Summary Production Technician - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts in Canada
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 coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts (NOC 52119).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Co-ordinate the work of camera operators and other technical staff
- Supervise 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
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