(NOC 5131)

Career Description

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

Artistic Director
Broadcasting Director
Director of Photography
Film Director
Motion Picture Director
Movie Director

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Image Arts - Film Studies Bachelor
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Foundational Programs Certificate
Film and Media Production Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Theatre Arts and Performance Diploma; Online; Advanced
Advanced Television and Film - Script to Screen Post-diploma; Online
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Theatre and Performance Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Film Studies Bachelor
Film Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022