How much does a Film Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Film Director in the United States is $30 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $36. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Film Director?

A Film Director is a person who directs the making of a film. A Film Director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfilment of that vision. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking. Under European Union law, the director is viewed as the author of the film. The Film Director gives direction to the cast and crew and creates an overall vision through which a film eventually becomes realized, or noticed. Directors nee...

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SOVAH Health - MartinsvilleThe Assistant Director of Radiology assumes responsibility for the ... Knowledge and proficiency in all Diagnostic studies to include plain film, fluoroscopy, OR and ...
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The YMCA of Greater Richmond is seeking an Association Director of YX & Design to design and ... film makers and digital specialist to consistently bring the Y brand experience strategy to life ...
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The Director must understand the recycling system as a whole, have a vision for using the ... A key programmatic goal is to unlock plastic film and flexible materials, but the right candidate ...
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The Senior Associate Director of Advancement Communications will build on the success of the first ... Submits proposals, performs research, secures talent, drafts scripts and directs film shoots ...
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