The producer is responsible for managing the budget and schedule, securing funding, and negotiating deals with suppliers, cast, and crew. They work closely with the director, production designer, and other key personnel to ensure that the project stays on track and within budget.
In pre-production, the producer assembles a team of professionals to work on the project, including writers, directors, actors, and technical specialists. They also scout locations, secure permits, and make arrangements for equipment, transportation, and housing.
During production, the producer is responsible for making decisions about casting, crew schedules, and shooting locations. They also monitor the progress of the shoot and troubleshoot any issues that may arise.
In post-production, the producer works with the editor, sound designer, and other members of the post-production team to bring the project to completion. They also oversee the distribution and promotion of the film or video, working with distributors, marketers, and publicists to ensure that the project reaches its target audience.