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Electronic Graphics Operator, CNN
Greater Atlanta Area
• Emerging Level
A CNN Electronic Graphics Operator (EGO) plays an integral role as part of the live control room production team supporting CNN, CNN International, and CNN MAX shows. A CNN EGO has a keen eye for attention to detail and thrives in the fast-paced 24x7 news environment while being responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all graphic elements before.
Recalling, preparing, and organizing text and graphics for a variety of productions
Proofreading of text information before use to ensure accuracy in spelling, network style, and editorial content
Collaborating with editorial show team members to ensure accuracy of all show graphic elements
Testing and organizing show graphics, download codes and show descriptions in regard to assigned shows
Handling overview training of those new to the department
Troubleshooting and critical analysis of issues, including follow-up and documentation of on/off air discrepancies
Effectively and efficiently manage and read all email communication and respond as warranted
Qualifications & Experience…
You are a strong multitasker and have the skills to handle prioritizing and executing multiple requests at the same time.
Knowledge of Graphics systems is needed.
Must work well under pressure and be able to show strong teamwork capabilities as part of a control room team.
Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies.
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills a must.
College degree or equivalent prior experience working in a live control room production environment
Prior experience with VizRT Trio, VizRT Pilot, or comparable CG equipment in a live control room environment
Strong multi-tasking skillset
An ability to work in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment
Fluent in Windows-based applications
Average to above average spelling ability
Ability and desire to work under pressure and in 24x7 'live news' environment
Attention to detail, overall positive attitude and ability to work well with others
Open to and accepting of new technologies as well as the ability to quickly learn those new technologies
Knowledge of Control Room workflows preferred
Knowledge of Newsroom Computer Systems preferred
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Writer/Producer, CNN Max - DC. Bureau
Washington D.C. Metro Area
• Emerging Level
CNN seeks a talented Writer/Producer to join the DC team!
Your Role Accountabilities...
Work closely with the anchor, executive producer and senior producer in pitching, researching, planning, and writing show segments.
Identify produce and organize elements that spark debate with our panelists.
Collaborate with newsgathering and research teams.
Coordinate with the control room team.
Produce segments in breaking news situations.
Produce digital & social media projects as needed.
Help to research and produce Magic Wall segments.
Your Qualifications & Experience...
Extensive knowledge of politics and current events required; digital experience is a plus.
Two to five years of broadcast political producing/writing, reporting or newsgathering experience required.
Proficient in inews.
Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience.
Excellent writing and researching skills - style, language, accuracy and balance.
Ability to think quickly during breaking news and produce segments accordingly.
A good attitude - eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented.
Strong production vision - ability to envision a segment or package and turn it into reality.
Self-starter - ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision.
WATN in Memphis, TN is searching for a Production Operator to perform a variety of technical and support functions in the execution of live newscasts, studio productions, and on-air operations. We’re looking for someone who is eager to learn about content production and can help our team create engaging content. The person filling this role will be primarily tasked with operating studio and control room equipment. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to start a career in television, video production, and directing/technical directing. We are seeking an individual who can handle a fast-paced and dynamic newscast, is highly reliable and has effective communication skills. The ideal candidate will bring new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base.
Edit video News stories
Operate cameras, audio, graphics, teleprompter
Assist with various production elements including preparing cameras, lights, monitors and testing mics/ifbs for live newscasts and studio productions
Various other duties as assigned
This is an entry level position, previous work or school related experience is helpful.
• Computers skills are essential • Working knowledge of cameras, audio and video editing software is a plus • Must be dependable, flexible in scheduling, a team player and work well under pressure and must be willing to work early morning hours, evenings, weekends and holidays. • Travel: Rarely: less than 10% • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
FOX 5 Atlanta is seeking a highly motivated News Producer. The Producer gathers news and information for newscasts and plays an active role in deciding newscast content, how stories are presented, and where they will be placed within the newscasts.
Line produces assigned newscast, and fills in on other newscasts when necessary.
Line produces unscheduled news coverage as needed. Assigns and supervises associate producers.
Prepares newscast rundowns.
Utilizes a variety of storytelling techniques, devices and studio stage locations to showcase news content in the most compelling and appropriate manner possible.
Builds graphic elements for use in the newscasts.
