The point of applying project management techniques to television production is to maximize the amount of time your team is doing the fun creative work instead of waiting for resources to become available.
A Heritage Docusoap XDCAM Workflow (Part 1: Production and The Hand-off) What is presented here is as much a way to *think* about workflow, as it is an actual how-to.
Post Scheduling: The Schedule Keeper. Post production scheduling matters to me because Post Supervisors set the tone; they establish the department’s operating style. They create calm and control in the storm of the creative process.
Project Management in the Motion Picture Industry. A summary of a paper from the PMI.
Lateness is source of most wasted time, Post Production Managers would do well to spend an appropriate amount of time thinking about and planning for how they are going to manage their resources while they wait.
Beginning with the End in Mind is a way of thinking about your projects that will enable you to plan ahead and deliver your projects on time with minimal hiccups.
Food Network Star and the case of the “crunched” tapes. In which I learn that some problems are beyond one person’s ability to solve and that my role as Post Supervisor is to be the team’s best communicator.
NLE Analytics: 3 User Scenarios. Our NLE’s are missing an entire dimension of tools. They are woefully inadequate when it comes to helping us make informed business decisions.
“Coordination Neglect,” my experience with #Asana, and other production management challenges.
Some miscellaneous thoughts about the Data Science Manager position and the role of data while being creative.