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Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors direct the artistic and production aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions.
Plans, organises and controls artistic aspects of film, television or stage productions.
Interprets and approves selection of scripts, and directs and instructs cast and crew during filming, recording or performance of productions.
Plans, directs and coordinates filming to control the quality and style of photography in films or videos.
Makes and implements editorial decisions regarding mood, pace and climax of films, television programs, video productions or commercials.
Compiles and directs programs for television or radio.
Plans, organises, supervises and coordinates the activities of workers responsible for placing sets and properties, and operating lighting and sound equipment as part of film, television or stage productions.
Controls the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.
Creates films, television programs, video productions or commercials by filming, adding sound and editing in digital or analogue format.
Includes Audio Director, Casting Director, Lighting Director, Location Manager (Film or Television)
Earnings are for full-time workers before tax, excluding superannuation. Earnings are a guide only and can vary greatly.
Likely change in the number of jobs over the next 5 years, based on the Department of Employment projections.
Skill Level is the education or training usually needed to do well in this job. Relevant experience is sometimes viewed just as highly.
Employment Size is the number of people who work in this job in Australia.
An above average unemployment rate shows people who do this job are more likely to be out of work than people who do other jobs.
Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).
This is a medium sized occupation employing 14,200 workers. Over the past 5 years the number of jobs has grown strongly.Strong growth is expected in the future. New jobs and turnover from workers leaving may create between 5,001 and 10,000 job openings over the 5 years to 2020.
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A Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of relevant experience is usually needed. High levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest are also important.If you are interested in this style of work, there are a wide range of training options available that could lead to this or a similar job. The pathway that is right for you will depend on your skills and interests.
Employers look for Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors who have strong interpersonal skills, can communicate well with diverse audiences and who are organised and efficient.
The topics, subjects, or knowledge areas workers rate as most important are shown below.
Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.
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Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.
The work activities workers rate as most important are shown below.
Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.
Using your own ideas to developing, designing, or creating something new.
Giving information to supervisors, co-workers, and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.
Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.