Film Director Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a film director for a production company that can provide me with a free rein in utilizing my storytelling capabilities to enthrall, and excite audiences by creating beautiful cinematic images.

Summary of Skills:

  • Extraordinary penchant for filmmaking

  • Knowledge of the technicalities involved in filmmaking

  • Possess creative vision, strong leadership and mammoth patience

  • Strong understanding about the editing process and background scoring

  • Expert in creating a unique vision for the script

  • Good communicator with strong people’s skills

  • Ability to handle pressure and work for long hours

Work Experience:

Film Director

Blessing Film Company, Jacksonville, NC

2012 – present

  • Read scripts and decide how to present the story through cinematic images

  • Collaborate with producers in selecting cinematographer, editor, and other crew member for the film

  • Suggest writers to make changes in the script to make it more engrossing

  • Meet with the cast and explain them about the scene to be shot

  • Work on the lighting, set design, and the camera angles to make the scenes impressive

  • Guide actors to portray the right kind of expression in the scenes

  • Screen dailies at the end of the day to decide whether the scenes need reshoot

  • Involve in the editing process to cut film and consolidate best pieces into the final product

Film Director

Drawner Bros, Jacksonville, NC

2009 – 2012

  • Directed twelve commercials, three documentaries, and five motion pictures

  • Handled entire film making process from the start to finish

  • Liaised with producers, talent agents and suppliers

  • Presided over rehearsal sessions and proceeded to the final take only after getting satisfied by the performance

  • Worked closely with the cast and implemented their suggestions while shooting scenes

  • Guided actors to give their best in scenes


Bachelor’s Degree in Film Studies

Fantasy College, Jacksonville, NC



Available upon request.

See Also

Film Director Cover Letter