Different Jobs in Film Industry

Different Jobs in Film Industry

If you love to make career in the film industry, then you are looking at quite competitive business. The good thing about film industry is people will never stop spending on entertainment even in slump. You have pretty good career options in Film industry. Making movies is a lucrative business and you can make money in film industry. We have compiled various careers options of film industry for your resume.

One of the ambiguous titles in Film Industry, a producer can be a writer, an investor, an idea man, a manager or all of the above. In film, the head producer is called the executive producer and is accountable for each and every phase of filmmaking which are pre-production, production and post-production.

The producer reads scripts and hears ideas from writers, directors and agents in pre-production. After selecting an idea, the producer has to arrange money to fund the project. One option is to get the support from a major movie studio. Another is to go independent and try to arrange funding from individual investors.


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Screenwriters get different ways to involved in with a film project. In first way they write the full script and then search a producer who might buy the script to make a movie. In second way screenwriter hired when producer and director gets an idea and they need entire script to develop their ideas in to a full movie. Many experienced screenwriters do not write full script. Their agent fix appointments with the producer to showcase their idea later on producer will decide to get the idea only or fulltime screenwriter.


Directors supervise the artistic image of a film. Directors are not directly involved in the financial side of filmmaking, unless they’re producing the film too.

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In pre-production, the director works directly with the screenwriter and the producer to figure out the best way to visually represent the script and its themes. An experienced director choose the  cinematographers, art directors, cameramen, casting directors and even actors for the film. Even if the producer has done the actual hiring and location scouting, it’s the director who can change and finalize the team again.


Editors have the toughest job because they have to analyze the hundreds of shots taken by the directors and select the best shots which best tell the story of the film according to the director’s view. It’s the least glamorous jobs of film industry. They edit the various scenes and get the best of the shots taken in order to get the film in its time line.

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Film Industry has so many other career options like actors, Art Director, Cinematographer and so on however it’s little bit difficult to get a break through if you have not connections in the industry.

Manjit Jhita is Producer, Director of Film, TV, Mobile games and console games has enriched experience in the Entertainment industry for almost 30 years. He is the founder of his production company Entertaining Media Productions. To know more about his work click on http://www.em-prods.com/.

How Entertainment Industry Has Changed Over The Time

How Entertainment Industry Has Changed Over The Time

Those were the times when people use to entertain themselves by listening to a radio, knitting by the fire, reading good books and hanging out with friends. That time people have plenty of spare time to spend with family and friends. There were no such things like Television, Computer, and X-boxes. Technology has changed the way we leisure inside or outside the house. Entertainment Industry has great impact on our social life. Over the time like entertainment industry has changed our lifestyle has changed accordingly.

If we talk about the Films, then there is huge change came in this industry. In 1872 motion pictures were produced and entertainment industry got its first motion picture. After that Sound & special effects had been introduced and new era in entertainment industry begun. Colored movies mimic the real life for us in 1930.We used to watch movies in TV after that VCR’s came into picture. In 1992 CD- ROMS were created this curtained the way of films on DVD.

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In 1940 Green Screen technology used to produce the optical deception.

Effortless cameras and smaller sound recorder devices introduced the variety of themes in movies in 1950. Various camera techniques the dolly in 1907 and steadicam in 1976 has set the benchmark in shooting movies. Those techniques were the solution of many problems of a Cameraman.

In 1969 Digital single lens reflex cameras (DSLR) brilliant technique by using it movies can be recorded on to memory cards and internal storage which cut the cost of production.  Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) was introduced in 1973 and we got 2 D movie aptly in which rendition of a robotic cow boy’s vision was filmed and rest is the history. Its sequel Futureworld (1976) and Tron (1982) made in 3D and was hit to the masses. Adventurous & exceptional movies have been made by the filmmakers by using CGI technology. These movies force us to consider the power of technology.

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Finally in 1990 Internet arrived and entertainment industry has changed drastically. Improvisation of technology provides more creative way to get entertained. Internet has changed the mode of films are produced and distributed. Now you can watch movies from anywhere, your smartphone is the way to digital world. I phones and I Pads made everyone movie maker.  Downloading and streaming of movies is like Child’s play. PMPs like Apple iPod, Microsoft Zune has redefined the way we listen to music. You can store gigabytes of music on PMP.

Latest technologies in producing and directing movie project inspired Manjit Jhita to launch his own production company EMP (Entertaining Media Productions). He is a Development Director/ Lead producers with 27+ years’ experience in production and development of animated 3D CG, 2D flash, classical or green screen/ Animation combo for all broadcast and digital markets. His MAJOR FRANCHISE experience spans across Film, TV and game production including, who framed Roger Rabbit, The Matrix, GI Joe, Skylanders, and recently the highly successful multi-million dollar mobile app Game of War: fire Age and Mobile Strike.

For producing any Animation movie and mobile games, you can reach Manjit Jhita at http://www.em-prods.com/.