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Builds sets, and alters the look of an existing location.

This department of carpenters, metal fabricators, buyers, painters and sculptors to plan, manage and build all sets and constructed elements of a film.




Entry Level


Entry Level & In-demand

What kind of jobs are available?



What those who work in this department usually bring to the work. 


  • Knowledge of building using all hand and power tools and woodworking machines.
  • Knowledge of working drawings, budgeting and familiarity with film production processes and understanding health and safety issues.


  • Previous work experience as a Carpenter or working in Construction.
  • Work experience in a professional film or television production.

Sculptor’s Helper (Construction)

Sculptor (Construction)

Scenic Metal Fabricator

Scenic Helper (Construction)

Scenic Carpenter

Model Maker

Metal Fabricator Helper

Maintenance Person

Lead Metal Fabricator

Labour Foreperson

Lead Labourer (Construction)

CNC Programmer/Operator

Lead Carpenter

Construction Foreperson

Construction Buyer

Lead Carpenter/Sculptor

Labourer (Construction)

Head Carpenter

Construction Coordinator

Carpenter/Buyer (Construction)

Assistant Carpenter

Many job roles in the motion picture industry are represented by a union or guild. 

If you see a logo below, the role may be covered by a union or guild.  Please consult those organizations to understand the requirements (such as certification, licensing or work experience) to join as a member.   

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