UTA Joblist 3/27


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UNITED TALENT AGENCY
Entertainment Job List
(As of 3/27/15)

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EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS
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Production company Ideate Media seeks Director of Development. Candidate should have min 5 years experience in development and production, with a particular focus on scripted cable television. Have strong existing agency, talent and producer relationships. Ideally be familiar with the customs and pop culture of Asia, and to work effectively as part of a multinational team to develop projects regionally and Internationally. Resume/ Cover Letter: aedassistant@ideatemedia.com.my     3/27

ASSISTANT LEVEL

United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its Agent Trainee Program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to trainingprogram@unitedtalent.com. No calls.

Miramax is looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to support the EVP, Head of Worldwide Television Sales & the SVP, International Distribution. This is a unique opportunity to work at a rapidly growing studio and to learn the ins and outs of sales and distribution.  Ideal candidates will have a year or two of experience working in a Film/TV Sales, Acquisitions or Distribution environment. Please email resumes to bpadilla@miramax.com.     3/27

New Line Productions, Inc. seeks an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to a high level executive at the company.  The Executive Assistant will handle phones and roll calls in a fast paced environment, work in tandem with another assistant on the desk to manage the day to day work flow and provide some personal assistance.  Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of agency or production company experience, up-to-date knowledge of industry key players and trends and an interest in film development and production.  This position is located in Burbank, CA.  Please send your most updated resume to careers@warnerbros.com and put “Executive Assistant, New Line Productions” in the subject line.     3/27

ICM Partners®, a major talent and literary agency, is seeking an exceptional and highly motivated Assistant in Concerts. Successful candidate will be thick skinned and extremely detail oriented, with superior organizational and communication skills. One year of music industry experience preferred. This position requires the ability to shift priorities quickly in response to changing circumstances, remaining flexible, calm and focused while multi-tasking at a very fast pace.  A BA/BS degree is required. Resumes to careersla@icmpartners.com     3/27

STX Entertainment is currently in search of a superstar Executive Assistant to support the President.  In this role you will be responsible for administrative support and occasional personal support.  As the ideal candidate you are personable, extraordinarily detail-oriented, sharp, quick on your feet, and are able to juggle multiple tasks.  Discretion and good judgment are a must.  You must also have impeccable grammar and writing skills, and be as comfortable in corporate offices as you are at movie, music, and fashion events.  You will be the kind of assistant who is steps ahead of a boss who is steps ahead of everyone else.  Please send resume and cover letter to recruitment@stxentertainment.com.     3/27

Boutique talent management company with roster that includes Academy/Golden Globe/Emmy/Tony Award winning clients is looking for an experienced assistant. We are looking for a great team player who would like to have a long term career as a talent manager. This is an assistant position, but there is unlimited upside. Please send resumes to managerassistant123@gmail.com     3/27

Intellectual Artist Management, a talent management company, seeks seasoned assistant for the CEO. Currently merged with large music, digital and branding company, Primary Wave, which elevates company and needs competent assistant for CEO as is now a much heavier desk. Duties include, but not limited to: rolling calls, scheduling, updating submission and tracking grids, reading scripts, and assisting with general client management.  Ideal candidates will be able to work well under pressure and are able to handle a big personality on a busy desk.  Knowledge of inEntertainment required. One year or more of industry desk experience required.  Email resumes and brief cover letter to: knedberg@iammgmt.com     3/27

Well-respected boutique talent agency needs intelligent; computer-savvy; reliable; trustworthy; full-time assistant with a sense of humor.  Should have some bookkeeping/accounting knowledge and excellent phone etiquette.  Offering salary, insurance and a pleasant place to work with opportunity to advance. Please email resume to brian@mksagency.com.  No phone calls please.     3/27
Levity Entertainment Group, a vertically integrated company, seeks a motivated assistant for a busy theatrical desk. Daily duties include rolling calls, tracking projects in development, making submissions, heavy scheduling, advancing client dates, etc. This is an excellent opportunity for growth within the company. Previous desk experience along with a desire to work in management is preferred. Please email resumes and a cover letter to ddunn@leg-corp.com.     3/27

Boutique management/production company Aperture Entertainment seeks assistant to founder to start ASAP. Candidates must be thick skinned and dedicated. Typical assistant/development duties. Looking for someone with one year agency experience and an interest in producing and management. Much room for advancement.  Current projects include Last Witch Hunter (Vin Diesel), Extraction (Bruce Willis), Lore (Dwayne Johnson) Man At Arms, Nemesis Miniseries (NBC), and Hood (Sony). Must love dogs. Resumes to AGasst@aperture-ent.com ​    3/27

44 Blue Productions in Studio City is looking for an Executive Assistant to the CEO, President and Executive Vice President to start immediately. Duties include heavy phones, rolling calls, scheduling for multiple execs, working with Network Executives, communicating with high profile talent and confirming show meetings with Showrunners and Line Producers. This is a great position for anyone looking to learn more about unscripted and development. Must be organized, detailed-oriented and work in a fast paced environment. Please send resumes to kokereke@44blue.com     3/24

The Gersh Agency is seeking an Assistant to a Partner/Head of Film Finance. At least 1 year of experience in the entertainment industry is required. Daily duties include: rolling calls, tracking projects in development, making submissions, heavy scheduling, etc. Ideal candidate is knowledgeable of independent film, personable, detail-oriented, and driven. Must have a professional work ethic. Excellent opportunity for growth within the agency. Those who do not meet requirements need not apply. Email resume and cover letter to hr@gershla.com.     3/24

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for an Assistant in its Television Development department.  This position requires a talented individual who can provide administrative support to the Executive Vice President for our scripted television team. Responsibilities include scheduling, rolling calls, arranging travel, completing expense reports, competitive tracking, compiling lists and pitch grids, and other assignments.  Candidates will preferably have agency/studio/network experience and a strong interest in TV.  Must have excellent computer skills, great attention to detail and the ability to constantly multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.  A college degree is required. Please send resumes to: smatiossian@lionsgate.com     3/24

ICM Partners®, a major talent and literary agency, is seeking an exceptional and highly motivated Assistant for a Business Affairs attorney. Must have at least one year of industry related administrative experience and a legal background.  Excellent communication skills are a must.  The successful candidate must also have strong writing and editing abilities, a careful attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, and extensive Outlook are required. A BA/BS and JD is required. Resumes to careersla@icmpartners.com     3/24

