The producer is the leader of the film production team whose responsibility is to coordinate from start to end. The project incorporates and accomplished only because of producer. Producer is the one who delivers the finished product, i.e. complete film and it is absolutely clear that a producer is the decision maker.
The producer has to coordinate with Director, Screenwriter, Production Designer, Art Director, Costume Designer, Cinematographer, Editor, Actors, and Music Supervisor. The producer should be familiar with all the subordinates as well as with the roles which they would be performing on that project, in order to manage all things on time. A producer should have a motivational and inspirational spirit in him.
He is solely responsible for the budget, schedule, locations and crew. Producers view should be creative and imaginary and needs to consults with the directors whenever necessary. Undoubtedly, the film producers have to produce the entertaining films because boring films are not at all accepted.
Roles and responsibilities:
- Hunting for the Script:
Sometimes the producer itself writes the script for producing the film, incase if he doesn’t then he has to hunt a. better and beautiful script which gives the productivity better at the box office.
- Secure the funds:
No doubt, Producer has to secure the fund from the different parties to work on the films so he has to approach to the companies who can provide sponsorship for the film. In order to accomplish the film in a time frame he has to arrange the funds on time.
- Production budget:
The producer has to make an estimated budget so he arranges or procure the things as per the funds available to him and develop a flow chart, when, what and by whom that work is to be performed and how much funds would be required. A proper estimation prior producing the film would be a good start. Managing the estimated budget is the important aspect of the business.
- Staffing ,Directing:
Producers are responsible for hiring the people who are in this field with extensive expertise in order to create a great impact of the film amongst the audience. He has to direct well, in accordance with the requirement.
- Controlling and coordinating:
A producer has to be well acquainted with whom he is working, so that he could coordinate with them and have control over them. He should be able to supervise perfectly in all aspects.
- Determine the Schedule :
Determine the necessary schedule and conduct various meetings for the film. So that each and everything is completed on the schedule timings.
- Distributing the film parts:
After the successful shooting of the film, he has to distribute the film parts for editing and also to add effects which are necessary such as visual effects, animation effects, CGI effects. These effects are added in post-production.
- Evaluation of the project:
This is the last stage wherein he has to keep a complete track on the movie and watch the movie before releasing it, whether any correction is required or not.
Producers have wide responsibilities and need to work extensively hard, so some projects have specialized and experienced producers. Producers should have the business man’s acumen along with the expertise and knowledge to accomplish a project into a success.