Career Opportunities in the Film Industry, 2nd Edition

  • Fred Yager
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  • ISBN-10: 1438120648
  • ISBN-13: 9781438120645
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 296 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

Featuring more than 80 job profiles - with five new to this edition - this new edition updates all key information, including salary ranges, employment outlook, and technical advances, and features a new foreword by the late actor David Carradine. Appendixes, which have been completely updated, include directories of colleges and universities; non-degree training programs; professional unions and associations; film competitions, fellowships, internships, and festivals; and more. A glossary defines key terms, and a helpful bibliography includes books, industry publications, and Web resources. New and updated career profiles include:

  • Actor
  • Animal safety representative
  • Camera operator
  • Director
  • Film editor
  • Location scout
  • Producer
  • Production assistant
  • Screenwriter
  • Set designer
  • Sound mixer
  • Stuntperson
  • and more

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Foreword to the Second Edition.
Foreword to the First Edition.
Industry Outlook.
Acknowledgments.
How to Use This Book.
1: Development/Preproduction.
2: The Script.
3: Screenwriter.
4: Story Editor.
5: Script Reader.
6: Literary Agent.
7: The Talent.
8: Casting Director.
9: Principal Actor.
10: Extra.
11: Talent Agent.
12: Mailroom Clerk.
13: Stunt Coordinator.
14: Stuntperson.
15: Choreographer.
16: Animal Trainer.
17: Animal Safety Representative.
18: Wrangler.
19: Producers (Studio or Independent).
20: Head of Production.
21: Executive Producer.
22: Development Executive.
23: Development Associate.
24: Producer.
25: Line Producer.
26: Unit Production Manager.
27: Production Coordinator.
28: Production Assistant.
29: Directors.
30: Director.
31: First Assistant Director.
32: Second Assistant Director.
33: Script Supervisor.
34: DGA Trainee.
35: Financing, Legal, and Administrative Issues.
36: Auditor.
37: Entertainment Lawyer.
38: Titles Registrar.
39: Film Commissioner.
40: Executive Assistant.
41: Production (Principal Photography).
42: Camera.
43: Director of Photography.
44: Camera Operator.
45: First Assistant Cameraperson.
46: Key Grip.
47: Gaffer.
48: Best Boy.
49: How the Film Looks.
50: Production Designer.
51: Art Director.
52: Location Scout.
53: Storyboard Artist.
54: Matte Painter.
55: Set Designer.
56: Set Decorator.
57: Model and Miniature Builder.
58: Puppeter/Sculptor.
59: Property Master.
60: Lead Man/Swing Gang.
61: Costume Designer.
62: Key Costumer.
63: Makeup Artist.
64: Special Makeup Effects Artist.
65: Hairstylist.
66: Sound.
67: Sound Designer.
68: Sound Mixer.
69: Boom Operator.
70: Music.
71: Music Supervisor.
72: Composer.
73: Miscellaneous Support Services.
74: Caterer.
75: Transportation Coordinator.
76: Postproduction.
77: Film Editing.
78: Editor.
79: Negative Cutter.
80: Color Timer.
81: Special Effects.
82: Visual Effects Producer.
83: Titles and Optical Effects Coordinator.
84: Sound.
85: Supervising Sound Editor.
86: Foley Artist.
87: Distribution, Publicity and Advertising, and Education.
88: Distribution.
89: Film Distributor.
90: Sales Agent.
91: Theater Owner.
92: Publicity and Advertising.
93: Publicist.
94: Still Photographer.
95: Advertising and Marketing Executive.
96: Festival Organizer.
97: Film Critic.
98: Entertainment Writer.
99: Education.
100: Film Instructor.
101: Acting Teacher.
102: Dialect Coach.
103: Association Director.
104: Film Archivist/Preservationist.
Appendixes.
Educational Resources: Colleges and Universities.
Colleges, Universities, and Schools with Relevant Graduate Degree Programs—MA (Master of Arts) or MFA (Master of Fine Arts).
Selected Nondegree Acting, Directing, and Film Courses and Programs.
Professional Unions and Asociations.
Competitions, Fellowships, and Internships.
Film Festivals.
Film Commissions.
Selected Agencies, Film Studios and Companies, and Libraries and Museums.
Glossary.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.