright and so free to use), detailed script commentaries, etc.
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