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Producers and Directors
What Producers and Directors Do

Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, commercials, and other performing arts productions. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.



How to Become a Producer or Director
Most producers and directors have a bachelor’s degree and several years of experience in motion picture, TV, or theater production, working as an actor, film and video editor, cinematographer, or another related occupation.


Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for producers and directors was $68,440 in May 2015. Employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 9 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.


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