Movie Making Manual/Staff
The number of crew on a movie naturally varies greatly depending on budget and production size and types. The goal of this section is to list as many specific staff positions as possible and describe their responsibilities and skill requirements.
The positions are divided by departments or divisions. The table below allows you to sort via the department they are in or the production steps they are involved with.
|Director||Management||ALL||Looks after production activities of cast and crew.|
|Producer||Management||ALL||Oversees creation of film. The Producer may make critical decisions to save money as they can fund the project.|
|Cinematographer||Cinematography||Production||Involved with the visual side including cameras, lighting and composition.|
|Screenwriter||Creative||Pre-Production||To usually structure the plot and write the screenplay.|
|Composer||Audio||Post-Production||To Compose music for the film.|