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FEBRUARY

22

Runners @ Scramble

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 22 March 2017

Scramble Soho are looking for Runners to share the roles and responsibilities involved in working for one of London’s leading commercial Audio Post Production facilities.

Scramble Soho is a boutique Audio Visual facility located in a secluded courtyard in the heart of Soho. With a rich 20 year history, we are one of London's premiere creative sound design & audio post facilities. Specialising in Sound Design & dubbing for TV, Radio & Cinema for commercials, television and all form of content.

Our Runners are key members of the team and uniquely responsible for helping ensure the smooth running of our Studios. Whether you've just graduated or are looking for a career change - being a Runner at Scramble is a great place to get started in Audio Post Production as well as the wider industry. We are looking for great talent, enthusiastic people, happy to be a part of an evolving creative facility right in the heart of Soho.

What is the job?

Our Runners have a varied, demanding yet rewarding position. No two days are the same as you will be required to provide support in a busy creative Studio environment. You'll get to start on a journey all engineers have been on, learning not only how the studios and kit works, but how clients think and what they come to expect at the very highest level of advertising. Working in a small tight nit team you will work across all aspects of the business from the more menial tasks, through administrative exercises as well as the exposure to the highest levels of creative production the industry has to offer, so you will come to appreciate just how vital your role is within the business.

Who we’re looking for?

• A smart cookie who can work unsupervised and always with a positive and sunny outlook.

• A friendly, enthusiastic, quick thinker who is able to use their initiative.

• Someone who is happy to roll their sleeves up, work hard, and juggle multiple tasks quickly and efficiently.

• A 'doer' who can jump in,fix problems when they arise with a solution driven approach and a keen willingness to learn.

• Attention to detail, even down to keeping pencils sharp.

• A working knowledge of Protools or similar audio editing software would be good but not essential.

• Flexibility: Able to work late or weekends as work requires.

Think this sounds exciting? Interested? Then apply today, email Vacancies@scramble.co.uk

FEBRUARY

22

Strategist @ Stink

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 22 March 2017

As a core member of strategy at Stink, you will be the thread that connects design, creative and production work to business goals and cultural insights. You understand the business landscapes that our clients work in. You can distill research into a brief for our team to run with in the form of briefs, pitches, strategic set-ups and hands-on creative work.

  • A sharp communicator with great presentation skills
  • Live and breath digital and have a keen understanding of emerging platforms and trends in use behaviour
  • Pay attention to brands and how they communicate
  • Desire to empathise with different client partners and consumers and deliver them great experiences
  • Comfortable conducting research
  • Experience writing creative briefs based on insights
  • Experience with social media analytics products

Applications close 23 March 2017

Permanent full time role - 2+ years of experience required

Education level: Bachelor's degree

Career level: Experienced (Non-manager)

Salary: £55,000 per year

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to james.britton@stinkstudios.com

FEBRUARY

22

Receptionist @ 750mph

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 09 March 2017

Receptionist required for award winning central London audio post-production company.

Full time receptionist at 750MPH.

Must be fun, friendly, confident, well organised, a great multitasker, have an excellent telephone manner and good attention to detail. We are looking for someone to be the face of the company.

Knowledge of Word and Excel would be a bonus.

Please email CV's to jobs@750mph.com

Applications close Friday 9th March **Previous applicants need not apply.

FEBRUARY

21

First Assistant Editor @ Stitch Editing

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 21 March 2017

Stitch is looking for a first assistant editor to join our team.

Stitch is a multi-award winning company and was founded in 2010 by editors Tim Hardy and Leo King.

We edit high profile commercials for many of the industries brightest and best directors and producers.

We are looking for somebody that has been assisting for at least 2-3 years.

A knowledge of the commercials industry is essential.

Technical ability must be to the highest standard.

You must have a very high level knowledge of Avid and other post production software.

You must be competent in all aspects of commercial film assisting from loading rushes to overseeing high end commercials in post production.

