What's it like to be a Producer?
Producers plan and control the overall production of film, television, music or other media. They oversee a media production from its formation through the hiring, production and distribution phases and are responsible for its commercial success.
Producers are experienced media professionals with industry connections and strong administrative and budgeting skills. They are employed by organisations in the film, television, music, media and theatre industries or may run their own production company.
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How to become a Producer
- Complete a university degree such as the Bachelor of Media. This is typically a three–year course of full–time study.
- Consider completing postgraduate study such as the Master of Media Arts and Production. This is typically a two–year course of full–time study.
- Search and apply for internship opportunities while studying. This will provide you with valuable industry experience and exposure to media productions.
- Aim to secure a Producer’s Assistant role upon graduation and develop your experience and skills.
- Join the MEAA while studying and upgrade membership upon graduation.
- Develop and showcase a portfolio of your work. This can include work you’ve done on mock media projects.
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