This article is from Slate.
“You probably won’t recognize the men or women who pick up the award for best picture at this Sunday’s 81st annual Academy Awards. The trophy doesn’t go to the winning film’s director or to its on-screen stars. Rather, it’s handed to the “producers.” What does a producer do, exactly?” Read rest of article.
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