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Film Directors use their creativity and artistic vision to interpret scripts, while also handling technical and organizational aspects of movie making. These professionals deal with strict deadlines, budget limits, pressure and the need to balance the different personalities of actors and film crew. Essential qualifications listed on a Film Director resume example are creativity, diplomacy, time management, business skills, communication, and technical expertise. Based on our collection of sample resumes, Film Directors should possess a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in film theory.

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Film Director/ Production Manager

Presented new ideas and scenarios to TV stations/ Cinema Producers/ Commercial Co.

  • Directed industrial, documentary, commercial and animation projects
  • Lead crew members in creating story boards, scenarios, post-production
  • Edited and composed visual effects scenes of movies
  • Performed analysis and directed artworks
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Film
Cinematography/photography
2

Freelance Film Director/editor

Film directed with students in making of a Senior Slideshow

  • Film directed and edited for three years with the employer
  • Leadership skills in order to manage and finish the film
  • Developed interpersonal skills and multitasking skills
  • Negotiated with the Employer with an agreement contract
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Computer Science
3

Patty Jenkins, Film Director

Heavily involved with television & feature development, as well as physical production experience

  • Organized and coordinated business functions in a high paced environment
  • Managed business relationships while maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Script coverage, research films, story /character analysis
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communication Studies, Film
Film & Television Production
Philosophy & Film Studies
4

Class Film Director

Managed a 25-30 person crew and cast of my freshman and junior class films

  • Scheduled filming days and weekends, from the pre-production meetings to the final edit
  • Collaborated with producers and screenwriters to make a collective vision for the film
  • Won "Best Cinematography" and "Best Editing" awards for the freshman class film
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communication
5

Assistant to Film Director

  • Corresponded with agents, producers, directors, talent, and studio executives on feature film, television, music video, and commercial projects
  • Conducted, organized, and catalogued research for film projects
  • Managed installation and maintenance of communication and computer networking of a thirty-suite office building
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology And Communication Studies
MA
Literacy And Language Arts
6

Writer, Film Director & Founder

Wrote, directed, and produced award-winning short films and promotional pieces.

  • Secured distribution for films through international distributor and local networks.
  • Secured financing and crew for all productions.
  • Developed a program to raise money for local charities in conjunction with each
  • Created marketing campaigns for all projects.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Professional And Technical Communications
7

Freelance Film Director

  • Spearheaded promo fashion film short
  • Facilitated production to highlight six pieces
  • Scouted locations and developed script
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Studio Art
8

Film Director

  • Oversaw everything in movies set
  • Made a wide range of artistic decision
  • Choose locations at which films are to be shot, the setting of individual scenes, the angles of the cameras, and the gestures used by the actors.
  • Read the scripts or screenplays and consults with the producer
  • Advised and coached actors and gave instructions to the camera operators and other members of the crew.
  • Divided scripts into a day-by-day schedule.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Bachelor of Arts
9

Film Director and Editor

Write or interpret scripts for film adaptation

  • Oversee the cinematography and technical aspects
  • Coaching and directing actors to achieve the required performances
  • Coordinate staff on set, project managing the shooting timetable and ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Oversee in office operations such as budget, call sheets, travel and timelines
  • Presented product to networks, stations and private clients for tv productions use.
  • Prepared marketing packages for client brands for tv/online promotions and usage.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communications
Television/film/radio
10

Film Director

Direction and organization of participants for Interactive DVD and Photo Shoot

  • Location management and assessment
  • Composition and lighting management
  • Use of editing software such as Sony Vegas and Adobe Creative Suite 5
  • Marketing/Promotions of completed media
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts

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