We need a first assistant who has a passion for editing, and ideally already be cutting your own projects.
You would also be expected to assist in editing any cut downs or agency versions and changes.
You must be able to work under pressure, with excellent client skills.

As we are a small team, personality is essential, finding somebody that is the right fit is a must.
In addition we would need your help to teach our junior assistants and be able to guide our small team forward. House maintenance of all hard and software systems is important but not essential.

Please email your showreel with your CV to angela@stitchediting.tv

FEBRUARY

21

Junior Sound Assistant @ Empire Design

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 21 March 2017

Junior Sound Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading creative agency, specialising in film advertising campaigns. Our London office is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our trailers department.

Candidates must ideally have 1 years experience in an audio post production transfer department & have an understanding of Protools HD.

Mixing experience not necessary but helpful.

Looking for someone to initially help with managing our day to day audio transfer (with room to progress). Tasks will include Importing, Converting, Exporting and Transferring of audio files in various frame rates and formats (mainly Stereo & 5.1) Experience in dealing with feature and trailer audio deliverables and an understanding of frame rate conversions helpful.

Other Jobs will include Tracklaying, Dialog editing. Pre-Mixing, QC’ing. Organising of Protools sessions and SFX databases and general Assisting of the Audio Suites.

Please send your cover letter and cv to sam@empiredesign.com

FEBRUARY

21

Assistant to Creative Director @ Phenomen Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 21 March 2017

Phenomen Films UK is an independent film production company located in Central London. We are currently involved in the post-production of a slate of feature films and multiple TV drama series together with a trans media project.

We are looking for a PA to the creative director. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to develop and grow with the project.

We are looking for a person who is

• Ambitious, motivated and energetic

• Passionate about art, film and philosophy

• Honest in their approach to all communications

• Meticulous and precise in their work

• Excited about solving problems and challenging conventions

The role

We are looking for a highly professional and experienced Executive Assistants to support the Creative Director of the project. Fluency in English is essential and in another language would be an advantage.

Responsibilities will include:

• Organising and maintaining complex schedule

• Handling business correspondence

• Arranging complex international travel and entertaining

• Assisting with general office management

• Assisting with ad-hoc research tasks

• Assisting in the production of reports and budgets

• Managing expense accounts

This will be a fast moving, challenging role and will suit someone who is well-educated, energetic, completely committed and focused and yet with broad horizons and a desire to learn.

Compensation details

Salaries are negotiable and are dependent on experience

Please send CV and cover letter to: recruitment@phenomenfilms.com

FEBRUARY

21

In House Director @ 3angrymen

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 17 March 2017

3angrymen are a production company that specialise in creating branded short-form content. We work with clients including the NSPCC, Childline, Schroders, LinkedIn, Uber, Build Africa, The Scouts Association and Channel 4.

Whoever the client, whatever the brief, our mission is to make films that matter - whether that be an animation aimed at teenagers, a documentary for a charity or an internal comms piece for an international bank.

We’re looking for an In-house Director to join our team, to help us continue producing great films for a variety of clients. You will work with our in-house team, as well as freelance creatives and be responsible for the creative quality of the films you work on.

The role is focussed on filmmaking; you will write concepts in response to client briefs, do further creative development on projects that get the go-ahead (e.g. storyboarding, scripting, casting), direct shoots and work with our post-production team towards delivery. You will work very closely with our in-house Producers to make sure that projects stay within client specs, that quality standards are maintained and that budgets/timelines are adhered to.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone to work on a constant stream of video projects with a tightly knit-team of ambitious filmmakers. We are looking for someone with experience of producing innovative, polished films, who knows their way around the latest cameras and is keen to find new ways to tell stories in video.

