• Asses the restrictions on a project due to the constraints of time, equipment and people available. Identify problems and solutions based on these restrictions.

  • Use the Internet and available manuals to find solutions to problems. Consider asking advice of experts.

  • Use brainstorming and group discussion to identify solutions to problems.

  • Identify the best solution to a problem based on the restrictions and constraints of a project.

  • Take cultural diversity and audience into consideration when considering and explaining solutions to problems.



  • Create shoot sheets, schedules and edit lists for use in a production. Apply terms like BG, cut, dissolve, SFX, Foley and shot names.

  • Build a cohesive team through the use of focused production meetings, clear and open online communication, and through taking consideration of other team members input.

  • Create clear lists of deliverables for crews, keep a correct list of credits, acknowledge the input of others, criticize work with a mind to find what is good and what can be improved.

  • Do regular reviews of the edit process and keep the executive producer (instructor) aware of how a production is proceeding.

  • Define a project clearly and concisely by creating a project brief that lists: deliverables, production process and timelines. This should be done as the project is started and completed before production begins.

  • Use storyboards to map out sequences for scenes.



  • Use available software, like word and excel or variations available online, to record and track the progress of a project.

  • Create schedules based on available working days. Create edit lists that include calculations for time of clips and desired time of piece.

  • Use storyboards, scripts, schedules and project briefs to plan a production.

  • Use spreadsheets to create schedules and equipment tracking sheets. Use spread sheets to make edit decision lists.

  • Create a music use list for productions that includes copyright information and licensing information. Also list the amount of a track used and its location, based on time, in the video.

  • Demonstrate the required skills needed to be a producer: interpersonal skills, time math, oral and written communication, planning skills, initiative, leadership.

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