There are a whole range of different jobs associated with TV, film, radio and theatre. You could be anything from a singer, to a make-up artist to a director. It’s an exciting and highly competitive field to work in. If you’re creative and good with people this could be the career for you.
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An animator draws and animates characters, buildings, objects and landscapes.
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Requiring Level 3 qualificationsBroadcast engineer
Broadcast engineers make sure programmes are broadcast at the right time and of the highest quality
Broadcast journalists report the news on TV, radio and online.
Choreographers create and plan dance routines or sequences for dancers or performers.
A cinematographer is the head of the camera and lighting crew working on a film or TV set.
Circus performers entertain audiences with displays of skills like acrobatics and clowning.
Computer games developers create, develop and code computer games.
Costume designers are in charge of the look and creation costumes and outfits.
Dancers use movement to express emotion and tell stories.
DJs play music for audiences at live venues, or entertain radio audiences.
Lighting technicians produce, rig and build lighting systems used in film, TV and live events.
Media researchers support producers by finding out background information.
Pop musicians earn money from performing music of any style from rock, pop, indie, to jazz or folk
Newspaper journalists research and report the news, publishing their work in newspapers and online.
Photographers take pictures of people, landscapes or things.
Set designers create the overall look of a theatre, television or film production.
Stage managers makes sure the sets, equipment and props are ready for the opening of a performance.
Television presenters front factual and entertainment television shows
Producers manage media projects from beginning to completion.
Theatrical producers are creative decision-makers who manage all aspects of putting on a production.
Camera operators record images, set up equipment, plan shots and sort technical and lighting issues.
Video editors bring together pictures and sound to produce a piece for film or television.
A web content manager is responsible for the information that appears on a company's website.
Web editors publish and curate content on websites.