Essential Skills & Requirements

The candidate must

● have at least three years relevant directing experience

● be able to demonstrate a passion for creating films

● know how to transfer an idea from page to screen

● be competent operating cameras, basic grips and sound kit

● be very comfortable and confident in client-facing situations

● be a confident leader and creative contributor

● be able to work with client feedback and constructive criticism

● be extremely organised, a proactive planner

● have experience of writing director’s treatments

● have excellent working knowledge of Adobe Premier

● have excellent written and spoken English

● be enthusiastic about producing a variety of content, both corporate and creative

Ideally the candidate will also

● have a good list of crew/industry contacts

● be a keen follower of industry trends

Application

If you like our work and think you can make it even better, are certain that you fit the criteria above and are interested in becoming a Director with 3angrymen, please apply by sending:

● a copy of your CV (PDF)

● A 1-page cover letter (PDF)

● links to three recent, relevant pieces of work that you have directed

Please send these to jobs@3angrymen.com and use the subject line ‘Director Application’. Applications will not be considered unless these stipulations are adhered to.

FEBRUARY

21

Producer @ 3angrymen

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 10 March 2017

3angrymen are a production company that specialise in creating branded short-form content. We work with clients including the NSPCC, Childline, Schroders, LinkedIn, Uber, Build Africa, The Scouts Association and Channel 4.

Whoever the client, whatever the brief, our mission is to make films that matter - whether that be an animation for teenagers, a documentary for a charity or an internal comms piece for an international bank.

We’re looking for a Producer to join our team and make an immediate impact on the way we work and the quality of our output. As we continue to build on our reputation and mature as a company, we want to bring in an uncompromising, experienced individual ready to help lead us do bigger and better work.

The role is multi-faceted, working closely and building relationships with our clients, our production team and freelance creatives, combining constant project management with overarching creative leadership. Planning, delegation and prioritisation will be central to everyday tasks. Outside of ongoing projects, the role will also involve nurturing new business, instigating relationships with new clients and pressing to get new work commissioned.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to make a significant impact on the direction of a small but ambitious production company, with an already impressive reputation for punching above its weight. We want someone with industry experience who isn’t afraid to do things differently, someone with high standards who wants to lead, adept at managing expectations, unafraid to challenge their team and comfortable liaising with clients.

Essential Skills & Requirements

The candidate must

● have at least two years relevant producing/production management industry experience

● know how to take projects from brief, through shoots and onto delivery

● be very comfortable and confident in client-facing situations

● be a confident leader and creative contributor

● be extremely organised, a proactive planner

● have experience of developing treatments and negotiating contracts

● have ideas for bringing in work and growing the company's client list

● have experience of leading projects from start to finish

● have good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

● have excellent written and spoken English

● be enthusiastic about producing a variety of content, both corporate and creative

Ideally the candidate will also

● have a good list of industry contacts

● be a keen follower of industry trends and upcoming talent

Application

If you like our work but think you can make it even better, are certain that you fit the criteria above and are interested in becoming a Producer with 3angrymen, please apply by sending a copy of your CV & a 1 page Cover Letter, both in .pdf format.

Please send these to jobs@3angrymen.com and use the subject line ‘Producer Application’. Applications will not be considered unless these stipulations are adhered to.

FEBRUARY

20

Office Space Available Immediately | Heart of Soho, W1

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 27 January 2017

Great office space in the heart of Soho!

Centrally located, this 1st floor shared office in vibrant Beak Street W1, offers an area of 320 sq ft and is ideal for a small company requiring premises in the heart of Soho.

The flexible office space can accommodate 4-6 people or 2-3 people plus meeting area. The office is shared with the APA. Available immediately. No agency fees

For more information or to arrange a viewing contact Emma Wilkie emma@gunnreport.com 07762 926278

FEBRUARY

20

Desk Space Available in Dalston - Available Immediately

  • Location: Dalston
  • Applications close 20 March 2017

Desk space available in Dalston.

Great desk space has become available in a large recently modernised, light filled office on the 1st floor of Dalston Studios. Overlooking Gillet Square, it is in the heart of Dalston (2 minute walk from Dalston Kingsland station) and on the doorstep to a plethora of cafes, bars and local amenities. It would be ideal for individual freelancers looking for a desk.

Access to a large separate meeting room is included. Separate kitchenette and bathroom. Available immediately.

If you are interested or would like to organise a viewing please contact Frances Cousins on frances@armourylondon.com.

