London Film Academy - Production Management

Producing: Production Management

Gain an introduction to Production Management, on this intensive, one-day course providing a practical overview of the role, its main responsibilities and the key tasks that are essential for a production to run smoothly.

Get industry-relevant advice from an experienced producer on essential production management tasks including paperwork and risk assessments, and come away with a confident understanding of the work of the Production Manager in the film crew.

SPECIAL OFFER: LFA Producing Package – 10 days for £1,300, save £240! (Total £1,300 instead of £1,540). To benefit from this offer, simply apply for each of the following courses separately via the links below, discounts are applied automatically at checkout:

You don't have to take the courses in any particular order, just as long as all three courses are taken within 12 months.


Duration: 1 day, full time
Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (BST UK Time)

Course Overview

This one-day intensive course provides an introduction to Production Management, covering the key duties and day-to-day tasks like paperwork and risk assessments. It is aimed at those looking for a practical overview of the role and its main responsibilities that are essential for a production to run smoothly.

Production Managers are involved in the 'below-the-line' part of the budget. This includes location scouting, equipment supplies and crew hire. They work closely with the Producer, Line Producer and First Assistant Director.

Key Features

  • Expert advice on how to hire crew and equipment (contracts, insurance, fees, agents etc.)
  • Learn about Film Risk Assessments and Health & Safety
  • Explore the intricacies of location scouting and location management
  • Gain an understanding of 'below-the-line' budgets
  • Post Production workflows (routes and delivery)


This course takes place in person at LFA, 52a Walham Grove, London SW6


Minimum age 18.


To access the course content and understand the technical filmmaking terminology used when delivering our courses, all applicants must be able to read, write, speak and understand English to a B2 level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale. The best way to find out your CEFR level is to take a well-designed standardised test. Most common English assessment tests now provide the CEFR equivalency. If you have questions about our English language requirement, please feel free to email the Short Courses team.


For in depth Visa information please visit our Visa page.


To apply online please click on the course date below.

  • 29 July 2024 - 29 July 2024
    Course Fee: £ 150

    Only 3 spaces available

  • 23 September 2024 - 23 September 2024
    Course Fee: £ 150