When film directors aren't directing a movie what do they do?
Film directors are people who live lives with their families and friends. Just like you when you're not working, you live your life, film directors are afforded the same human luxury.
Film Directors are in charge of directing the creative aspects of a film, from start to finish. This includes the story, and potentially with the producer (who pays the bills) hiring of the crew, production overseeing, and overseeing the final edit. Film directors work all over the world on location, on film sets and in pre- and post-production facilities.
Yes, directing is one aspect of film making. "Film making" refers to the whole process of making a film, from creation to completion. A "filmmaker" is someone who has a lot of influence in that process, be it a director or producer. A "director" is responsible for directing the crew and the actors, and making any necessary decisions on set. Because of that, directors are usually deeply involved in the film making process, and therefore…
Some popular film directors are George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Michael Moore, Kevin Smith, and David Lynch.If you are curious about who directed the movie you are watching, pay closer attention to the names listed at the beginning or end of the movie or the little scenes before the movie that may hint film companies or popular directors.
If you are starting out, then you will not make that much to begin with. You need to get noticed! At first you might only make a few hundred but if you get big in the world of film directing then you can make millions, but beware there is a lot of competition. If you want to make millions then it really depends on your skills as a film director, you have to be good:)
There are no formal education requirements for directing on stage, in films, or on television. Some directors do have a BA, MA, or MFA, depending on their areas of interest. For the stage, a person might get their degree in drama, technical theatre, directing, musical theatre, etc. For film and television they might study cinematography, filmmaking, or film direction. The degree doesn't guarantee getting a job, and the lack of one won't hurt. The real…
Film directors more or less establish the tone of a film set, so one could say that directors are in charge of the working conditions there. Otherwise, directors work in their comfortable work locations, where ever they may be located: at home, on a production company lot, in an office and so forth. Also, depending on the phase of the movie, a director works in task-specific conditions.