FEBRUARY

20

Advertising Directors Agent @ OB Management

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 13 March 2017

We are looking for a passionate, informed individual to join our flourishing advertising team.

Demand for our roster of production companies and independent directors is growing fast and we need to find another like minded member of the team to support our offering. We have a unique model that has proved very successful in today’s rapidly changing advertising community. Our creative propositions are agile and adaptable, but most importantly our directors are a mix of emerging, next generation talent alongside some of the industry’s most respected filmmakers. We like to represent the new, the interesting, the different. This is reflected in our eclectic roster of production companies that includes 1st Ave Machine, London Alley, Friends Electric and STALKR. They all make exceptional films, each with their own specific style and approach to filmmaking that we feel appeals to the long-term demands of agencies and brands.

Foremost, the ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for the filmmaking craft, an understanding of what makes a director tick with clear views on their potential and the nuances they might bring to various projects. They will also need to have a good understanding of the current advertising industry, excellent industry relationships as well as being efficient, extremely personable and self motivated.

We’re not looking for someone who’ll go to an agency presentation and hit ‘play’. We expect someone to talk intelligently about our directors, to understand the challenges and execution of each and every film they have made, to educate our clients on how and where each production was realized, which DPs, art directors, choreographers were used... like they’re sitting with the person who produced the job. That’s how we like to do it.

If you’d like to be part of a progressive and dynamic team, please get in touch.

Application closing date is 13th March. Please send a CV with a brief cover note to jobs@obmanagement.co.uk

Also, we don’t always sound so serious.

FEBRUARY

20

Head of Business Development / Directors Rep @ Make Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 20 March 2017

Make Films is an award winning creative film production company - we make branded content, commercials, music videos and movies (including the critically acclaimed Mission to Lars).

We started life 8 years ago in Soho (we’re now in a snazzy roof top studio in Shoreditch) and are in the process of opening an office in New York. Right now we're a small permanent team in London, with a tight knit roster of freelance Producers and Directors.

We are on the hunt for a Head of Business Development / Directors Rep to come on board and work in partnership with the MD and the team to strategise and implement the future plan for the company.

We have a strong base of regular clients but feel there's a lot of areas we could be expanding into and we need an expert to guide the ship and become an integral part of the family.

Applicants must be:

• Sales driven with a proven track record of developing successful client relationships through strong client-facing skills

• Undertake research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients

• Manage and consolidate existing clients

• Seek out fresh and exciting leads for each of our directors, whilst nurturing and supporting their development

• Develop and implement sales strategies

• Lead meetings and pitches where appropriate

• PR and Marketing of the company and roster of directors

Alongside a competitive basic salary we’re offering a commission structure based on personal and company performance.

Please send CV & Cover letter to: will@makefilms.com

FEBRUARY

20

Assistant Editor @ Marshall Street Editors

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 20 March 2017

ASSISTANT EDITOR: min. 1 year experience – MARSHALL STREET EDITORS

Marshall Street Editors are an award-winning offline editing company specialising in commercials, music videos and online content. We pride ourselves on having a happy working environment here at MSE towers.

The successful applicant will be able to:

-be confident, positive, personable and professional with the ability to smile and work well under pressure

-liaise with producers and post houses to design efficient workflows from offline to online

-work with Avid Media Composer to a high professional standard

-work with a wide range of digital camera formats and their respective file based work-flows

-ingest media from a variety of formats, transcoding from source files where necessary

-create EDLs, AAFs and uncompressed Quicktimes

-upload work to the company website/showreels and create Quicktime movie links with the necessary knowledge of codecs, conversions and compression procedures

-source sound effects, music and track lay

-edit on set in the UK and worldwide

-work with our EditShare/Unity system

-be flexible with their working hours and be prepared to work on weekend days and bank holidays when required

We have a fun and hardworking team here at Marshall Street Editors and we look forward to hearing from you.

Email cv@mse.tv and in the subject header please write 'Assistant Editor'.

Unfortunately, we won't be able to reply to all applicants - apologies in advance.

