||Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio
- Plan details such as framing, composition, camera movement, sound, and actor movement for each shot or scene.
- Establish pace of programs and sequences of scenes according to time requirements and cast and set accessibility.
- Choose settings and locations for films and determine how scenes will be shot in these settings.
||Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
- Compose and frame each shot, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, film, filters, and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.
- Read charts and compute ratios to determine variables such as lighting, shutter angles, filter factors, and camera distances.
- Observe pictures through monitors and direct camera and video staff concerning shading and composition.
- Formulate basic layout design or presentation approach and specify material details, such as style and size of type, photographs, graphics, animation, video, and sound.
||Film and Video Editors
- Estimate how long audiences watching comedies will laugh at each gag line or situation to space scenes appropriately.
||Set and Exhibit Designers
- Prepare preliminary renderings of proposed exhibits, including detailed construction, layout, and material specifications, and diagrams relating to aspects such as special effects and/or lighting.
- Determine the number, type, and approximate location of microphones needed for best sound recording or transmission quality and position them appropriately.
||Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
- Determine formats, approaches, content, levels, and mediums to effectively meet objectives within budgetary constraints, using research, knowledge, and training.
||Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
- Examine and test paintings in need of restoration or cleaning to determine techniques and materials to be used.