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ProductionWizard Launches Little Black Book

At a time when film and TV production budgets are severely stretched, a new service from production support site offers some long awaited help.
Their new Little Black Book feature, launched this month, is designed to help productions save time and money, revolutionising the way the industry sources its preferred suppliers.
Delivering a big step up from the traditional production resources website,'s new Little Black Book brings productions and suppliers closer than ever before, allowing them to request then compare competitive quotes from their preferred suppliers at the click of a button.
Since launching earlier this year, has used the latest technology to offer a seamless market comparison service, matching production support with the suppliers they need within a few keystrokes.
The addition of a preferred suppliers list (the Little Black Book) is the next logical step, giving production the flexibility to send a discrete job request to their preferred suppliers before widening the search to all of the 1000s of suppliers on
The trigger for building the Little Black Book came at a recent industry awards dinner, following a remark from a leading TV exec. Timothy Knatchbull, a former Discovery Channel exec, said: "She asked us why we didn't offer what she really needed: an internet equivalent to the nasty dog-eared Little Black Book from which she ran her multinational production business. Our developers started work the next morning and early feedback indicates that this is the killer application our users have been looking for."
COO Alex Barraki, familiar to many from his BBC days, added: "We notice that whilst production companies the world over were using the site happily, many were turning to us only when their existing contacts failed them. With our new Little Black Book production executives can now rely on day in day out, to quickly contact preferred suppliers and compare the market at the click of a button: saving time and money." is free to use for all, since the site plans to drive revenue from highly targeted advertising and industry sponsorshop. To date, 1000s of suppliers worldwide have joined, covering over 300 roles and services in film and TV production - including facilities houses, crewing companies, transport firms and freelancers - and that number is growing daily. say their goal is to offer the industry, hit hard by cut backs, a route to get more of their budget on screen and without compromising standards.
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