General information

Subject type: Optional

Coordinator: Jorge Oter Gonzalez

Trimester: Third term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Irene Camposo Carmona

Teaching languages

  • Spanish
  • Catalan

The subject will be taught mainly in Spanish and the work materials will be mostly in Spanish.

There may be working documents in Catalan and English.


Specific skills
  • E15_Size and manage human, technical and economic resources necessary for the development of an audiovisual or multimedia project optimizing time, costs and quality

  • E19_Creation, administration and management of audiovisual companies in their industrial structure of production, distribution and exhibition

Transversal competences
  • T2_That students have the ability to work as members of an interdisciplinary team either as one more member, or performing management tasks in order to contribute to developing projects with pragmatism and a sense of responsibility, making commitments taking into account the available resources


Production coordination for audiovisual works of fiction is a subject dedicated to training professionals capable of being the axis between the production department and the administrative tasks of the production company, as well as supporting the financial part of the project.

It will introduce the fundamental concepts to understand the labor, fiscal and legal relationship that surrounds a fictional production, such as a series or a film. You will deepen in obtaining the knowledge to understand the working documents of a production, in obtaining the tools to develop by yourself and autonomously in each production and you will acquire skills to work on communication and the management of the human team of an audiovisual project.


T1. Organization chart of the audiovisual sector

This content works on the organizational chart of the audiovisual sector in a work of fiction, deepening the relationship between the figure of production coordination and the different forms of communication with the teams.

1.1 Audiovisual organizational chart

1.2 Different types of production: changes to the organization chart.

T2. Shooting documents

This content works the existing shooting documents for the development of a shooting and how they interact with the coordination and accounting departments.

2.1 Filming schedule

2.2 Filming Order

2.3 Shooting plan

2.4 DOOD

2.5 Transport Order

T3. The legality of an audiovisual project

Through this content we will learn the different regulations that surround the profession, as well as understand the application of the laws.

3.1 Cinema law

3.2 Collective agreements

3.3 Types of employment contracts

3.4 Labor regimes

Q4. Mobility management

Through this content, the organization of travel and accommodation for the technical and artistic team for the development of a production will be worked on.

4.1 Mobility calendars of the technical and artistic team

4.2 Conditions of the artistic and technical team: legally and by contract

4.2 Search for accommodations

4.3 Rooming list

4.4 Management with and without a travel agency

4.5 MO - Movement orders

T5. labor

Through this content and applying the learnings achieved in T3, we will learn the necessary tools to bring to an end the labor contracts and the labor status of the workers.

5.1 Team list and artistic team list

5.2 Appointment and termination calendars

5.3 Memo Deals and recruitment forms

5.4 Payroll management

5.5 Actors and representatives

5.6 Figuration

5.7 Minors

5.8 Management of overtime, holidays, diets and others.

5.9 Payrolls and labor costs

T6. Coordination with the accounting department

In this content, all the elements that together with the accounting department support the financial part of the project will be worked on. 

6.1 Suppliers: recruitment and commercial contracts. 

6.2 Representatives of actors

6.3 Basic taxation

6.4 Liquidations and cash control

6.5 PO - Purchase Orders

6.6 Transfer of employment information

6.7 Budget codes in the different current models: ICAA, Netflix, Movistar, etc.

T7. Closure of coordination

In this content, the form and materials that are presented at the end of a production will be worked on.

7.1 Credits

7.2 Definitive team list

7.3 Work materials

T8. Introduction to the controller figure and cost control.

In this content, the basic elements will be introduced to understand the figure of the controller or head of accounting and how he applies the transfer of information given by the coordination.

8.1 Introduction to controller jobs

8.2 Introduction and understanding of an existing cost control

8.3 Understanding of the application of coordination tasks with the controller.


Production coordination practices

The practices dedicated to production coordination will be aimed at applying all the concepts learned theoretically. The aim of the internships is to encourage autonomy in order to have individual tools and abilities to generate adaptable work documents for each production we work on. 

All the practices will have a part of analysis of real examples, which will have been previously held in the theoretical classes and through the practices the tools and connections to apply and develop will be provided.

0. Introduction to Excel for audiovisual projects

1. Calendar models

2. DOOD: Work templates

3.1. Rooming List

3.2 Travel calendar

3.3 Movement orders

4.1 Equipment list

4.2 Artistic team list

5.1 Calendar of additions and deletions

5.3 Contract forms

5.4 Payroll management

Evaluation system

The evaluation of the subject is continuous and is based on practical and theoretical work:

- Final exam: 50%

- Final practical work to achieve skills: 40%

- Practical individual deliveries: 10%. 

Rules for evaluation

The subject has a very important theoretical part that must be completed in order to pass the subject.

It is essential to obtain a score greater than or equal to 5 in the final exam to pass the subject.

Identification of plagiarism is considered a serious circumstance that may lead to a failing grade in the subject. In case of detection of plagiarism, the coordination of the degree will be informed so that the corresponding disciplinary measures can be taken. 

There is no recovery for the practice assignments of the subject. The recovery of the theory and practice part will consist of an exam.

Active participation in class is considered absolutely necessary and will be taken into consideration to favor the rounding of the subject's final grade.

Attendance at internships is considered mandatory.

In the event of confinement, the assessment concepts will not change. The necessary facilities will be provided to be able to take the exam.



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