Welcome back to Business of Film podcast, episode #80. Today I sit down with a film student in the Creative Industries program at Ryerson University who is specializing in the Business of Film. The interview was filmed and this episode is the unedited complete interview. Here’s a list the questions asked and answered on the episode: 1) What motivated you to work in the film industry? (1:55) 2) How did you get your first job in film (3:17) 3) What are the roles and responsibilities of a producer (6:08) 4) What is an Option (8:00) 5) What is the job of the producer, part 2 (9:45) 6) What is the producers relationship with cast/crew (12:02) 7) What is an Executive Producer (13:30) 8) What do you take away from your experiences a producer (17:00) 9) What is your favorite part of being a producer (18:00) 10) Least favorite part of being a producer (19:08) 11) On starting a production company (24:10) 12) Freelancing vs. Getting a job (26:06) 13) How do you start a production company (28:10) 14) Does Canada have a viable film industry (29:48) 15) How do you find what you want to do (37:30) 16) Strategies for getting into the film business (38:38) 17) How do you negotiate for film rights (43:00) 18) Tips on negotiation for film rights (46:30) 19) Why be a producer? (48:30) Here’s the complete video of the interview: Also, if you have any comments or questions, just write’em below or find us on Twitter.