Directors interpret scripts, select casts and direct performers and other aspects of productions.
Duties May Include
Directors interpret scripts and direct the mise-en-scène;
Select and direct the actors, extras and technical crew;
Advise the cast and crew on the interpretation and delivery of the performance;
Direct rehearsals, filmings, broadcasts and performances; and
Confer with crew and specialists throughout production and post-production to achieve desired presentation.
Examples of Titles
Director of Photography
Motion Picture Director
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.