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Top Notch Entertainment

Director, Videos needed in Canada at 5S Contenu Visuel Inc.

Apr 13, 2022

Video directors are in charge of the content that goes on camera and must be familiar with the technical aspects of making videos. These workers make decisions on the budget, length of a shoot, script changes, lighting, and any other issues regarding the making of a video.

Director responsibilities include:

  • Reading scripts and developing storyboards
  • Writing and editing scripts as needed
  • Meeting the producers and preparing budget

Job details

  •  Location: Montréal, QC
  •  Salary: $55,000 to $75,000YEAR annually for 37.5 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for an experienced director to take overall responsibility for film and television show production.

As a director, you will lead the production team to direct full-length films, short films, live or recorded television programmes, commercials and music videos. You should be able to translate writers’ and producers’ visions into cohesive, marketable, entertaining and informative programs.

Ultimately, you should be able to make creative decisions that guide the rest of the team and enhance, refine and translate original ideas into finished programs.


  • Read scripts and develop storyboards
  • Write and edit scripts as needed
  • Meet the producers and prepare budget
  • Decide on filming locations
  • Hire cast and crew
  • Liaise with crew about technical requirements (e.g. lighting and camera movements, sound recording requirements, set dressing, vision effects and graphics and transitions)
  • Prepare a carefully calculated shooting schedule ensuring deadlines and budget requirements are met
  • Guide the production team ensuring all members are in sync with the program’s requirements
  • Incorporate creative ideas to achieve the best possible visual result
  • Supervise editing to make the final cut
  • Ensure that the final program is faithful to the original concept

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a director
  • Demonstrable portfolio of full-length or short films, videos or commercials
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages
  • In-depth understanding of the production process
  • Familiarity with camera operation, sound systems, special effects and music editing
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Good people skills and ability to negotiate
  • Time management and budget awareness
  • BSc/BA in film studies, cinematography or relevant field; further training is a plus

Job requirements




Master’s degree


5 years or more

Specific Skills
Plan and co-ordinate the production of musical recordings
Organize and co-ordinate production
Determine lighting, lenses, camera angles and backgrounds
Determine treatment, scope and scheduling of production
Co-ordinate and direct the photography of production
Edit motion picture film and arrange film segments into sequences
Level of Expertise
Additional Skills
Supervise staff or team
Work Setting
City or urban
Type of Production or Direction Concentration
Technical direction
Stage direction
Preproduction direction
Postproduction direction
Type of Media
Advertising or communications
Production Credits
15 – 19 productions
Announcing or Broadcasting
Motion picture and film industry
Computer graphics or technical special effects
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel; Willing to travel cross-border; Travel expenses paid by employer;
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Large workload; Tight deadlines;
Ability to Supervise
3-4 people;
Work Location Information
Urban area;
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Excellent oral communication; Judgement; Values and ethics; Organized;

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By emailjobs@5scontent.com

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