Production roles


Upon research I have gathered that producers plan and coordinate various aspects of film production, such as selecting script, coordinating writing, directing and editing, and arranging financing. They play an important role in film but so does everybody else so i guess i’ve also learnt all roles in film are equal as they all rely on eachother.


A screenwriters responsibility is researching the story, developing the narrative, writing the screenplay, and delivering it to development executives. Screenwriters have great influence over the creative direction and emotional impact of the screenplay. They either pitch original ideas to producers or screenwriters are commissioned by a producer to create a screenplay from a concept.

Production Designer:

In film and T.V, a production designer is the person responsible for the overall visual look of the production. Production designers have a key creative role in the creation of motion pictures and television. They work directly with the director and producer.

Art Director:

The art director is in charge of supervising and unifying the vision of the director and screen writers. In particular, the art director is in charge of the overall visual appearance and how it cumminicates visually stimulates moods, contrasts features, and psychologically appeals to a target audience. The art director makes decisions about visual elements used, what artistic style to use, and when to use motion.


A film director is a person who directs the making of a film. Generally, a film director controls a film’s artistic and dramatic aspects, and visualizes the script while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfillment of that vision. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking.


Associate Producer:

The associate producer helps the film producer and director with their work or gets set their own thing to research or focus on.

First Assistant Director:

The role of an Assistant Director on a film includes tracking daily progress against the filming production scedule, arranging logistics,checking cast and crew, and maintaining order on the set. They also have to take care of the health and safety of the crew.

Script supervisor:

A script supervisor is a member of a film crew and oversees the continuity of the motion picture including wardrobe, props, set dressing, hair, makeup and the actions of the actors during a scene. The notes recorded by the script supervisor during the shooting of a scene are used to help the editor cut the scene.



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