Hands On - All Media Producing: Advice and Experience in All Media Producing

Firelight Productions

 ‘Hands On – All Media Producing’ is a follow up to AACTA and Emmy® award winning filmmaker Marcus Gillezeau’s 2004 book ‘Hands On – A practical guide to production and technology in film, TV and new Media’.

‘Hands On – All Media Producing’ is a compendium of tips, advice and experiences for producers and filmmakers and aims to provide some key answers to the most pressing question facing screen practitioners today: ‘How do I produce for multiple platforms?’

All Media projects represent the future of the screen industry. The entire cultural and entertainment business landscape is changing in response to the growing integration of story, content and brand across media platforms. Combined with the role consumers are playing in shaping how they want to be entertained it is at once a daunting, yet exciting space to be working in.

Based on the experiences of film-maker Marcus Gillezeau and case studies of recent projects by the world’s best All Media producers, this entirely accessible guide aims to help screen practitioners, producers, directors and writers, plan, finance and produce their next project as an All Media production.

This eBook is being provided free of charge to the industry, due to the assistance of Screen Australia and Screen NSW.

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About the author

Marcus Gillezeau

AACTA and Emmy® award winning producer, executive producer and entrepreneur Marcus Gillezeau is the CEO of Firelight Productions, a Sydney based film and television company specialising in All Media drama, documentary and 3D production.

Marcus has over 25 years experience in the film and TV industry and has delivered prime time television to all the major Australian networks and notable international broadcasters such as Discovery Channel, National Geographic, ZDF, 3Net and Sky3D.

Whilst Marcus is best known for the documentary feature Storm Surfers 3D and the all media drama Scorched, his films have screened in 52 festivals worldwide, garnered 28 major international and domestic industry awards and consistently been critically acclaimed as industry game changers – particularly in the area of All Media.

In 2004 Marcus published Hands On: A Practical Guide to Production and Technology in Film, TV and New Media and has subsequently facilitated and spoken at many industry events and workshops. He has also published extensively and contributed to industry publications.

Everlyn Saunders

In 2010 Evelyn studied Multiplatform Content Production at the AFTRS; collaborated on Lance Weiler’s socially focused transmedia project Robot Heart Stories in 2011; and for the past two years has lectured in storyworld creation for transmedia iterations for both documentary and foundation courses at the AFTRS.

She has experience in production, script and story departments for film and TV. Evelyn has researched crime, military, hospital and environmental storylines for documentaries, feature films, adult and children’s television drama as well as educational, entertainment and infotainment programs.
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Nov 21, 2013
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