Sunday, February 24, 2008

Volume 17

Finishing Coordinator
Goodspot Finishing Coordinator
We are a small company in the business of creating movie trailers. We are agroup of fun young people, and we're looking for someone who's a good fit. We want someone who's sharp, organized and detail-oriented to the point ofbeing annoying. This person will also be partly receptionist/office manager -- picking upphones, answering the door, making sure the front area is clean andorganized, etc. The bulk of the job will consist in logging materials in/out on FileMakerPro, coordinating finishing schedules for our team of assistant editors,dealing with vendors, quality controlling our deliverables, check billingblocks, etc. We are looking for someone with experience in the world of post production.Someone who is familiar with formats and feels comfortable with thetechnical lingo is a plus. Bonus point if you've worked with FileMaker Probefore. The most important thing about this job is that you must be able to nagpeople to death about getting their work done. We have enough Type B's inour office. We're looking for a Type A. Someone who will catch every detail,make very few mistakes, and stay on top of what needs to get done every day. Salary: $600/week
Contact: Please write "finishing coordinator" in the subject

Los Angeles, CA: Director New Media (Freelance Position) Playboy Entertainment
CAJob Code: DNM-FP-08 DIRECTOR OF NEW MEDIA FOR PLAYBOY TV AND SPICE NETWORKS. FREELANCE TO STAFF Under the direction of the VP of Creative Services, this position will work in conjunction with other division heads in the creation of content for VOD, online and wireless for Playboy TV and Spice Networks. This person acts as a liaison between Production, On Air Promotions and Programming for monthly deliverables and special projects. Ideal candidate should have a background inpost-production with a thorough understanding of live action shooting, graphics, and post deliverables for all new media.Experience in writing and producing a plus. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Organize and oversee production of monthly departmental deliverables for VOD, Online and wireless for Playboy and Spice Networks. 2) Work collaboratively with VP creative services and short form producers in launch of new shows and creation of any original content. 3) Responsible for wraparound and elements shoots for VOD, wireless and online deliverables. 4) Oversee project manager(s) on production process: pulling media, ingesting, meeting offline, online, sweetening dates and legal clearance. 5) Oversee editors on all monthly and special deliverables. 5) Supervise project manager(s) in creation of monthly all deko cast events. 7) Work closely with VOD and online marketing teams in creation of monthly deliverables and special marketing initiatives (bonus content, sizzle tapes, etc.) A college degree or equivalent experience in Film and Television preferred. A minimum of seven years experience within the cable and/or internetindustry necessary. Experienced in all phases of production in traditional media. Cursory knowledge of fcp non-linear editing and after effects. Fluent in delivery requirements for new media assets and experience working in digital server based post environment. Cursory knowledge of Dekocast, after effects, photoshop, etc. Hands on editing is not required. Extensive computer skills required, including proficiency with Windows and Mac. Candidate must have significant communications skills, and be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Will oversee 3 editors, Asst Editor, project manager. Comfortable viewing adult content at all levels g rated material, and XX. Salary: Commensurate with experience. This is a freelance job.
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Tustin, CA: Television Broadcast Engineer TV Magic, Inc. is recruiting for a Part Time Television Studio Engineer witha minimum of 3-5 years work experience as a studio engineer in a televisionbroadcast, production or post-production facility. This position is in theLos Angeles, CA area. This person will be working on Wednesday evenings,Saturdays and Sundays. The incumbent will need experience with NLE, simple studio set-up, multiplecamera studios (4-5 cameras at this location), prjoectors and audio systems. This position will be working at a client's location, but will be a TV Magicemployee. The environment of the client is low-key and casual and secular innature. 5 years of Television Studio ExperienceNLE Knowledge4-5 camera studio support Salary: DOE

