Film


Photographic Technicians

repair and adjust cameras and photographic equipment, including commercial video and motion picture camera equipment.
$42740
No degree required
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Theatrical Makeup Artists

Kerrin Jackson from
Meredith Boyd from CBS and A&E Networks
3 reviews
apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
$99990
Post-secondary certificate
High job satisfaction
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Costume Attendants

select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers. May assist with multiple costume changes during performances.
$51780
No degree required
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Film and Video Editors

2 reviews
edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
$83880
Bachelor’s degree
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Sound Engineering Technicians

Ron Phillip from Freelance
Stelios Mac from
2 reviews
assemble and operate equipment to record, synchronize, mix, edit, or reproduce sound, including music, voices, or sound effects, for theater, video, film, television, podcasts, sporting events, and other productions.
$67210
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Photographers

Ayesha Lakes from PhoArtgraphy
Chylea Denney from Rustic Arrow Photography
Fizzah Raza from Fizzah Raza Photography
Karen Hoglund from Karen Hoglund Photography
12 reviews
photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. May use lighting equipment to enhance a subject’s appearance. May use editing software to produce finished images and prints. Includes commercial and industrial photographers, scientific photographers, and photojournalists.
$50290
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Camera Operators

operate television, video, or film camera to record images or scenes for television, video, or film productions.
$67590
Associate’s degree
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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Matt Granato from A liberal arts college
1 reviews
set up, maintain, and dismantle audio and video equipment, such as microphones, sound speakers, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, video cameras, video monitors and servers, and related electronic equipment for live or recorded events, such as concerts, meetings, conventions, presentations, podcasts, news conferences, and sporting events.
$53390
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Broadcast Technicians

set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to acquire, edit, and transmit audio and video for radio or television programs. Control and adjust incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume, signal strength, and signal clarity. Operate satellite, microwave, or other transmitter equipment to broadcast radio or television programs.
$49250
Associate’s degree
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Choreographers

1 reviews
create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.
$52000
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Dancers

perform dances. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for video recording.
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No degree required
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Talent Directors

Paula Stewart from The Animal Talent
Harry Lipsitz from Casting Buffalo LLC
2 reviews
audition and interview performers to select most appropriate talent for parts in stage, television, radio, or motion picture productions.
$96690
Bachelor’s degree
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Technical Directors and Managers

coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.
$96690
Bachelor’s degree
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Producers

TJ Boyce from ABDU Entertainment
Joshua T Berglan from
Phillip A. Barbb from Self-employed
Jennifer McGrew from
Shane Stanley from
5 reviews
plan and coordinate various aspects of radio, television, stage, or motion picture production, such as selecting script, coordinating writing, directing and editing, and arranging financing.
$96690
Bachelor’s degree
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Program Directors

direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in preparation of radio or television station program schedules and programs, such as sports or news.
$96690
Bachelor’s degree
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Set and Exhibit Designers

1 reviews
design special exhibits and sets for film, video, television, and theater productions. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.
$64610
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Actors

Kevin Interdonato from
Stacy Harris from
Rio Rocket from
4 reviews
play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or film productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.
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Graphic Designers

Leanne Arnold from CustomVinylGraphics.com
Will Creech from A very large Fortune 500 foodservice provider
13 reviews
design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
$58370
Bachelor’s degree
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Multimedia Artists and Animators

create special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
$88080
Bachelor’s degree
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Craft Artists

create or reproduce handmade objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.
$38260
Bachelor’s degree
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Fine Artists and Painters

Kevin Caron from Kevin Caron Studios
Rebecca Harnden from Beckx Art
Irina Patterson from Self-employed
Cristina Casillas from Cristina Casillas Art
4 reviews
create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
$65020
Associate’s degree
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Art, Drama and Music Professors

Dr. Mitchell Hutchings from Florida Atlantic University
1 reviews
teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$84780
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Celebrity Agents

Tom Gribby from HOME Talent Group
2 reviews
represent and promote artists, performers, and athletes in dealings with current or prospective employers. May handle contract negotiation and other business matters for clients.
$98070
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Film Directors

Joey Malinski from ATB Productions
Grace Roebuck from
3 reviews
A film director is responsible for managing the creative side of a film. They must interpret the film script to create a compelling film that will appeal, and doing so is a very involved process.
$69500
Bachelor’s degree
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Film Composers

Film composers create original pieces of music to go into films. They work collaboratively with other professionals to write music with the right tone for certain scenes in the film, and then they record the music that they have written.
$58000
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Lighting Designers

Alex Thompson from Festoon House
1 reviews
Lighting Designers are responsible for designing and installing lighting and special electrical effects for movies, TV shows, theatrical performances, and venues. They also oversee the operation of lighting equipment, and they may supervise Lighting Technicians.
$57300
Bachelor’s degree
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Script Readers

