The Producer's Role

Schools of Public Engagement: Communication

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

The Producer's Role

Spring 2021

Taught By: John Didato

Section: A

CRN: 2419

Credits: 3

Once a film is in preproduction, the producer is responsible for providing the best possible support system. The producer must organize all the elements, human and material, needed to implement the creative team's artistic vision. A producer's duties may include legal and accounting work; revising the script; casting actors; finding props, wardrobe, and equipment within budget; and working with the director and editor during and after the shoot. Low-budget and student filmmaking provides invaluable experience as preparation for larger productions, teaching students how to assess technical materials and the skills and talents of above- and below-the-line personnel. This course tracks the producer's role from the selection of material to the delivery of the production. Students choose a project and spend the term developing a professional-quality proposal.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Communication (NCOM)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: February 8, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56am 7/1/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/21/2021 - 5/6/2021