Producing Foundation Certificate: Raindance Dubai

Producing Foundation Certificate – Dubai

Duration:  Five Tuesday Mornings (11am-2pm) or Tuesday Evenings (6-9pm)
Address: Raindance Film School, Al Wasl Villa 332-1195, Dubai, UAE
Price: AED 2700, AED 600 stand-alone
Next Start Date: April 13 (11am-2pm) or May 25 (6-9pm)

20% off for Raindance Members

To sign up for this course please email dubai@raindance.org or fill out the form below.

Description

The course is designed for emerging filmmakers and producers with invaluable access to learning experience and an in-depth focus on key areas skills on ‘process of producing’. This emphasizes knowledge and practical skills to essential paperwork and permissions required during the process of filming and producing. 

What will it cover?

Week 1 

Scheduling and budgeting 

  • Scheduling and budgeting skills utilizing excel and/or other low budget solutions to

organize, maintain and control the shoot

  • Studying past examples of scheduling and budgeting
  • Testing your understanding of scheduling and budgeting concepts
  • Effective ways to cut budgets while maintaining quality
  • Considering employment law, actor availability and locations

Week 2

Finance plans 

  • Financing in the current marketplace
  • How to structure a finance plan effectively
  • What qualities producers should look out for in writers, directors, producers, other

collaborators and projects

  • Different documentation, essential for project delivery to festivals, sales agents and

distributors including contracts, options, long-form agreements, release forms and

  • Risk assessments

Week 3

Legal: Contracts and Permits

    • Understanding copyright information
    • Key negotiation points and strategies
  • Different documentation, essential for project delivery to festivals, sales agents and distributors including contracts, options, long-form agreements, release forms and risk assessments

Week 4

Working in partnership with writers and directors

  • An in-depth look at how to identify the ‘right’ people to work with
  • What qualities producers should look out for in writers, directors, producers, other collaborators, and projects

Week 5

Dealing with contracts

  • Preparing and maintaining your contracts
  • The pitching process, and how to ‘sell’ projects in an eye-catching, yet meaningful way
  • Key negotiation points and strategies

Who should take the course?

This five-week ‘Producing Foundation’ is a practical and industry-focused course for students and new entrants to industry who wish to understand the business or would like to start a career as a producer. The course is also perfect for those who have a film project in mind or who have transferable business skills that can be applied to a filmmaking context.

What will you get from the course?

You will gain fundamental skills to handle the legal procedures and learn about ‘how to deal’ with:

  • Scheduling and budgeting
  • Raising finance
  • Talent and casting agents
  • Writers and directors
  • Sales agents and distributors
  • Finding collaborators and projects

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