If you’re up for this challenge, you will exude these qualities;
You really know and enjoy video/film production from the ground up.
You live to sweat the details.
You thrive in bringing order to chaos.
You don’t mind being the first in and last out when necessary.
You love being a vital guide for a fun team of diverse and talented people.
Look Listen Studios is looking for a full-time contract-to-hire Producer to support pre-production and production tasks and responsibilities. This role will have producing responsibilities spanning commercials, industrials, promotions, curriculum, and other video style deliverables.. We're looking for someone with strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills, experience with client facing work, and a passion for production and knowledge of on-set protocols and processes. This role will report to the Studios President for management and reviews. This role will work closely with the Director of Operations and
Senior Producer on training and process development, as well as, supporting the specific needs of each project Director.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Communicates project details to clients for concept development, pre-production, production and post-production tasks, deadlines, and processes.
Schedules and allocates resources for pre-production details to be completed for production shoots.
Works closely with the producing and project management team on client communication - (director of operations/senior producer and the project manager) to create a seamless experience from concept development through post-production delivery..
Assists EP and Director in budgets for shoots and keeps crew spendings inside those budgets.
Serves occasionally as an on-set producer, as needed, for larger scale projects to ensure success of all the logistics on set for more complex shoots. (majority of the role is producing from off-site).
Manages and hires freelancer bookings for shoots; takes initiative to plan crews for shoots two weeks in advance as possible.
Initiates crew bookings for upcoming shoots.
Producer serves as crew’s main point of contact leading up to the shoot.
Negotiate rates with crew members.
Creates and sends contracts for freelancer hirings.
Tracks freelancer agreements to bookings and start-work paperwork.
Build out the freelancer database and network for Look Listen Studios.
Evaluate freelancer performance to find strong candidates for the Look Listen
Studios’ broader network.
Participates in, schedule calls, and set meeting agendas for production calls with clients to align on production and pre-production tasks.
Creates and builds call sheet schedules for Look Listen Studios shoots.
Reviews accurate information on call sheets.
Get approval of the call sheet schedule from the Look Listen Studios Director
& DP on shoot.
Send call sheets to clients and crew.
Manage the call sheet software Studiobinder (organization, maintenance, and improvement).
Provides paper booklets for shoots as needed (printouts of call sheets, printouts of release forms, scripts for director/client/EP)
Books shoots and details for shoots for Look Listen Studios projects: :
Location scouting, agreements, and bookings as needed.
Book catering & lunches as needed
Books casting - oversees casting communication for projects as needed and communicates casting decisions to clients.
Schedules production shoot debrief meetings to troubleshoot and grow the producing structure.
Handle COI requests for vendors and locations as needed on set.
Other producing tasks for production and pre-production as assigned and needed.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Unflappable disposition to gleefully manage the ever evolving realities of production
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for relaying and lining up key information for production crew, talent, and the client on and off set.
Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, multiple deadlines, and multiple projects.
Must have experience in the film, video, tv industries or education background. (B.F.A. a plus, agency experience a plus).
Assistant Director or Production Manager experience would be ideal
Fearless and fast learner of softwares and processes
**Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Pay: $51,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year
Work Remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19
Company's website: https://www.looklisten.com