Fred and Jan Yager


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FILM INDUSTRY
by Fred and Jan Yager
Published by Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 0-8160-4862-2 Hardcover $49.50
ISBN: 08160-4863-0 Trade paperback $18.95

Career Opportunities In The Film Industry

Foreword by Peter Guber, Founder & Chairman, Mandalay Entertainment. Includes an Industry Outlook as well as an extensive Appendix with Internet resources, References, Film schools, Unions, Companies, and lots more. 

Each profile details job duties, a career ladder, salary ranges, required experience and skills, advancement prospects, tips for entry, and more.

Coverage includes:

Acting teacher
Actor
Advertising & Marketing Executive
Art Director
Assistant Director
Best Boy
Camera Operator
Casting Director
Choreographer
Cinematographer
Costume Designer
Development Executive
DGA trainee
Dialect coach
Director
Editor
Entertainment Lawyer
Entertainment Writer
Extras
Festival Organizer
Film Critic
Film Distributor
Film Instructor
First Assistant Camera Person
First Assistant Director
Foley Artist
Gaffer
Head of Production
Key grip
Lead Man/​Swing Gang
Location Scout
Mailroom clerk
Makeup Artist
Producer
Production Assistant
Production Coordinator
Publicist
Sales Agent
Screenwriter
Script reader
Script supervisor
Second Assistant Director
Set Designer
Sound Designer
Still Photographer
Story editor
Storyboard Artist
Stunt coordinator
Stunt person
Talent agent
Theater Owner
Visual Effects Producer
and lots more

Selected Works

novel
Non-fiction; reference
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FILM INDUSTRY, 2nd edition (Facts on File, 2009)
Annotated description of more than 85 jobs in the film industry
Nonfiction - reference
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY (Facts on File, Inc., 2nd edition, 2010)
A comprehensive guide to more than 85 careers in publishing -- newspapers, magazines, and books -- from editorial to marketing --including extensive apprendixes.
Fiction
CYBERSONA by Fred Yager
In an extreme case of identity theft, a computer genius who has recently become a quadriplegic when caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout uses the Internet game, Cybersona, to take over the body of another player, a teacher, to extract revenge on those responsible for his paralysis. In an effort to get his body back, the teacher takes over the body of the next player who signs on only that player turns out to be a ten-year old boy.
1. Fiction/Suspense Novel
Untimely Death (A Novel)
"The Yagers have written a winner"
--Associated Press

"A tightly written psychological thriller...the kind of thriller that is easy to pick up, and hard to put down!"--)."
--Reviewer's Bookwatch (The Midwest Book Review)
2. Fiction/Suspense Novel
Just Your Everyday People (A Novel)
"It's not 'everyday' that you read a book like Just Your Everyday People. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough!"
--Heidi Sobel, co-owner, Mysteries to Die For Bookstore
3. Non-fiction/Careers
Career Opportunities In The Film Industry (Nonfiction/Business/Careers)
A thorough career guidebook for anyone considering a job in the film industry covering more than 75 key jobs as well as an Industry Outlook.
4. Article

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