1st Edition

The Essential Television Handbook




ISBN 9780240514451
Published August 16, 1996 by Routledge
204 Pages

USD $69.95

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Book Description

Television is about saving time and money, hitting deadlines and making the best of what is available. Anticipating the problems is essential when shooting on location - keep this book handy and avoid the dangers!


Television is about saving time and money, hitting deadlines and making the best of what is available. Anticipating the problems is essential when shooting on location - keep this book handy and avoid the dangers!

In order to work in television you need a sound grasp of the practical realities. This book is a handy reference source for anyone involved in location shooting. It details the organisational and legal requirements that programme makers are likely to encounter, telling you which authorities to approach, what legal procedures need to be observed and a wealth of tips for health and safety.

Formerly A Production Handbook, this book has now been completely revised to include the latest programme making procedures. Its new layout offers the reader a more practical and user friendly text.

If you are a:
- director
- producer
- pa
- production manager
- location manager
- researcher
- TV journalist
...you will find this book essential in helping each
shoot run more smoothly.

Peter Jarvis is currently a Director of Television Training International and is a freelance producer/director. He has worked for 25 years as Senior Instructor in BBC Elstree's television Training Department.

Table of Contents

On location; Foreign affairs; By road and rail; Messing about in boats; Up and Away; The Artistes; Working with Children; Working with animals; Playing with fire; Copyright; Music and musicians; Art and design; safety matters; Blasphemy sex and violence; Trouble with the law;

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Reviews

' This is a re- vamped version of 'A production handbook' in which Peter
draws on his extensive experience of broadcast television production.
Overall a comprehensive guide which deserves a place in every media
library.
In The Picture, December 1996.