Music Video Directors and Producers

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations.¬†Though opportunities will increase with the expansion of cable and satellite television,¬†the growth of sites such as YouTube, and an increased overseas demand for American-made music videos and films, competition is extreme and turnover is high. Most positions in the music video industry are held on a freelance basis. As is the case with most careers in the music video industry, directors and producers are usually hired to work on one video at a time. After a video is completed, new contacts must be made for further assignments.  

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