FEBRUARY

16

Transfer Assistant / Junior Music Researcher @ Soundtree

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 03 March 2017

Transfer Assistant / Junior Music Researcher of Award Winning Music Production Company.

Location: Shoreditch, London | Highbury, London.

Hours: 9.30am – 6.30pm [Due to the nature of the business, additional hours will be requested on occasion]

Salary: dependent on experience.

[About Soundtree]

Soundtree is an award winning team of uniquely talented composers, producers, musicians, music supervisors and thinkers specializing in the relationship between music and picture for all forms of media. Soundtree has extensive and diverse experience in composition, musical direction, music production, sound design, management, copyright clearance, music publishing and record release. Soundtree Music was founded in 1997 by Peter Raeburn.

[About the Role]

This role is focused around:

Working as part of the Transfer Department - responsible for storage of incoming and outgoing files, ensuring the correct edits, sound effects and voice over are supplied. Collation and tagging of music files for our record label.

Experience with logic, final cut and pro tools is preferred.

Ensuring that the correct - in perfect working order - files – wavs, movie or otherwise are sent to the appropriate client.

Assisting composers and producers with setting up recordings. Ensuring maintenance and upkeep of musical instruments.

Liaise with IT support companies to ensure good working order of our server and storage system. In addition, ensuring the regular backing up of our studios.

Keeping abreast of developments in software development in the relevant and related fields.

Contributing to and pulling together music searches – responding to briefs, editing to picture, sourcing rights information

General support and upkeep of the production office. Greeting and attending to clients. Assisting senior management when required.

Soundtree is a small but very dedicated team, which at times can be extremely busy and no two days are the same so someone who isn’t afraid to pull up their sleeves and get stuck in with whatever may be required on the day is a necessity.

Long hours and occasional weekend work required.

Applicants should be hard working, meticulous with good attention to detail and interested in a career within the music/advertising industries. We are committed to finding the right talent that we can help develop and nurture through the company into composers, sound designers, music producers and/or music supervisors working with music to picture.

What we offer:

· A creative and vibrant work environment

· 20 days holiday

· Opportunity to develop and grow

Please email hils@soundtreemusic.com inc. an up-to-date CV & covering letter by March 3rd 2017

FEBRUARY

14

Senior Agent/Executive Producer @ Blink

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 24 March 2017

DESCRIPTION:

Blink Art are looking for a Senior Photographic Agent / Executive Producer with management experience to join the growing team. We are looking for someone to work alongside the current Head of Blink Art, and then take over this management role once she goes on maternity leave in July 2017. This is a permanent role and on her return from leave the division will continue to expand with this senior role remaining part of the expansion.

We are currently based in Soho but the office will be moving to Camden in early Summer 2017.

This is an exciting role with the opportunity to build and develop the agency alongside an already brilliant team within the unique platform of an established production company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Development and growth of the photographic and set design roster.

• Oversee pitches on selective commercial projects and selling artists in to briefs and scripts.

• Work with the artists to develop their showreels in film and animation.

• Top line budgeting and production on selective photographic and set design jobs.

• Ensure client relationships are strong and projects are delivered to meet the companies creative and commercial ambitions.

• Sales of the photographic and set design roster across advertising, client direct and editorial internationally.

Whilst acting Head of Blink Art from July 2017:

• Management of the Blink Art team.

• Ensure a commercially minded culture and support the team to develop commercial opportunities.

• Lead the department to work efficiently and with focus in its new offices in Camden from May 2017.

• Work with Blink Productions Senior Management Team to plan strategic development across working practices, sales, new business and creative opportunities.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

• Highly developed people management experience and natural leadership skills.

• Experience working in the photography or advertising industry for over 5 years.

• Experience of working in a photographer’s agent for at least 2 years.

• Commercially astute with excellent negotiation skills.

• Established connections and relationships with photographers and key clients in the photographic industry.

• A strong creative standpoint and a need to deliver the best possible results.

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this role, please send any questions or your CV to sam@blinkart.co.uk.

