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Sirens production papers (M250)

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Title:
Sirens production papers
Creator:
Coles, Chris
ID:
M250
Date [inclusive]:
1992-1993
Extent:
10.0 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
The collection includes production files, financial records, contracts, scripts and schedules. Also included are VHS tapes of all episodes of the ABC show Sirens.
Access Restrictions:

No multiple viewing of the recorded broadcasts.

Preferred Citation:

Sirens Production Files, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library.

This collection consists of production and financial materials associated with the making of the television series titled Sirens. This television series from the early 1990's focuses on the struggles of three women of different backgrounds as rookies on the Pittsburg police force. Sirens was produced by Chris Coles, son of former Bowdoin President James Stacy Coles. For information on President Coles, see James Stacy Coles papers, 1928-82.

Materials in this collection document the production of the first season of the ABC-TV series Sirens (13 episodes). The collection includes production files, financial records, contracts, scripts and schedules. Also included are VHS tapes of all episodes, music from the first 8 episodes and glass slides used in the filming of episode 8.

Series Description:

This series contains various documents associated with the production of the Sirens television series. Documents include contracts, resumes, correspondences, deal memos, schedules, and studio lease agreements. Also included is a complete production manual written by Chirs Coles.

ABC TV-"Sirens" Production Manual

Volume-folio 1

Bob Butler-Ex Producer/Director Contracts

Box 1 Folder 1

Bob Butler Payment Statement

Box 1 Folder 2

Contracts

Box 1 Folder 3

Brook, Jayne

Box 1 Folder 4

Cassalt, Michael

Box 1 Folder 5

Clarke, Sean

Box 1 Folder 6

Engels, Bob

Box 1 Folder 7

Hamilton, Ann

Box 1 Folder 8

Johnson, A.J.

Box 1 Folder 9

Mayer, Marlene

Box 1 Folder 10

O'Connell, Dierdre

Box 1 Folder 11

Shepherd, Scott

Box 1 Folder 12

Snyder, Lisa

Box 1 Folder 13

Speredakos, John

Box 1 Folder 14

Terleshy, John

Box 1 Folder 15

Thomerson, Tim

Box 1 Folder 16

Casting materials

Box 1 Folder 17

Caterers

Box 1 Folder 18

Chris Coles Producer contracts

Box 1 Folder 19

Chris Coles Producer forms

Box 1 Folder 20

Composer contract- John Benoit

Box 1 Folder 21

Computer list

Box 1 Folder 22

Contract-Writer

Box 1 Folder 23

Contact list

Box 1 Folder 24

Crew

Box 1 Folder 25

Equipment

Box 1 Folder 26

Facilities

Box 1 Folder 27

Miscellaneous

Box 1 Folder 28

Post production

Box 1 Folder 29-30

Training films

Box 1 Folder 31

Warehouse/Studio

Box 1 Folder 32

Writers

Box 1 Folder 33

Craft services

Box 1 Folder 34

Crew contacts

Box 1 Folder 35

Crew resume

Box 1 Folder 36

A-C

Box 1 Folder 37

D-G

Box 1 Folder 38

H-L

Box 1 Folder 39

M-O

Box 1 Folder 40

P-S

Box 1 Folder 41

T-Z

Box 1 Folder 42

Episode list

Box 1 Folder 43

Insert shots/fees

Box 1 Folder 44

Lease agreement

Box 1 Folder 45

Location scouting

Box 1 Folder 46

Music materials

Box 1 Folder 47

Music materials-post production

Box 1 Folder 48

Pittsburg materials

Box 1 Folder 49

Police consultants-Pittsburg, PA

Box 1 Folder 50

Police photo release agreement

Box 1 Folder 51

Post production clearence

Box 1 Folder 52

Post production map

Box 1 Folder 53

Post production resumes

Box 1 Folder 54

Production coordinator

Box 1 Folder 55

Press and PR materials

Box 1 Folder 56

Raw notes

Box 1 Folder 57

Resumes

Box 1 Folder 58-59

Art department

Box 2 Folder 1

Costume design

Box 2 Folder 2

Crew

Box 2 Folder 3

Contructor of set design

Box 2 Folder 4

Location Manager

Box 2 Folder 5

Miscellaneous

Box 2 Folder 6

Production Accountant

Box 2 Folder 7

Script Supervisor

Box 2 Folder 8

Stunt Coordinator

Box 2 Folder 9

Transportation Manager

Box 2 Folder 10

General

Box 2 Folder 11

Post production

Box 2 Folder 12

Series directors

Box 2 Folder 13

Series writers

Box 2 Folder 14

Script-"Thirtysomething"

