Film Director

Show Director


Minimum Preferably high school

Certified training for Live Action Director (programme aligned to MES/ Q 1301 released by Media & Entertainment Skills Council)

Preferably minimum 2-3 Years of work experience

The tasks a Live Action Director is expected to perform include:

Establishing and driving the execution of the creative vision of the production with the support of the production, creative and technical teams

Knowledge of the current trends in international cinema and history of films and film making

Well-versed with the trends in contemporary film making, different types of films being produced and appreciated around the world

Knowledge of history of complementary fields including fine art, literature and theatre

Competent in visualizing a scene under different lighting conditions

Knowledge of technical aspects of production across all processes from pre-production to post-production

Well-versed with the principles of film-making and cinematography

Will be updated

Digitally competent

Technically competent

Good story-teller


Team player

Good leader

It is not a desk job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available
Working hours

Media and Entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, mental and physical exhaustion, etc.

For freshers INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - INR 14,000 to INR 16,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 18,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment has grown at a Compounded

Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between 2000 and 2008. It is expected that the PFCE onEntertainment would grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and

2022.Accordingly, it is expected that the industry would continue to record growth rates between 13% and 14% till 2013. Furthermore, on a long term basis, we

expect that the Media and EntertainmentIndustry to grow at a CAGR of about 12% to 13% between 2008 and 2022.

It is projected that the total employment in the Media and Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million

persons in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million persons. All these factors indicate good job prospects for Live Action Director and

other professionals in the industry.


Event management companies

Media and entertainment companies

Cities across India

Will be updated


Net Services India Pvt Ltd

Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGE&T)

L S Talent Transformation Manpower Pvt. Ltd

Laurus Edutech Private Limited

Will be updated