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Executive Assistant, Production – 20th Television
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Emerging Level
20th Television is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support for Executives in Production. This is a high volume and fast-paced desk that works closely with other teams such as Onyx Collective, Hulu, Disney+, FX, and ABC Signature. The ideal candidate will have superior organizational and communication skills; be highly motivated and detail-oriented; and can remain calm under pressure. Job responsibilities include standard assistant duties, team coordinating, and tracking and reporting of important dates and other department administrative needs.
Support production executives through answering and screening phones, scheduling meetings, and managing contacts.
Create and schedule meetings with productions studio personnel through various stages of production.
Act as the day-to-day liaison/first point of contact for show production offices corresponding with the studio.
Work with production executives to produce hiring charts, production calendars, and update departmental websites and studio grids.
Manage executive travel and expense reports.
Schedule, organize, and set up table reads, show & tells, and other large show & studio meetings.
Minimum 1 year previous assistant experience and working knowledge of production operations.
Prefer working knowledge of applications such as MacOS, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Zoom, as well as applications comparable to PIX, Aspera, Cloud and Adobe suite of tools, etc.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to multi-task and organize multiple projects, with excellent follow-through.
Strong communication skills, with an ability to interface with internal and external executives and colleagues in a collaborative and problem-solving fashion.
Strong people skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team and with professionals at all levels.
Bachelor’s degree or other film/television-related undergraduate degree is preferred, or equivalent work experience.
The hiring range for this position in Los Angeles, CA is $52,400 to $70,200 per year based on a 40 hour work week.
The Senior Technical Director is responsible for leading technical production efforts related to the development of live entertainment shows and product offerings, including stage shows, deck shows, youth activities, and special events for Disney Cruise Line ships and islands. A Senior-level Technical Director must demonstrate superior abilities in Technical Direction. This role will be an accountable leader and will lead other Technical Directors and team members. The Senior Technical Director will ensure compliance with company standards, maritime regulations, and local authority having jurisdiction related to live entertainment shows and product offerings for Disney Cruise Line Entertainment.
You will report to the Manager, Entertainment Technical Design and Delivery
Lead development, production and delivery of the technical design elements for live entertainment projects, with a specialized focus on the design, fabrication, installation, and sustainment.
Lead large-scale, long-term projects, with potential oversight of other team members.
Serve as a project leader to facilitate and integrate all design disciplines, and maintain project files, design documents, bid packages, schedules, and punch lists.
Provide leadership and functions as a mentor/developer, promotes company-wide standards and efficiencies, and provides professional guidance to partners and team members.
Participate in creative development and coordinate/partner with local and government authorities responsible for legal code compliance, including safety, engineering and ADA.
Coordinate bid processes and vendor selection with contracts and procurement.
Managing vendor efforts including design development, construction, fabrication, integration with other vendors, shipping, installation and buy-off.
Consult on maintenance and provides ongoing Entertainment Show Quality evaluations in partnership with Entertainment Technical Operations as part of implementation and operational planning.
Partners with shoreside Entertainment Technical Operations to manage scenic and technical sustainment throughout the ships and for island support.
Partners with shipboard Manager of Entertainment Technical for ongoing entertainment technical support.
Partners with Disney Cruise Line Safety team to ensure compliance with set policies and procedures as well as all maritime and ship safety standards and Flag compliance.
Partners with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Entertainment Standards team to ensure company standards compliance.
Partners with Worldwide Safety and Design Assurances teams to ensure company safety standards are met.
Partner with shoreside Entertainment Technical Leadership, Disney Cruise Line Safety partners and the Standards and Sustainment team to ensure Safety Management Systems and Operating Guideline documentation is up to date and in accordance with current safety and regulatory practices.
Basic Qualifications/You will Have
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Technical Theater or Live Show Entertainment.
Proven knowledge and understanding of the operation and artistic application of a wide variety of show systems and technology, including audio, special effects, puppets, lighting, show control systems, video, facilities and rigging.
Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with entertainment industry state-of-the-art technologies.
Experience with facility design, engineering, and construction.
Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and decision-making skills, often under pressure.
Demonstrated leadership, partnering and strategic planning skills.
Strong computer skills (Outlook, Microsoft Suite, AutoCAD).
Experience supporting the creative process by collaborating with other designers, directors, writers, and producers.
Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays and frequent extended international travel.
Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theater or equivalent with focus on technical design, construction, and production.
MS or MA or MFA in Technical Theater or equivalent.
Proven business management experience.
Proven knowledge and proficiency in some or all of the following engineering disciplines: Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Safety
FOX Sports is currently seeking a Broadcast Associate to join our team in Los Angeles and work on Undisputed. The Broadcast Associate will be responsible for producing graphics on a live 2.5-hour show in a deadline environment. You will also be responsible for creating daily topics lists and pitching ideas to Producers. The Broadcast Associate will handle a heavy workload of tapes and SOTs.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Writing and creating graphics, full screens, topic bars, etc.
