Filmmaking is the contribution of numbers of people including the lead roles, supporting characters, directors, and more. One position which has a lot of importance in making a film is that of a producer. The line producer is the first people who get delicately involved with a film production and works with a great passion until the movie does not get completed.
Line producers of the reputed Line Production Companies in New York enter the filmmaking process during the beginning stage i.e. the development and plays a huge role throughout the production process with the aim to produce the successful film. They are one of the first people to be employed by executive producers for taking the charge of all the important business aspects of film production.
Reason why they are known as line producer is that they cannot start any work until they fully understand what exactly the line is between “above the line” costs for directors, writers, cast, and producers and “below the line” cost that includes everything else other than those included in above the line.
Line producer is given the script when in development to estimate the expenses of below the line production of the film. The cost of everything is included in this such as equipment rental, salary of crew members, insurance to wardrobe, set designing, location expenses, and etc.
The line producer divides the script into the planned schedule for the film shoot that describes the duration taken by each scene to shot. Cost of each day’s shooting is estimated from this schedule and provisional budget is prepared to analyze the total amount of investment required for the filmmaking. Once the finance is raised and final budget is prepared by the producer or executive producer, the backers and studio follow the line producer to keep the entire production in line ensuring film goes into its pre-production throughout its shooting schedule.
Role of line producer during pre-production of film
- Work with production manager, film director, art director, first assistant director, and other HODs (head of departments) to prepare the production date and schedule, shooting date, and final budget.
- Give unique ideas to the film director
- Manage the whole pre-production activities ranging from hiring the production team, scouting locations, establishing the production office, sourcing equipment and suppliers, selecting the crew, and other activities of various departments.
- Monitor production departments and also hires contributors as well as supporting characters.
Role of line producer during film production
The top Line Production Companies NYC takes over all the responsibilities of experienced line producer. While the film is during the production process, line producer helps in:
- Revising the schedule, monitors the final budget and controls cost to ensure film completed within time frame and budget.
- Handover the daily task of production office to production coordinator and production manager.
- Handles on-location problems and unforeseen circumstances
- Manage the additional expenses
- Control production resources, monitor and manage production progress, form and implement financial monitoring systems.
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