You wake up.  That’s a decision.  You brush your teeth.  That’s a decision.  You put on your jeans go out and order a triple-shot-decaf-vanilla-extra foam-hot latte.  BAM! Another decision.   With at least 10 decisions made before you come to the office  why does it...

Cable budgets are getting smaller.  Asks are getting bigger.  And Line Producers still have to be magicians.  Almost reminds me of a country song. The fact is, the creative asks are never going to get less. As a Line Producer there’s only one way to handle...

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 and negotiates deals 5.  Manages the pre-production process: Casting Sets built Wardrobe is purchased or designed DP is hired and works with...

You’ve been asked to create a budget for the next series your production company will be producing.  If you’re first instinct is to whip out the latest budgeting software like movie magic budgeting – then you would be putting the cart before the horse and...

Less you think TV is all doctor shows, crime dramas, and reality fluff – there are some television shows that are attempting to make a difference. The new reality direction is aimed at childhood obesity.  As I’ve noted in an earlier post, obesity in America...