Video Producer

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

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    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

    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.com.au(External website, Opens in new window)

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