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Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production, 2nd Edition by Lorene Wales

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Producing Media

 

 

 

 

THE PRODUCER’S JOB

The producer of any media is, or should be, a leader. He is the one person on a project who is responsible for everything, the process, the budget, the people, and ultimately the final product, whether it be feature film, documentary, mobile content, or live events. Notice I don’t say the producer does everything because a good producer knows how to delegate. The producer definitely has to have the ultimate vision for what the project needs to be and also the ability to communicate that vision to the director. A producer is the type of person who is highly self-motivated, who can take a great idea and transform it into a great film or show. Being a producer is seeing all the possibilities ...

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