script writing

Script Writing

storyboard

Storyboarding

clear cast

Clearcast Approvals

budgeting

Budgeting

production

Find a Prod Co.

casting

Casting

artist negotiation

Artist Negotiation

location finding

Location Finding

studio hire manchester

Studio Hire

set design

Set Design/Art Direction

facilitating manchester

Facilitating

styling wardrobe manchester

Styling/Wardrobe

music negotiation

Music Negotiation

animation manchester

Animation

post production manchester

Post Production

Write creative script ideas
Forumlate scripts specifically for TV
Tailor script ideas to fit budgets
Time out scripts to specific ad lengths
Seek script approvals (see Clearcast section)

Storyboard TV concepts
Ensure storyboards have good film logic
Create shots lists for shoot days
Develop animatics and steal-o-matics
Seek approvals (see Clearcast section)

Liaise with Clearcast to ensure quick clearance
Submit required Substantiation Forms
Advise on Clearcast imposed media restrictions
Develop creative work around restrictions
Supply clock numbers and consignment information to stations

Cost out initial concepts
Tailor concepts to fit pre-existing budgets
Suggest alternatives to budget problem areas
Create detailed cost breakdowns
Negotiate sharper rates to fit tight budgets

Facilitate the whole production through our sister company Mad on TV
Find an alternative production company/director to fit the idea
Brief production companies fully and obtain creative treatments
Vet production company budgets to ensure value for money
Negotiate sharper rates to fit tight budgets

Write accurate casting briefs to entice the right talent
   Cast a wide net through our longstanding relationships with many agents
   Organise remote castings through video links
Find unusual talent through advertising and street casting
Negotiate buy-outs prior to casting

Entice top rated artists and celebrities for your project
Work out repeat fees for voice overs and in-vision artists
   Negotiate the best buyout deals
Recommend talent that is appropriate to the brand
Organise courtesy cars, hotels, and those special celebrity requirements

Suggest versatile film-friendly locations to fit the brief
Organise photographic scouting recces

Pre-prepare locations with
propping and subsets

Obtain local authority and police permissions
Manage location site for parking, vehicle access and security

Secure the right studio space with appropriate facilities
Arrange access for set build, strike and product storage
Negotiate electricity fees and studio management
Ensure studio space is suitable for sync sound
Paint infinity sykes and green screens take back to white

Find the right set designer to compliment the production
Design tailor-made sets when locations just won’t do
Art direct, decorate and prop
Devise modular set elements for maximum versatility
Set design to a budget

Find the right crew
Get the right camera equipment and lights
Keep everyone watered and fed with excellent on-site catering
   Help organise arrivals, departures and overnights

Find the best stylists, make-up artists and wardrobe specialists
Organise fittings and make-up tests prior to shoots
Arrange full wardrobe calls with photographic option sheets
Source bespoke costumes and garments
Negotiate the best rates for buying days, shoot days and returns

Suggest music options to fit with creative idea and brand
Negotiate usage deals with publishers and performers
Find and brief composers for bespoke tracks
Produce covers/parodies of known tracks
Facilitate recordings with known artistes or session singers

Bring ideas to life with a wide range of animation techniques
Design characters and production styling
Handle animation from storyboard through to editing
Oversee special effects production and compositing
Suggest animation solutions to fit all budgets

Oversee all aspects of post-production from offlining to audio dubbing
Find the right editors and post-production facilities
Organise post-production schedules
Handle all back-end production inc. clocking, versioning, approvals and playouts
Negotiate deals to fit your budget