Producers are responsible for all aspects of a film's production, putting together a creative and talented cast and crew, and turning story ideas into profitable films.
Director is the driving creative force in a film's production - visualising and defining the style and structure of the film, then bringing it to life.
The casting director chooses the actors for the characters of the film. This usually involves inviting potential actors to read an excerpt from the script for an audition.
Unit Production Manager
UPM supervises the physical aspects of the production (not the creative aspects) including personnel, technology, budget and scheduling.
1st Assistant Director
Generally in charge of overseeing the day-to-day management of the cast and crew including scheduling, equipment, script and the set.
2nd Assistant Director
The second assistant director (2nd AD) is the chief assistant of the 1st AD and helps carry out those tasks delegated to the 1st AD.
Also known as "continuity person" keeps track of what parts of the script have been filmed and makes notes of any deviations between what was actually filmed and what appeared in the script.
Key production assistant
PA assists in the production office or in various departments with general tasks, such as assisting the first assistant director with set operations.
Production Accountants calculate finances, work out the cost of a production, communicate with financiers and control the cash flow, or spending.
Location Manager finds ideal locations for a film shoot and negotiate fees, terms and permissions.
Publicists work with the film Distributor and/or Producer to prepare publicity campaigns to promote the release of the film.