<< Documentary and Series Producer's Guide

Step 1 - Research

Please take the time to research wildland fire management prior to developing your proposal. If you are unfamiliar with the basics, you will be at a disadvantage in discussing your proposal. Wildland fire personnel like incident commanders, hotshots and smokejumpers are wary of working with producers who have not taken the time to learn at least the basic terminology and techniques of wildland firefighting. Serious proposals show evidence of this kind of study. Information is widely available on this site and elsewhere on the internet, including:

In the Spotlight
photo of wildland fire and operations