Do you like going to comedy shows? Do you have the goal of becoming a comedy touring and booking agent?  ICM Partners®, a major talent and literary agency, is seeking an exceptional and highly motivated assistant for a comedy touring/booking agent. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, thick skinned and extremely detail oriented, with superior organizational and communication skills. One year of assistant experience preferred. This position requires the ability to shift priorities quickly in response to changing circumstances, remaining flexible, calm and focused while multi-tasking at a very fast pace.  A BA/BS degree is required. Resumes to careersla@icmpartners.com     3/24

Storied Media Group is a start-up management and production company with offices in LA and New York City that specializes in the packaging and selling of intellectual property.  SMG represents some of the most influential media brands in the country. Storied Media Group also manages film and TV writers and produces feature films and television shows in both the scripted and unscripted space.  We are looking for a bright and creative self-starter to assist the company’s two partners in their Century City office.  Candidate must be highly organized and work well under-pressure.  Previous desk experience at an agency, management company, production company, or studio is a must.  The ideal person will be hungry to be involved in every aspect of the company and eager to contribute.  This is a truly unique position with tremendous potential for growth. If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Conor Healy at ahoffman@storiedmediagroup.com     3/24

A leading international film, television and music entertainment company with core business activity in international licensing, production, and financing, seeks an International Sales Coordinator. A Bachelor’s degree, strong computer skills, and superior, professional level verbal and written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills required. Minimum of 1-2 years of entertainment industry experience. Applicant must display professional maturity, presentation, and confidence.  The ideal applicant will be a high energy individual with the ability to prioritize work, multi-task efficiently, show good judgment, and maintain confidentiality in a fast-paced, creative environment under tight deadlines.  Please send resumes to internationalsalescoordinator@gmail.com.     3/24

Beverly Hills Agency seeking Experienced Talent Assistant to assist a Senior Talent Agent/Partner. Candidate must have at least one year Agency, Management, Casting experience as an Assistant dealing with top level talent. This is a very high volume desk. Candidate must be able to multi-task, & have strong leadership qualities, excellent phone & communication skills, detail oriented & great follow through. Ability to comfortably interact with high profile clients. Send resumes to: EmploymentAd15@gmail.com     3/24

Good Universe (Formerly Mandate Pictures) is seeking a 2nd Assistant to co-founder Nathan Kahane.  The job is 90% personal and 10% creative. This is a demanding position with incredible growth opportunities for the right person. Must be detail oriented, comfortable in a high pressure work environment and possess the mental fortitude to handle large amounts of personal responsibilities coupled with administrative tasks.  A great work ethic, personality, positive energy and passion for creative development are a must.  Please send resumes to: 2ndasstgu@gmail.com     3/24
Top talent management company representing academy award winning and a list talent looking for ambitious, motivated, committed and full time assistant.  Someone looking to work with established and up and coming actors.  Agency experience preferred. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to be very hands on with actors working in film and television and willing to read scripts, learn and grow! Email resumes to: joerobinow@gmail.com     3/24

Busy management company seeking an Executive Assistant. Job responsibilities include the standard assistant duties: overall office upkeep, heavy phones, interacting with casting offices and clients, sending appointments, occasional script coverage. This position will lead to growth within the company for the right candidate. Candidates must be reliable, thick skinned, punctual, and work well under pressure. This high volume desk will teach you all you need to know and then some about this business and provide you with an incredible education. Benefits available after 3 months. Experience working at an agency or management company a must! If you are interested in this opportunity, please e-mail cover letter and resume to elevateentertainmentinternship@gmail.com.     3/24

Assistant to Executive Producer Michael Flutie. Very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to excel. Coordinating with talent, publicists, managers and agents. General administrative duties include answering telephones, coordinating meetings, creating itineraries, filing, rolling calls, providing client support, and reviewing materials. Responsibilities also include personal tasks such as arranging dinner reservations, theater tickets, and supporting property manager based in NY. The ideal candidate must have passion and knowledge for television programming and pop culture. Must be personable, motivated, extremely detail-oriented, calm under pressure, and have a high level of initiative and creative abilities. Must have excellent writing and communication skills, and be very organized. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. This is not a 9 to 5 position. Must be based in LA and may be required to travel. Please email resume and cover letter to flutieasst@madwood.tv     3/24

A fast-paced boutique talent booking agency that works on many TV shows, web and print outlets is hiring an assistant. The job involves assisting multiple people, and juggling a busy office. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, organized, focused, good knowledge of pop culture, have office and industry experience, good writing, computer (including Filemaker and MAC programs) and office management skills. Please direct all resumes to: Niki@JBTalent.com attn: Assistant Position.     3/24

Lotus Entertainment seeks a motivated, full time executive assistant to support the Co-Chairman and the President of Production. Qualified candidates must be extremely detailed-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines. Must be well read and have a working knowledge of writers, directors, casting agents, producers and executives around town. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office and Mac-savvy. Must have high interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well with others and also make sound decisions efficiently and effectively using practical approaches. Responsibilities include providing administrative and client support, scheduling meetings/appointments, rolling calls, maintaining call sheets and databases, multi-tasking, working well under pressure and providing regular script coverage. This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus 1+ years office assistant experience in the entertainment field such as talent agency, casting, management or production company. Email a cover letter along with your resume to aimee@lotusentertainment.com.     3/24

Executive Assistant to the President of Digital, Brand & Audience Development at Endemol Shine North America – The position will work closely with the President, as well as the Brand, Digital, Franchise Management, Marketing and Research Departments. Responsibilities involve coordinating all activities for the President such as word processing, handling phone calls, scheduling meetings, preparing and submitting expense reports, making travel arrangements, updating and maintaining a variety of status reports and charts, and identifying needs to assist in the processes of everyday work to maintain a fluid work environment. Send cover letter and resume to careers@endemolusa.tv.     3/24

