Articles and Interviews about the Film Industry

The variety of careers in the film industry is such that the crew credits for many movies are in the hundreds of people and some are even in the thousands. Yet the most important positions in filmmaking are those of the producer and director. The producers make the business and financial decisions of a movie, and the directors are responsible for the creative decisions of a production. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.” Because aspiring movie producers and directors can learn from successful professionals who already have experience in their field, we interview professionals with a proven track record to provide useful information that will educate and empower others interested in the film industry.