Production Management for Film, TV and New Media

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Production Management for Film, TV and New Media

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, Media Studies, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit considers the role of the producer and executive producer in film and television production with a particular focus on running a production. It considers the following: preparing and running a budget, achieving balance in above-the-line, below-the-line and marketing costs, casting and crewing a production, and legal and copyright issues.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Understand the industrial, legal and regulatory structures of the film, television and new media industries.
    2. Apply knowledge of essential requirements of producing film, television and new media projects..
    3. Employ a working knowledge of the language and protocols of producing and production management.
    4. Describe and discuss the skills necessary for working in and managing a production team.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.