A Talent Manager at a bi-coastal talent management firm, seeks a seasoned assistant for our office in Los Angeles.  Ideal candidates must have experience (at a minimum: 6 months-1 year), superior academic credentials and a degree from a four year university.  Experience MUST include time at a talent agency or management company.  Internship does not count.  Applicants must be self-motivated, highly organized, hard-working, detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  The more computer and tech knowledge, the better.  Great opportunity to further ones career in within the entertainment industry with an established manager with amazing clients.  We would love to continue to grow the company from within over time.  Competitive pay and benefits.  Must have thick skin and a strong desire to succeed.  Email cover letter and resume to: talent.manager.asst302@gmail.com     3/24

Boutique talent management company looking for immediate, full-time assistant to manager.  Ideal candidate would be interested in representation of film/tv actors and would have superior communication skills/phone manners, excellent writing skills; and be well-organized and detail-oriented.  Responsibilities include phones, correspondence, scheduling, client appointments, script coverage, and project tracking.  Previous desk experience is preferred, as this is a fast-paced work environment.  Must be Mac, MS Office & Internet proficient.  Email resume and cover letter ASAP to jsecompany2@gmail.com     3/24

The Assistant is a high-level administrative position that works closely with the CEO/ Head of Film and Tv.  Responsibilities include manage scheduling, travel coordination, draft routine correspondence for CEO’s signature, create and edit presentations, documents and reports for the CEO as required, provide assistance to the CEO for meeting preparation and events, develop and maintain appropriate document filing systems, and ensure confidentiality at all times.  Apply:  jobsla@caviarcontent.com.     3/24

Century City News and Radio Broadcasting Agent seeking a temporary Executive/Administrative Assistant but could lead to full time.  Candidates should be detail-oriented with a friendly and pleasant attitude both in person and on the phone.  Dependability a must.  Computer literacy essential.  Knowledge and/or enthusiasm for television news and radio broadcasting with some sports a plus.  Previous experience as an executive assistant required, and should be a mature individual.  Job includes administrative work like billing, bookkeeping, file organization, insurance paperwork, and travel coordination.  Pretty light desk but hectic phone periods occasionally.  Salary $35,000.  Pension, but no medical benefits.  Starts immediately.  Please send a cover letter and resume to linettoffice@gmail.com, and say what your favorite sport is.     3/24

The Gersh Agency is seeking an Assistant for their Feature Lit department. 1 year agency experience preferred, previous entertainment experience required. Daily duties include: heavy phones, rolling calls, tracking client appointments, making submissions, heavy scheduling etc. Experience with script coverage is a must. Candidates must be extremely detailed, work well under pressure, and possess a high level of initiative. The ideal candidate is resourceful, articulate, intelligent and looking to be on the agent career path. Excellent opportunity for growth. Those who do not meet requirements need not apply. Email resume and cover letter to hr@gershla.com.     3/17

Co-owner of a high end, but smaller talent management company with Academy Award/Golden Globe/Emmy Award-winning talent is looking for an assistant. 1 year of desk experience required.  Must be highly organized, hard-working, detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Ability to speak to clients with comfort and ease a must. Tech-savvy applicants a plus, but not required. Please send all inquiries to managerassistant123@gmail.com     3/17

Good Universe is looking for an assistant to the VP of Production. Great work ethic and strong creative skills are a must, agency experience preferred. Please send resumes to gooduniasst@gmail.com     3/17

Start and build your career in the TV Network business at FX! FX Business & Legal Affairs is seeking an Assistant to provide administrative support for 3 studio/network attorneys. This position also assists with the preparation of legal documents and redlines, drafts routine letters and other studio/network correspondence, reviews and edits prepared documents for accuracy, and maintains and administers legal contract filing system. Please send resumes to FNGCareers@fox.com     3/17

Development department of a major production company seeks experienced readers to do coverage. Looking for people who can handle multiple scripts and even books each week. Please send resumes and sample coverage, if available, to readerjob2015@gmail.com     3/17

Partner at A-list mid-sized management company is looking for an executive assistant.  This is a high volume desk that will involve heavy phone calls, scheduling, travel, etc. Looking for someone who is an amazing multi-tasker, very organized, ambitious and thick skinned. Ideally looking for a candidate who wants to be a talent manager as this is a great opportunity with potential for growth.  Please send resumes to  managementassist38@gmail.com     3/17

Seeking 2nd Assistant To Partner, 1 Associate & A Paralegal-Entertainment Law Firm. Team player with strong people skills, professional & ability to maintain confidentially at all times. 1-3 years administrative support experience-law firm, legal department, studio or agency.  Microsoft outlook, heavy phones, calendaring, conference calls and internal/external meetings for multiple persons on a daily basis.  Ability to compose correspondence and transmit materials. Detailed oriented, excellent written and verbal skills.  Self-Starter.  Please submit cover letter and resume to dek@morrisyorn.com.     3/17

Talent agency seeks assistant.  Position is for busy desk so previous assistant experience required.  Tasks include typical assistant duties: scheduling appointments, rolling calls, etc.  Looking for a candidate with the ability to problem solve, think ahead and handle stressful situations calmly.  Specify if you have InEntertainment experience.  Email resume, cover letter and any references to entertainmentapplicants5@gmail.com.     3/17

President of an agency specializing in branding, celebrity placement and cross marketing with high-end clientele seeks a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic for an Executive Assistant position.  Ideal candidate will be able to multitask, have excellent writing abilities, experience with marketing and international business practices, a knowledge of contracts and be willing to travel.  This is a high-volume desk which needs an organized, self-starter with an eye for detail.  Must have at least one year experience working for an upper level executive.  We offer competitive pay and encourage growth.  Knowledge of languages preferred but not mandatory.  Please send resume and cover letter to ea.agency.position@gmail.com     3/17

Top voice-over and celebrity commercial endorsement talent agency seeks a full time Executive Assistant to the CEO. The position involves first-hand contact with celebrity clients, producers and buyers. Qualified candidates must be hardworking, detail oriented and able to multitask between various stages of varying projects. In this fast paced environment the candidate will assist the CEO with day to day operations. These include, but are not limited to, scheduling calls, scheduling interface with talent and production, administrative assistance and market research. Additional duties include assisting in the design of marketing materials as well as acting as liaison between VOX, Inc. and outsourced resources. Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office and have strong Interpersonal communication skills. The position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Please email a cover letter along with your resume. If a cover letter does not accompany your resume the submission will not be reviewed. Relaxed, fun office. Entry level position. Please send submissions to asst.wstevens@voxusa.net     3/17

