Congratulations—you’re now a video producer. That makes you the boss on set. Are you ready for that responsibility? Are you ready and able to make tough decisions? Walter walks through what it means to be the boss.
- Congratulations, you're now a video producer.…Guess what?…That makes you the boss on set.…Are you ready for that responsibility?…Are you ready and able to make tough decisions?…Look, the client has placed faith in you…to create the project the way it was envisioned.…When things go wrong at any phase of the project…there's nobody else to blame.…You have to make decisions…to create the best possible project…and deliver it on time and within budget.…
So when things do go wrong, and they will,…you have to guide solutions.…Hey, what we do in video production, it's a lot of fun.…But you will have to make some tough decisions…during the course of the project.…Some of those could even be unpleasant.…Make sure you are mentally prepared to be the boss…of your project.…Now the most important thing about being the boss on set…is having a solid production schedule.…You determine how that schedule is going to be laid out.…
Your schedule dictates the decisions you will have to make…throughout the course of each production day…
Walter Biscardi takes you on set and shows you how production decisions unfold in real time, whether you're scripting, scheduling, directing crew members, or providing feedback to post. Follow along and explore the responsibilities of a producer in all stages, including pre-production (planning), production (running a set), and post-production (editing and delivery). By the end, you'll have a better understanding of skills and techniques it takes to run a smooth and successful video production.
- Scripting and storyboarding
- Running a set
- Paying your crew
- Working with post
- Providing constructive feedback