Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio :

Interpret script, conduct rehearsals, and direct activities of cast and technical crew for stage, motion pictures, television, or radio programs.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $58,430.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,188
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.16 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Technology and Tool Usage
Time Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Edit film scenes
Express creativity through music, song, dance, or acting
Establish pace and sequence of program and scenes
Produce stage and film productions
Prepare production storyboards
Determine locale or period of story
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Achieve special camera effects
Write material for artistic or entertainment purposes
Determine presentation subjects or content

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage financial activities of the organization
Coordinate documentation, reporting, or editing activities
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Direct talent to optimize performance
Direct fundraising or financing activities
Coordinate logistics for productions or events
Coordinate activities of production personnel
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Supervise personnel or contractors in artistic or entertainment settings
Assign work to staff or employees

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate applicant qualifications for employment
Evaluate contract personnel performance
Evaluate applicant, staff, or individual skill levels
Evaluate talent of individuals or groups
Evaluate employee performance
Evaluate length, content, or suitability of program for broadcast
Evaluate script quality
Manage content of broadcasts or presentations
Evaluate advertising promotions

Getting Information

Study scripts to determine project requirements
Review scripts and production information to determine costumes or makeup required
Research topics for educational or entertainment programs
Conduct research to inform art, designs, or other work
Research information for news programs and broadcasts
Obtain copyrights or other legal permissions
Interview others for news, research, or entertainment purposes
Gather information for news stories

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement company or staff policies
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Edit written materials or content

Staffing Organizational Units

Audition performance artists
Conduct eligibility or selection interviews
Select staff or team members from current employees
Select applicants meeting qualifications
Promote personnel within organizations
Hire personnel

Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others

Direct camera operators
Manage artistic or entertainment activities
Direct productions or performances
Collaborate with performers, directors, designers, and other artistic production workers
Direct activities in audio or video recording studio
Manage operations of artistic or entertainment departments or organizations

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Conduct staff or co-worker meetings
Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions
Conduct meetings with clients and customers
Signal directions or warnings to coworkers
Discuss production content and progress with others
Respond to employee concerns

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