Video Producer

Video Producers create films, television programs, video productions or commercials by filming, adding sound and editing in digital or analogue format.

Overview

Video Producers create films, television programs, video productions or commercials by filming, adding sound and editing in digital or analogue format.

Day-to-day

  • chooses an idea, script, book or play to turn into a video
  • chooses and hires the director for the project
  • arranges finance and prepares the project (pre-production)
  • organises budget and production
  • chooses key creative staff with the director, including the main actors
  • supervises production
  • solves any production problems
  • supervises the film's distribution
  • plans the marketing of the finished film
  • liaises with foreign co-producers
  • makes videos for corporate clients
  • be involved with marketing the production company and shows
  • pursues projects for the company to work on.

Considerations

  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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To become a Video Producer

  • You need experience in the entertainment industry and proven ability to work as a Video Producer. While formal qualifications aren't essential, a university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in screen production may be useful.

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