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS

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High profile creative entrepreneur seeking personal assistant for business and personal lives.  A dynamic and demanding position requiring a dedicated and resilient person with a “whatever it takes attitude.”  Must be highly organized, strong problem solver, highly efficient and extremely detail oriented.  Duties include administrative support, meticulous and artful calendar management, travel arrangements, personal and business errands, and communication coordinator and liaison between principal and all others.  Contact Vince@materialpictures.com     3/24

Personal Assistant for extremely busy and successful Actor. He has a production office and many moving pieces at all times so it is essential that you love to multitask. He will be traveling for various projects in the upcoming year and will need you to accompany him. The ideal candidate has worked at a top tier talent agency, studio or production company. This is for the ultimate professional that can roll calls, schedule complex travel itineraries and preplan holiday gifts in their sleep! You will be carrying multiple cell phones, acting as his liaison to everyone in his world (agents, manager, family members,) and must always understand everything that is going on in his business. You must be very kind and be an incredible representative of your boss. Your purpose is to help this A-lister be focused on his career.  Must have 3-5+ years experience as an assistant. An amazing opportunity for an incredible person!! Please submit your resume to lajobs@thehelpcompany.com with “PA to Actor” in the subject line.     3/24

ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Premiere entertainment public relations firm seeks a junior publicist. Candidate should be computer literate (Microsoft office, including Powerpoint), exhibit strong writing and oral communication skills, resourceful, creative, detail oriented, knowledgeable about social, broadcast and print media, proactive, able to multi-task, be organized with follow thru. Responsibilities include drafting pitch letters, bio materials and press releases; Pitch media and follow up; Creating and maintaining media pitch grids/press status reports; Prepare and manage press kit mailings; Client coverage; Client scheduling etc. Please send resumes to hr1001@slate-pr.com 3/27

A leading international finance, sales, and production company is seeking a marketing intern for the current semester to start as soon as possible in the LA office. The right candidate will be a marketing major who is interested in film, digital/social media and publicity. This candidate must work well in a fast paced environment, have good communication skills and proficiency in web design/upkeep. Those selected will gain an immersive experience in the marketing and publicity efforts of a film financing, production and sales company. Students must receive school credit for the internship. Please send cover letter and resume to filmmarketingintern@gmail.com 3/24

High level boutique entertainment PR firm for A-list talent clients looking for office assistant. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments, managing client press coverage and reporting, updating and maintaining client press kits, building media lists and general administrative management. Ideal candidate should be detail oriented, have great writing and communication skills, and a Bachelor Degree in PR/related field. Please email resumes to pub@polarispr.com     3/17

MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS

North Hollywood based production company, specializing in feature film marketing content, seeking an in-house IT Specialist. Looking for someone who is bright and technological- savvy, with experience working with post production software and equipment. 2 plus years experience as an IT Specialist preferred. College degree preferred. Responsibilities: Servicing all in-house equipment including office computers, editing stations, video and audio hardware, etc. Troubleshooting editing stations, specifically AVID and Final Cut Pro. Starts Immediately. Please email itspecialisthire2015@gmail.com with your resume and cover letter. Full time, staff position $45K year with medical benefits and PTO accrual after 90 days.     3/27

Santa Monica based startup digital content production studio seeks an experienced full time executive assistant for two Founders (CEO & President). Duties include phones, coordinating calendar, travel, expenses and general office responsibilities. Small and rapidly expanding team environment with excellent growth opportunities if interested in the intersection of traditional media and digital platforms. Must be self-motivated, have an easygoing attitude comfortable in startup culture, detail oriented, organized and excellent communication skills. Minimum 2 years of experience in entertainment or technology field and Bachelors degree required. Salary based on experience with full benefits. Please submit cover letter / resume to office@fresnoinc.com. 3/24

CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Terry Berland Casting is looking for a free free-lance, part time, entry-level assistant who knows they are interested in casting and talent. This could lead into a full-time position.  Person must be Mac proficient, extremely organized, interested in detail, a great communicator in both in on camera and voice-over commercial casting. Email resume to:  info@berlandcasting.com     3/17

NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)

United Talent Agency seeks an IT Support Specialist in our New York office. This position is responsible for providing first line user support for the IT Department. The ideal candidate will have a college degree or equivalent related work experience and will have proficient knowledge of Windows based systems, computer networking, Windows Server Administration, Audio/Visual systems, HP printers and Microsoft Office. Provision new workstations, printers, and PDAs.  Create user Windows network accounts, Exchange mailboxes, and Citrix accounts.  Coordinate work with vendors and outside consultants. Troubleshoot problems with desktops, printers or PDAs.  Assist users with software questions. Work with Facilities on office moves and setups. Assists users with the operation of all A/V Systems.  Assist with IT issues related to executive relocation and assist issue related to home office technology.  Please send resume in a Word format to nyc-it@unitedtalent.com

LAIKA Entertainment in Portland, OR is seeking an Assistant to the Executive Director of Acquisitions & Development. The perfect candidate will provide full administrative and project management support to Executive Director, actively monitor resources for potential source material, and read/give notes on existing and incoming material. Experience working in film Development or Production preferred. 1-2+ years of industry desk experience required. Bachelor’s Degree in English or equivalent preferred. Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and multi-task a must. Position is full-time and offers competitive salary & benefits. Please submit resume & cover letter to: developmentassistant@lists.laika.com     3/24

Laura Rosenthal Casting and Process Media are seeking interns for the spring semester to start ASAP in NYC. Sharing responsibilities between the two companies, the intern experiences all aspects of casting and development. The intern is in charge of running the producers’ office, answering calls, covering scripts, research, helping run social media and project-specific tasks that vary with the current slate of films being produced. Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to work with our commercial side of the production company that has signed oscar nominated directors. On the casting side, responsibilities include checking actor availabilities, organizing talent submissions and assisting with casting sessions. We are seeking smart, serious, motivated students with an interest in film. Previous production experience is helpful but not required. However, previous office experience and professional interpersonal skills are a must. Send resumes and cover letters to hannah@process-media.com 3/17

GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER

West Hollywood based film production company seeks full-time Receptionist / Office Assistant to provide support to executives and junior executives.  Office management duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, booking travel, scheduling meetings, greeting visitors, ordering supplies, maintaining files, etc.  Will also perform various other administrative duties as assigned.  Must be very detail oriented with a strength in time management.  Must have a car and valid driver’s license & auto insurance as driving errands may be assigned. Undergraduate degree and proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required. Please keep in mind that this is not a creative position – only administrative.  Please send all resumes and cover letters to: productioncompanyjob15@gmail.com.     3/27

Head of Accounting needed for boutique production company specializing in marketing/publicity content. Position includes heavy bookkeeping as well as overseeing all aspects of accounting including: providing financial statements, maintaining general ledgers, collections and performing and/or overseeing A/P, A/R, Billing and Payroll functions with some light HR. Experience in Production Accounting or at Post Production Facility is a big plus. Must have Bachelors Degree or equiv in Accounting/Finance and experience in leading an accounting department at a company. Must be proficient in MAC computers as well : QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Pro, Excel etc. Benefits include PTO and Medical. Salary DOE. Please emails goodcoordinatorjob@gmail.com with cover letter and resume.     3/27

Extremely busy feature film and TV development production company on a studio lot is seeking highly energetic full-time office receptionist.  Typical duties include: Answer phones, greet guests, handle mail and packages. Ideal candidate will have meticulous attention to detail; Mac proficient; Strong organizational and communication skills; Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously; Ability to work independently; Ability to interface with a friendly and professional demeanor. While employee’s main duties will be as receptionist, there will be an opportunity to read scripts and participate in the TV/Film development process. Salary and benefits DOE. Please email resumes to productionjobs0@gmail.com     3/24

Seeking Executive Assistant/Office Manager for a boutique entertainment company. This position reports directly to a very successful and seasoned Executive Producer and CEO of the company. This is a great opportunity for one to learn more about the business end of the entertainment industry. Occasionally assists other office personnel. Looking for candidate to start immediately. Position is paid. Please send cover letter and resumes to barnholtzinquiry@gmail.com     3/24

Amsel, Eisenstadt, Frazier & Hinojosa, a top boutique Talent Agency, is seeking a full time Office Manager/Executive Assistant to the President and Vice President of the company. Duties include handling phones, using breakdown services, administration as well as office management, overseeing the intern program, and contract administration. Ideal candidate is a motivated, ambitious self-starter who is extremely computer savvy with Google Drive, Vimeo, Microsoft Office etc. Room for growth for proactive individual.  Entry level position with salary starting at $450 per week plus parking. Please email resumes and cover letters to sarah@aefhtalent.com with the subject heading “Executive Assistant”.     3/24

Smuggler, a commercial/film production company, seeks full-time receptionist for LA office. Must be outgoing, well presented, able to multi-task and keep calm under pressure. Attention to detail and organizational skills a must. Responsibilities include answering phones, rolling calls, running a large volume of conference calls, database upkeep, and contributing to our unique office environment (sense of humor, unique style, and knowledge of commercial production industry a plus).  E-mail resume & cover letter to smugreception@gmail.com.     3/17

INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)

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Silver Pictures, a Santa Monica-based film and TV production company, seeks motivated interns for its development internship program. Candidates should have a passion for filmmaking and an interest in pursuing a career in film or television. Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to: reading submissions, writing script coverage and providing administrative support to the office. This internship is a part time, unpaid position. College Credit is available. Please submit resumes and cover letters to conor.nicoll@silverpictures.com     3/27

Full-service talent agency seeking interns available 1-2 days a week for at least a semester/summer long commitment.  Interns will be exposed to all aspects of the agency business.  Position is unpaid, but has the ability to lead to permanent placement within the company.  Email resume and cover letter to careers@mavrickartists.com     3/27

Traction Media (Short Term 12, Half Nelson) is seeking a summer intern – starting in late April/early May. We are a small company, so interns will become very involved in day-to-day operations in film sales and production. Responsibilities include administrative support, script coverage, festival tracking and other special projects. Applicants should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and able to work autonomously. Please send resume, cover letter, and availability to qh@traction-media.com.     3/27

Production company, Ideate Media (Bubble Bath Bay, Dirk Gently) is looking for Development interns to start this Summer 2015 semester. We are an energetic startup funded for aggressive growth, telling global stories. Candidate is passionate about development and wants to learn in a production company environment. Reading, coverage, research, and development discussions all involved. Stipend for lunch included and school credit required. Please e-mail resume & cover letter to aedassistant@ideatemedia.com.my     3/27

Wayfarer Entertainment is a different kind of production company.  We believe that media is the most powerful tool on Earth, because it can shape minds and make people feel.  We create projects with real heart and real meaning, that remind us all of our shared humanity and challenge us to be better to ourselves and to one another.  Wayfarer is currently looking for interns to start immediately as well as several to start in the summer.  Areas of learning are post-production, unscripted development, production management, and business development. A wayfarer cares less about money than they do about change, and receives more than they give, because they know giving is the best gift to receive.  If this resonates with you please send a resumes to: mikey@wayfarer-ent.com     3/27

Industry professionals with a combined 40 years of experience and 2 Emmy nominations seek interns to assist in the beginning stages of a feature production company.  Key responsibilities include: grant writing, organizing schedules, transcription, booking/tracking travel.  Interns will get hands-on experience of the practical challenges of setting up a production company.  Internship unpaid, school credit required.  Must be able to start ASAP.  Please submit resumes to jdfrain@gmail.com.     3/27

A busy West Hollywood based film financier and production company require a part-time intern immediately. Duties mainly limited to script coverage. Candidates should be enthusiastic, computer literate and detail-oriented. This is a great opportunity to learn and see how independent films are financed.  Position is unpaid, candidates must have script coverage experience. Please email cover letters, availability and resumes to: receptionusa@futurefilmgroup.com     3/27

A-List Production Company seeks development interns for immediate placement.  Headed by a writer/director/producer, we have a first-look deal at Sony Pictures for both film & television.  This internship offers students a tremendous opportunity to learn about the entertainment industry – it involves reading, research, errands, script coverage, office work, and other typical intern duties.  You must receive college credit.  Minimum 2 days/week for a full semester’s commitment. Reliable transportation required.  Please submit resume and cover letter to ProdCoInterns11@gmail.com.     3/24