Box 2 Folder 15-16

Second Unit Shooting

Box 2 Folder 17

Series promo/trailer

Box 2 Folder 18

Sound mixers

Box 2 Folder 19

Still materials

Box 2 Folder 20

Still shots

Box 2 Folder 21

General

Box 2 Folder 22

Hollywood

Box 2 Folder 23

Warner Brothers

Box 2 Folder 24

Title sequence

Box 2 Folder 25

Vancouver-Set, costumes

Box 2 Folder 26

Video clips rights/permission

Box 2 Folder 27

Wrap up materials

Box 2 Folder 28

Writer's materials

Box 2 Folder 29

Series Description:

This series contains financial materials for the Sirens television series. Included in this series are accounting analyses, amortization and pattern budgets, and cost reports. Also included is an electronic copy of the completed budget on disk format.

Final Budget-12 episodes

Volume-folio 1

Accounting Analysis

Box 2 Folder 30-32

1992 June 17

Box 2 Folder 33

1992 July 16

Box 2 Folder 34

1992 July 21

Box 2 Folder 35

1992 Aug. 6

Box 2 Folder 36

1992 Sept. 3

Box 2 Folder 37

1992 Sept. 4

Box 2 Folder 38-39

1992 Sept. 11

Box 2 Folder 40

1993 Jan.

Box 2 Folder 41

Budget on disk

Box 3 Folder 1

1992 Sept.

Box 3 Folder 2

1992 Oct. 2-20

Box 3 Folder 3

1992 Oct. 23-31

Box 3 Folder 4

1992 Nov. 7-16

Box 3 Folder 5

1992 Nov. 21-28

Box 3 Folder 6

1992 Dec. 5-12

Box 3 Folder 7

1992 Dec. 13-25

Box 3 Folder 8

1993 Jan.

Box 3 Folder 9

1993 Feb. 1-8

Box 3 Folder 10

1993 Feb. 12-27

Box 3 Folder 11

1993 March

Box 3 Folder 12

Crew rate sheet

Box 3 Folder 13

1992 April 23

Box 3 Folder 14

1992 May 26

Box 3 Folder 15

1992 June 17

Box 3 Folder 16

1992 July 16

Box 3 Folder 17

1992 July 21

Box 3 Folder 18

1992 Aug. 6

Box 3 Folder 19-20

1992 Aug. 18

Box 3 Folder 21

1992 Aug. 20

Box 3 Folder 22

1992 Sept. 1

Box 3 Folder 23

1992 Sept. 2

Box 3 Folder 24

1992 Sept. 4

Box 3 Folder 25-26

1992 Sept. 16

Box 3 Folder 27-28

1992 Sept. 25

Box 3 Folder 29

Series Description:

This series contains documents from each of the 13 episodes from the first season of Sirens. Each episode includes script outlines and drafts, ABC revisions, episode contracts, call sheets and production reports, shooting schedules, and cost reports.

