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Directors brings the script to screen by guiding both the cast and crew through creative and technical aspects.

To ensure the film or tv show follows through a single vision, the director is involved in almost every aspect of the process. From concept meetings to preparing mood boards, shot lists, to reviewing the cut with the editor, directors shape the creative vision of a film or television project.



Entry Level


Entry Level & In-demand

What kind of jobs are available?



What people who work in this discipline usually bring to the work.


  • Good working relationship with actors.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Being imaginative with strong story sense.
  • Knowledge of filmmaking process with strong knowledge of department functions.


  • Previous directing experience in film or television.


2nd Unit Director

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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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