Talent Management company seeks a friendly, outgoing and upbeat intern interested in any aspect of the entertainment industry. Hours are flexible but college credit must be taken. We¹ll work around schedules as this is unpaid. A great learning opportunity for anyone wanting to start in the entertainment industry. Duties will include data collection, office administration and upkeep, answering telephones. This position will offer you the building blocks to be a success within the entertainment industry and put the theory you are learning into practice. Send resumes and cover letters to internposition5@yahoo.com     3/24

West Hollywood Talent/Literary management company, Media Talent Group, is seeking spring and summer interns. Applicant must have experience reading scripts and writing coverage. Knowledge of phones also essential.  Some administrative tasks will be required as needed. This is an unpaid position, but can provide college credit. Applicants must also have a reliable car. If interested, please send resumes to: reception@mediatalent.com     3/24

A leading international film, television and music entertainment company is seeking summer interns for their LA office. Candidates must work well in a fast paced environment, have good communication skills, and be personable. Those selected will gain an immersive experience of all aspects of independent film financing, production, sales, acquisitions, and marketing. Students must receive school credit for the internship. Please send cover letter and resume to intnlfilmintern@gmail.com.     3/24

Management Company in Santa Monica is looking for effective, intelligent interns to start immediately.  Great for anyone who wants to learn how to be an assistant. Interest in movies, tv, and music a must. No actors, please. These are non-paying, part time internships, prefer college credit. Email resume to zerogravityintern@gmail.com     3/24

Angry Films (Natural Born Killers, Shoot Em Up, From Hell, Bully, Transformers, Real Steel) is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized. Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume to angryfilmscal@gmail.com.     3/24

Successful company that produces and distributes independent feature films is looking for an acquisitions intern to work directly with our head of films acquisitions. This is a great opportunity for one to learn more about the business end of the entertainment industry while also learning how finished films get bought and distributed. School credit. Non-paid. Please send cover letter and resumes to barnholtzinquiry@gmail.com     3/24

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp TV Studios is seeking interns for the Summer. The duties for this internship will include coverage on scripts and books, research projects, and other tasks as needed. The US TV team is small so there will be potential for opportunities to have access to executives. Receiving College Credit is a requirement for this position as it is unpaid. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Jmeyers@europacorp.com     3/24

The Worldwide Acquisitions department of EuropaCorp Films is looking for student summer interns for our Beverly Hills office. Interns will perform script coverage, discuss scripts with executives, monitor projects of interest, review daily industry trades, assist in festival prep, participate in department meetings. Applicants should have strong reading, writing, and analytical skills, and an interest in film acquisitions/production/development. Unpaid, school credit only. Please send cover letters and resumes to EuropaCorpAcquisitionsIntern@gmail.com.     3/24

Industry professionals with a combined 40 years of experience and 2 Emmy nominations seek interns to assist in the beginning stages of a production company to produce a slate of fictional and documentary films.  Looking to develop paid roles within the company as it gets funded, in the long term. Key responsibilities include: grant writing, organizing schedules, transcription, booking/tracking travel.  A large part of the work can be done from home with a day or two per week in the office. Interns will get hands-on experience of the practical challenges of setting up a production company: funding, grants, investors, etc. as well as direct experiences working with directors and producers as the projects are advanced.  This is a great network opportunity. Looking for people who are trustworthy, hard working, highly motivated, comfortable with the creative process, and good at working on a deadline. Internship unpaid, school credit preferred.  15-20 hours/week.  If interested, please email jdfrain@gmail.com.     3/17

Calling all ambitious college students! Hollywood based, established film and TV production company seeks articulate, outgoing, motivated, development interns to start as soon as possible. Perfect opportunity for those who strive to get foot in the door and learn the ropes of film/TV development. Must love to write, be passionate about the industry and not afraid to speak your mind! Duties include but not limited to: reading scripts/books/articles, writing coverage, and provide administrative support. This for college credit only, will work around school schedule. Please submit resume and brief cover letter to ks@ema.la; subject line “Internship”.     3/17

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  9. PlucharC says:

    11/1 – The email for the Executive Assistant to the Senior VP comes back as undeliverable. Just an FYI.

  10. Unanimous PA says:

    TAPA,

    I just wanted to say thanks for continuing to post this UTA job list on your site. I got my first full time job out here in LA from this exact source. The posting was made January 24th, I didn’t see it until the 26th, applied, and the very next day I had an interview. I started work on the 31st and have now just finished my 3rd week at my new company. Thanks again, TAPA.

  11. nypa says:

    Are all of these listings for CA??

  12. The Anonymous Production Assistant says:

    They’re almost entirely in Los Angeles. That’s why there’s a section labeled non-LA positions about two-thirds of the way down.

  13. Thanks for providing this amazing material, I am a mobile makeup artist based in bridgnorth and I will be visiting your blog more often!! Thanks :)

  14. Blake Zurbuchen says:

    great

  15. Thank you so much for sharing these with us. I am just getting into them and this will help me enormously!

  16. Zoë E says:

    Hello,
    I’m just about to graduate from Full Sail University with my Science of Film Bachelors. I’m extremely determined, a fast learner and excited to start working! Any Director of Photography/Camera Assistant or Internships ever available on this site?
    Thanks for your time,
    Zoë
    zoeengongoro@me.com

  17. Michael DeStefano says:

    Do you have the 7/31 UTA Job list to post?

  18. Denis says:

    Are these positions opened to anyone from around the world, as that I.T. position is quiet an interesting one.

  19. Michael DeStefano says:

    So I am confused now.
    Does the list come out every Tuesday and Friday or just Tuesdays?
    Is there a new one for today?

  20. danny.mancini@yahoo.com says:

    Does anyone belong to any assistant chat rooms or blogs to hear about a potential employer?

  21. George says:

    I normally don’t do this but I feel it’s my duty to advise anyone looking for work on this job list to avoid any positions posted by Shine America or Shine International. Although a large and seemingly respectable company at first, throughout the past few years, Shine America has had nothing but problems and it has gained a poor reputation amongst people within the industry. In the past 3 years, Shine America has been through 3 CEOs. The company spends far too much time and money hiring executives who prove to be useless and not nearly enough time and money fostering an environment of fairness and respect for those who do the real work. They overwork and underpay their support staff. Promotions and raises are insulting at best and that’s if and when they’re awarded which is rare. They produce poor quality shows yet pat themselves on the back more that most companies do. Their business practices are questionable, their HR staff is a joke and what’s worse is, behind closed doors, they realize all of this yet continues to make the same poor choices for their employees and the company itself. You may say, “This is nothing more than the rant of an angry former employee.” and to that I will say, “You’re half right.” I’m not angry at all. I’m simply sharing my knowledge so others can avoid the fate I was subjected to. If you don’t want to be abused, underpaid and overworked, you should avoid this company. It’s as simple as that.

