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Motion Picture Director Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$90,839 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Motion Picture Director is $90,839 a year and $44 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Motion Picture Director is between $63,672 and $112,743. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Motion Picture Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Motion Picture Director Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Producers and Directors

Job family population: 117,520

Estimated population of Motion Picture Director jobs: 2,717

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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