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  The Film Producer by FilmMakers Magazine
These producers find themselves filling a number of roles with in the project, but try to focus their efforts evenly between the business and the creative aspects of the film in progress.
If, on the other hand, the producer is always on the set and is making himself known to the crew, they are more apt to treat the producer as one of their own, even opening up and expressing concerns to the producer which otherwise may go unspoken.
The producer is also extremely helpful to the director in providing an objective point of view on the film as the process moves along.
www.filmmakers.com /stories/Producer7.htm   (1485 words)

 FilmMakers Magazine: The Film Producer
Because producers are essentially supervisors at whatever level they produce, there is no union or guild that governs the jurisdiction of producing like what is seen in other professions such as writing, directing or acting.
For those that actively produce, this can mean any number of activities including but not limited to: hiring the writer to write the original screenplay, selling the script to a studio, signing the major actors, doing the budget, hiring the crew, and making sure the set gets made on time.
Associate Producer on the other hand often refers to a person who physically produced the project, making sure everything happens according to schedule and handling all production difficulties and problems that may come about once the money is allotted.
www.filmmakers.com /stories/Producer.htm   (1017 words)

  MPA | Movie Ratings | About
After the screening, the producer/distributor whose film is being appealed explains why he or she believes the rating was wrongly decided.
This is a film which contains nothing in theme, language, nudity and sex, violence, etc. which would, in the view of the Rating Board, be offensive to parents whose younger children view the film.
The PG rating, suggesting parental guidance, is thus an alert for examination of a film by parents before deciding on its viewing by their children.
www.filmratings.com /about/content4.htm   (569 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Robert Evans (film producer)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He is the only living producer with two films selected for preservation by the Library of Congress: Chinatown and The Godfather.
Evans's recently released biographical film, The Kid Stays in the Picture, and popular animated TV series, Kid Notorious, refocused attention on the roller-coaster career of this Hollywood stalwart and reminded everyone why Evans has remained one of Hollywood's most intriguing celebrities for more than four decades.
Evans continues to produce, the last film that he produced was released in 2003.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Robert-Evans-%28film-producer%29   (1915 words)

  Film producer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The producer is involved throughout all phases of the filmmaking process from development to completion of a project.
While marketing and advertising for films accentuates the role of the director, apart from a few well-known film makers it is usually the producer who has the greatest degree of control in the American film industry.
Executive producer: In major productions, usually a representative, if not the CEO, of a motion picture production company that is producing a film, although the title may be given as an honorarium to a major investor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Film_producer   (672 words)

 Executive producer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Executive producer is a role in the entertainment industry that is rather ambiguous and often difficult to define clearly.
Usually, while there may be many credited "producers" and "executive producers" (with varying responsibilities) on a television series, there are just one or two in the position of show runner.
In video games, executive producers tend to be a president (or other corporate executive) of the company that is publishing the game, and they handle business matters (e.g., Nintendo's president, Satoru Iwata, is usually an executive producer).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Executive_producer   (656 words)

 Your Film: Blockbuster Hit… or Lawsuit-in-Waiting?
But even the producer who tells a story that he or she believes to be completely original runs the risk of a potential copyright infringement suit.
The film was shown in colleges as part of a course, and one student saw her mother in the mental hospital.
Since the producer didn't know who the women were, and the footage was inconsequential to the film, he redid the titles without the women, eliminating a potential exposure.
www.eqgroup.com /Library/film-law1.htm   (2487 words)

 Motion Picture and Video Industries
Producers are also responsible for all of the financial aspects of a film, including finding financing for its production.
The producer works closely with the director on the selection of the script, the principal members of the cast, and the filming locations, because these decisions greatly affect the cost of a film.
Film and video editors often begin as camera operators or editing room assistants, cinematographers usually start as assistant camera operators, and sound recordists often start as boom operators and gradually progress to become sound engineers.
www.bls.gov /oco/cg/cgs038.htm   (5065 words)

 Film Producer Takes Picture Of Ghost
The movie was being filmed on location near Matjiesfontein, starring Richard E Grant.
Producer Bonnie Rodini started scouting for locations in the area eight years ago on the farm Zoute Kloof.
This year, when filming started, Rodini was reluctant to tell cast members about it, but some said they immediately felt a presence on the set.
www.rense.com /general49/hh.htm   (184 words)

