Skills Technical Director - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts near Vancouver (BC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "technical director - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts" was moved from the group Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations (NOC 5131) to the group Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations (NOC 51120).

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

Tasks

  • Organize and co-ordinate production
  • Supervise staff or team
  • Determine treatment, scope and scheduling of production
  • Interpret scripts, select the cast and advise in the interpretation and delivery of the performance
  • Create dances for film, theater and television
  • Hire and dismiss staff
  • Direct rehearsals for dancers to achieve desired interpretation
  • Plan, organize and direct the artistic aspects of production
  • Oversee the design of sets, costumes, furnishings and props
  • Plan and co-ordinate the production of musical recordings
  • Direct musicians and singers during rehearsals and recording
  • Co-ordinate and direct the photography of production
  • Determine lighting, lenses, camera angles and backgrounds
  • Edit motion picture film and arrange film segments into sequences

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Designing
    • Writing
    • Performing and Entertaining

    Knowledge

  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Languages (English and French)
    • Languages Foreign
    • Psychology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Geography
    • Philosophy and Theology
    • History and Archaeology
    • Library and Heritage
    • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Communications and Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
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