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The Producer

The producer plays a very important role in the production of a film. He or she can have many jobs and coordinate many activities within the making of a film.  This highly talent individual is responsible for: setting schedules for shooting, Script writing, casting actors and actresses, the films budget(from start to finish), lighting, the camera crew, casting location and a host of other activities.  The producer is a major contributor of any film that is decent with good quality.  A great film producer will often delegate his responsibilities by continuously using key people from past film, without his or her key people he may not produce the desired results as before. Past film producer from the early 1900’s to 1940’s took on most of the responsibility of being a producer by fulfilling most, if not all, of the role associated with being a producer. Being a producer at this point…

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The Film Crew

How important are the “little people?”, the people I am referring to are, the film crew!   The film crew are a very important group of individuals who work tirelessly to produce an end product for the consumer. Often they are payed a handsome salary for there effort (may be not as much as the stars and co-stars of the film), but their pay is well worth it for the product that is produced.  A quarterback couldn’t be successful with out a team, neither could a producer/ director with out his or her film crew. Let us take a quick look at the make up of a successful film crew and it members. The film crew make up includes: Producer Director production (Manager/Assistant/Coordinator) Location Manager (Manager/Scout) Accountant Lighting Electricians Key Grip Dolly Grip Art Department Set Director Construction Costume Design hair and Make-up Special Effects Stunts Sound/Music …the list goes…