Each year, Hollywood producers work hard to ensure that viewers are entertained by high-quality television programs and movies. Of course, all producers have their own ways of doing things, which is part of the reason why each movie and television show has its own feel. The producer puts part of themselves into each of their projects. One of the best celebrity documentary producers as of late is Heather Parry.
What are the Producer’s Responsibilities?
Most people know what actors and directors do, but there’s a bit more mystery around a producer’s responsibilities. A producer’s job begins before the actors or directors are even chosen. In fact, part of the producer’s job is to hire the writers, directors, and other crew members. Some of a producer’s other responsibilities are listed below.
- Picking staging locations
- Determining the final budget
- Creative collaboration with the director
- Review recordings with editors
- Work with distributors for DVD sales
- Creating an advertising campaign
All of these tasks are vital if a show or movie is to make it big in Hollywood– or anywhere else. While a producer is not likely to do these tasks alone, they do play a big part in these tasks.
What has Heather Parry Done?
Heather Parry started her career as a documentary producer in 1994 when she worked on the TV movie documentary Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos. While this documentary is not particularly famous, her most recent works are.
Perhaps Parry’s most famous documentary to date is Gaga: Five Foot Two. Outside of documentaries, she is also famous for her work on the award-winning film A Star is Born.
Some of the other famous projects Parry has worked on as a producer include The After Party, The Ridiculous 6, and The House Bunny. To see more of her projects, check out Parry’s IMDb page.
Being a producer is anything but easy work, and yet Parry seems to manage it smoothly. Keep a lookout for her projects the next time you need something new to watch!