Film producer

the film producer is the person, who leads the business in a film production company. Depending upon legal form of the enterprise it concerns the owner, the managing director or the chairman of the board. In the broader sense frequently also the company than „film producer is designated “.

In smallerFilm production enterprise - how they are typical for Germany today - the managing director practices the function of the manufacture leader and often also the production manager in personnel union at the same time out, because the smaller the production volume of a company is, is worthwhile itself the less for it the employment of a vielköpfigen management.Since in most German film enterprises the producer is the only manager, the designation becomes „a film producer “increasingly also for film managers of any kind (v. A. Manufacture, production manager) use.

The international film producer federation is the FIAPF.

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considerable film producers (selection)


past: Ernst Hugo Correll, Oskar Messter, Willi coin mountain, Seymour Nebenzahl, Peter Ostermayr, Erich Pommer, Arnold press citizen, Gregor Rabinowitsch, Franz Seitz, Gyula Trebitsch, Luis Trenker, briefly Ulrich, George joke.

Present: Stefan Arndt, Sven castle master, Jakob Claussen, Bernd Eichinger, Christoph Mueller, Peter Schamoni, Thomas Wöbke.

the USA

past: Charles Chaplin, Douglas fair bank, William Fox, Samuel Goldwyn, D. W. Griffith, Joseph P. Kennedy, Carl Laemmle, Jesse L. Lasky, of Louis B. Mayer, Mary Pickford, David O. Selznick, Adolph Zukor.

Present: Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, walter Mirisch, Bob tartar, Harvey tartar, Saul Zaentz.

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