Job Definition

  • choosing writers, studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation, and 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, organizing and controlling the various stages and scheduling involved in the production of presentations, motion pictures, television shows and radio programs
  • 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 programs
  • supervising the positioning of scenery, props and lighting and sound equipment

    Educational level

    • Unskilled