So you’re interested in becoming a producer, but how d’you achieve that goal? Watch the videos to see professional producers discuss their roles and work.
Rupert Lloyd on producing your first feature
Rupert Lloyd discusses the craft of making and producing your first feature film. Rupert Lloyd is a BAFTA-winning producer, who started his career as a production assistant working on a number of projects, including The Hurt Locker and Smallpox. In 2014, Lloyd produced his first feature, Theeb, for which he won Outstanding Debut at the BAFTA Film Awards. Theeb was also BAFTA and Oscar-nominated in the Best Foreign Language category.
Interviewer: Pelumi Akindude
Baldwin Li on producing and marketing a short film
Oscar-nominated producer Baldwin Li talks about how he pitched short film The Voorman Problem (2012), how he managed to secure major actors in the main roles and how the film was marketed.
The Voorman Problem is about a man in prison (Tom Hollander) who claims he is a god, and the doctor (Martin Freeman) who is brought in to analyse him. It was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA. Baldwin has also produced the short film Full Time (2013) and a portrait of the singer Morrissey.
Interviewer: Fred Rowson