The primary responsibility of the Script Reader is to read new script proposals and determine its chances of success if it goes into production. The Script Reader gets the script from the Script Writer and advises the Development Executive on his or her determinations.
$58800
No degree required
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Sound Designers

The Sound Designer is often the head of the post-production sound department unless a separate Sound Supervisor is hired. Sound Designers supervise the design of sound effects, including everything from the sound of rain to the sound of gunshots or car crashes.
$63000
Bachelor’s degree
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Special Effects Makeup Artists

Special Effects (SFX) Makeup Artists use makeup, latex, rubber, and other materials to alter the appearance of Actors in movies, TV shows, or theatrical performances. They apply makeup and artificial materials to Actors and extras.
$69300
Certificate
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Colorists

The primary responsibility of the Colorist is to review and adjust the colors in video footage based on the needs of the project. They typically attempt to create a consistent look across scenes and camera shots.
$44800
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Creative Directors

A Visual Effects (VFX) Creative Director is responsible for the creative and aesthetic elements of visual effects in movies, TV shows, and video games. They also direct the tasks of other VFX Artists to achieve specific styles and a consistent look.
$94200
Bachelor’s degree
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Music Supervisors

Music Supervisors oversee the selection of all music-related elements for a project, including original and previously recorded songs. They obtain the rights to music and work with musicians to create new songs.
$56300
Bachelor’s degree
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Recording Engineers

Recording Engineers are audio technicians that manage the recording equipment used to capture audio during the post-production process. They typically set up, maintain, and operate the audio equipment needed to record sound effects, music, or dialogue for movies or TV shows.
$74500
Bachelor’s degree
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Boom Operators

Boom Operators are responsible for keeping a microphone in position during filming for film, television, or news productions. The microphone is typically attached to a boom pole, allowing the Boom Operator to position the mic near the Actors or people speaking on camera.
$48000
No degree required
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Prop Masters

Prop Masters manage the props department on a film or television production. They find, create, or hire props based on the needs of the project.
$64000
No degree required
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Sound Mixers

Sound Mixers are responsible for recording clear audio on set during filmmaking or television productions. They manage the equipment and crew that captures dialogue and background sounds.
$60400
Bachelor’s degree
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Director of Photography

The DP is responsible for the visual aspect of the film. They do that by using lighting, framing, and camera movements to create each scene.
$74200
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Associate Producers

Jennifer Sizeland from BBC
1 reviews
The main responsibility of the Associate Producer is to assist their employer, which is typically an above-the-line Producer. The job duties of the AP depend on the tasks delegated by the Producer.
$55000
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Foley Artists

Foley Artists are responsible for reproducing everyday sounds using a variety of objects. They record themselves reproducing the sound effects while ensuring that the effects sync with the video footage.
$42000
No degree required
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Set Designers

Set Designers design the sets that are used for film, television, or theater productions. They communicate with the Director and other creative artists involved in the production to design a set that meets the needs of the script.
$52000
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Assistant Directors

The Assistant Director oversees the daily progress of the pre-production and production stages of a film or television production. The role of the Assistant Director is to manage day-to-day operations to allow the Director to focus on creative output.
$56800
Bachelor’s degree
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Storyboard Artists

Storyboard Artists work with the Director to break down a script into individual scenes. They illustrate a sequence of hand-drawn or digitally manipulated images to visualize the story.
$72200
Bachelor’s degree
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Production Designers

The Production Designer supervises the visual design of sets and shooting locations for film productions. They read scripts and work with others to develop the tone and atmosphere for each scene.
$57200
Bachelor’s degree
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Costume Designers

Costume Designers are primarily responsible for gathering or designing the clothes worn by Actors for film or stage productions. They choose garments and props to help match the style or period of the story and the attitude of the character.
$40000
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Production Assistants

The main responsibility of the PA is to assist Producers or Directors. They help the production run smoothly by handling various errands and delivering communications between members of the crew.
$55300
Bachelor or Associate’s degree
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Location Scouts

Location Scouts help discover suitable environments for shooting scenes for a film or television production or other types of photography projects. They may need to find physical locations for specific scenes or the entire production.
$47000
No degree required
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Cinematographers

Steve Giralt from The Garage
1 reviews
Cinematographers are primarily in charge of the camera and lighting crews on sets. They define the overall look of each shot and instruct others to ensure that the project has a consistent tone.
$57000
No degree required
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Screenwriters

Dimitri Vorontzov from Superstar Screenwriters
1 reviews
Screenwriters write screenplays which includes movie scripts, short films, television episodes, and indie flicks in addition to your big summer blockbuster. As a screenwriter, it’s your job to write engaging stories with interesting characters that your audience can relate to.
$63000
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Concept Artist

A Concept Artist visualizes ideas presented by writers, producers, or directors. They create original artwork that others can use as a reference when developing 3D models for a video game or setting a scene for a film project.
$56400
Bachelor’s degree
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