I believe by researching this career, I will learn more about what it’s like to be a producer. I also believe that my research will help me choose what occupation I’d like to have when I finish school. I chose this profession as the topic of my career paper because I want to learn more about it because I may be interested in going into this career.
Producers have financial and administrative control over the making of movies, plays, and TV shows. Producers hire directors, principal members of the cast, and negotiate contracts with artistic personnel, often in accordance with collective bargaining agreement (“Actors, Directors, and Producers” 180). Together with the…show more content…
(CIC 154). Movie producers may be employed by film studios or may work independently. Producers who work for large film companies usually have experience both in films and business. The job of producer can be approached from either field. A lot of money goes into these productions, and the producer’s job is to raise the money needed and see that it’s spent wisely. It’s the producer’s responsibility for ultimately turning a profit for the investors. A good producer would recognize a successful show or movie while it’s still in planning stages. A smart producer spots a bad idea, more often than not, before too much money is wasted on it (CIC 154). Kaci Wall
There are no standard educational or training requirements for the position of producer (CIC 154). Most producers have studied film, video production, or drama at the college level. Many have also trained as actors in dramatic arts schools. People who may be accepted need at least a bachelor’s degree or two years of on-set experience and also must pass written tests. Courses in acting and communications can be helpful. College drama courses in liberal arts, stage speech and movement, directing, playwriting, history of drama, and design and play production can be helpful also. (GIS 1).
Talent and experience are very important to getting a job in this field. Producers need good business sense to handle finances. Movie and play producers need to have enough personal contacts to