In the area of audio-visual production, directors manage a troupe, carrying out technical and artistic supervision functions. Directors are ultimately responsible for the audio-visual work, as the choices they make determine the artistic quality and financial sustainability of a specific project.
Directors supervise the entire audio-visual work for which they are artistically responsible, specifically:
Being ultimately responsible for the whole audio-visual work, directors should possess a quite heterogenous range of skills, for example they should have:
To become a professional Director you must engage in the creation of audio-visual works with the ability to express a lively creativity, a recognisable aesthetic style and consolidate technical expertise.
If your specific interest is towards cinema, rather than other audio-visual forms, your works would surely benefit from being acknowledged in the cinematographic festival circuit.