Production Supervisor Careers in the Film Industry

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Production: Supervisors Careers

Are you a natural leader with a knowledge base in how to handle locations, script continuity, or keeping crew organized and on track? You might find your dream job listed here in Production: Supervisors.
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Script Supervisor looking over a script on her laptop

Script Supervisor

The Script Supervisor oversees continuity during principal photography, ensuring people and props are where they should be in each shot. Learn More Avg. Salary: $67,386 Salary Range: $40K-$86K Alt Titles: Scripty, Continuity
1st Assistant Director talking to colleague on location

1st Assistant Director

The 1st Assistant Director manages the schedule for a film set and coordinates all on-set departments for each shot. Learn More Avg. Salary: $192,000 Salary Range: Alt Titles: 1st AD
Line Producer running through the budget with an older film development executive

Line Producer

The Line Producer manages a production’s budget and scheduling and hires all of the below-the-line crew. He or she serves as the bridge between the Director, Producer, and the crew. Learn More Avg. Salary: $96,336 Salary Range: $50K - $135K Alt Titles: None
Location Manager taking notes while scouting for locations

Location Manager

The Location Manager finds, secures and supervises locations for a film, TV, or commercial production. They submit permits, negotiate rates, coordinate parking, trash removal, and navigate any... Learn More Avg. Salary: $3,000 per week Salary Range: Alt Titles: Location Supervisor, Locations
Unit Production Manager looking over paperwork at her desk

Unit Production Manager

Unit Production Managers ensure that all of the paperwork is organized for the Line Producer. They also handle all crew deal memos and contracts. Learn More Avg. Salary: $70,773 Salary Range: $47K-$103K Alt Titles: UPM, Production Manager
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Production Coordinator

Production Coordinators have a wide-ranging role to ensure the smooth running of a production. Their many duties include liaising between departments, creating contracts and coordinating cast and crew... Learn More Avg. Salary: $53,287 Salary Range: $40K-$70K Alt Titles: Production Office Coordinator
Female Key PA talking into walkie talkie on set

Key PA

Key PAs are in charge of the Set PAs, ensuring they are all in control of their many on set tasks. Learn More Avg. Salary: $59,215 Salary Range: $42K - $81K Alt Titles: Key Production Assistant, KPA
Assistant Production Coordinator sitting on her desk in her office

Assistant Production Coordinator

Assistant Production Coordinators problem-solve every aspect of production. Their countless responsibilities include being the main point of contact for everyone on set, distributing scripts and... Learn More Avg. Salary: $53,315 Salary Range: $40K - $70K Alt Titles: Assistant Production Office Coordinator, APOC, APC
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Location Scout

Location Scouts secure locations for filming. They handle permits and coordinate location management before, during, and after production. Learn More Avg. Salary: $86,131 Salary Range: $45K-$165K Alt Titles: Location Manager, Locations
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