Course Description

This course is for creative and business-minded individuals interested in gaining knowledge about the skills and methods required to produce a feature-length film. Participants will learn various aspects of the business of film, from the inception of an idea through distribution of the completed film.

Weekly practical in-class discussions and presentations will include the skill set, traits and qualities needed to be a producer from development through distribution.

Learner Outcomes

The objective of this course is to gain effective knowledge and understanding regarding the skills required to become a producer in film and television.

Upon completion, participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Week One: What is a Producer?
    • The types of producers
    • The role of the producer
    • What they do
  • Week Two: Development
    • The project
    • The team
    • The money
  • Week Three: Pre-production
    • Building the business
    • Hiring staff and crew
  • Week Four: Production
    • Executing the plan
    • Principal photography
    • Managing the team
  • Week Five: Post-production
    • Assembling the assets for delivery
    • Following the paper
  • Week Six: Distribution
    • Deliver
    • Traditional and self-distribution

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Section Title
Becoming a Producer
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Feb 06, 2021 to Mar 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $349.00