Sigh. Obviously, you don't know much about my industry.<quoted text>So which is it? First you say you make movies and TV shows..post #1082. Now you say you are a writer. Making something means producing not writing. That's what happens when you lie, it's very easy to slip up.
I am a writer. When I sell a script for a movie, I'm not a producer on that movie. For the three movies I've had made, I traveled to the set and did some writing while there, but it was the director who was involved in the decision making.
In all three cases, I did not meet the post production people with the following exceptions:
- On the first movie, I met the editor during the assembly of the rough cut
- Also on the first movie, AFTER THE FACT, I met the guy who wrote the score (the music) for the movie at a party.
However, when I sell a script for a TV show, I am the producer on that project. And, if it is live action, that means I'm involved in every aspect through pre- pro- and post.
Still, while on set, I generally try to stay out of the directors way. It's hard to stay on schedule of people butt in every two seconds with notes.
There is a third scenario which I've also dealt with:
I've written episodes of TV shows that I did not create. In those cases, I am involved in the writing and I'm there when they record the cast, but I don't interact with anyone but the show runner (usually the person who created the series).
Then of course there are the scenarios where I write or rewrite something that ultimately doesn't end up getting made (about 75% of the scripts that get bought don't get made). In which case there is no production or post production to deal with. I've had several of those, but feature and TV.
Does that clear things up?