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Media Production by Amanda Willett

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9 Production schedules and safety

By now you should have had your idea, done your research, thought about the structure of your piece and done a treatment. You will have recce’d your locations and spoken to any contributors. You should now be ready to plan your actual recording.

The shooting or recording schedule, sometimes called a running order, is a detailed plan for the day. By now you may be a little impatient about the number of documents you are being asked to prepare. You are keen and eager, and ready to get going, and the thought of another document is making you irritated. It’s understandable but in the professional world this is how it is done. Recording days are the most expensive part of a production and for that reason everything ...

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