What is a Director?

We’re responsible for guiding the creative aspects of a production. Collaborating with various team members, we ensure that the project stays artistically cohesive. We have a vision and aim to bring it to life.

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This is what I do most days…

I work with key production team members to ensure a harmonious approach to the project.

I lead...

I craft narratives that engage and captivate audiences, conveying a message, emotion, or theme.

I story-tell...

I oversee all relevant artistic decisions and make sure they align with my creative vision.

I decide...

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Thinking about becoming a Director?

Explore some of the skills you’ll need

to prepare for the role. 


  • Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • Knowledge of narrative structure and storytelling
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of shot composition, camera angles, and visual design
  • Growing knowledge of new technologies and industry trends

If you think a job as a Director might be right for you, print off your Job Report and take it to a parent, teacher or guidance counsellor to talk about what your next steps should be.