Magic To Do

Line Producers are the magicians in the 3-ring circus that is Reality TV.  Sure, you’ve got your lions and tigers and bears (Oh My!)  But the Magician is worth the price of admission. You want 25...

Negotiating Tactics

Blah, blah, blah blah.  You made your point.  Blah, blah, blah, blah.  You expounded on your point.  Blah, blah, blah, blah.  You went too far.  The art of negotiating is knowing when to shut...

Screaming Won’t Save You

I’m convinced a secret closet exists in every production company from NY to Los Angeles.  A closet that not only glows in the dark, but likely pulsates and magically replenishes itself daily. This...

What Does A Line Producer Do?

Pretty much every thing. 1.  Designs and writes the production schedule 2.  Writes a budget based on the creative and the schedule 3.  Obtains insurance for the production 4.  Hires all personnel...

You Cut the Budget to What?!

There are really only two tricks to producing on a small budget – hire the right people and do as much as you can yourself. Gone are the heady days when budgets were plentiful and the Brinks Truck...