 European Actress Film Producer Paulina J. Mielech Movie Star Film Producer Television Actor Somersault Films
Paulina Mielech, European Movie Star and Film Producer (also credited sometimes in European films as Jolanta Mielech), started her acting career at the age of 13 when she starred in a Canadian TV series "Legendes du Monde".
During and after college she continued her acting career as a film and theater actress and she had her own column in a film magazine where she interviewed famous and powerful men of culture and politics.
She produced and played a lead role in the TV movie "Actresses" which was very well received by critics and won many awards.
www.filmstory.net /index.html   (347 words)

 TV/Film Producer - Media, Print and Publishing - Job Families & Articles - Home - Jobs4U   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They combine their financial, organisational and business skills to manage the process from the initial idea right through to when a production is finally ready to be broadcast on television or screened in the cinema.
Some producers start in a junior position, such as researcher or runner, and work their way up the ladder.
Producers may progress to senior roles such as executive producer, set up their own production companies or move into areas such as directing.
www.connexions-direct.com /jobs4u/pageFinder.cfm?cid=503   (375 words)

 ContraCostaTimes.com | 01/11/2007 | Legendary Italian film producer dies
ROME - Italian producer Carlo Ponti, who discovered a teenage Sophia Loren, launched her film career and later married her despite threats of bigamy charges and excommunication, has died in Geneva.
During this period, Ponti produced the film "La Ciociara" -- known in English as "Two Women" -- for which Loren won a best actress Oscar in 1962, and contributed significantly to the development of French New Wave cinema in his collaboration with Godard.
Despite reports that he was seriously ill, Ponti attended the 1998 Venice Film Festival to accept a lifetime achievement award for his wife, who was kept away by illness.
www.contracostatimes.com /mld/cctimes/news/16434308.htm   (800 words)

 The Film Producer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The film producer is usually considered to be the person in charge of the entire film.
Unlike television producers, film producers tend to limit themselves to the practical and logistical aspects of the production, leaving creative control to the film director.
There are exceptions to this rule (not all films are expected to turn a profit), but the producer is usually the business head of the project.
www.mediacollege.com /employment/film/producer.html   (140 words)

 The Independent Film Producer's Survival Guide
An invaluable resource for film students, independent producers and others, The Independent Film Producer's Survival Guide helps would-be producers understand exactly how movies are made and sold from a legal and business perspective.
This CD will allow film producers to generate actual contracts for their production directly from the template forms contained in the book.
The authors also recommend that producers have their lawyer review the agreements, but the CD will be an enormous timesaver on any production.
www.medialawyer.com /indiefilm/store.html   (216 words)

 FilmStaff - Entertainment Jobs in Film Production and Television Production
Film production and television production listings are updated daily, as well as jobs on commercials, music videos, theatre, and interactive projects.
After the first day of shooting the Producer/Director took me aside (which scared me at first) and said she had made a mistake and under-estimated what I was capable of.
By the time I was finished with that shoot she was offering me an Associate Producer credit on the film.
www.filmstaff.com   (538 words)

 Chris Armstrong - Writer Director Producer of Elysian Pictures Production Company
Writer, director, producer Chris Armstrong was educated and graduated with high marks as a film major in California giving him the knowledge and training required of the film industry.
Accompanying his major in film, he also minored in computer generated visual effects and animation, giving him valuable knowledge of the creative aspects and integration of these elements into film and video.
Every film an example of the power to move and change the life of the viewer through the artistic medium of film.
www.elysianpictures.com /chris.htm   (719 words)

 Carlo Ponti, iconic film producer and Mr Sophia Loren, dies - World news - News - Belfast Telegraph
Italy was mourning the death of one of its greatest film producers yesterday.
It was in 1950, during a contest to find Italy's "Miss Eleganza" in which he was participating as a judge, that the producer's eye fell on the ingenuous young beauty from the slums of Naples, then only 15.
Ponti graduated in Law from Milan University and went into films directly afterwards, becoming one of the key producers during the golden age of Italian cinema.
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk /news/world-news/article2144819.ece   (601 words)

