UTA Joblist 10/5

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Entertainment Job List
(As of 10/5/17)

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Rachel Zoe, Inc. seeks a Partnerships and Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team. As the key liaison between external brands and internal stakeholders, you will develop omni-channel partnerships for the Rachel Zoe lifestyle brand and procure talent deals. A deep network in fashion, media and entertainment is required. This is a high-visibility role reporting into the Co-CEO in L.A. Please send resume and cover letter to Mel@Rachelzoe.com 9/28

Seeking Office Manager for six month period. Duties include spearheading moving production company from current offices on the Sony lot in Culver City into their new freestanding office in Hollywood. New office will be available to move in this December/January and will require a topdown infrastructure setup including acquiring new furniture, internet, phones, copier, and any other relevant supplies, office-related or otherwise. Answering phones and assisting the President of the company in rolling calls from October – December. Email resumes to lorelialba11@gmail.com 9/28
Media Artists Group is expanding. Seeking Theater and Lit Talent Agents. Ideal candidate will be experienced, motivated, calm, and a go-getter. Commission only unless established roster. Preferable for candidate who is currently a talent agent or manager. Please send cover letter and resume to raphael@mediaartistsgroup.com 9/28


Actress-led production company with a production deal at Warner Bros. is looking for an Executive Assistant to support two partners. Candidate must have an interest in both scripted and unscripted development, with a heavy lean on travel and travel shows. Being detail-oriented and resourceful is key. Must have an expansive knowledge of social media and the online/ digital world. One year of prior assistant experience, as well as any photoshop experience, is a major plus, but not required. Please send resumes to ProductionCoAsst1@gmail.com 10/5

SVP of Development for a major television studio is looking for an Executive Assistant with at least one year of desk experience at an agency or management company. The ideal candidate is organized, loves to read, and has a strong interest in TV development. Please email resumes to tvdevelopmentasst2017@gmail.com 10/5

We are looking to hire an Assistant for the CEO of a very well-known film production company and comedy brand based out of LA. Duties will include managing incoming phone calls, scheduling, travel coordinating, liaising with company affiliates, script coverage, administrative duties, and going on errands. Production and/or agency experience preferred but not required. Interest in comedy is a plus. Please send resumes and cover letters to filmassistant2017@gmail.com 10/5

Represent is looking for a Business Development Coordinator. This person will be responsible for things like lead generation, handling small campaigns, social media research, helping with apparel samples, photo shoots, coordinating schedules and assisting the team whenever necessary throughout their campaigns. Represent specializes in custom apparel for celebrities, musicians and athletes such as Leo DiCaprio,​ ​Matthew McConaughey​, Jamie Foxx, ​Kobe Bryant, Ice Cube, Leo Messi, Britney Spears and James Franco. Please send resumes to Alona.Browner@represent.com 10/5

The founding partners of Unfold Agency are seeking a full-time, salaried w/ benefits, Executive Assistant. The ideal candidate has an interest in the digital ad world as well as the film, TV and the gaming space. Duties include managing day-to-day operations such as the weekly catered lunch, ordering snacks/drinks and overseeing office supplies. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who is great at multi-tasking. Agency experience preferred, but not required. Please submit your resume and a cover letter to jobs@unfoldagency.com 10/5

Boutique talent management company seeks Assistant. Our office is team-oriented, dynamic, hard-working and fun . We are looking for a candidate who is pursuing a career in talent management, with at least one year of agency, management or executive assistant experience. Typical assistant duties include rolling calls, emailing, scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars. Must be able to problem solve, prioritize, think ahead, and communicate confidently. Please send a cover and resume to motivatedassistant.la@gmail.com 10/5

Assistant needed to support high level motion picture executive at Amblin. To be considered, must have agency experience and expertise in providing script coverage. Other duties will include managing a busy schedule, call sheet, rolling calls, and calendaring. Submit resumes to rlacomble@amblinpartners.com 10/5

