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Film Producer Job Description

A film producer is a person who is in charge of the making of a film. A film producer develops the idea for a film production, raises money for the film production, manages the film budget and supervises the film project from conception to completion.

A film producer should be well organized, creative, imaginative, confident, assertive, persuasive and determined, and have the ability to make good decisions and work to a budget. They should also be able to communicate effectively and relate to a wide range of people.

What does a Film Producer do?

Film producers may do some or all of the following:

Working Conditions

Film producers may work long and irregular hours including evenings, nights, and weekends. Their work is usually office based, but they also work in film studios and on filming locations.

What is Required to Become a Film Producer?

There are no standard educational requirements to become a film producer, but a degree in theater management, film studies, cinematography, or related discipline is helpful.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Film producers need to have:


Alternative Careers

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