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Careers in Producing, Directing, Writing, and More.
Job Description: The Producer is the head of the business side of filmmaking. They often help a Screenwriter develop a script, find financing and hire the crew.
Salary: $39,000 to $127,000+
Job Description: Directors ensure the film’s story is being told through the Actors’ performances and the onscreen visuals. They are in charge of every creative aspect from development to post-production.
Salary: $32,000 to $187,000+
Job Description: Showrunners are in charge of the writing and execution of a television series. They run the Writers’ room, guide Directors and creative crew, and collaborate with the studio/network to deliver their unique vision of the show.
Salary: $30,000 an episode to $300,000+ an episode
Alternate Titles: Writer
Job Description: The Screenwriter writes the screenplay for a film, which includes all scenes and dialogue. They start with a treatment before writing the first draft and making multiple revisions.
Alternate Titles: Co-producer in Production (specific to a production)
Job Description: A Co-producer coordinates the different production departments and logistical needs of the production team.
Salary: $70K+ (varies according to production and experience)
Alternate Titles: AP
Job Description: The Associate Producer (often abbreviated to AP) assists in putting a production together. This nuts and bolts position may include writing, editing, organizing and assisting a wide variety of crew members during production.
Salary: $50,000 to $120,000
Alternate Titles: Story Analyst, Script Reader
Job Description: A Script Analyst evaluates all forms of media to determine viability for television and film production.
Salary: $25-$90/script (freelance) to $1750/week (union in-house)
Alternate Titles: Script Consultant, Script Coverage Services, Script Analyst
Job Description: Script Readers provided script coverage for scripts being considered for production, agency representation, or film contest awards.
Salary: $40,000 to $65,000 (per Payscale/ZipRecruiter)