soup to nuts

Every line producer and UPM should read this book and keep it as a reference. It covers “soup to nuts” about production department infrastructure.


Schools that teach filmmaking should make this mandatory reading. This is what’s under-the-hood of the car.


With our industry growing so fast, we are faced with more people in key positions with less mentored experience. Even for an experienced soul like myself, it’s a great resource.


Cleve Landsberg

Producer & DGA UPM

cross-field relevance

This book is a…guide for every person who enters the workplace because it provides down to earth common sense points that should be used in normal business operations no matter what the product or enterprise… the book provides a wealth of informational keys to success in this and many other fields.


Corporate and Government Professional


It captures the nuance of the job that is nearly impossible to teach. It’s not technically a hard job but so much of it involves critical thinking and good judgment.

Megan J.

Production Coordinator

filling the gap

This “book fills a gap in the marketplace”


Dale Pollock,

Former Faculty and Dean; UNCSA School of Filmmaking


This book would be extremely essential in introducing the office PA world to newcomers (and even a refresher for some) who want to venture into the production office sphere. I thought the inclusion of the graphs, charts and illustrations were a nice addition.

Ebony C.

former Production Assistant