Stunt Artist

Stunt Double

Preferably formal stuntman training

Preferably prior experience in performing stunts

The tasks a Stuntman is expected to perform include:

Performs dare-devil feats such as diving stunts, perilous rides, or spectacular jumps for dramatic productions

Wearing appropriate dress and ensuring, that all requisites, to feat are in order

Performing, dare-devil feats such as diving from high tower on altitude after setting fire to dress in to deep well filled with water below

Riding a bicycle, motor cycle or motor car at high speed jumping over hollow space or from raised platform, riding motor cycle at great speed

inside walls of- hollow circular globe or well (wooden or metal structure specially prepared for performance of perilous feat, etc.)

Knowledge and ability to perform stunts which are varied in nature

Understanding of the importance of physical fitness

Working knowledge of riding multiple vehicles to perform stunts Knowledge of safety, health and environmental regulations

Knowledge of importance and usage of safety gear, materials and lubricants

Knowledge on how to perform in front of an audience

Good comprehension skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Planning and organising skills

Attention to details

It is not a desk job

Work from home is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Travelling is a part of this job role

The job does not involve team handling

Working hours

A Stuntman generally works on call and on requirement for a particular film/scene

There is no regular shift job and work is as per the requirement

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

The job is potentially hazardous as it involves performing stunts

Occupational hazards include injury caused while performing stunts, physical damage and at times loss of limb and life

Will be updated

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Industry Workforce DemandThe total current employment in the Media & Entertainment Industry is estimated at 4.6 lakh5, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 7.5 lakh by 2017This growth is primarily driven by the Television sub-sector, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18% over the 5 year period, on the back of cable digitization and launch of new channels. These trends are expected to add close to 1.35 lakh people across various job roles. The film sector, with an expected growth of 12% over the 5 year period, is also expected to fuel workforce demand by ~88,000 employees. Demand from other sub-sectors is expected to be approximately 63,000 additional employees by 2017.

Film making companies

Movie staffing agencies

Stunt training institutes

Maximum number of job openings are available in the metro and major cities