 Veteran NOVA and Frontline Producer Jon Palfreman and Independent Filmmaker Richard Moos on How to be a Producer, 2/02
He defines the producer’s role as "The Admiral of the Navy." At the end of the day when the crew is wrapping up, or the editor is shutting down his computer after his last cut, the producer is the person who takes responsibility for everything that has taken place during a day of production.
Palfreman does not feel it is necessary to attend a film school in order to pursue a career in filmmaking but recommends an internship as a great way to get your feet wet and find out if you fit in.
His films are a reflection of his interests, and he uses the medium to expand on areas he is already acquainted with.
www.nefilm.com /news/archives/02february/producer.htm   (1495 words)

 Film Producer
Definition of a Producer: A Producer is someone who initiates a project and oversees it from the conceptual stage through completion.
Line Producer: The Line Producer is a nuts and bolts hands-on person who is responsible on behalf of management for overseeing the crew and day-to-day operation of the production from pre-production, commencement of Principal Photography, through the Wrap of the shoot.
Associate Producer: An Associate Producer performs one or more producer functions which are delegated to him/her by a producer, working directly for and under the supervision of the producer of record.
www.members.tripod.com /~afronord/film/producer.html   (1009 words)

 Film productions & shootings in Israel, fixer services, location scouting and professional film crews
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 Internet Film Producer Darrell
Other works in my portfolio include:"Is history repeating itself?" a short film created for an education 2000 class, and "That Smell" which was to coincide with another film about drug abuse.
After this film fell to pieces I teamed up with my brother D.A. to create the Worst Movie Ever Made -- "The Great Dope Hunt".
Recently "The Great Dope Hunt" was featured at the Bronxville film festival, and the festival has asked for us to produce a few five minute spots for next years festival.
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 Film producer - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Film producer Ponti, Sophia Loren's husband, dies
Ponti, one of Italy's best known film producers, has died at the age of 94, his family said on Wednesday.
ROME - Carlo Ponti, one of Italy's best known film producers and the husband of actress Sophia Loren, has died at the age of 94, his family said on Wednesday.
He began making films in 1938 by accident, when a film producer client of the law firm he was working for fled fascist-era Italy and asked him to take over.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /entertainment/2007-01/11/content_780891.htm   (626 words)

 A Tribute to Nepali Movie -underproduction2003-04
His efforts in films such as "Thuldai" and "Junge" has already been recognised by the Association of Feature Film Producers of Nepal.
His latest film, "Karma" (2002) which he has produced, directed and acted is currently hailed as blockbuster him.
A well-respected and successful producer, director and actor, Mr.Bajgain has reached the pinnacle of his talent and continues to enjoy his place as the most successful actor turned producer/director in the Nepali film world today.
www.geocities.com /nepalimovie/nepalifilms   (299 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Film producer
He wrote for films in Berlin, fled the Nazis, and arrived in Hollywood in 1934.
Beginning as a film critic, Clair first received international attention in the 1930s with his early sound films, notable for their satirical content and lovely photographic treatment.
Modesto, Calif. Although Lucas's first film, THX-1138 (1970), was not successful, his next two, American Graffiti (1973) and Star Wars (1977), set the course for filmmaking in the next decade.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Film+producer   (539 words)

 Maryland Film Office
If the application is approved, the Film Office will provide a numbered sales tax exemption certificate for the specific project within 3 working days.
For each production, authorized purchasing agents designated by the producer will present a copy of the certificate, along with the list of eligible items, to the vendor at the time of purchase.
(2) (i) “Film production activity” means the production or postproduction of film or video projects including feature films, television projects, commercials, corporate films, infomercials, music videos, or other projects for which the producer or production company will be compensated, and which are intended for nationwide commercial distribution.
www.marylandfilm.org /incentives.htm   (553 words)

 Italian Film Producer Carlo Ponti Dies -- china.org.cn
Italian film producer Carlo Ponti, Sophia Loren's husband, died on Wednesday at the age of 94.
In a 50-year career starting just before World War II he produced some 200 films including Federico Fellini's La Strada, David Lean's Doctor Zhivago and Loren's Oscar-winner Two Women, in which she was cast against type as a tragic wartime mother.
Ponti's fame as a producer held up under the unrelenting gossip-mag spotlight on his courtship, coaching and marriage to Loren as Italy's prime movie couple.
www.china.org.cn /english/entertainment/195739.htm   (242 words)

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