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Barbara Doyle

Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Office Location: Marion Knott Studios 359
Phone: (714) 997-6536
Framingham State College, Bachelor of Arts
Harvard University, Master of Education


Barbara Freedman Doyle began her film career at Tri-Star Pictures.  She worked her way up the freelance production ladder as a production coordinator and production supervisor on projects for CBS, NBC, Disney, TNT, Showtime, Hearst Entertainment, Hallmark, 20th Century Fox, Morgan Creek Productions and Alcon Entertainment. She is currently the Producing Program Coordinator and heads the College to Career Program at Dodge College, and is a former Associate Dean of Production at the American Film Institute.  She continues to consult on production for narrative and documentary feature projects.

She has a Bachelors Degree  from Framingham State College and a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University.

Barbara's two books, "Make Your Movie: What You Need to Know About the Business and Politics of Filmmaking" and "Understanding Design in Film Production" are published by Focal Press.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Understanding Design in Film Production, published by Focal Press, May, 2019
Focal/Elsevier Press published, "Make Your Movie: What You Need To Know About the Business and Politics of Filmmaking".
Article for "College XPress", a national newsletter for college and university students.
I am completing work for a book for Focal Press, current title "Before You Make Your Movie: What You Need to Know About the Business of Filmmaking".