2654-Film, stage and related directors and producers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Film, stage and related directors and producers
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Job Description: 
Film, stage and related directors and producers oversee and control the technical and artistic aspects of motion pictures, television or radio productions and stage shows.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) choosing writers, studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation, and instructing actors on acting methods
  • (b) directing all aspects of dramatic productions on stage, television, radio or in motion pictures, including choice of actors, and final decisions concerning costumes, set designs, sound or lighting effects
  • (c) planning, organizing and controlling the various stages and scheduling involved in the production of presentations, motion pictures, television shows and radio programs
  • (d) engaging and supervising all technical personnel, and determining the treatment, scope and scheduling of production
  • (e) maintaining production archives and negotiating royalties
  • (f) creating, planning, writing scripts for recording, videotaping and editing programs
  • (g) supervising the positioning of scenery, props and lighting and sound equipment.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Documentary director
- Film editor
- Motion picture director
- Director of photography
- Stage director
- Technical director
- Technical television or radio director
- Theatre producer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- TV news producer -2642
- Broadcasting technician - 3521
- Sound technician - 3521
- Video technician - 3521
- Stage manager - 3435

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