Draft 1

Box 4 Folder 1

Draft 2

Box 4 Folder 2

Draft 3

Box 4 Folder 3

Draft 4

Box 4 Folder 4

Draft 5

Box 4 Folder 5

Draft 6

Box 4 Folder 6

Final Draft

Box 4 Folder 7

ABC Standards and Practices

Box 4 Folder 8

Title/Credits

Box 4 Folder 9

Clearance Items

Box 4 Folder 10

Cast

Box 4 Folder 11

Call Sheets/Production Reports

Box 4 Folder 12

Schedules

Box 4 Folder 13

Producer's Notes

Box 4 Folder 14

Cost Report

Box 4 Folder 15

Outline

Box 4 Folder 16

Draft 1

Box 4 Folder 17

Draft 2

Box 4 Folder 18

Final Drafts

Box 4 Folder 19-21

ABC Standards/Plumb Research

Box 4 Folder 22

Titles/Credits

Box 4 Folder 23

Clearance Items

Box 4 Folder 24

Deal memos

Box 4 Folder 25

Cast

Box 4 Folder 26

Call Sheets/Production Reports

Box 4 Folder 27

Schedules

Box 4 Folder 28

Producer's notes

Box 4 Folder 29

Cost reports

Box 4 Folder 30-31

Outline

Box 5 Folder 1

Draft 1

Box 5 Folder 2

Draft 2

Box 5 Folder 3

Draft 3

Box 5 Folder 4

Revisions

Box 5 Folder 5

Final draft

Box 5 Folder 6

ABC Standards

Box 5 Folder 7

Title/Credits

Box 5 Folder 8

Dubois contract

Box 5 Folder 9

Writer's contract

Box 5 Folder 10

Cast

Box 5 Folder 11

Call sheets/Production report

Box 5 Folder 12

Schedules

Box 5 Folder 13

Producer's notes

Box 5 Folder 14

Cost report

Box 5 Folder 15-17

Draft 1

Box 5 Folder 18

Draft 2

Box 5 Folder 19

Draft 3

Box 5 Folder 20

Draft 4

Box 5 Folder 21

Final draft

Box 5 Folder 22-23

ABC Standards

Box 5 Folder 24

Titles/Credits

Box 5 Folder 25

Writer's contract

Box 5 Folder 26

Cast

Box 5 Folder 27

Call sheets/Production report

Box 5 Folder 28

Schedules

Box 5 Folder 29

Producer's notes

Box 5 Folder 30

Cost report

Box 5 Folder 31-32

Outline

Box 6 Folder 1

Draft 1

Box 6 Folder 2

Draft 2

Box 6 Folder 3

Draft 3

Box 6 Folder 4

Draft 4

Box 6 Folder 5

Draft 5

Box 6 Folder 6

Final draft

Box 6 Folder 7

Plumb research

Box 6 Folder 8

Titles/Credits

Box 6 Folder 9

Writer's contracts

Box 6 Folder 10

Director's contracts

Box 6 Folder 11

Cast

Box 6 Folder 12

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 6 Folder 13

Schedules

Box 6 Folder 14

Producer's notes

Box 6 Folder 15

Props list

Box 6 Folder 16

Cost report

Box 6 Folder 17-18

Draft 1

Box 6 Folder 19

Draft 2

Box 6 Folder 20

Final draft

Box 6 Folder 21

Plumb research

Box 6 Folder 22

Titles/Credits

Box 6 Folder 23

Director's contract

Box 6 Folder 24

Cast

Box 6 Folder 25

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 6 Folder 26

Schedules

Box 6 Folder 27

Producer's notes

Box 6 Folder 28

Cost report

Box 6 Folder 29-31

Outline

Box 7 Folder 1

Draft 1

Box 7 Folder 2

Draft 2

Box 7 Folder 3

Draft 3

Box 7 Folder 4

Draft 4

Box 7 Folder 5

Final draft

Box 7 Folder 6

ABC Standards

Box 7 Folder 7

Titles/Credits

Box 7 Folder 8

Director's contracts

Box 7 Folder 9

Cast

Box 7 Folder 10

Schedules

Box 7 Folder 11

Producer's notes

Box 7 Folder 12

Cost report

Box 7 Folder 13-15

Final draft

Box 7 Folder 16

Titles/Credits

Box 7 Folder 17

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 7 Folder 18

Outline

Box 7 Folder 19

Draft 1

Box 7 Folder 20

Draft 2

Box 7 Folder 21

Draft 3

Box 7 Folder 22

Draft 4

Box 7 Folder 23

Final draft

Box 7 Folder 24

Plumb Research

