Tom Kane's

Film Production Workshop

The Unit Production Manager (UPM) coordinates a film's production and is crucial to a movie's success. As a UPM, you are responsible for creating a realistic budget, and working to make sure the producer(s) get the best damn movie they can within that budget.

In this clip Tom Kane goes over important notes on the duties of a Unit Production Manager in Feature Film Production.

Tom Kane's Film and Video Production Workshop, will teach you not only what you need to know to become a shrewd UPM, but also the skills to be a successful feature film producer and a disciplined assistant director.

Tom Kane's Film Production Workshop was recorded on location in Denver, CO during a live workshop and is now available as a Film Workshop DVD Series or to download as Video Chapters.

Through this course Tom will discuss factors related to International Filming as well, with examples from his own work as Producer of Crossfire Trail (filmed in Canada) and Brush with Fate (filmed in The Netherlands).


Tom Kane, film producerTom Kane has had a long and distinguished career in the film and television industry. As a Producer, Production Manager and Assistant Director, his clients have included Twentieth Century Fox, Miramax Films, Columbia Pictures...


Directors Guild of America (DGA)

Producers Guild of America (PGA)

Writers Guild of America (West)

Writers Guild of America (East)

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)