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NOC 5227 Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts

Example Titles
artistic rigger
audiovisual (AV) assistant
audiovisual (AV) assistant – motion pictures and broadcasting
best boy
boom grip
boom microphone operator
boom operator
camera crane operator
circus rigger
continuity person – motion pictures and broadcasting
dolly operator – motion pictures and broadcasting
dolly pusher – motion pictures and broadcasting
dresser – motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
duplicate-film examiner – motion pictures and broadcasting
entertainment stage rigger
film projectionist
film quality inspector
fireworks handler
flyman/woman
focus puller
grip
lighting assistant
motion picture examiner
motion picture projectionist
movie theatre projectionist
production assistant
production assistant – motion pictures and broadcasting
projectionist
prompter
property person
props handler
props person
recording assistant – recording studio
rigger – motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
scene shifter
scenic artist – motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
scenic constructor
scenic constructor – motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
scenic painter – motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
script assistant
script person – motion pictures and broadcasting
searchlight operator
second costumes assistant
set builder
set dresser
special effects assistant
spotlight operator
stage best boy
stage production worker
stage property person
stagehand
staging assistant
technical assistant – audiovisual
telecine operator
teleprompt operator
theatre high rigger
wardrobe assistant
wardrobe attendant
wig assistant – motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

Lead statement
This unit group includes workers who perform support duties related to broadcasting and to the production of motion pictures and the performing arts. They are employed by television and radio stations and networks, recording studios, motion picture and video production companies and by theatre and stage companies.

Main duties
The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

Camera crane operators

Set up, assemble, adjust, maintain and replace reels and projector equipment; detect and repair mechanical and electrical problems; and change and install an electronic control panel using automated equipment.

Motion picture projectionists

Check the condition of the copy; set up and load film reels on movie theatre projection systems, adjust focus, sound levels and other projector and theatre settings; and maintain projection equipment.

Props persons and set builders

Assemble, repair, place, build and oversee props.

Script assistants

Distribute scripts to actors; keep detailed notes of all actions, positions and camera angles; and photograph and date scenes.

Grips and riggers

Rig, place, move and dismantle sets, backdrops, scenery and other stage equipment.

Dressers

Clean, maintain, transport and store costumes, and assist performers to dress in costumes.

Production assistants

Provide support to the director and producer, and are responsible for various aspects of production such as preparing schedules, setting up equipment, and making travel arrangements to various shooting locations.

Source: Canada website