    • Anonymous Lawyer says:

      I am grateful you said this. I know one of their in-house guys (we are in the same bar association) and he’s kinda a dick, too.

  22. Whitney says:

    Thanks so much for the info!!
    If anyone has any leads in the Chicago area please let me know. Production is pretty slow out here.

  23. joshua says:

    have taken 3 years off with a sickness in the family, looking for any help/tips on how best to re-enter the production work force, thanks.

    • The Anonymous Production Assistant says:

      The first step is to write in complete sentences, with proper grammar.

      Second, don’t tell anyone you haven’t been working for three years. That’s why I recommend using a resume without dates. Unless you’re top item is a show that hasn’t aired in three years, no one will know. Contact your past employers and tell them you’re ready to work.

  24. Noreen says:

    Love these postings. Thanks so much for doing this!

  25. Mandy Rivera says:

    Thanks you so much for this list!

  26. Hi! I really enjoy your blog and the tidbits you give out! I am currently living in Atlanta, GA, and while I really want to eventually move to LA, and one day become a staff writer, a move isn’t in the cards for at least a year. Are there any shows that you know of with their writing offices in the same city that they shoot in? Most places I call film in Atlanta and write in LA… Any thoughts on whether this dynamic will change with all the new studios headed this way?

    Look forward to any insight you may have!
    Jasmine

    • TNLA says:

      Walking Dead is filmed there as is the latest Hunger games Mockingjay. I have a few friends on it. It’s currently being filmed under the title “Seashore”

      • Bryant says:

        There are actually 2 new studios being built here in the Metro ATL area. I know of at least 1 that broke ground this week. I know that Tyler Perry has his main studio here as well. @TNLA do you know from any of these friends on Hunger Games if there are any leads on PA gigs with them? any help would be greatly appreciated.

        Thanks,
        Bryantcberry@icloud.com

  27. Sara says:

    Love this. :!what are the odds I would be hired there from toledo ohio?? In your opinion

  28. Lauren says:

    Hi, this is great!

    This post reminded me that I have a question for you..

    I’m not sure if you’ve answered this before as I am a new reader, but I know of two projects specifically that are being produced by, lets say “figure heads,” versus an actual production company (as far as I know) — I am also saying this because I have researched the hell out of the two companies and nothing comes up except for who owns it.

    Anyways, I REALLY want to work on set as a PA for either or both (1 is a feature adapted from a book, 1 is a new multi-camera sitcom)

    Is there ANY way to get in with someone and throw my resume on their pile or talk to someone? Except for meeting someone? I try and network excessively but I haven’t met anyone who knows someone who can give me some tips on how to get in with these production agencies.

    Sorry if its a bit long! More specifically, how do I get a job I WANT versus taking whatever jobs get posted on UTA?

    -L

    • TNLA says:

      I’ve been around the block for awhile so I think I’m qualified to answer this. The problem with trying to get on as a set PA for a movie is that most likely that AD already has his staff he knows so it’s hard to get your name in the pile UNLESS you know someone on that show. You can always cold call the production or email the actual address the production lists on production weekly but as a former office PA, I know we hardly ever read that email. It’s a catch-22 you have to know someone to get a job but you can’t get to know anyone unless you have a job. Your best bet is go with the production company. They may have an internship or some other opportunity. Based on my experience its usually easier to start in a production company than go directly into working on say a Christopher Nolan or Steven Spielberg movie. Your best bet, inquire around, keep networking, I would give you my personal email as I’m a big believer in paying it forward but unfortunately this is a pretty public forum and I wouldn’t want my email out there for just anyone to see, but I sympathize with you as I was in the exact SAME position six years ago. Good luck.

    • Kent vK. says:

      Hello I’m seeking PA work on set in the NYC region currently, possibly LA later in the year. I have experience on-set as a SAG-AFTRA background actor.
      I just graduated Boston University with a B.S. in Film/TV from the College Communication school.
      I spent my last semester in a small independent development production company as an intern in Los Angeles.
      I’d love to connect to you too.
      Kent vK.
      Kullerblue@hotmail.com

  29. lucy says:

    Hi,

    When will the new UTA List come out? Thanks

  30. Will says:

    I truly appreciate the work you do on this website. I am looking forward to the new list. As a side note, I am a college graduate but I do not have a huge body of work. Where can a person like me find opportunities?

  31. Lease says:

    ^^^ I’m right with you Will! I just recently graduated college, and I feel there is nothing out there for me. Money is running out, and bills are piling up and I need some work–I need some opportunities. I stumbled onto this page and have found it to be quite informative! I guess my main question, is where are some opportunities I could get ahold of. If anyone reads this and doesn’t mind helping me, or paying it forward with an opportunity (lol) my email address is watson_jalisa@yahoo.com.

    Thanks!

  32. Anonymous says:

    Hi, just curious… where do these listings come from? you don’t have to name specifically where but do you have inside info, like someone telling you about these or newsletter/job board, etc? because you really don’t see them anywhere else on the internet! thanks so much, this is really helpful.

  33. jobhunter says:

    Any idea on when the next edition of the UTA list will be coming out? It’s been almost a week and I check this site religiously. Or do think there has been a possible delay due to President’s Day and awards season workloads? And thank you for continuing to posting the UTA list!

    • The Anonymous Production Assistant says:

      The list comes when it comes, unfortunately.

      • jobhunter says:

        I figured as much but wanted to ask just in case. Thank you for responding nonetheless! Another question: I have been laboring to get in as an assistant (in a production office, studio, writers’ room, or even personal assistant) and rely heavily on the UTA job List for my applications. I have found it an incredibly valuable resource, especially in comparison to other job sites. We all know about the sad but documented fact that many positions posted on the company websites of larger studios or conglomerates are only posted for legal reasons while an internal hire has already been made. And, of course, Craigslist is a bit of a crap shoot for finding legit gigs versus scams or non-existent jobs posted to get you to pay for a subscription service that simply pulls the ads from the aforementioned company sites. I have had more luck with apps I submitted from postings here in the last few months than on any of the other options in the last several years.