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning management and production company seeks a new Executive Assistant to the head of the company. The executive assistant role works in tandem with a partner to cover the usual high-volume phones, scheduling, travel, etc. Applicants must have at least one year of either agency desk experience or experience as an executive assistant to a C-level executive. Strong organizational skills and an obsessive attention to detail are required to succeed in this role. Finally, please be outgoing and confident as the company is a tight-knit group. Send resumes to coreyg@mediatalent.com 10/5

Looking for an Assistant to an LA-based producer with first look deal at Sony. Does both TV and Film. Must have minimum one year assistant experience. Looking to start immediately. Please send resumes to asstlisting2017@gmail.com 10/5

Concept Talent Group seeks an Executive Assistant with a minimum of one year office experience. Should be detail-oriented, motivated, and have passion for/experience in the entertainment industry. Duties include heavy phones, administrative support to the head agent and three other agents in the office, bookkeeping, filing, managing interns, and handling anything/everything else that may come up. Send resume and cover letter to brenna@concepttalent.com 10/5

Kapital Entertainment is seeking an Assistant to two executive producers. Main job responsibilities will be rolling calls, managing grids, script coverage, and providing administrative support. Must be able to work in fast paced environment, be detail oriented, resourceful and be a positive contributor to the team with great organization and communication skills. Preferably we would like someone with a love of television. One year management, agency or production experience preferred. Great opportunity with a growing company. Please email resumes to jabbott@kapital-ent.com 10/5

Fullscreen SVOD Originals seeks Senior Coordinator for Current Programming Department. Working in conjunction with the development, production and other internal departments, as well as external production companies, the Senior Coordinator will help shepherd series from greenlight to launch. This role requires strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills, creative aptitude, big-picture thinking, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be proactive and have a passion for the television and digital content landscape, social-media influencers and digital creators. Please send resumes to tobey.list@fullscreen.com 10/5

Miles Per Gallon, Inc. is looking to hire a dedicated Office/Production Coordinator who can handle both administrative responsibilities and various tasks in physical production. Some previous experience in a production office and/or on set is essential. Salaried position with generous bonus/commission structure. Perfect opportunity for a recent college/film school grad who wants to gain more experience in production/locations and is interested in becoming a Producer. Please send resumes with cover letters to milespergallonprods@gmail.com 10/5

The Works Entertainment is seeking a Production Assistant to provide administrative, production and development support on an array of live entertainment projects. Previous experience in live entertainment/theatre is a major plus, but not required. We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task, maintain calendars, field calls, and possess strong follow through with attention to detail. Must have strong computer skills. Please send resumes and cover letters to Danielle@theworksent.com 10/5

Talent/Literary company seeking an Assistant/Junior Manager. Position requires someone who is detail-oriented, proactive, creative and self motivated. Responsibilities include rolling calls, scheduling, evaluating material, submission tracking, light coverage, client/administrative support, as well as coordinating with agents, publicists, casting directors and production. Desire to become a talent manager is necessary. One year desk experience highly preferred. Please send resumes to talentmgmtasst2015@gmail.com 10/5

Boutique transactional entertainment law firm seeks an Executive Legal Assistant. Candidate must have a minimum of three prior years of experience working as a legal assistant at an entertainment law firm or an in-house business affairs department at a talent agency. An understanding of legal document management and workflow for film and television deals is paramount. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with an attention to detail. Capable of prioritizing time-sensitive projects in a professional and polite manner. Responsibilities also include heavy phones and client interaction, scheduling, electronic filing and other typical assistant-related tasks. Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal certificate preferred. Please email cover letter and resume balenthr@gmail.com 10/5

Major hollywood studio seeks Assistant to Head of TV Distribution. Candidates must be professional, self-motivated, detail orientated, resourceful, able to multi-task and remain calm under pressure. This job requires a meticulous assistant who thrives in a fast-paced atmosphere and has excellent phone and people skills. The position handles heavy call volume, scheduling, arranging domestic and international travel and other typical assistant duties. Ideal candidate should be interested in International Business. Please send resumes to studioassistantposition2017@gmail.com 10/5

