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  • published Post Production Assistant - LA/NY in Job Listings 2020-12-23 16:56:37 -0800

    Post Production Assistant - LA/NY

    Company: Deep Cut Media
    Location: LA/NY ideal, but can be done remotely as well
    Start Date: Jan 18 2020 (flexible)
    Type of Position:  Full-time
    Minimum Education Level: BA
    Minimum Years of Experience: Entry level

    Job Description: Deep Cut is a production company focusing on producing high-end, archive-based nonfiction films. We are looking for a post production assistant to help with editorial tasks such as logging footage, photographs, and other ephemera, media management, and archival licensing, as well as with research and project development. The work will cover multiple projects, some in production and some in development. Long-term interest in editorial and post-production is preferred.

    How to Apply: Send email with resume and account of your interests to [email protected]


  • published Podcast social media assistant in Job Listings 2020-08-06 07:40:58 -0700

    Podcast social media assistant - Remote

    Company: Pope Post
    Location: Anywhere / Remote
    Start Date: 9/1/20 (but flexible)
    Type of Position:  Part-time
    Minimum Education Level: Appropriate for current students and recent graduates
    Minimum Years of Experience: 0

    Job Description: Looking for a current undergraduate or recent graduate in the English department to help with social media outreach for a literature-themed podcast. I estimate the work involved to be less than five hours per week, though if there's interest in greater involvement we'll tailor the work accordingly and the role could expand. Limited compensation available, to be negotiated. The most important qualification is interest! 

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  • published Director's Assistant in Job Listings 2019-06-13 20:52:06 -0700

    Director's Assistant

    Company: Public Road Productions
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: ASAP
    Type of Position:  Full-time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

    Job Description: Assistant to Oscar- and Emmy-nominated documentary, television, and commercial director. Provide administrative support on an array of projects, both for production and development. Duties will include booking travel, scheduling, answering phones, and office management. Previous assistant experience required; candidates should possess thick skin, strong communication skills, and a willingness to work long hours as the job requires.

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  • AVAILABLE for sublet - Melrose / Fairfax furnished 1BR - $2100/month

    I'm looking to sublet my 1BR at Melrose / Fairfax, available June 3rd, ideally through 10/1. Apartment is on the second floor and has a covered parking space in the back. Rent amount includes all utilities (gas, electric, water, internet). Hardwood floors, good light, walking distance to the Grove as well as the array of bars, restaurants, and shops on both Melrose and Fairfax Avenues. Email me at [email protected] if interested. Thanks!


  • published Post Production Assistant - Documentary in Job Listings 2019-01-24 19:03:54 -0800

    Post Production Assistant - Documentary

    Company: Public Road Productions
    Location: West LA / Palms
    Start Date: ASAP
    Type of Position:  Short term full time
    Minimum Education Level: BA
    Minimum Years of Experience: 0

    Job Description: Post production assistant position for documentary on a major music act of the 20th century. The function of the job will primarily be to assist the editorial team in prepping and logging footage -- this is a good opportunity for anyone interested in post generally and/or editing specifically. The film is directed by Brett Morgen (JANE, KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK). Job is short-term, expected to run about three months, but could extend depending on performance and availability.

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  • published AfterEffects compositor in Job Listings 2018-03-30 15:12:24 -0700

    AfterEffects Compositor - LA

    Company: Bazelevs Productions Inc
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: 04/02/2018
    Type of Position:  Freelance full-time

    Job Description: Seeking AfterEffects artists and compositors to assist with creation of alternate language versions of a gfx-heavy film. The job starts 4/2 and will run until August. $1000 - $1500 / week depending on experience; a working knowledge of AfterEffects is essential. 

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  • 2 Bedroom Charming Two-Story Townhouse, Hardwood Floors

    Between April 1st and April 15th: Looking for a clean, responsible roommate for a spacious 2 bedroom/1 bath East Hollywood townhouse with a quiet, green courtyard. Two entrances, gleaming, blond hardwood floors, separate dining and living areas with sunken living room, and iron railings. Stairway curves up to two second-story bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet. One upstairs bathroom has both stall and tub. Basement laundry. Street Parking. Two miles to Sunset Junction, Hollywood and Vine, Griffith Park. Very close to downtown. The 12-unit Casa Monterey at 933 - 939 1/2 N. Ardmore, was built in 1927 by Paramount Pictures for its studio musicians. Rent is $850.00 per month plus utilities and a one month security deposit. Move in between April 1st and April 15th. Please email [email protected] with a description of yourself (age/occupation, etc.). Thank you and look forward to meeting you!


  • Director's Assistant - Public Road Productions

    Company: Public Road Productions Inc
    Location: Los Angeles CA
    Start Date: ASAP
    Type of Position:  Full time
    Minimum Education Level: AB
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1-2

    Job Description: Assistant for Oscar- and Emmy-nominated documentary, television, and commercial director of THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE and KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK to provide administrative, production, and development support on an array of projects, both for production and development. Duties will include standard assistant duties such as booking travel, scheduling, answering phones, and office management, as well as heavy involvement in production duties, development of future projects, script reading, and research. Previous assistant experience required; candidates should possess thick skin, strong communication skills, and a willingness to work long hours as the job requires. This is an ideal opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in production. 

    How to Apply: Please submit resumes to [email protected].


