The focus of this course will be to explain the principles and applications of the techniques used to manage a production or project from the point of view of the Technical Director. The class will focus on organizational skills, equipment, inventory and personnel management, timelines, budgets, work structures, and all other day-to-day operations of a production team. Emphasis will be placed on industry standard applications of Project Management techniques, using professional operational models, and Project Management software.
This experiential course involves a supervised work experience with participating employers for Entertainment Production students. It provides for the application of classroom learning in a professional work environment.
The techniques of production mechanics will be covered in this course with an emphasis placed upon practical applications in today’s entertainment industry. Includes an introduction to safety, winches, hydraulics, limits, drums & cabling, tracking, and turntables.
Students will organize a portfolio from their four years of class work to present to a panel for critique. The panel will evaluate progress and outcomes and make recommendations for areas that need to be addressed as students move into the industry.