Imagine Entertainment seeks Assistant to CEO. Candidates must be professional, self-motivated, detail orientated, resourceful, able to multi-task and remain calm under pressure. This job requires a meticulous assistant who thrives in a fast-paced atmosphere and has excellent phone and people skills. The position handles heavy call volume, scheduling, arranging domestic and international travel and other typical assistant duties. Salary $650/week plus overtime and benefits. We are looking to hire someone immediately. Please send resumes to hr@imagine-entertainment.com 9/28
Imagine Entertainment seeks Features Development Assistant. The position entails heavy call volume, heavy scheduling, arranging travel and other normal assistant duties. Job requires a meticulous team player who thrives in fast paced atmosphere. Desire to work in development is a must. Must have at least one year of experience on an executive desk. Agency experience is preferred but not required. Salary is $650/week plus overtime and benefits. Please send resumes to hr@imagine-entertainment.com 9/28

Seeing Assistant to the President of Cinetic Media. Ideally looking for someone with one to two years of experience, preferably at an agency or a management company. Heavy scheduling, rolling calls, booking travel, assorted personal tasks, etc. We are looking for somebody with an unyielding passion for cinema as well as an interest in management, as that is the newest and fastest growing division at Cinetic. Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to both jeremy@cineticmedia.com and kana@slosslaw.com 9/28

Major television production company seeks a Digital Coordinator to join Digital Division, working right under the Head of Digital. As a key member of the digital team for a premiere online comedy destination, you can expect interesting and challenging assignments, a fun, fast-paced working environment, and an opportunity to wear various hats. See attached for further description on the job. All resumes to joaquinacrich@gmail.com 9/28

Catalyst Sports & Media is seeking an eager, hardworking, technology-savvy Assistant to support the office of the President and Heads of the eSports Department. An ideal candidate is familiar with the gaming/esports industry and/or sports industry. Prior administrative or similar work experience required. If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to luke@catalystsports.com 9/28

Entertainment Studios is looking for an Assistant to support the Executive Producer. Responsibilities may include providing administrative assistance to the EP and team, managing calendars, ordering supplies, heavy email correspondence, maintaining database, phone coverage, liaising with editing team and keeping the office well organized. Requirements include a BA/BS, production experience a plus, excellent communication skills, proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook, able to work in a fast-paced environment, flexibility with schedule during production, the ability to multitask and prioritize. Please send resumes to careers@es.tv 9/28

Studio71 is looking for a Global Distribution Coordinator to assist the senior executive in the development and syndication of original content to all major digital platforms. The role will lead to either a business development or account management role within the first year. The ideal candidate is a current agency trainee or assistant. For more information please send your resume to brianbaldwinrecruiter@gmail.com 9/28

Bi-costal talent management firm seeks full-time Assistant for manager/partner in Los Angeles. This is not a starter desk, industry experience is mandatory. This position requires an elevated degree of multi-tasking, a sharp focus for details and the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, environment. Great opportunity to further ones career within the entertainment industry with an established manager. Competitive pay and benefits. Must have thick skin, a strong desire to succeed and superior academic credentials. Email cover letter and resume to talent.manager.asst302@gmail.com 9/28

Bi-coastal agency representing actors for film/TV/theater seeks experienced Assistant in LA. Must have agency and/or casting experience and proficiency with Breakdown Services/Actors Access, inEntertainment, Outlook, computers, heavy phones, email, keeping calendars, contracts, client relations, etc. Competitive full-time pay and full medical benefits Please email resume and referrals to bicoastaltalentagencyasst@gmail.com 9/28