Collaborates with production staff to execute live newscasts and to develop compelling presentations of newscast content.
Discusses story angles and newscast content with news managers, reporters and assignment editors.
Collaborates with the digital team to identify digital and social media content to present in the television newscasts, using production styles to maximize viewer interest in the newscast and engagement on the station’s digital platforms.
At Disney Branded Television (DBT), you'll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and create new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills....DBT Casting is seeking an Assistant to support the SVP, Casting & Talent Relations.
Maintain and organize calendar scheduling, phones, and collaborating with senior offices for travel arrangements, tickets, and events for SVP.
Prepare and schedule for various internal/external meetings such as casting concept calls, live casting sessions, department meetings and presentations.
Create and contribute on lists, memos, meetings, talent reels, and events on behalf of SVP.
Aid in audio/visual needs for casting purposes (i.e. recording live sessions, playback and screenshare in meetings).
Work with other assistants to ensure casting information is updated for SVP in a timely manner.
Submit and track expense reports and purchasing requests for SVP, departmental supplies, and events through Casual Buyer, Concur, and internal finance.
Assist in talent outreach initiatives including Actor Workshops and talent searches.
Provide additional support to other executives and department as needed.
Develops and maintains databases, distribution lists, mailing lists and filing systems.
Maintain standards of strict confidentiality with respect to all matters and documents.
Demonstrate strong communication and time-management skills, able to effectively communicate and manage tasks in a proactive and timely manner.
One or more years supporting an executive in an administrative capacity in Casting, agency or a Network/Studio
Experience building and maintaining filing systems and organizing and maintaining large amounts of data.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including telephone etiquette.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Demonstrated organizational, detail-oriented, and proactive problem-solving skills.
Knowledge of agencies, networks, and social media platforms.
Strong pop culture knowledge, including but not limited to celebrities in movies, TV, music, digital and sports.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate overtime with short notice.
Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision.
Ability to work well under pressure, successfully coordinate multiple projects, and adaptable to fast paced changes.
Ability to recognize a need and take ownership of its completion.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Edit and upload actor materials such as auditions, demos, etc via iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Quicktime.
Appreciation for talent and the desire to get to know their work by going to theater, comedy clubs, showcases, etc.
Demonstrated interest in casting.
2+ years of related experience.
Knowledge of SAP & Concur.
Experience with managing talent.
Someone with a passion for casting and talent.
Strong social media knowledge.
Familiarity with IMDB, Breakdown Services, Studio System, Scenechronize, CastIt Systems are preferable.
The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $57,900 to $77,500 per year based on a 40 hour work week.
The Visual Effects Designer is responsible for the design, production and installation of digital media content for Disney theme parks, resorts and attractions worldwide. They should have the capability to lead large projects to design intent level under the direction of lead designer. Additionally, this position is responsible for maintaining the show quality for all locations, conducting show reviews and training classes on artistic maintenance procedures, as well as designing certain effects as required.
Lead design projects of medium complexity, i.e., a fully story themed shop, communicate Audio and Visual design concepts to contractors and park operations/maintenance team, support the project from feasibility, detailed design, field installation, programming, test & adjustment, training, close-out and post turn over support.
Perform primary interface with electrical engineering disciplines throughout various project phases. Ensure installation of Audio Visual design on electrical drawings compliance to overall design/ story.
Work independently on technical show reviews, can identify show quality defect and propose practical solutions to address the issues.
Monitor the Park and Attraction Audio and Visual show quality on daily basis, work proactively with working partners from different departments to address show issues.
Identify obsoleted products, i.e, projectors and propose upgrade plans, familiar with Audio Visual market.
Identify potential rehab projects, and provide proposal for the projects, including scope of work, budgeting, scheduling, staffing, justifications and working with facility services team to prioritize those projects.
Create and teaches regular class, including standards, maintenance practice and design intent ,update training materials to keep it relevant.
Assist in media editorial process. Render and quality control show files using department render facilities. Accomplish some independent design and editorial efforts.
Complete in-field environmental mapping techniques for scenic illusions. Complete in-field installation and quality control of media.
Work with Segment Department Staff and Visual Effects Management and members of the Video Media Design Group and the Special Effects Group on a regular basis.
