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"Talent Director"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Audition and interview performers to select most appropriate talent for parts in stage, television, radio, or motion picture productions.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Talent Director"

1) Negotiate contract agreements with performers, with agents, or between performers and agents or production companies.

2) Prepare actors for auditions by providing scripts and information about roles and casting requirements.

3) Read scripts and confer with producers in order to determine the types and numbers of performers required for a given production.

4) Review performer information such as photos, resumes, voice tapes, videos, and union membership, in order to decide whom to audition for parts.

5) Select performers for roles or submit lists of suitable performers to producers or directors for final selection.

6) Hire and supervise workers who help locate people with specified attributes and talents.

7) Serve as liaisons between directors, actors, and agents.

8) Arrange for and/or design screen tests or auditions for prospective performers.

9) Attend or view productions in order to maintain knowledge of available actors.

 

 

11) Contact agents and actors in order to provide notification of audition and performance opportunities and to set up audition times.

12) Locate performers or extras for crowd and background scenes, and stand-ins or photo doubles for actors, by direct contact or through agents.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  A-E-S        SOC:  27-2012.04