Movie<br />and<br />Video<br />Industries<br />By Jason Goodman<br />
Nature of Industry<br /><ul><li>Dominated by large studios, but with the increasing demand many other film companies have ...
Mostly based in Hollywood, CA.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>United States motion picture industry produces most of the movies...
Help create upcoming films
Put movies on DVD’s, Blu Rays, and Theatres</li></ul>What do they do?<br />
<ul><li>Entry-level workers start out by working on documentary, business, educational, industrial, or government films or...
Colleges and technical schools, many independent centers offer training programs on various aspects of filmmaking, such as...
There are no specific training requirements for producers and directors. Talent, experience, and business acumen are very ...
Many start as assistant directors; others gain industry experience first as actors, writers, film editors, or business man...
Screenwriters usually have had writing experience as freelance writers or editors or in other employment settings</li></ul...
<ul><li>Actors usually are required to have formal dramatic training or acting experience. Training can be obtained in act...
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  1. 1. Movie<br />and<br />Video<br />Industries<br />By Jason Goodman<br />
  2. 2. Nature of Industry<br /><ul><li>Dominated by large studios, but with the increasing demand many other film companies have popped up to fill the demand for entertainment.
  3. 3. Mostly based in Hollywood, CA.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>United States motion picture industry produces most of the movies and television programs in the world.
  4. 4. Help create upcoming films
  5. 5. Put movies on DVD’s, Blu Rays, and Theatres</li></ul>What do they do?<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Entry-level workers start out by working on documentary, business, educational, industrial, or government films or in the music video industry
  7. 7. Colleges and technical schools, many independent centers offer training programs on various aspects of filmmaking, such as screenwriting, film editing, directing, and acting
  8. 8. There are no specific training requirements for producers and directors. Talent, experience, and business acumen are very important
  9. 9. Many start as assistant directors; others gain industry experience first as actors, writers, film editors, or business managers. Formal training in directing and producing is available at some colleges and universities and from professional organization
  10. 10. Screenwriters usually have had writing experience as freelance writers or editors or in other employment settings</li></ul>Training/ Schooling<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>Actors usually are required to have formal dramatic training or acting experience. Training can be obtained in acting conservatories, university programs, theatre-sponsored training programs, and independent dramatic arts schools
  12. 12. Training in singing, dancing, or stage combat, or experience in modeling, stand-up comedy, or acting in commercials is especially useful, and helps an actor stand out among the many resumes being considered
  13. 13. Film and video editors often begin as camera operators or editing-room assistants, cinematographers usually start as assistant camera operators, and sound recordists often start as boom operators and gradually progress to become sound engineers.
  14. 14. Most managers have a bachelor's degree in liberal arts or business administration. Their majors often are related to the departments they direct</li></ul>Training/ Schooling Continued<br />
  15. 15. Hours<br />Unusual hours of work<br />22% of workers have part-time schedules<br />14% have variable schedule <br />2008, workers averaged 29.6 hours per week<br />Work Environment <br />Mostly work in clean and comfortable places<br />If filming outside the studio it may require working in bad weather, unpleasant , or dangerous conditions.<br />Working Conditions<br />
  16. 16. Employment by Age<br />
  17. 17. Earnings Per Hour<br />
  18. 18. <ul><li>Earnings of workers in the motion picture and video industries vary, depending on education and experience, type of work, union affiliation, and duration of employment
  19. 19. Average weekly earnings of nonsupervisory workers in the motion picture and video industries were $627, compared with $608 for workers in all industries combined
  20. 20. Motion picture and television actors who are members of the Screen Actors Guild earned a minimum daily rate of $782, or $2,713 for a 5-day week. They also received additional compensation for reruns
  21. 21. Established actors get salaries well above the minimums, and earnings of a few top stars are astronomical
  22. 22. Salaries for directors vary widely. Producers seldom have a set salary, because they get a percentage of a show's earnings or ticket sales</li></ul>Earnings Continued<br />
  23. 23. <ul><li>Wage and salary employment in the motion picture and video industries is projected to grow 14 percent between 2008 and 2018
  24. 24. Employment growth will also continue in movie theaters as attending a movie is still one of the most popular forms of entertainment in this country
  25. 25. Computer specialists, multimedia artists and animators, film and video editors, and others skilled in digital filming, editing, and computer-generated imaging should have the best job prospects
  26. 26. Writers, actors, producers, and directors—as applicants outnumber available jobs</li></ul>Outlook<br />
  27. 27. The End!<br />

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