Deal with requirements of the media to be created and feedback on quality and satisfaction of visual requirements.
Propose solution to achieve the desired effects and provide estimate.
Minimum 6 years of relevant experience. Experience in theme park industry is highly preferred.
Knowledge of Digital media formats and compression is required.
Practical working knowledge in projection, video playback, lighting, sound effects, AV system, show programming is required. Broad knowledge of theme parks and attractions media production methods and pipeline would be a plus.
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe After Effects, Photoshop), Nuke, Maya and Unreal.
Strong experience with show quality standards and procedures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong organizational skills and willing to work in high pressure environment with strict schedule deadlines.
The Sr. Project Controls Estimator role is responsible for estimating of project’s capital budgets during development phases and then running the cost control, change management and risk assessment during a project’s execution phase!
What This Team Does
This team is engaged in performing take-offs and estimating all portions of sophisticated, highly integrated projects including hotels, theme park attractions, cruise ships and other expansions of the Disney experience. These project estimates include infrastructure, area development, facilities, interiors, themed finishes, show elements and rides.
Estimates are prepared using incomplete or ambiguous information and performed with minimal supervision.
We participate in the detailed estimating, negotiating, and timely settling of contractual change orders during the project.
We review and estimate proposal specifications, drawings, and other supporting documents to determine the scope of work and required estimate contents.
This team talks to operators, designers, and contractors to provide estimating, cost data, analysis and scenario planning.
We provide design staff and project team with detailed cost guidance/value engineering/alternatives. and tests estimates for reasonableness based on comparable/equivalent historical experience!
We provide cost management during the entire life cycle of a project, continually quantifying risks, developing mitigation plans and forecasting the total project Estimated Final Cost (EFC) with the project team and divisions.
Required Qualifications & Skills
Minimum 7 years estimating and/or cost control experience with a preference toward experience with projects of higher complexity, scope, scale and growing professional responsibility.
Understands construction documents (drawings, specifications, schedules, contracts, etc).
Ability to collaborate across multiple subject areas.
Proven decision-making and relationship building ability and confident presenter who can adapt to their audience and communicate optimally, both in writing and verbally.
Organization skills, accuracy and attention to the detail.
Ability to organize complex financial and estimating data and communicate to audiences of varying levels.
Able to work independently, meet deadlines and manage time effectively.
Capable of independently producing conceptual level estimates with minimal supervision.
Knowledge specific to the Hospitality, themed entertainment, cruise line, and/or resort industry
Preconstruction through implementation estimating experience
Four-year degree, preferred in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business, or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.
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Generalist Supervisor - Expression of Interest
San Francisco Bay Area
• Intermediate Level
This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter.
We are looking for a Generalist Artist Supervisor who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, collaborative mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.
The Generalist Artist Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of their show team, ensuring that all the work is created according to the approved designs and visual style. They themselves have a high level of skill in creating photo-real environments and landscapes. They will partner with other discipline Supervisors as well as the Visual Effects Supervisor and Production Managers.
What You’ll Do
Create beautiful original work quickly using live action footage, digital still photography, rendered computer graphic elements, and digital paint in a variety of software packages
Interpret and implement feedback with little-to-no supervisor direction
Supervise your Generalist team (internally and globally) to deliver the expected and desired work for the show on time
Review the work of each artist on a regular basis, approving shots and elements for submission to the director; mentor and support Apprentice and Jr. Artists and assist them with their shots
Work with your sequence Lead to test out tools and techniques before rolling out to artists
Attend bidding sessions with Production and provide precise and accurate bids
Collaborate with Talent management to provide performance feedback, recruiting, mentoring and maintaining positive morale
What We’re Looking For
At least 5 years of relevant professional VFX experience and a college level diploma in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography; OR at least 7 years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education
Proven ability in one or more CG techniques, including modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, look development, matte painting, or compositing
Excellent communication and team-orientated thinking
Demonstrated ability to quickly pick up new software
Fluent in some or all of these software packages: Photoshop, 3dsmax, Maya, Houdini, a ray trace renderer and 2d compositing software; comparable software experience considered
Good working knowledge of specialist tools and plugins like Multiscatter, Speedtree, etc.
The hiring range for this position in San Francisco is $160,100 to $210,100 per year.
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