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FSP1005 Production Management

Short Description: Production Management
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100701 - Audio Visual Studies
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students undertaking this course will require a personal computer and personal storage space (e.g. portable external hard drive, cloud storage). Software required will be Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel Spreadsheet, or non-Microsoft equivalent.

All students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course will explore the management skills needed for the four areas of production management: pre-production, production, post-production and distribution stages of a media production. Students will engage with and apply industry standards to the most efficient and economical way to organise their productions, while focusing on the `Macro' of media business management and the `micro' of making day-to-day production decisions to ensure that projects proceed smoothly. All aspects of pre-production will be examined including identifying and generating story idea, proposal development, project pitching, production budget, scheduling, legal, insurance, the break-down of scripts into shot lists and storyboards and time management. Through case studies, students will journey through the production process, the post-production phase and finally the distribution of the production. Students will complete a series of authentic assessment tasks based on industry practice in film making that reflect industry aligned skills and current knowledge.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 28 November 2021