All correspondence and enquiries will be treated as highly confidential.

www.blinkart.co.uk www.blinkprods.com

FEBRUARY

14

Office Space Available

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 31 May 2017

We have office space to let within our offices. Beautiful shared office with roof terrace- located in N1/OldStreet area. Area/space for 4 or 5 desks and use of kitchen/meeting room/terrace/sofas/private bathrooms. Please contact abi.bickley@wanda.net for more details.

FEBRUARY

13

New Business and Sales Exec @ Novofilms

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 13 March 2017

New Business and Sales Exec wanted for exciting new production company.

Please contact: info@novofilms.org

FEBRUARY

10

Junior Editor @ Burning Reel

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 10 March 2017

Creep is a young post-production company based in Fitzrovia. We pride ourselves on having a broad client base and have created amazing work from award winning music videos to TVC’s and even major dramas for TV. Creep specialises in Visual effects, Colour Grading and Editing (www.imacreep.co.uk).

So enough about us, we want to hear about you.

We need you to:

Be creative, out-going, hugely personable and passionate about film, animation and other creative industries.

Be proficient in Adobe Premier.

Have a good working knowledge of Adobe After effects. Also be willing to learn more of the program.

Be great with clients.

Be confident, sharp and with a great sense of humour.

Be a team player, willing to muck in with the rest of us when the need arises.

Understand that offline and online workflow.

Responsibilities will include:

Editing brand films (occasional music videos)

Title creation and basic motion graphics

Creating edit cut down reel’s

Transcoding

Organising footage

Archiving projects

Prepping projects for online processes

Conforming projects

Uploading projects to our clients

If you feel that this is you and want to be part of one of the most exciting, fun and fast rising production companies in town, drop us through an email on info@burningreel.co.uk with a CV and covering letter.

FEBRUARY

10

Receptionist - Start ASAP @ MPC

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 17 February 2017

Receptionist - MPC Advertising – London

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world’s leading creative studios, creating award winning, high-end visual effects (VFX), moving images and digital projects for the advertising and film industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry. Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the success of these projects

We are looking for a charismatic, professional, flexible and friendly receptionist to join our busy front of house team of four.

MPC is a Global Post Production Facility, the successful candidate must be able to adapt and grow with the business in order to provide the best possible service to both clients and staff. As well as having clear speech and a friendly, warm telephone manner, you must have a positive attitude to working under pressure and the ability to respond quickly, efficiently and professionally to requests and enquiries.

Reporting to the Senior Receptionist, you work with 3 receptionists as well as liaising with our busy production team, providing a 5* front of house and administration service.

Greeting clients, building rapport whilst remaining professional and efficient.

Screening/taking calls on busy desk. Catering for individual staff needs, recognising and dealing with cold callers appropriately.

Taking meeting room bookings and prioritising requests when unavailable

Liaising with our production/scheduling team via telephone/email & face to face, accommodating requests where possible.

Booking taxis for staff and clients and entering in correct overhead numbers for invoicing purposes.

At least 1-2 years previous experience on a reception in a media/creative company and/or client facing customer service or hospitality experience is preferred and candidates that are wanting to get into a Post-Production career is preferable. The successful candidate must have the ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative.

Hours: Shifts, 8am-5pm/9am-6pm/9.30-6.30pm/11am-8pm

We are ideally looking for people who are able to start straight away, so please do highlight your availability when you get in touch.

To apply please send your CV and covering email to http://smrtr.io/hCh0uA

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10

Junior Editor @ Hazel May

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 28 February 2017

Overview

A fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys motion graphics and filmmaking, to grow and develop their skills within a small, supportive and friendly office, expanding in Soho, London. Training will be given so that you’ll be able to create mood and brand films on your own using Adobe Creative Suite. Below are links to examples of the sort of films you’ll be trained to create, most are internal so password protected (HM).

https://vimeo.com/192923570 https://vimeo.com/134306725 https://vimeo.com/163444043 https://vimeo.com/136705922 https://vimeo.com/134834167 https://vimeo.com/187358672

At Hazel May Ltd, we work with some of the world’s biggest advertising agencies and need to deliver fast turnaround, high quality content, for their world leading brands.