Box 7 Folder 25

Titles/Credits

Box 7 Folder 26

Director's contracts

Box 7 Folder 27

Cast

Box 7 Folder 28

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 7 Folder 29

Schedules

Box 7 Folder 30

Producer's notes

Box 7 Folder 31

Cost report

Box 7 Folder 32-33

Outline

Box 8 Folder 1

Draft 1

Box 8 Folder 2

Draft 2

Box 8 Folder 3

Draft 3

Box 8 Folder 4

Draft 4

Box 8 Folder 5

Final draft

Box 8 Folder 6

ABC Standards

Box 8 Folder 7

Titles/Credits

Box 8 Folder 8

Writer's contracts

Box 8 Folder 9

Cast

Box 8 Folder 10

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 8 Folder 11

Schedules

Box 8 Folder 12

Producer's notes

Box 8 Folder 13

Cost report

Box 8 Folder 14-15

Draft 1

Box 8 Folder 16

Draft 2

Box 8 Folder 17

Draft 3

Box 8 Folder 18

Draft 4

Box 8 Folder 19

Draft 5

Box 8 Folder 20

Final draft

Box 8 Folder 21

ABC Standards

Box 8 Folder 22

Titles/Credits

Box 8 Folder 23

Director's contracts

Box 8 Folder 24

Cast

Box 8 Folder 25

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 8 Folder 26

Schedules

Box 8 Folder 27

Producer's notes

Box 8 Folder 28

Cost report

Box 8 Folder 29-30

Draft 1

Box 8 Folder 31

Draft 2

Box 8 Folder 32

Draft 3

Box 8 Folder 33

Draft 4

Box 8 Folder 34

Final draft

Box 8 Folder 35

Plumb Research

Box 8 Folder 36

Titles/Credits

Box 8 Folder 37

Director's contracts

Box 8 Folder 38

Cast

Box 8 Folder 39

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 8 Folder 40

Schedules

Box 8 Folder 41

Producer's notes

Box 8 Folder 42

Cost report

Box 8 Folder 43-44

Outline

Box 9 Folder 1

Draft 1

Box 9 Folder 2

Draft 2

Box 9 Folder 3

Draft 3

Box 9 Folder 4

Final draft

Box 9 Folder 5

ABC Standards

Box 9 Folder 6

Titles/Credits

Box 9 Folder 7

Director's contacts

Box 9 Folder 8

Cast

Box 9 Folder 9

Call sheets/Production reports

Box 9 Folder 10

Schedules

Box 9 Folder 11

Producer's notes

Box 9 Folder 12

Cost report

Box 9 Folder 13-15

Series Description:

This series contains VHS copies of each of the 13 episodes of the first season of Sirens and audio tapes containing music from the first 8 episodes of the season. Also included are slides used in teh filming of episode 8.

Episode 1: "PM Turn"

Box 10 AV VHS 1

Episode 2: "They Do It Standing Up"

Box 10 AV VHS 2

Episode 3: "Jumper"

Box 10 AV VHS 3

Episode 4: "They'll Get You in the End"

Box 10 AV VHS 4

Episode 5: "Everybody Lies"

Box 10 AV VHS 5

Episode 6: "Holy Deadlock"

Box 10 AV VHS 6

Episode 7: "What We Talk About When We Talk"

Box 10 AV VHS 7

Episode 8: "Keeping the Peace"

Box 10 AV VHS 8

Episode 9: "Strike Two"

Box 10 AV VHS 9

Episode 10: "Guy Perfect"

Box 10 AV VHS 10

Episode 11: "Galcops"

Box 10 AV VHS 11

Episode 12: "Looks Like Christmas"

Box 10 AV VHS 12

Episode 12: "Looks Like Christmas" (with revisions)

Box 10 AV VHS 13

Episode 13: "Waterloo"

Box 10 AV VHS 14

Thirtysomething: "Never Better"

Box 10 AV VHS 15

Episode 1: 25 tracks

Box 10 AV Audio cassette 1

Episode 2: 15 tracks

Box 10 AV Audio cassette 2

Episode 3: 23 tracks

Box 10 AV Audio cassette 3

Episode 4: 26 tracks

Box 10 AV Audio cassette 4

Episodes 6/8: 31 tracks

Box 10 AV Audio cassette 5

Slides used in Episode 8 (Damaged)

Box 10 AV Slides 1
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