Directors

(NOC 5131)
+12.42%
 

What do Directors do?

Directors interpret scripts, select casts and direct performers and other aspects of productions.

How to become: Directors

In general, you usually need a university degree, college diploma or other post-secondary specialized training in your area of work.

You may need experience and to be able to demonstrate directing, creative or performing skills.

You may need membership in a related guild or union.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

They may require experience and be able to demonstrate directing, creative or performing skills.

Where to study for a career as: Directors

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Cultural Studies - Specialization in Film & Media (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
Cultural Studies - Specialization in Film & Media (B.A.) Bachelor
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Film Studies Bachelor; Honours
Dramatic Arts Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Film and Media Production Diploma
Foundational Programs Certificate
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Advanced Television and Film - Script to Screen Post-diploma; Online
Theatre Arts and Performance Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Acting for Stage and Screen Diploma; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Directors make?

Low:
$36,400
Average:
$65,333
High:
$98,010

Job openings for Directors

Job Seekers:
11,500
Job Openings:
11,400