Summary Production Technician - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a production technician - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts. The following information is applicable to all Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts (NOC 5226).
Workers in other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts co-ordinate 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.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are fair in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Co-ordinate the work of camera operators and other technical staff
- Cue announcers, actors and performers during broadcasting or taping of programs
- Set up, operate and make repairs to light and other electrical equipment
- Design and co-ordinate special effects such as fire, explosion and crashes
- Apply cosmetic and special effects make-up to performers
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