U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
27-2012 Producers and Directors
Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.
Illustrative examples: Casting Director,
Independent Film Maker
Broad Occupation: 27-2010 Actors, Producers, and Directors
Minor Group: 27-2000 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers
Major Group: 27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010