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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Video Production Process for Producers

 

This post is the latest article in a seven-part series about how to become a producer. These posts are intended to help you start your career as a producer, provide tips that will make you a marketable job candidate, and equip your video project for success.

To be a successful producer, you must be able to organize people, time, equipment, and the entire video production process. This process consists of five parts: development, pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution. Producers, the project managers of the production, occupy various roles throughout the different project phases. Having a firm understanding of the various steps and your role within these phases will help you better allocate resources and deliver a successful video.

3 Video Production Tips For Social Media Channels

3 Video Production Tips For Social Media Channels

January, 31, 2019 • 2 min read

 

Do you want the most amount of people to see your video productions? Posting them on social media platforms is the best way to give your work high exposure and the largest amount of shares. In this post, we’ll discuss three video production tips to create videos that exist in an online environment.

Kickstart Your Video Producer Career at MNN

Kickstart Your Video Producer Career at MNN

January, 30, 2019 • 3 min read

 

Video production is an exciting field that continues to grow with technology. Video producers are responsible for project management, give input on the creative vision and clearly define the end goal of the production. While film schools are still the most common route for video producer careers, for those who can’t make the time or financial commitments, there are alternatives. Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) offers courses to help producers learn and grow. Upon certification, our producers have created their own shows for MNN, worked for major networks, and even produced an Academy Award-nominated film. Once you become a producer, the possibilities are endless.

6 Skills That Will Get You Hired as a Video Producer

6 Skills That Will Get You Hired as a Video Producer

January, 29, 2019 • 7 min read

 

Producers are the backbone of every video production. They drive the creative process, help the production acquire funding, and organize all aspects of the project from pre-production through the final screening. To be successful in this fast-paced and demanding role, producers must have a clear understanding of the video production process and business. They must be able to lead very diverse characters on set, and they must be highly organized.

If you’re contemplating a career as a producer, these are the skills that you need to develop if you wish to break into the industry.

The Shutdown: What it Means for New Yorkers

The Shutdown: What it Means for New Yorkers

January, 17, 2019 • 6 min read

Thousands of New Yorkers have felt the real effects of the longest federal government shutdown in history.