By: Stuart Stegall
What is a producer?
It is a person, company, or country that makes, grows, or supplies goods.
Why is it important?
They are important because a movie producer is the most important job on the film. The reason why is because the producer has to raise the money that is required to get a movie made.
What does a producer do?
A producer is the one who shepherds the production from start to finish. The producer develops an idea or script with a writer and the secures the necessary rights. He usually hires a director and the rest of the crew so he doesn't have to do all the work his self.
A Day in The Life of A Music Producer: Volume 6
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