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Take a look at these great careers for those with the Film Business in mind. See if any might be something you're interested in. Some of these careers might be new to you, but well worth exploring. Good luck!

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Festival Programmer escorts movie star out of her limo at festival premiere

Festival Programmer

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... Learn More Avg. Salary: $63,443 Salary Range: $44K - $102K Alt Titles: Programming Coordinator, Programming Manager
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Adjunct Professor

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. Learn More Avg. Salary: $20,107 Salary Range: $5K-$50K Alt Titles: Teacher, Professor, Instructor
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A Professor is an academic professional — often with industry experience — who teaches students to become proficient in a particular field of production or study. Learn More Avg. Salary: $63,137 Salary Range: $15K - $158K Alt Titles: Lecturer, Instructor
Filmmaker Outreach Programmer sitting in empty theatre

Filmmaker Outreach Programmer

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. Learn More Avg. Salary: $85,744 Salary Range: $51K-$137K Alt Titles: Film Programmer, Festival Director, Festival Associate Director, Festival Programmer
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Entertainment Lawyer

Entertainment Lawyers manage all legal matters for Writers, Directors, Producers, Actors, and sometimes below the line crew. This includes contractual agreements... Learn More Avg. Salary: $117,567 Salary Range: $77K - $186K Alt Titles: Entertainment Attorney
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Executive Producer

The Executive Producer provides the financial backing for a film project. Their involvement depends on the project with some simply securing funds and others getting involved in the filmmaking... Learn More Avg. Salary: $159,444 Salary Range: $151K - $188K Alt Titles: EP, Film Financier
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