New York, NY: Senior Producer - Editorial/Managerial/Production responsibilities for long-form documentaryprograms. Report directly to the Senior Executive Producer. Oversee both internal and external productions from conception throughoutline, script, rough cut, fine cut and final delivery. Supervise Internet component of program and assist press and promotionsdepartments in marketing efforts. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: At least 3 years in network news At least 6 years show production and management experience. Must have 4 years conceptualizing and formatting long-form tape programming. At least 5 years news and feature writing and copy editing experiencerequired.Eligibility Requirements:
Willingness to work overtime, nights, and weekends mandatory Must be willing to work in New York, NY Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation Desired Ability to manage many projects at once
For immediate consideration please apply on Job #784262

New York, NY: Quality Control - Freelancer iN DEMAND Networks, New York
Overall Responsibilities: iN DEMAND, the world's leading aggregator and supplier of Video-On-Demand,Pay-Per-View and HDTV content, is seeking a quality control freelancer toassure the video and audio quality of iN DEMAND's programming. Applicantsmust be able to work typically 30 hours per week. Responsibilities: View real time movies, movie trailers, television programming and othernetwork programming as needed. Some R rated material included. Requirements: - Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is essential- Applicants must be able to work day or night shifts several days a week(typically 30 hours per week)- Prior industry experience preferred
Please email Resumes to:

New York, NY: Interactive Producer Sesame Street Film/Interactive Producer NY Sesame Workshop, a not-for-profit educational organization, createsinnovative and engaging content to help all children reach their highestpotential. For more than 35 years, the Workshop has been a global pioneer ineducating and entertaining children through multiple media. The organizationgrounds its work in research to understand how media helps children learn,develop and grow. Sesame Workshop is best known as the creators of SesameStreet, Dragon Tales and Sagwa airing on PBS. -Supervise commissioning and delivery of all new animation and live actionfilms for Sesame Street, including a new Abby format in development -Coordinate with Interactive department to ensure maximum accessibility andcross-over of new Abby format and overall Sesame content to that area -Oversee final sound design and mix of new film commissions as necessary -Liaison with Talent Executive regarding all Sesame Street celebritybookings -Oversee all non-Emmy award Submissions for Sesame Street and its films -Read and contribute in producer review for all new scripts, particularly asrelated to commissions and to interactive departmental concerns -Supervise and guide Associate Producer of films area on all follow-throughas needed -Seek out new animation and live action short film producers to add to thepool of filmmakers contributing to the show -Handle misc. projects as assigned
Please email all resumes and cover letters or fax to 212-875-6113

New York, NY: Director, Original Programming HGTV
This list of duties is not exhaustive, and duties may be added, deleted orchanged at any time without notice. 1. Develop program concepts into multiplatform content opportunities.2. Participate in establishing budgets and concluding production agreementswith program suppliers.3. Supervise program production, including content and all phases ofpre-production, production and post-production.4. Supervise process for approving programs for air.5. Supervise preparation and approval of acquired programming for air.6. Work with other internal departments keeping them informed of potentialcreative, promotional or broadband opportunities.7. Participate in establishing programming strategies.8. Performs other duties as needed, and as directed by the VP ofProgramming.9. Ensure timely deliveries of shows for scheduled premieres1. Education: College degree required. 2. Experience: Candidates should have at least 7 years major market,hands-on television production supervisory experience in a variety offormats (studio, talk, field, magazine, etc, or 5 years in network programmanagement or development experience). Experience with all phases oftelevision production and development of "lifestyle" and series programmingis essential. Strong writing skills and strong interest in popular cultureand the home and garden lifestyle is preferred. 3. Equipment: Must be computer literate. 4. Skills/Abilities: Ability to work with, variety of production companies, otheroffice personnel in person and by telephone in often stressful situations.Some travel required, must possess good verbal and communications skills.
In order to be considered, please apply through our website,

Washington, DC: Production Coordinator
The Maslow Media Group is seeking a Production Coordinator with strong logistics background for an upcoming freelance assignment in the DC area. Candidates must have 3 years of experience.
Please respond to and use the words Production Coordinator DC in the subject line. No calls, please.

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