As a Producer one should strive to get value, not just be a line producer, but work towards getting projects off the ground too
One needs to be aware where tax incentives are, where what kind of deals are available, to add value as a producer.
Always form a LLC a shell company for all your production.
To get incentives one has to set up a business in that particular city / state or country
Produce placement is when some products are given to be used in the movie for free
Branded entertainment is when there is talking about it, they pay money for it.
Viz- mini cooper in the movie, the Italian job