Researching topics and news of the day
Pitching show and segment ideas
Cutting tapes and SOTs
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2+ years of experience in the production of sports studio broadcasting
Ability to work in a fast-paced sports production environment
Vast knowledge of sports
Familiarity with iNews and video editing software
NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $22.25-31.25 per hour for California.
Simon & Schuster Audio is seeking a Senior Producer who will focus on nontraditional original recordings, as well as produce & direct ad hoc for the department. In cooperation with the Executive Producer, the Senior Producer will oversee the production-side of original audios from the development stage through the master delivery. A passion for books, audio, and pop culture is essential, as well as a strong creative vision for audio production.
Responsibilities: -constructing and researching budgets -creating production timelines in conjunction with the editorial and production departments -liaising with the audio division and S&S -contributing creative input during development of script and project design -identifying & supervising needed freelance and in-house staff -spearheading meetings with creative and casting teams -researching & overseeing casting in partnership with casting team -producing/directing both original audio productions & traditional audiobooks
Role requirements: -minimum 5-10 years of high-end, high profile audio production experience -demonstrated experience launching and managing sophisticated, full audio-productions -ease in directing and working with high-profile authors and actors -strong leadership & collaborative skills -excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills -detail oriented and highly organized -comfort in working under pressure and on deadline, as well as juggling multiple productions -broad awareness of creative and technical developments/trends in audio publishing & production
The annual salary for this position is $75,000.00 - $87,000.00
The Payroll Administrator is responsible for collecting, maintaining, and processing all Voice Over Actor payroll documents and contracts for the Casting Department. This position requires one to work under tight deadlines with many departments in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining confidential information and material.
Processing talent payroll for multiple productions
Manage payroll for 5 to 6 productions at a given time
Preparing, tracking, and routing talent contracts between the Casting Department and Business and Legal Affairs
Collecting and maintaining talent authorization paperwork from agencies
Review and approve all incoming talent invoices from Cast & Crew
Act as a point of contact for all talent-related payment questions
Ensure talent paperwork is received, complete, and accurate for processing
Distribute, file, scan, and archive talent documents
Collect and route minor paperwork between the Casting Department and Business and Legal Affairs
Track documents to ensure everything is processed in a timely manner
Maintain a database with confidential project, talent, and agent information
Distribute final cast information to Residuals Department
2 years of administrative payroll experience
Understanding of finance and business administration
Talent agency experience
Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc)
Strong attention to detail
Ability to track and organize large volumes of material and data across multiple productions
Strong written and verbal skills
Excellent people skills
Working knowledge of agencies a plus
Knowledge of FileMaker Pro and ARIBA/ SAP finance systems
Understanding of contracts and SAG-AFTRA Union rules
Paramount Global's CBS Broadcast Center has an exciting opportunity for an experienced carpenter with an excellent work ethic and proven history of quality craftsmanship! This role will lead the day-to-day operations of the Carpentry department. The person in this position will prioritize all incoming requests with the understanding that we are a 24x7 facility requiring working overtime and working in adverse weather and unique circumstances.
The ideal candidate will thrive in diverse settings and have good knowledge of commercial carpentry while working with little supervision and following all essential health and safety standards.
• Lead and prioritize electronic carpentry tickets • Build cabinets, shelves, wall units, TV backboards, consoles, work benches, frames, including drywall and installation • Consult with trade professionals, clients, suppliers (i.e. attendants, engineers, painters) • Aid in special projects especially those needing repairs throughout the broadcast center • Create work proposals including sourcing materials, preparing estimates for supplies and maintaining inventory. • Demonstrate outstanding customer service skills • Ensure the physical appearance of the spaces are to company standards
Basic Qualifications • 8+ years of firsthand commercial carpentry experience • Exceptional understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers, etc.) • Proficient in reading technical documents and drawings
We are accepting applications for the Production Coordinators from the BPOs as well now. If you have 2-4 years of experience as SME/TL - managing people, good communication skills and working on MS Excel, please apply to us with your updated resume.
To understand the role better, kindly go through the JD as below:
Key role: To aid the smooth running of high end VFX feature film projects through supporting the production and supervision team, ensuring the accurate and efficient flow of information.
You will be responsible for the artists in ensuring that they understand their schedule of work, relaying information back to the production and supervision team, coordinating the flow of information and elements between artists and departments. This role needs you to be efficient in maintaining databases with current element and shot statuses, in coordinating dailies and taking detailed notes, and ensuring the flow of materials to and from the client.
Experience/Knowledge with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Experience/Knowledge in working with databases
Diploma or equivalent education
Aptitude for learning new software
Nice to Have
HTML / Wiki skills
Knowledge of Filemaker
Passionate about film
Clear communicator of succinct and accurate information
Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
Calm under pressure and capable of delivering to short deadlines
Adaptable to changing scenarios and showing initiative
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