Responsibilities

• To create mood, pitch and brand films from advertising agency briefs with clips supplied by in house researchers

• Building dynamic text elements using Photoshop, Illustrator or After effects

• Suggest and cut different music tracks to suit different edits

• Work independently through feedback quickly to the deadlines given

• Archiving

Essential

• Knowledge of editing software & techniques and/or motion graphics

• Ability to communicate brand stories and values, interpreting scripts with creative flair

• Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure

• Organised with an attention for detail and an ability to work collaboratively

Desirable

• Trained in illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects

• An eclectic knowledge of music

• Mac literate

Immediate start and salary according to age and experience. We’re a very busy, small company please only apply via e-mail to this address – hazelmayltd@gmail.com any other submissions will not be considered. Please send over a short paragraph about yourself and your interests as well as any links to your previous works or a show reel.

FEBRUARY

09

Junior Agent @ LUX Artists

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 09 March 2017

LUX Artists are looking for a Junior Agent for their Film and Television Department

This will be an exciting opportunity for a Junior Agent who is looking for a new challenge or the chance to grow within an exciting agency. We would also consider an experienced Agent Assistant already doing many Agent duties, or perhaps someone working in Production who is keen to work in a new, dynamic agency who specialise in Heads of Department. LUX represents Production Designers, Costume Designers, Directors of Photography, Hair and Make Up Artists and Editors in Film, Television, Music Videos and Commercials.

This role offers a great opportunity for someone who has a genuine interest in the Film & Television production industry but who wants stability, permanent employment with the ability for growth within the company.

Working alongside the Senior Agent and Company Director for UK Film and Television your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Submitting clients for TV Series, Short Films, Documentaries and Film Projects
  • Negotiating Deals/Contracts for clients
  • Reading scripts
  • Communicating and keeping in touch with clients regularly and be responsible and active in clients career strategies
  • Communicating/set up meetings with Producers regularly to make sure you are aware of what projects they have coming up
  • Watching client work and keeping up to date with current films in the market, reading trade magazines etc
  • Backup support, if required, on all of the above for Senior Agent

Further details about the position:

• To start on ASAP
• The role is based in the LUX office, central London

• Hours will be 9.30am – 6pm with 1 hour lunch break

• Experience of Macs essential along with Word, Outlook and Excel

• 3 years experience in an Agency or production company as Production Manager or Production Coordinator

• Candidate will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills as well as a meticulous attention to detail

If you think you’re the right person for the job please email: office@luxartists.net

FEBRUARY

08

Office Desks Rental @ Short Films

  • Location: Soho, London
  • Applications close 08 March 2017

We are a small and pleasant company looking for another small company to share our office space.

The desk spaces available are in the middle of vibrant Wardour Street, Soho. We are on the 5th floor (with elevator) in a spacious open plan office spanning 1000sqft with large windows and lots of natural light.
There is a kitchenette with fridge, sink and microwave which adjoins the main office area. Bathrooms are communal to the building.

Term: Short to long term, available immediately

If you are interested please email tanya@short-films.com with ‘Office Desks Rental’ as the subject line.

FEBRUARY

08

Freelance Director/Producer @ Chrome Productions

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 08 March 2017

Chrome Productions are looking for talented, enthusiastic, and intrepid freelance director / producers to join our roster of talent.

Chrome is an established and expanding London-based production company producing online films & series for the world’s leading brands. With specialisms in action sports, adventure, travel and luxury, our pledge is to make commercial brand work that is always unique, adventurous and spectacular.

The ideal candidate would have a solid track record of directing high production value commercials and digital content. You would be excited about the prospect of filming in remote and exotic locations worldwide, and would embrace and apply the newest film-making technologies and techniques, with an eye for capturing awe-inspiring moments using hyperlapse, drone photography and steadicam.

