A popular reward level for crowdfunded films is a credit in the movie. Apparently, this is a bigger deal than I originally thought. Today we find out why.
In this episode of our “Making a Documentary” mini-series of Radio Film School, friend of the show Yolanda T. Cochran (with her husband JD offering his usual comic relief) gives us some detailed information on film and television credits. If you have thought about giving away a movie credit on your crowdfunded film for anything less than at LEAST $100 (or more), you need to listen to this episode. Or, if you’re curious about union regulations regarding credits, or just the logistics that go into making credits, then stick around. It’s actually pretty fascinating.
The Role of “Producer”
Ever wonder what all those different “producers” you see in movie credits actually do? The second half of this episode is a replay of a “Short Ends” segment from last year wherein Yolanda tells us. Get the 411 on executive producers, co-producers, producers, line producers, etc.
Music in this Episode
- Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar (CC BY-SA)
- Boulevard St. Germain by Jahzzar (CC BY-SA)
- Fire Ahead by Jahzzar (CC BY-SA)
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