2654-Film, Stage and Related Directors and Producers

Job Title: 

Film, Stage and Related Directors and Producers

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.


Tasks include:

  • choosing writers, studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation, instructing actors on acting methods
  • 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
  • planning, organising and controlling the various stages and scheduling involved in the production of presentations, motion pictures, television shows and radio programmes
  • engaging and supervising all technical personnel, and determining the treatment, scope and scheduling of production
  • maintaining production archives and negotiating royalties
  • creating, planning, writing scripts for recording, videotaping and editing programmes
  • supervising the positioning of scenery, props and lighting and sound equipment
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Artistic director
Film editor
Motion picture director
Stage director
Stage manager
Theatre producer

This unit group excludes

Broadcasting operations technician (3521)
Sound recording equipment operator (3521)
Video camera operator (3521)
Motion picture camera operator (3521)
Radio and television studio equipment operator (3521)

Specific Occupations: 

Producer (stage, film, television, computer games, video and radio)

Director (stage, film, television and radio)

Artistic director (stage, film, television and radio)

Producer/Director of commercials

Editor (radio, television and video)

Other film, stage and related directors and producers

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore