Reality Show Employment Opportunities:
Start-up production company is looking for one to two ADs, three experienced DPs, two line producers, several editors, two competent writers, one key grip, and six sound personnel for a reality show. Possible shooting days are between the end of March and through April (possibly May). Locations are in San Diego, Irvine, and Chicago (flight, living, transportation, food, and insurance expenses paid); Chicago filming may take place over 3-4 days during Spring break (it will consist of a skeletal crew). Filming at each location may take place over latter weekdays, including weekends, lasting about 3-4 days long. Please note: Reality show filming is spontaneous; hours at each location will vary (pending events). If you are interested, please contact Patrick McClure at 949-614-3400 and send him your reels and/or resumes to email@example.com. Once the show is completed, they will utilize their connections to sell to networks; if desired, the positions you hold may become full-time jobs.
Teacher’s Assistant, Duke University, Orange, CA:
Female Teacher’s Assistant wanted for an intense filmmaking program for high school students from around the country/world. You live with them in the dorm, supervise them when they’re not in class and help them develop their films. You also drive them to two field trips in Hollywood. There is little time off and you get paid $1000.00 plus room and board for two weeks. People who know how to use Avid will be considered first. Despite the long hours, virtually every one of our TA’s have enjoyed the experience and many have returned. You meet and interact with famous film industry guest speakers. Plus, you get to put Duke University as an employer on your resume. Contact Professor Harry Cheney at 714 628 7215.
Camera Operator, In-N-Out Burger, Irvine, CA:
BTV (Burger Television) has been producing in-house training and event programs for thirty years. With our own cutting edge, fully equipped production studio & stage and a staff of industry professionals touting current commercials, original television programs, feature films and web projects on their resumes, we offer a fabulous opportunity for Chapman Film Students to gain experience and fortify their incomes while still attending college. We are looking for professional, creative camera ops familiar with the latest HD and HDSLR gear and are able to deliver great results both in studio and on location. Applicants must have a reel for review and be available for projects throughout Southern California and in our other regions when time permits in their class schedule. Students will be hired on a project by project basis and will work as independent contractors. Numerous film students are enjoying working with us at BTV! Contact William Scherer for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Project basis. We produce in excess of 40 projects a year and need to fill camera op positions immediately. Pays $300 – $650 per day plus travel and meals incl.
Freelance Screenwriters, Author Solutions New Media, Los Angeles:
Major publishing company is looking for freelance screenwriters to write treatments and screenplay adaptations based on their books. These are writer-for-hire assignments and all screenwriters must be non-WGA. Treatments are assigned with a 30 day turn-around deadline and the pay is $500. Screenplays are assigned with a 60 day turn-around deadline and the pay is $3000. Please apply through email@example.com and include a cover letter, resume, and three-page writing sample. Make sure to mention any applicable training and/or professional experience.
Camera Department – Media Tech:
Seeking an on-set media tech for the feature film “The Olivia Experiment”. Shooting primarily on weekends, beginning February 19 and running through mid-March. Opportunity to work on a SAG indie feature produced and directed by industry pros, and to receive credit as well as possible pay. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Event Filming Project:
Open Gym LLC is set to launch March 5 with an NBA-style Basketball Training Combine at Capistrano Valley High School from noon – 8:00 pm. Open Gym is a full-service basketball development company providing club teams and training to dedicated basketball players throughout Orange County. The job would include filming the event and taking phots of all of the action going on with 500 anticipated participants. The student would then have the opportunity to turn the footage into a video possibly with interviews or select highlights to be featured on the Company’s website. Contact Chapman student and Open Gym CEO, Matt Kanne at matt.kanne@opengymOC.com for more information.
Literary Management Assistant:
Thriving Literary Management Company seeks a top tier Executive Assistant to support a fast-paced office. Primary Responsibilities include: Managing phones and call lists, running calendars, acting as a liaison between the President of the company and the entertainment community of businesses including managers, producers, studios, executives and writers. Team member will also be reading scripts, TV Bibles, marketing materials and give script coverage and notes on all these docs. Qualified Applications should submit their resume as a Word document.
Avid Promo/Trailer Editor:
Freelance editor with 3+ years of experience at an On-Air marketing agency or post-production facility functional in AVID. Individual must be a creative storyteller. And extreme attention to detail and self motivator. Perform technical editorial functions including rough cuts, graphic design integration, etc. Email resume and reel, subject line “Avid Editor.”
Candidates should have more than 2+ years of experience in TV promotion, story editing or similar. Must possess good writing (script, press releases, etc) and organizational skills. Looking for detail oriented, friendly person who can multi-task. Email resume and cover, subject line: “Associate Producer.”
Freelance candidate with strong technical and computer background. Looking for a detail oriented, organized, self-starter who can take good direction as well. Knowledge of Avid preferred and prior experience as AE. Email resume and cover, subject line: “Assistant Editor.”
Digital Video Production job in Newport Beach:
Beacon Pointe Advisors is a large independent investment advisory firm serving institutions and individuals. We are interested in producing short professional digital videos that can be posted to our website, emailed to clients/prospects and used in our business in general. We are looking for a candidate that is very good with producing digital media, responsible and is interested in a real world opportunity. We do not have any of the equipment to produce these videos. We can provide a computer on site if needed. Would like someone to start in March. Can pay $12/hr. Please contact Matt Cooper, President, Private Client Services for more information.