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DreamWorks Feature - Casting Assistant
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Emerging Level
The Casting Assistant will perform both Executive Assistant duties as well as those of a Casting Assistant for all DreamWorks Animation Features in Development and Production.
Job Description “What would you say you do here?”
Balance multiple phone lines and maintain daily communication with Agencies, Managers and Production Staff concerning scheduling and paperwork.
Manage Executive calendar, schedule meetings with talent and production teams both in-person and via VC softwares like Google Meet, and track talent records across multiple productions.
Submit Executive Expense Reports and Travel Requests.
Responsible for digital filing and organization of all casting paperwork including payment paperwork, deals, talent information, recordings, talent lists, and other materials across platforms including FileMaker, Excel, and company drives.
Provide office admin support including supply orders, arrange for maintenance, manage incoming and outgoing mail, copy and filing of printed materials.
Facilitate talent auditions both in-person and digitally, operate recording equipment, and organize all tapes for review. Set-up online auditions and record using softwares like BlueJeans, Google Meet, and Zoom.
Source, isolate, and organize actor voice samples from past and current work to present to Director, Producer and Studio Executives.
Catalog and organize Audio Library of pulled clips for ongoing reference.
Seek and identify new and emerging talent in person as well as via digital media to generate ongoing lists of talent for Casting consideration.
Contribute to and maintain Master Lists to track Casting Ideas and Discussions for all roles across all features.
Coordinate Start Paperwork and payment for talent hired on Day Player Agreements.
Qualifications “What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
High School Diploma or equivalent
Keen attention to detail
Knowledge of Video Conferencing Softwares and how to integrate them with Google Calendar
Knowledge of Mac programs such as iMovie, Screenflow, and Quicktime.
Knowledge of Voicebank, Studio System and Breakdown a plus.
Proficiency with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, MS Suite, and FileMaker Pro
Experience with Advanced MS Word Functions a plus
One year of experience in entertainment preferred, Agency or Casting experience a plus
Must have good organizational skills in order to prioritize and complete simultaneous tasks
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills for both outward and upward correspondence Candidate should be professional with an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Job Description The Production Manager works under the Production Operations Unit, is the liaison with the Shared Services Group and supports projects from Development to Wrap. This person communicates directly with the Executive Producer and Show Runner of the to manage day-to-day activity for internal project and manages relationship with third parties. The Production Manager oversees all process regarding timeline, cost control, productivity and compliance for all Telemundo Global Studios’ projects.
Serves as a liaison among the different divisions to properly distribute information, gather assets and seek effectiveness.
Creates, reviews and compares budget with finance to ensure cost efficiency.
Ensures all aspects of compliance are being met including setting up trainings for IMS processes, legal, and other shared services (Legal, HR, Vendor Management, etc.).
Responsible for supervising, evaluating, and monitoring the work quality and performance of all assigned production in terms of cost efficiency, compliance and productivity.
Works closely with the Executive Producer and/or VP of Production in the development and production plans.
Manages relationship with Third Parties serving as a liaison between Telemundo internal departments, overseeing operation to guarantee financial and legal compliance.
Responsible for reviewing the Third Parties reports, presentations, deliverables, technical specs, and other requirements established by contract.
Responsible for receiving deliverables and close out binders from internal shows and Third Parties.
Act as an effective communication conduit between Operations Management and Production teams to resolve issues and find effective solutions.
Completes any other tasks as assigned by supervisor(s)
Ensures that all work is done under the technical guidelines and operations procedures of Telemundo Studios’ infrastructure and adheres to EHS/OSHA regulations and procedures
Follows policies, applicable laws, and regulations to protect his/her own health and safety as well as that of other workers, the public, and the environment.
Minimum 5 years of experience in TV production.
Bachelor’s degree in communication, TV production, Business or a related field.
Experience interacting with all levels of management and stakeholders; must be able to articulate concepts and solutions to all audiences.
Strong team-building, vendor, and client service relations skills.
Previous supervisory/leadership experience.
General knowledge of equipment and technical procedures involved in TV production.
Exhibits extensive knowledge of production operations and planning.
Extensive knowledge on international productions for the Hispanic Market.
Knowledgeable on Entertainment law in Mexico, Colombia, and US.
Financial knowledge, and budget management skills.
Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish.
Must be able to perform job at locations in and outside work environment with varying weather conditions.
Exhibits working knowledge of health and safety requirements.
Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Internet search engines.
The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.
