These abilities will not only be the result of education and training, but include soft skills acquired through life experience. Those courses tackle topics like leadership, communication, management and basic technical skills. Being able to give clear instructions and creating a productive work atmosphere, is key for successful projects.
This means you need to be able to talk in their language and give them clear instructions, on how you want the project to be looking, the role acted or the light used. He needs to lead the staff, while being responsible for the financial success of the film and dealing with the producers and/or the studio. It is his/her task to hire dependable personal, hand out orders to the staff and monitor their progress. In short, you will need to be able to….