Job description Production Technician - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts in Alberta
Find out what work is like for a production technician - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts (NOC 52119).
Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
Workers in other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts coordinate and perform specific activities for television, radio and motion picture productions, news broadcasts, theatre and stage productions, and other live or recorded productions. They are employed by television and radio stations and networks, recording studios, motion picture and video production companies, concert promoters and theatre, stage and dance companies.
- Floor managers
- Coordinate the work of camera operators and other technical staff, and cue announcers, actors and performers during news broadcasts and television program tapings.
- Key grips
- Supervise grips, gaffers and stagehands who rig, place, move and dismantle lights, sets, backdrops, scenery and other stage equipment.
- Gaffers and lighting technicians
- Set up, operate and make repairs to lights and other electrical equipment in studios and on sets and stages.
- Stunt co-ordinators and special effects technicians
- Design and coordinate special effects such as fires, explosions and crashes.
- Make-up artists
- Apply cosmetic and special effects make-up on actors and other performers.
- Study scripts to determine the necessary costumes and oversee the acquisition, fitting and maintenance of costumes.
- Settings shop foremen and property masters
- Assist in preparing the construction specifications for sets
- Identify and list the necessary props and place them during rehearsals and performances.
- key grip
- lighting technician
- make-up artist - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
- program coordinator - broadcasting
- property master - broadcasting
- settings shop foreman/woman
- special effects technician
- stage manager
- stunt coordinator
- theatre technician
- Film and video camera operators
- Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators
- Audio and video recording technicians
- Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
- Broadcast technicians
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