Composes and frames camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors
Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director
Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts
Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts
Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements
Sets up cameras and related equipment
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Proficiency with computers, telephones, and other office equipment.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work closely with departmental members and work as a team player
BA Degree in telecommunications and television experience preferred
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Production Assistant must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions or outdoors during remote broadcasts. In addition, the Production Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to climb 12' ladder. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
In collaboration with the Art Director, you will help evaluate the needs of the client, and maintain the look and feel of the streaming service. You will be expected to work within established timelines, manage the team’s time efficiently and deliver work that will exceed expectations.
The position reports to the Art Director and works closely with the Programming Content team, as well the Promotions team, supporting our content and app experiences.
You are in the know as to culture, design trends and technology. You are an insightful collaborator that can provide direction and workflow processes for the development of premium quality artwork while delivering high quality design that elevates brands.
YOUR DAY-DAY: (aka Responsibilities)
Will collaborate on end-to-end content / promotions projects for Vix
Think strategically when designing and working on projects with team of artists
Adhere to internal processes, budgets, and timelines for each project
Coordinate and track third party key art deliverables and delivery for Vix
Guide, influence, and motivate other designers with thought-provoking ideas and recommendations
Maintain file management of Univision Vix graphics and video production assets
Liaise with external and internal teams on graphics/key art elements for push notifications, social/digital ads, print, and others
YOU HAVE: (aka Qualifications)
5+ years experience in lead role creating a diverse range of marketing and graphic design with a digital background. Experience in OTT/SVOD/AVOD streaming space, and branding is a plus.
Strong understanding of digital platforms, layout, typography and color theory
The ability to adapt and expand the brand guidelines for multiple uses.
Mastery of the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Fluent in Spanish (read and write), English a plus
The right candidate will use their creative eye and organizational skills to help us create video content with a fresh, nuanced, and inclusive perspective. This person will have a key role in shaping the story for videos in a wide range of topics, including social justice and politics, beauty, pop culture, relationships and more.
Use Adobe Premiere to edit videos for any social platform. Knowledge of broadcast edit standards highly recommended and a special interest in color correction/grading, preferred.
Participate in group brainstorms for shoot pre-production.
Work closely with producers to maintain high production value and make recommendations on how to accomplish this.
Understand and implement best practices for media storage and work in an organized manner.
Take notes and direction from producers and post supervisors to implement feedback quickly.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Thorough knowledge of Adobe Premiere. Knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop would be useful.
A positive attitude and the ability to work calmly under pressure are essential!
Keen sense of trending content and editing styles throughout digital media and film.
3-4 years of hands-on post-production experience, preferably within both broadcast and digital media and film.
Strong understanding of production and post-production workflow as well as social media/broadcast/streaming platform deliverables.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, including experience troubleshooting media storage and Adobe Creative Suite issues. Color grading/correction skills are highly preferred.
A knowledge of camera operation and shooting would be a huge bonus, but this role will be primarily editing.
All candidates must submit a reel or portfolio including samples of work with the application.
Compensation: Paid Contact Information Contact: Devo LeYeom Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for someone who can capture sound for an upcoming shoot, this is a very low budget project, so $100 per day + Credit is all that can be offered.
MUST HAVE OWN EQUIPMENT. If you are interested please send an email with “I AM SOUND” in subject to (email@example.com)
Logline: A man struggles to move to the afterlife when he discovers he could relive some of his more prized memories.
Dates: September 18 + 19 (Sunday + Monday)
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Urgent: Seeking Film Crew For Shoot Beginning 8/13/22
Greater Philadelphia Area
• Emerging Level
Compensation: Paid Contact Information Contact: Olamide Fajimolu Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello. I am seeking several crew members for a shoot beginning this weekend. The official dates are August 13th-15th; 19th-23rd; 27th-31st. It is an independent, feature length film noir that is targeting festivals. The script and cast are excellent. Now, we are looking for excellent, easy to get along with crew members to execute vision. The following crew members are needed:
1. HMUA-Must know how to do both. Only needed for the 13th and 20th. $150 per day.
2. 1st AC-Must know how to pull focus. Personnel who can also grip are highly desired. $150 per day.
3. Assistant Director-Experienced and easy to get along with. Highly organized and can prepare call sheets, shot lists, location manage, etc. Technical skills and experience in other departments and willing to assist in other departments. Bonus points if you have a background in art and/or photography.
4. Caterer-Available to prepare 2 meals a day. Rates to be negotiated.
5. Driver-Rates to be negotiated.
Please send resumes, reels, and references. Thank you.
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