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line producer

February 4, 2012

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A line producer is the key manager during the daily operations of a motion picture production. Positioned between the producer (or studio) and the production manager. The line producer does not have direct influence on the creative side of a film project, yet he or she is supposed to support the director. The line producer […]

commission

January 24, 2012

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If somebody commissions production of a film the entity orders it. The commissioner usually remains the producer. Commissioning is common practice in advertising, promotional films, film made for governmental institutions etc.

co-production

January 24, 2012

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A co-production occurs when numerous entities jointly produce a film (or other program). Each co-producer has a say but usually there is one leading producer. The co-producing contracts between the leading producer and other co-producers define the scope of each entity’s rights. Wikipedia EN – Co-production

director’s cut

January 24, 2012

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In films led by the producer the film released in cinemas and on DVD is the so called producer’s cut. The director’s cut is more common in European countries and means that the director has the last word about the final version of the film. If cinemas are hit by a producer’s version, the director’s […]

to commission

January 24, 2012

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A company commissions the production of a film to another company (eg. a producer commissions a film to an executive producer) The film was commissioned by King Palden Thondup Namgyal in the early 1970s. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11733095