Technical Director

Technical Directors control the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.

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    Overview

    Technical Directors control the quality of pictures and sound for television or radio programs by directing technical teams and planning and organising technical facilities.

    Day-to-day

    • assessing technical requirements of productions by studying scripts and discussing programme content, set locations and stage directions with the production team.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Technical Director

    • You need experience in the entertainment industry and proven ability to work as a Technical Director. While formal qualifications aren't essential, a university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in screen production may be useful.

      Take a Bachelor of Screen and Stage

    • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at SkillFinder.com.au(External website, Opens in new window)

      SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.