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You can watch some pretty awesome countdown shows on the television channel VH1. But who actually creates each of these shows?
We went to find out, and met one of the men behind the magic: Bernie, a Television Producer at VH1.
To create our Day in the Life of a Television Producer video profile (watch above), we talked with Bernie about his job, learned about how he broke into the industry, and got the inside scoop on some great behind-the-scenes stories.
His favorite part of the job? “I always like the opportunity to tell some kind of story … I’m doing things that I find interesting. I’m not waiting for the workday to end.”
For anyone interested in a television career, the best time to watch this video is right … now!
Want other ideas for jobs in the TV and film industry? Check out more television careers!
Fit out the stage for theater productions.
Create pieces of art that are beautiful, provocative, or cutting-edge.
Use your artistic talents to make innovative products.
Control the overall look of an ad, movie, or TV show.
Coordinate all technical aspects of a live theatrical production.
Make illustrated objects come to life using artistic and technical talents.
Design the look of a film set and supervise the team that creates it.
Bring illustrated objects to life for movies and video games.
Design dynamic graphics through animation, video, and sounds.
Create images and pictures to enrich stories.
Create the perfect atmosphere for photo shoots.
Ink all sorts of designs onto skin.
Create digital models that can be viewed from all angles.
Lead the process of turning rough drawings into digital models.
Create high impact images that deliver a message.
Think up characters, objects, or environments for films or video games.
Make 2D images move using hand drawings or computer software.
Drive the creative and artistic vision of a film.
Design awesome game graphics that won’t cause computers to crash.
Show your art in a variety of channels, like digital, film, and video.
Equip devices with user-friendly features.
Plan and put up exhibits for museums, galleries, and the like.
Fit out movie sets to give the story an authentic feel.
Take care of the logistics of budgets and schedules for film productions.
Manage the department charged with creating movie sets.
Lead your organization’s creative projects from concept to completion.
Fashion works of art by mixing and matching various materials.
Make backdrops for movies.
Produce art to promote environmental causes.
Help Casting Director by providing office support.
Drive creative direction plus hire key staff for an artistic organization.
Keep track of the budget for TV or film productions.
Help develop the visual world of an animated film.
Make the creative calls to get the shots you want on a TV set.
Act as the driving creative force behind a play or musical.
Design the scenery of a video game.
Create a series of drawings showing the flow of a movie or ad.
Oversee the design, marketing and coordination of fashion shows.
Manage the business side of putting up art shows.
Investigate and write up news stories for TV, web, or print.
Build props for use as movie special effects.
Make animated films or shorts using the stop motion technique.
Put animation and real film footage together to make one amazing movie.
Oversee an art department with a mix of creative and business skills.
Create the appearance of complex animated characters.
Produce graphics that make video games flow like a movie.
Make all major creative and business decisions for TV Shows.
Organize schedules, budgets, and staff for a film set’s art department.
Figure out the true value of artwork.
Help the First Assistant Director to keep film production running smoothly.
Tell the visual story of a song through film.
Arrange a web page, poster, or magazine in an appealing manner.
Animate game art by writing its computer code.
Make food look scrumptious for photo and film shoots.
Draw the details that make games and animated movies look more realistic.
Handle and arrange all plants, live or fake, on TV and film sets.
Lead an animation team in creating high-tech graphics for a film.
Use graphics to express ideas, facts, and information.
Craft attention-grabbing book covers.
Predict future color trends for fashion or design.
Make sure film productions are completed on time and within budget.
Help the Film Director by managing the technical aspects of filming.
Coordinate cameras and crew to tell a true story on film.
Help develop content and manage production for TV Producers.
Oversee musical practices and events for schools, churches, and more.
Develop visual concepts, schedules and budgets for film special effects.
Coordinate the staff, production, and media clips for on-air news shows.
Be involved in each step of a film’s production and distribution.
Present final casting suggestions to Producers and Directors.
Use special tricks of the trade to stage enticing food advertisements.
Organize and oversee the creation of visual effects for films or TV shows.
Take charge of all aspects of making a small budget movie.
Choose and buy artworks for clients.
Oversee the work of a team of Animators.
Supervise the design and production of advertising spots.
Oversee the development and production of songs and albums.
Supervise a team of Special Effects Technicians.
Manage the business side of producing TV shows.
Keep the cast and crew working together on a movie set.
Make sure video games not only look good but are also glitch-free.
Coordinate various departments to produce radio or television programs.
Make gadgets user-friendly.
Supervise filming and post-production to keep movie budgets under control.
Take charge of what your radio station broadcasts.
Oversee all movie business and production from start to finish.
Book hotels, double check props are transported and actors are happy.
Create animated, interactive web pages using Flash.
Lead an orchestra in playing pieces of music.
Lead the daily work of creating a television show.
Create inviting signs for businesses.
Hire extra Actors to fill in the background of TV or movie scenes.