Technical Director

Technical Directors control the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.

Overview

Technical Directors control the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.

Day-to-day

  • assessing technical requirements of productions by studying scripts and discussing programme content, set locations and stage directions with the production team.

Considerations

  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate

To become a Technical Director

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

    Take a Bachelor of Screen and Stage

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