Who’s who on Set: Above-The line
A presentation of the jobs Above-the line
The guide “Who’s Who on Set: Above-the-line” focuses on the jobs involved in the creative direction of the project: producers, directors, screenwriters and actors.
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You’re looking to start a career in film production. That’s great! There are a fantastic variety of jobs for all types of personalities, whether you prefer working on set or behind your computer writing stories, editing the film, organising, planning the production or even juggling numbers.
In this collection of 4 guides, we will explain who these key players are, what are their job responsibilities and most importantly what are the main qualities required to best fit that position. Use these titles to help you decide in which film department you’d like to study.
In this section we will focus on Above-the-line jobs; those involved in the creative direction of the project: producers, directors, screenwriters and actors.
By the end of this guide you will be able to:
- Learn what the “Above-the-line” roles are in a production
- Identify the difference between an executive producer and a producer
- Discover the key qualities to become a successful director
- Analyse the importance of going to film school to become a screenwriter
Job description for:
- Executive Producer
Author: Michael Barmish
Release Date: April 20, 2020
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