Synopses & Reviews
The movie business holds a unique allure for those who are drawn to it and with $9.5 billion in U.S. ticket receipts in 2002, up from $8.41 billion in 2001, there is no doubt audiences are equally enthralled. In recent years, the American film industry employed approximately 270,000 people, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the industry will experience 17 percent growth over the next decade. "Career Opportunities in the Film Industry is a great way to get the inside scoop on how to break into this exciting industry. It features informative profiles of more than 80 jobs in the field. Jobs covered include everything from the high-profile positions of director, producer, screenwriter, and actor to the all-important behind-the-scenes positions such as casting director, gaffer, and production designer. Each job profile details job duties, salary ranges, required experience and skills, advancement opportunities, and much more. Appendixes offer invaluable access to information on colleges and universities, graduate programs, film schools, unions and associations, companies and agencies, websites, and a glossary of professional jargon.
The movie business holds a unique allure for those who are drawn to it