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This unit group includes workers who perform support duties related to broadcasting and to the production of motion pictures and the performing arts. They are employed by television and radio stations and networks, recording studios, motion picture and video production companies and by theatre and stage companies. This unit group also includes projectionists employed by IMAX or automated cinemas and drive-in theatres.
boom grip, camera crane operator, dresser, grip, lighting assistant, projectionist, prompter, props person, script assistant, set builder, set dresser, special effects assistant, spotlight operator.
- Camera crane operators set up, assemble, adjust, maintain and replace reels and projector equipment; detect and repair mechanical and electrical problems; and change and install an electronic control panel using automated equipment.
- Motion picture projectionists check the condition of the copy; set up and load film reels on movie and drive-in theatre projection systems, adjust focus, sound levels and other projector and theatre settings, and maintain projection equipment.
- Props persons and set builders assemble, repair, place, build and oversee props.
- Script assistants distribute scripts to actors, keep detailed notes of all actions, positions and camera angles and photograph and date scenes.
- Grips and riggers rig, place, move and dismantle sets, backdrops, scenery and other stage equipment.
- Dressers clean, maintain, transport and store costumes, and assist performers to dress in costumes.
Outlook & Prospects for Support Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts in Laurentides Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Laurentides Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2012-10-31|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the local area with few and infrequent job opportunities.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- La Sapinière hotel, based in Val-David, closed its doors after going bankrupt, leading to approximately 40 employees being laid off (available in French only)
- After having invested close to $3M, Saint-Jérôme-based residence, Au Coeur de la Vie Inc., doubled its accommodation capacity which is now 30 rooms. The institution employs approximately 15 persons. (available in French only)
- The new supermarket, Provigo Le Marché, opened its doors in Saint-Sauveur. The former Loblaws supermarket was converted under the new banner. This project enabled close to 60 new jobs to be created. The supermarket now has 165 employees. (available in French only)
- Saint-J¿r¿me-based Lion Buses will be working with various partners to develop an electric school bus. This project will require an investment of over $1M. The first prototype will be ready in spring 2014. (available in French only)
- The Mont Alta ski resort in Val-David is set to re-open soon after having closed for the 2012¿2013 season (available in French only)
- Construction of a 900-seat performance hall will soon begin in Saint-J¿r¿me, which represents a $21M investment. Work should begin in early 2014 and the opening is scheduled for 2016. (available in French only)
- Maerix, a company that specializes in the design of health management, security and environment software, will move into new and much more spacious facilities in Piedmont. This relocation will allow the company to create 5 new jobs. (available in French only)
- Transport Qu¿bec has announced the rebuilding of the Salette viaduct in Saint-J¿r¿me. This project of nearly $15M will begin in July 2013 and will come to a close at the end of 2014. (available in French only)
- Groupe Gagnon in Sainte-Ad¿le invested $2M to acquire a recycling centre and a warehouse for the recycling of confidential documents in Pr¿vost. The company employs 6 people and the expansion should generate new jobs. (available in French only)
- Construction work of a new $40M commercial and industrial building project under Groupe CIBS will begin in May 2014 near the La Cit¿ de Mirabel project. The first companies should be setting up their shop on site in September 2014. (available in French only)
- Peluche et Aventure childcare centre started works on its Boisbriand institution to add a new wing that will receive 26 more children in January 2014. Four new educator positions will be created. (available in French only)
- The city of Mont-Tremblant announced the construction of an aquatic complex worth more than $12M, starting in summer 2014. This establishment will include, among others, a 50-meter pool with diving boards, a fitness room and water games. (available in French only)
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