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


  • 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.


  • stressful.

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.

    Find a Bachelor in Film and Television

  • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at

    SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

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