Head of the production, the first one on the film and the last ones off. Generally, they are the ones who have found the screenplay and are involved in all aspects of the filmmaking process. They raise the finance for the film, and are answerable to financiers. On a low budget film, more often than not, they will be also doing the job of the line producer, such as scheduling and budgeting.
The skills I have to be a successful producer are good organization skills, the ability to make decisions quickly, being a good negotiator, being diplomatic, and having lots of energy. My positive attributes and qualities will be having a good ear and good taste for art cinema, able to identify up and coming talents, ability to maintain a positive relation with the people I work being cordial to succeed in this industry.
2- Why am I interested in this position?
Because it is an interesting and exiting career, I love art cinema, and music, besides that as a business owner I have good skills in managing people and keeping them motivated, good organization skills to achieve different task at the same time, good in administrating any budget to make work whatever I need to accomplish.
3- Steps that are required to gain employment as a producer.
Although no degree is technically needed to become a producer, the only ones applicable are film degrees: that is, a B.S. in Communications in Film or B.A. in Film. To further expand on this, some choose to go to grad school and earn a Master's of Fine Arts (MFA) in either Film, or a specialty, like Directing, Screenwriting, or Production. An MFA is the terminal degree in the field of filmmaking, not a Ph.D., and is thus the academic degree required to teach film.
The top three schools to get an education in film are Middle Tennessee State University, McNally Smith College of music, and Johns Hopkins University. Internships are also available to become a producer. Fields that provide a lateral movement that would help me...