Intro to Producing

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​“What does a Producer do?”

An introductory, one-day course for emerging producers with Oscar® nominated and Golden Globe winning Producer Martin Brown (Romeo+Juliet, Moulin Rouge!).

Become familiar with the roles and workflow of a producer and learn the most effective and efficient ways to produce your project.

At the end of this course participants will have:
  • An understanding of the different roles of Producers (Executive, Associate, Line, Co-, Associate, etc.)
  • A familiarity with the major stages in an independent versus a studio production, including: concept development, financing, preproduction, production, post-production and distribution
  • Knowledge about: building a creative team, script development, research and marketing, finance and funding, legal and insurance issues
  • Identified the key funding bodies and mechanisms within the industry
  • An understanding of: optioning a property, development, the pitch, pre-sales, ATL, HODs, E&O, P&A and more

A not to be missed course. Learn from the very best!

Student feedback from 2014:

"Thank you for your amazing course yesterday at AFTRS. I really enjoyed it and learnt so much."

"Martin (Brown)’s experience is incredibly invaluable."

"Exceeded my expectations. Martin (Brown) was excellent. Material was excellent. Great value for money."

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