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become a film professor, lecturer, instructor


Alternate Titles: Lecturer, Instructor

Job Description: A Professor is an academic professional — often with industry experience — who teaches students to become proficient in a particular field of production or study.

Salary: $68,000 to $150,000+

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adjunct professor

Adjunct Professor

Alternate Titles: Teacher, Professor, Instructor

Job Description: An Adjunct Professor is hired by a college or university on a contractual, part-time basis to teach the film curriculum of that particular school.

Salary: $25 to $150 per hour

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festival programmer

Festival Programmer

Alternate Titles: Programming Coordinator, Programming Manager

Job Description: Festival Programmers are in charge of sourcing and selecting the most appropriate films for their respective festivals, whilst also taking responsibility for the smooth running of the festivals themselves.

Salary: Annual salary varies widely. Unpaid at entry-level, low-to-mid six figures for highest level positions.

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Filmmaker Outreach Programmer

Filmmaker Outreach Programmer

Alternate Titles: Film Programmer, Festival Director, Festival Associate Director, Festival Programmer

Job Description: Filmmaker Outreach Programmers reach out to filmmakers to solicit films for film festivals or alternate programming. They watch and review short films and feature films for film festival programming.

Salary: $42,000 to $120,000

Become a Filmmaker Outreach Programmer

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