212315 Program Director (Television or Radio)

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
212315
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Program Director (Television or Radio)
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

212315 PROGRAM DIRECTOR (TELEVISION OR RADIO)

Compiles and directs programs for television or radio.
Skill Level: 1

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2123 Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2123
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2123 FILM, TELEVISION, RADIO AND STAGE DIRECTORS

FILM, TELEVISION, RADIO AND STAGE DIRECTORS direct the artistic and production aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

studying scripts and scenarios to determine theme and setting
assessing locations and staging requirements for productions in association with specialist designers
overseeing creative aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions
determining lighting, film, shutter angles, filter factors, camera distance, depth of field and focus, angles of view and other variables to achieve desired mood and effect
viewing film and video tape to evaluate and select scenes and determine which scenes need to be re-shot
planning and organising the preparation and presentation of programs
supervising the positioning of scenery, props and lighting and sound equipment
assessing technical requirements of productions by studying scripts and discussing program content, set locations and stage directions with production team
creating, planning, writing scripts for, recording, videotaping and editing programs

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 566.10
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
931.70
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 353.80