You would have excellent people skills, working on-set with clients and members of the public. You would also be prepared to push yourself and the team to create the most original and visually stunning work possible, helping steer a shoot both creatively and logistically. A strong team mentality, a get-up-and-go attitude and a flexible approach to working hours are essential.

Email jobs@chromeproductions.co.uk to apply.

FEBRUARY

08

Producer @ Passion

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 24 February 2017

FREELANCE PRODUCER PASSION LONDON

PASSION: Passion Pictures is a leader in animation. We connect and inspire through the moving image by collaborating with, and nurturing, some of the world’s best creative talent. Through our studios in London, Paris, Melbourne and the US we produce commercials, music videos, digital content and more for clients globally.

JOB OVERVIEW: The producer is responsible for seeing the production process through from beginning to end, balancing the demands of producing multiple projects of varying length and complexity simultaneously. As a producer, you will be supported by Executive Producers and directly supervised by the Head of Production. You are encouraged to seek out advice and support throughout the production, while committing to deliver content and client care of the highest quality.

As producer, you are expected to contribute to the collective effort to maintain and acquire new business – this is achieved through client relationships both during and after productions, as well as pitch producing. You may need to attend overseas meeting and shoots from time to time, and occasionally be required to be available at evenings and weekends

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-5 years’ experience at a production company or post production facility in a producer role.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the commercials industry, with the majority of that time being at producer level.

  • In depth knowledge of the animation production process for 2D/Flash, 3D/CG and stop frame animation and a working knowledge of live action production and post-production.

The applicants should reply with a cover letter and CV to jobs@passion-pictures.com.

FEBRUARY

07

Senior Assistant Editor @ Trim Editing

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 24 February 2017

Trim is the cutting rooms of partners Paul Hardcastle, Tom Lindsay and Dominic Leung.We are based in Whitechapel, East London, where we have been cutting commercials, music videos and films since 2004. Our small, dedicated team has been slowly growing over the past few years and we find ourselves busier than ever and lucky enough to work with some of the most exciting directors in the world today.

Trim is a keen investor in talent and maintains a focus on developing staff to progress within the company.

Description and purpose of the role (overview)

● Assisting the Editors in preparing, managing and efficiently delivering jobs on time and to the highest standards

● Developing your edit craft, technique and professional skills by gaining valuable cutting experience whenever the opportunities arise

● Helping to manage the editorial department, training and developing the team and supervising the quality of their work

Key responsibilities

  • Ensuring the editors have everything they need to work unhindered
  • Ensuring the edit systems systems are correctly set up and well maintained
  • Assisting in the smooth and efficient execution of the entire offline process
  • Researching, developing and deploying robust editorial workflows
  • Occasional on-set attendance - Loading/logging/assembling
  • Working alongside our Editors on assemblies, cutdowns & versions
  • Working on edit versions & revisions, both unattended and with clients
  • Quality control checking all outputs and turnover to post production
  • Maintaining productive and collaborative relationships with post/sound houses
  • Post attendance and checking conform accuracy
  • Supervision of project and media archiving

Skills/capabilities and/or qualifications required

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as an Assistant Editor in high-end TVC offline editing
  • A good basic understanding of the entire filmmaking process
  • Experience and proficiency in Avid Media Composer, both editing and assisting
  • Willingness to learn FCPX to the same standard
  • Ability to adapt to other NLEs
  • Competency in laying up sound fx, music and VFX temps
  • Adaptability to switch between multiple projects, editors, and clients
  • Diligence and precise attention to detail in everything you do
  • A design sensibility which is aligned with the Trim aesthetic
  • An ability to spark excitement, capture the imagination of others and lead a room
  • Ability to be proactive, questioning concerns rather than making assumptions
  • Innovative problem solving skills
  • A collaborative and growth mindset
  • Creatively articulate and emotionally intelligent
  • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work

Preferential (non essential) skills/capabilities/qualifications

  • Proficiency in FCPX
  • Proficiency in Premiere, Photoshop, Resolve, AfterEffects or Pro tools, Logic Pro
  • Any formal qualifications in filmmaking or any undergraduate degree

Applications to: work@trimediting.com