Animal Handlers and Wranglers
Provides and controls all animals and their actions necessary to the script.
This department works with a wide range of animals, directing their action in a scene. From cats, dogs, birds and horses and all other animals, the handlers, trainers and wranglers are responsible for delivering animal performances.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this department usually bring to the work.
- Experience in animal training and handling, good working knowledge of the Lower Mainland.
- Previous work experience as a wrangler on a film or television production.
Wrangler (Pick Up)
Wild Animal Trainers
Wild Animal Handlers
Trainers (Domestic Livestock)
Assistant Animal Wrangler
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