Occupation Profile – Technical Director – (ANZSCO 212317) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleTECHNICAL DIRECTOR
ANZSCO Code212317
Occupations in this Group212311 Art Director (Film, Television or Stage)
212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)
212313 Director of Photography
212314 Film and Video Editor
212315 Program Director (Television or Radio)
212316 Stage Manager
212317 Technical Director
212318 Video Producer
212399 Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec
DescriptionControls the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitleTechnical Producer
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-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
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations212311 Art Director (Film, Television or Stage)
212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)
212313 Director of Photography
212314 Film and Video Editor
212315 Program Director (Television or Radio)
212316 Stage Manager
212318 Video Producer
212399 Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)