In the film and game industries, the job title “producer” can mean a lot of different things. It all depends on the context of the position and the medium in use. Regardless of these two factors, however, there is a definite skill set involved with working as a producer and being successful. Good management skills, experience working with people, and broad knowledge of the industry is essential for any type of longevity in either film or game.
Though it may seem that the game industry would not have much to learn from this particular film position with regard to making a cinematic game, it is the best practices of top-notch producers that bring in epic productions on time and on budget. One of the first credits you see in any film ...