Art Director

Art direction is a field that is related to theatre, advertising, marketing, publishing, fashion, film and television. The art director is responsible to supervise and direct different functions in these field. 

Career Options

  • - Director (film
  • television
  • radio
  • stage) - Film and video editor - Lighting technician - Production assistant

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+2 with Arts stream.

Personal Skills

  • - Communication skills - Creativity - Leadership skills - Time-management skills - Dedication - Patience

Courses to be pursued

  • Bachelor/Master of Arts or Bachelor/Master of Fine Arts degree

Top Colleges

  • Film and Television Institute of India, Pune Address: Law College Road Pune Maharashtra 411004 Phone: 020 25431817 Website:
  • Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata Address: E.M.Byepass Road P.O. Panchasayar Kolkata West Bengal 700094 Phone: 03324328355 Website:

Working Conditions

Advertising art directors usually work during 9-6 hours on week days. Sometimes over time may be required so they must be flexible and prepared to work evenings and weekends. Mostly they work in studios or office.

Top Companies

  • Dharma Productions Pvt Ltd Address: Unit No 201 & 202 2nd Floor Supreme Chambers Off Veera Desai Road 17/18 Shah Industrial Estate Andheri (W) Mumbai- 400053 Phone: +912261790100 Website:
  • Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt. Ltd. Address: Plot no. 612 Junction of Rama Krishna Mission Road & 15th Road Santacruz (West) Mumbai 400054 Phone: +91-22-6669-9400 Website:

Successful Persons


Wasiq is a well-known Indian production stylish and art manager, who works in Hindi cinema. He is renowned for his coarse-practicality in Anurag Kashyap films like “ That Girl in Yellow Boots” and “Gangs of Wasseypur.” Alongside he had been working in conventional masala motion pictures like Dabangg (2010), Raanjhanaa (2013), and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Samir Chanda

Samir Chanda was an Indian fine art director and invention designer crosswise Indian cinema. His piece of work includes Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, and Tamil. He is been acknowledged for movies like Yodha, Dil Se, Guru, Omkara, Rang De Basanti, and Raavan.

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