Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 21 - Arts and Media Professionals | Minor Group: 212 - Media Professionals | Unit Group: 2123 - Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors
Description: Controls the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
UNIT GROUP 2123: FILM, TELEVISION, RADIO AND STAGE DIRECTORS
Description: Direct the artistic and production aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
studying scripts and scenarios to determine theme and setting
assessing locations and staging requirements for productions in association with specialist designers
overseeing creative aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions
determining lighting, film, shutter angles, filter factors, camera distance, depth of field and focus, angles of view and other variables to achieve desired mood and effect
viewing film and video tape to evaluate and select scenes and determine which scenes need to be re-shot
planning and organising the preparation and presentation of programs
supervising the positioning of scenery, props and lighting and sound equipment
assessing technical requirements of productions by studying scripts and discussing program content, set locations and stage directions with production team
creating, planning, writing scripts for, recording, videotaping and editing programs
Other occupations in this Unit Group
212311 - Art Director (Film, Television or Stage)
212312 - Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)
212313 - Director of Photography
212314 - Film and Video Editor
212315 - Program Director (Television or Radio)
212316 - Stage Manager
212318 - Video Producer
212399 - Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec