Job requirements Technical Director - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a technical director - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations (NOC 51120).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Producers, directors and film editors
  • A university degree or college diploma in the performing arts, broadcasting, journalism, business administration, theatre production or film studies and experience in a technical or production occupation in motion pictures, broadcasting or theatre are usually required.
  • Choreographers
  • Directors of photography
  • A university degree or college diploma in film studies or cinematography and experience in camera operation or another technical occupation in video or motion picture production are usually required.
  • Demonstrated creative ability is required for all occupations in this unit group.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

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