        My question to you is this: do you have any advice that could help an applicant in the interview or phone screening phase? I have gotten a few nibbles – first round phone screenings from major players and jobs applied for through this list and one in-person interview for a personal assistant job – from only my cover letter and resume. Yet I have yet to go beyond that phase. I know my resume is in great shape and that I have all the skills necessary (I was explicitly told as much in one interview, as well as complimented on my interview skills); and those skills sometimes those go above and beyond between my degree, time as an Exec/Admin and Personal Assistant, my entertainment experience, and work as a freelance writer (with works published, and not all in necessarily screenwriting). I am several years out of college, though by no means “old” so I don’t think my age is a factor (I still look about 21, though my resume proves I am not).

        Is there anything else you suggest that I can and should be doing to help my application stand out further or help my interview? Any insider info you could offer? As they say, there’s no award for second place. Or in this case, a job for second place (or third or fourth).

        This, again, may be a shot in the dark for information, but at this point it doesn’t hurt to ask again. Thank you again for your time! It is much appreciated!

  34. jobhunter says:

    Thank you!

  35. AMP UK says:

    Interesting Writing! Thank you

  36. Love the Amazon opportunity. Will remember it next time I order (only a couple of times a year, alas) & in the meantime fingers crossed that all of us who love your site will participate.

  37. Anonymous says:

    Thank you so much for posting this! I was just wondering, how much in advance would you recommend applying to these jobs? I am free starting in June and am trying to figure out when would be the right time to start applying. Thanks!

  38. AIS says:

    Thank you for posting the joblist!

  39. Natalie says:

    I have been looking for quite some time, but my questions is: do you happen to know the production office number and/or email for television shows that are recruiting PAs or assistants?

  40. KJP says:

    How come there hasn’t been a list up in a while? :( Thank you TAPA for posting it.

  41. Guest says:

    It seems like this is the longest we’ve gone (in recent memory) without a new list. Not good for us job hunters desperate for a career and to make some money. :(

  42. Cch Jobs says:

    A month since the last list.. sigh. I wonder what is up with UTA

  43. Serious Job Applicant says:

    Hello! I was wondering what the chances are of being hired if you live in another state, for example, Michigan. If you send these companies your resume, will they automatically reject you or will they even slightly consider you? I am committed to moving out to LA should I land a job; however, I don’t want to move out there and end up jobless for multiple months.

    • The Anonymous Production Assistant says:

      It is a very lucky and unusual circumstance to have a job before you come out here, at least in production.

      It’s less of an issue for the types of jobs you see on the UTA joblist, but it’s still problematic. A better course of action is to save up and plan on not having a job for a while.

  44. Job Hopeful says:

    If I see a job that has been on here for two postings and I never heard back from them after the first post, should I email them again? If so, do I just pretend that I never sent an email to start off with or do I email to check up?
    Thanks

  45. Nic says:

    hi david eckstein

  46. Sydney Student says:

    Hi APA!

    I have a question for you.

    I’m a film studies student at the University of Sydney (about to graduate) in Australia. I am about to be granted my US working visa. I have plenty of experience (in major global studios and international agency work) – but its all been mostly in Australia. Do you think I will be disadvantaged because of that when applying to jobs? Are production companies/agencies more likely to hire applicants established in Los Angeles because they will have a bigger, more relevant network of contacts, or simply because they’re a US citizen?

    • The Anonymous Production Assistant says:

      There’s a couple of posts on the subject: and . It’s not easy, but it can happen.

    • Nic says:

      Hey! I’m actually some what in the same boat. I’m currently an Australian living in LA studying film. Have you heard of the E3 visa? It is only for Aussies. All you need is a bachelors degree in the field and a letter from the company that is offering you a job. I heard that it is quite easy to obtain as the quota is never filled. Some places may be a little hesitant because it is extra work on their end that they have to do. But as long as they like you and you have the right requirements, I don’t see a problem.

  47. Jane says:

    Thank you so much for keeping your blog and all the great information flowing and going! It’s really brightened my search for a new career, giving me renewed possibilities in life. I will be sure to help others along the way when I have that chance.

  48. Jay says:

    My friends and I have applied to almost every job on this blog but we have never heard back from anyone. And we each have at least three years of film production experience.

  49. Chacha says:

    Does anyone know a way to enter the Entertainment industry with limited to no production experience?
    I graduated with a BA in Communication with a concentration in Film I’ve been trying for over a year to get even the lowest paid positions in the industry. All the job posts I come across say Entry-Level, but require some much experience. I know there is non-paid internships, but I need a paying position. So can anyone help me out?

    • r.u. serious says:

      Are you kidding?! Welcome to LA where competition runs rampant. There are too many people who move here and will readily take a non-paying position to rack up that experience (me!) for ANYONE to come here and apply for a position with none. Unless you’ve got someone on the in, nobody’s going to call you up, when hundreds of other people with more credentials is hiring.
      Dude… seriously?! The fact that colleges teach nothing about job competition and the work force and produce people like you, is just too baffling #ICant

      • Chacha says:

        I don’t know wants up your butt, but I was asking the commenters on this page who are experienced in getting jobs in the industry because no matter if you’re a college graduate or not you need to have some professional background in the industry and that’s what I’m looking for to move higher in the industry.

        So I don’t believe my question is ridiculous especially since you are trying to do the same thing as I the supposed stupid college grad. #ICant

    • Welcome to the club! I have a BA in Television Programming and Production, experience as a production office assistant, and over 10 years experience as an executive assistant and I’ve been trying to get a job in the industry since I graduated in late 2009.

  50. Tamsin says:

    Hi… are you still offering resume consulting?

  51. Dave says:

    Whete can I find work, working on a set as a safety officer or fire prevention?

  52. lababarde says:

    I suggest getting an internship (non-paid) as a production assistant first (indie, commercial, production company or studio) or even signing up with Central Casting – at least you’ll get paid
    by being an background extra on films, commercials. That it will give the possibility to network which is one of the most important tools to get in…it’s who you know.

    Best Wishes!!
    A filmmaker!!

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