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Location Cineplex Entertainment Home Office
City Toronto
Province Ontario [ON]
Title Summer Student - Production Assistant
Position Description
About Cineplex Entertainment: Cineplex Entertainment Limited Partnership has grown tremendously over the past few years to become the #1 theatre exhibition company in Canada, serving more than 70 million guests annually. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the Cineplex family of theatres includes the following: Cinema City, Cineplex Odeon, Coliseum, Colossus, Famous Players, Galaxy, SilverCity and Scotiabank Theatres. Our company offers competitive compensation programs. To learn more about Cineplex Entertainment please visit our website at www.cineplex.com.
The Entertainment Content department at our Home Office in Toronto has a summer placement opportunity for the position of Production Assistant,reporting directly to the Producer, Entertainment Content. Please note: This placement is for the period from May - August 2013 and you will be expected to work regular business hours Monday to Friday.
The key responsibilities of the position include:
  • Ensure the deliverables of external clients and internal Cineplex departments are identified and met
  • Create work back schedules and call sheets for production shoots and digital animation builds
  • Set up meetings with external clients and internal Cineplex departments to present storyboards, concepts and drafts
  • Assist in pre-production right through to final delivery in a variety of ways
  • Assist in budgeting for productions
  • Work with stakeholders as day-to-day point of contact of productions
  • Transcribe interviews
  • Processing and tracking invoices
  • Encode production tapes and create screening copies for producers
  • Manage the archiving of final spots and working files
  • Source creative assets
  • Communicate Cineplex corporate calendar updates
  • Opportunity to write and edit some content as needed, including trivia and copy
  • Source out assets for producers (trailers, images, posters, etc.)
Desired Qualifications and Skills Requirements:
  • Studying in Film or Television production
  • Some film, TV, or animation production experience
  • Knowledge or appreciation of advertising and marketing is an asset
  • Some experience working with budgets
  • Creative and copy writing skills
  • Extremely organized and strong project management skills
  • Creative background and interest in film or television production
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to make cold calls and confident negotiation skills
  • Thrive in a very fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Team player
Interested applicants please apply today.
While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of Cineplex Entertainment’s standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment or promotion.
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