  • published Talent Management Intern in Job Listings 2017-11-22 11:04:05 -0800

    Talent Management Intern

    Company: Circle of Confusion
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: As available
    Type of Position: Internship

    Job Description: Circle of Confusion is looking for driven, organized interns who are seeking careers in the

    entertainment business to work in the Los Angeles office two or three days a week for the Spring 2018
    semester. Interns will be exposed to industry practices that go into developing, producing and casting
    films, TV and theater. More specifically, interns will be involved in reading scripts, writing coverage,
    conducting industry-related research, answering phones, taking on general office work and assisting
    with special projects which can include editing video for reels and creating web pages. Interns will have
    the opportunity to shadow assistants, sit down with managers and/or producers, ask questions and
    ultimately, through the course of the internship, learn what it means to be on the business side of
    entertainment. As an intern, you must be able to receive credit for the internship.
    Circle of Confusion is a literary and talent management and production company. We represent high
    profile actors, directors and writers as well as produce award-winning television programs and films.
    Circle is an innovative and growing company, whose unique brand continues to establish it as a powerful
    force in the entertainment industry. You can visit our website at www.circleofconfusion.com.

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  • published Director's Assistant in Job Listings 2017-10-26 15:41:48 -0700

    Director's Assistant

    Company: Public Road Productions
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: Immediate
    Type of Position:  Full-time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1+

    Job Description: Assistant for Oscar- and Emmy-nominated documentary, television, and commercial director of THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE and KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK to provide administrative, production, and development support on an array of projects, both for production and development. Duties will include standard assistant duties such as booking travel, scheduling, answering phones, and office management, as well as heavy involvement in production duties, development of future projects, script reading, and research. Previous assistant experience required; candidates should possess thick skin, strong communication skills, and a willingness to work long hours as the job requires.

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  • published Development and Production Assistant in Job Listings 2017-09-18 11:38:33 -0700

    Development and Production Assistant

    Company: Public Road Productions
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: Immediate
    Type of Position:  Full-time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1+

    Assistant for Oscar- and Emmy-nominated documentary, television, and commercial director of THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE and KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK to provide administrative, production, and development support on an array of projects, both for production and development. Duties will include standard assistant duties such as booking travel, scheduling, answering phones, and office management, as well as heavy involvement in production duties, development of future projects, script reading, and research. Previous assistant experience required; candidates should possess thick skin, strong communication skills, and a willingness to work long hours as the job requires.

    Please submit resumes to [email protected]


  • published Assistant Editor - LA in Job Listings 2017-04-19 16:39:06 -0700

    Assistant Editor - LA

    Company: Public Road Productions
    Location: Culver City, CA
    Start Date: May 5, 2017
    Type of Position:  Short-term full-time

    Job Description: Seeking AE starting early May for documentary. We are in the finishing stages and need someone who is proficient with AVID and technically savvy as we go through the sound mix and color correct. Tasks include media management, adjusting picture changes in the conform, sound and picture turnovers to the post houses, and editorial assistance when needed. The job should end in early June. The film is a theatrical documentary directed by Brett Morgen (THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE, KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK) slated to be released this fall. 

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  • published Documentary Intern - LA in Job Listings 2016-09-01 21:13:25 -0700

    Documentary Intern - LA

    Company: Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated director
    Location: 
    Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: Sep 12,2016
    Type of Position:  Internship

     

    Job Description: Seeking interns to support editorial and production for a new theatrical documentary from Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated director (past films include KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK, THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE, CROSSFIRE HURRICANE, and ON THE ROPES). Interns will learn the process of documentary production and post-production in an intimate office environment with the opportunity to work closely with the editorial and production staff. Intern duties will include logging footage, managing and working with media, and research projects, in addition to clerical and administrative tasks to support the production staff when necessary. This is an opportunity to gain an in-depth behind-the-scenes understanding of how documentary films are put together and finished, as well as of the postproduction process in general.

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  • Office Coordinator and Executive Assistant - Beverly Hills, CA

    Company: Ocean Blue Entertainment
    Location: Beverly Hills, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience:

    Job Description: A candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, problem-solving, flexible, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker, and able to exercise good judgment and initiative.  

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  • published Delirio Films - Beverly Hills, CA in Job Listings 2016-01-19 17:07:03 -0800

    Delirio Films - Beverly Hills, CA

    Company: Delirio Films
    Location: Beverly Hills, CA, USA
    Start Date: 2/1/2015
    Type of Position: Full-time

    Job Description: Delirio Films is hiring a full time associate producer who is a self-starter and works well under pressure.  TV or film production experience a plus, though not necessary.  Must be detail oriented, highly motivated and extremely well organized.  Must also have great interpersonal skills.  We have a fun, highly-creative, collaborative team and are only interested in those who are eager to learn and willing to work hard.

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  • published Director's Assistant - Los Angeles, CA in Job Listings 2016-01-15 20:37:08 -0800

    Director's Assistant - Los Angeles, CA

    Company: Public Road Production
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: 2/1/2015
    Type of Position: Full-time

    Job Description: Assistant for Oscar- and Emmy-nominated documentary, television, and commercial director of THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE and KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK to provide administrative, production, and development support on an array of projects, including in-production feature documentary as well as projects in development.

    Duties will include standard assistant duties such as booking travel, scheduling, answering phones, and office management, as well as heavy involvement in production duties. This is an ideal opportunity for those interested in a career in production. Previous assistant experience required; candidates should possess thick skin, strong communication skills, and a willingness to work long hours as the job requires. 

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  • Assistant to Director on Feature Documentary

    Company: Feature Documentary Director
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date: 9/14/2015
    Type of Position: Full-time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: Previous assistant experience preferred

    Job Description: Oscar- and Emmy-nominated director seeks personal assistant to provide administrative, production, and development support for his next feature documentary. Duties will include standard assistant duties such as booking travel, scheduling, answering phones, and office management, as well as heavy involvement in production duties. This is an ideal opportunity for those interested in documentary production and postproduction. Previous assistant experience preferred; candidates should possess thick skin, strong communication skills, and a willingness to work long hours as the job requires.

     

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