How Much Does a Film Festival Director Make?

Updated November 23, 2022

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Average Base Pay
Low $76,810
Average $90,680
High $109,863
The average salary for Film Festival Director is $90,680 per year in the United States.

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What Does a Film Festival Director Do?

It was chosen by an 11-member committee representing directors, journalists, critics, distributors, festivals, government officials and market specialists, including Venice Film Festival director Alberto Barbera and former Mia Market head Lucia Milazzotto.
Updated December 18, 2021
Ryan Watt is the Executive Director of Indie Memphis, creating community for independent film and supporting the development of filmmakers.
Updated December 18, 2021
Of course, the number of festival directors in the world is a fraction of the filmmakers who clamor for their attention.
Updated December 17, 2021
As a visiting professor at Pratt, Basil teaches a course on film festivals and oversees the Wallabout student short film festival.
Updated December 15, 2021
Lewis McAskie (left), star of Belfast and Here Before, with Belfast Film Festival director Michele Devlin and Jude Hill, star of Belfast and Mandrake.
Updated December 14, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About a Film Festival Director Salaries

What is the average of a Film Festival Director in the United States?

The Film Festival Director salary range is from $76,810 to $109,863, and the average Film Festival Director salary is $90,680/year in the United States. The Film Festival Director's salary will change in different locations.

Which location pays the highest Film Festival Director salary in the United States?

The Film Festival Director salary in San Jose, CA is $113,804 which is the highest in the US.

What kinds of reasons will influence the Film Festival Director's salary?

Besides the location, employees' education degree, related skills, and work experience also will influence the salary. Try to improve your skills and experience to get a higher salary for the position of Film Festival Director.

What is the growth rate of the Film Festival Director's salary?

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$9,484 Monthly
A Film Festival Director in Auburn, AL reported making $9,484 per month
Auburn, AL
1,000 - 3,000 employees
Company - Public
$40 Hourly
A Film Festival Director in Clay, NY reported making $40 per hour
Clay, NY
3,000 - 7,6 employees
Company - Public
$86,819 Yearly
A Film Festival Director in West New York, NJ reported making $86,819 per year
West New York, NJ
100 - 200 employees
Company - Private
$73,542 Yearly
A Film Festival Director in Valdosta, GA reported making $73,542 per year
Valdosta, GA
200 - 6 employees
Company - Private
$89,834 Yearly
A Film Festival Director in Kenner, LA reported making $89,834 per year
Kenner, LA
6 - 1,000 employees
Company - Private
$59 Hourly
A Film Festival Director in Milwaukee, WI reported making $59 per hour
Milwaukee, WI
7,6 - 15,000 employees
Company - Public