Film 101: You can't make a movie without this one essential person
No money, no movie. That's where the executive producer comes in
They're the head honcho, the big cheese, the top of the food chain — and no film could ever be made without them, a fact they'll gladly remind you of.
We're talking about the executive producer, or "EP," the person responsible for securing funding and getting your movie seen. On this week's lesson of Film 101 Amanda Parris will introduce you to a behind-the-scenes role that's definitely boss.
Previously covered on Film 101:
Watch The Filmmakers this Saturday at 8:30 p.m. (9 NT) on CBC Television, or stream it at cbc.ca/watch. After the episode, stick around to see this week's feature presentation, Manufactured Landscapes.