Production Management

FTV10002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 per semester

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22


Admission into BA-FTV2 - Bachelor of Film and Television OR Admission into BA-FTV3 - Bachelor of Film and Television OR Admission into BA-FTV1 - Bachelor of Film and Television OR Admission into BH-FTV2 - Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to the methods and techniques that are used in the development and production of film and television projects. It introduces the role of the producer, and explores the production management processes in pre-production and post-production of short film projects, including all issues related to OH&S in the film industry.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Define the role of the producer in the financing, funding and distributing of film and television productions
2. Apply the production methodologies behind the management and co-ordination of short-from screen productions
3. Identify the appropriate software and production documentation as related to film and television pre-production, production and post-production processes
4. Prepare a Risk Assessment Checklist for short-form screen productions
5. Prepare all necessary documentation for the Pre-Production and Production of short-form screen productions projects

Courses with unit

BH-FTV2 Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)