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Art Directors realise the Production Designer’s creative vision for all the sets and locations that give productions their look and feel
Assistant Art Directors turn initial sketches into worked-up drawings from which sets are built or locations adapted
Assistant Editors take responsibility for the smooth running of the cutting room on feature films
Audio or Dubbing Assistants manage the preparation and maintenance of all audio suites.
Casting Directors organise the casting (selecting) of Actors for all roles in a film
Co-producers work with Producers to turn stories into profitable films. Their responsibilities vary hugely.
Colourists make sure that all shots in each scene match one another by balancing colour saturation and luminance from shot to shot
Concept Artists produce the illustrations that help Production Designers realise their vision
With the growing complexities of cinema-grade projectors, DCP Authors are the technicians who make sure a film can be played perfectly on the screen.
Development Executives are responsible for finding and developing stories and screenplays that will make successful films.
Directors are the driving creative force in a film’s production – visualising and defining the style and structure of the film, then bringing it to life
Directors of Photography work with the Director, camera crew and lighting department to create the visual identity, or look, of a film
Edit Assistants provide basic technical and practical support for Editors, Telecine Operators, Colourists and other senior staff.
Film Editors work closely with the Director to craft the finished film
EPK Directors/Producers create additional content to support the press and marketing campaign for a film’s release
The Foley Editor adds specialist subtle sounds to enhance the action or realism in a scene
Also known as Chief Electrician, Supervising or Chief Lighting Technician, Gaffers oversee all practical and technical aspects of the electrics and lighting to get the right effects.
Graphic Artists create all the props with graphic or written elements
Grips build and maintain all equipment that supports cameras, helping to position and move cameras smoothly and safely.
Lighting Technicians are also known as Lighting Operators or Lighting Electricians and are commonly referred to as “Sparks”. They help with the settting up and looking after
Model Makers design, create and produce 3D scale models and miniatures for use on film productions
Moving Light Operators operate, programme and maintain automated moving lights
Producers are responsible for all aspects of a film’s production, putting together a creative and talented cast and crew, and turning story ideas into profitable films
The boss in the animator’s studio, the producer is responsible for the budget and scheduling, making sure the project develops creatively while running efficiently.
Responsible for the overall running of a project, from staffing to scheduling and budget.
Production Assistants assist in the smooth running of the production
Production Co-ordinators run the daily operation of the production office
Production Designers define and manage every visual aspect of a film
Production Designers create the ‘look’ of an animation project
Production Managers make sure the production runs smoothly for the Producer and Line Producer
Production Runners help out wherever they are needed on productions
Production Secretaries in animation support Producers and animation production departments
Ensure the successful delivery of a game
Render Wranglers supervise the rendering process, converting computer data and outputting it as a sequence of viewable images
Riggers create skeletons for 3D Models, allowing them to move realistically and dynamically.
Roto Artists trace the areas of live action frames where computer graphics will overlap or interact with live image
Runners provide support wherever it might be required within an animation studio, supporting the production office and editing department
Runners help keep the VFX artists happy and productive through support and taking on basic tracking, project management and animation duties.
Scenic Artists paint backdrops, murals and many other elements on film sets
Sculptors design and create special features, such as statues or complex props
Storyboard Artists illustrate the narrative and draw panels to demonstrate action
Storyboard Artists draw a series of pictures to represent a script or screenplay
Storyboard Assistants in animation clean up existing panels and complete partly-drawn panels
Technical Artists act as a bridge between the Artists and Programmers working on a game
Makes sure that VFX shots are identified, and elements are captured appropriately for port-production.