Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

Directors (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) interpret and approve selection of scripts, and direct and instruct cast and crew during filming, recording or performance of productions.

Overview

Directors (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) interpret and approve selection of scripts, and direct and instruct cast and crew during filming, recording or performance of productions.

Day-to-day

  • studies scripts and scenarios to determine theme and setting
  • assesses locations and staging requirements for productions in association with specialist designers
  • oversees creative aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions.

Considerations

  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate

To become a Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

  • You need experience in the entertainment industry and proven ability to work as a Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage). While formal qualifications aren't essential, a university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in screen and media, drama, radio or stage production may be useful.

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