Director (coming-of-age stories)

  • Full time
  • Johannesburg
  • @Work In South Africa posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 12 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Entertainment / Events & Sport
  • Qualifications Practical experience only

Job Description

Our client is a renowned film production company based in Pretoria, specializing in creating compelling and captivating films. With a focus on storytelling and artistic expression, our client has gained recognition for their exceptional work in the film industry.

Our client is looking for a talented and experienced Director to join their team. The Director will play a crucial role in bringing a coming-of-age story with a paranormal twist to life.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Director who has directed at least one feature film in this genre. The successful candidate can be based anywhere in South Africa, but the film will be shot in the Gauteng Province. Remuneration and other details will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct the film, ensuring the creative vision is effectively translated onto the screen.
  • Collaborate with the screenwriter, cinematographer, and production team to develop the visual and narrative elements of the film.
  • Conduct auditions and select the cast members who best fit the characters and story.
  • Guide actors in their performances, providing direction and feedback to achieve the desired emotional impact.
  • Work closely with the production team to plan and coordinate the logistics of the film shoot.
  • Make artistic and technical decisions related to camera angles, lighting, and overall aesthetics.
  • Ensure adherence to the film’s budget and schedule.
  • Manage and lead the film crew, fostering a collaborative and productive working environment.
  • Oversee the post-production process, including editing, sound design, and visual effects.
  • Attend screenings and film festivals to promote the completed film.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Director, with a focus on coming-of-age stories and experience directing at least one feature film in this genre.
  • Strong understanding of storytelling techniques and visual aesthetics.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • A portfolio of previous works showcasing your directorial skills.

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