After reading this chapter, you should know . . .
- About the different types of producers (executive, line, associate, assistant) and how their jobs differ.
- Why producers sometimes opt to be hyphenates and what their duties involve under those circumstances.
- How to construct and utilize a treatment and/or proposal.
- About the different forms of scripts (two-column, rundown, outline, film-style, storyboard) and how and when to use each.
- How to build a budget and adhere to it.
- The process of casting and selecting a crew.
- Methods for preparing schedules for different types of shoots.
- How to deal with legal issues such as copyright.
- The types of records producers need to keep digitally and as hard copies.
- Why it is important to promote and evaluate programs.
On Set Exercises
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