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Film Director Salary
in United Kingdom

£54,494 (GBP)

Average Salary

£26/hr

Average Hourly

£2,305

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Film Director is £54,494 a year and £26 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Film Director is between £38,197 and £67,634. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Film Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Reads and interprets script, conducts rehearsals, and directs activities of cast and technical crew for motion picture film: confers with art director to ensure that music, sets, scenic effects, and costumes conform to script interpretation.
  • Confers with director of photography to explain details of scene to be photographed and to consider utilization of miniatures, stock film, inserts, transparencies, backgrounds, or trick shots.
  • Schedules sequences of scenes to be filmed for each day of shooting, grouping scenes together according to set and cast of characters.
  • Rehearses cast and suggests changes, using knowledge of acting, voice, and movement to elicit best possible performance.
  • Informs technicians of scenery, lights, props, and other equipment desired.
  • Approves scenery, costumes, choreography, and music.
  • Directs cast, director of photography, and other technicians during rehearsals and final filming.
  • May audition and select cast.
  • May cut and edit film.
  • May direct film on set in studio or on location.
  • May direct film for television.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£63,174
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Film Director is £54,494 a year and £26 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Film Director is between £38,197 and £67,634. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Film Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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