Film and TV music production company in need of an experienced Executive Assistant. Strong admin and communication skills, ability to multi-task and music industry experience required. Not an entry level position. Must have a valid driver’s license and own car. Knowledge of Mac, Microsoft Office Suite and strong typing skills also required. You should be familiar with all aspects of social media as well. Looking to hire immediately. This position is salaried. Please email cover letter and resume as .pdf to office@isham.com 9/28
Addition, a digital talent management company, is looking for a full-time candidate to fill the role of Talent Assistant. Experience working in a fast-paced environment such as a start-up or talent agency is required. Candidates must be available by email Monday through Friday and report to the office, between 9am to 7pm weekdays. The ideal candidate is someone who wants to grow into a talent manager role. Please send resumes to HR@addition-llc.com 9/28


Seeking part-time Assistant to established writer/director/artist. This is a personal-professional hybrid role with 25 hours per week guaranteed. Must be motivated, responsible, resourceful, web savvy and an exceptional multi-tasker. The ideal candidate must always be three-steps ahead, and never see any task as too big or too small. Duties will include, but are not limited to, scheduling meetings, running errands, coordinating household appointments, planning events, handling all aspects of travel. The assistant will be coordinating multiple film, art & fashion projects. Must be able to start immediately and be okay with cats. Email resumes and cover letters to julia@lgoldwynfilms.com 10/5

Looking for a Second Assistant to a VIP. Position is full time and requires travel. Tasks include but are not limited to: coordinating household staff, packing bags, rolling calls, grocery shopping etc. This is a demanding position, includes work at nights and weekends. Ideal for anyone who is interested in the music/film businesses. Great opportunity for growth and is a paid position. Email resume/cover letter to joie.estrella@gmail.com 9/28


Seeking Coordinator to support entertainment, corporate, personalities focused teams at public relations agency. Responsibilities include pitching, press materials, daily coverage, research, analysis, preparing presentations, contributing to brainstorms, supporting social media strategy and administrative support. Must be detailed, intuitive, a self-starting multitasker, have excellent communication skills, networking abilities, and key media relationships. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Cision, MuckRack, IMDB Pro. Minimum three years PR agency experience. Email resume to employment@fifteenminutes.com 10/5

Second Assistant needed for talent driven PR firm. Responsibilities include handling busy phones, keeping a phone sheet, rolling calls, managing meetings, greeting guests, making and confirming appointments, keeping the calendar, writing pitches, handling daily media monitoring, creating and sending itineraries, managing client travel, interviews and appointments and more. Must know Photoshop and Cision, and have had one to two PR internships. Candidate must be confident, handle deadlines under pressure with ease and have a passion for television and film. Will report to first assistant who works remotely, as well as manage his/her own tasks and projects independently. Please send resumes to hrtalentpublicity@gmail.com 10/5

Entertainment Public Relations Firm, with A-Level clients, seeks an Executive Assistant to work for a senior publicist. Minimum one-year of experience in personal publicity required but will consider agency or management. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-pace environment. Medical/Dental benefits. Email resume to info@wk-pr.com 9/28

Small, busy PR agency needs Assistant interested in pursuing a film publicity career. Great starter position for a hard worker who cares about independent, foreign language, and documentary films. Includes general office duties, attending screenings, dealing with media. Administrative experience required. Must be tech savvy. Please send resume with cover letter, including mention of recent foreign language or documentary film that applicant saw and responded to via email to publicity@fredellpogodin.com 9/28

Small, busy PR agency needs Assistant interested in pursuing a film publicity career. Great starter position for a hard worker who cares about independent, foreign language, and documentary films. Includes general office duties, attending screenings, dealing with media. Administrative experience required. Must be tech savvy. Please send resume with cover letter, including mention of recent foreign language or documentary film that applicant saw and responded to via email to publicity@fredellpogodin.com 9/28


Recently funded tech startup in the live and interactive video streaming space is looking to hire and Executive Assistant to the CEO. Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day scheduling, calendar management, travel, email/task prioritization and light office management. The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to manage priorities across multiple projects in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. This person is extremely detail and process oriented – prioritization skills a must. Experience working with a startup or small team a plus but not required. Health benefits and other perks included with salary. Please send resume to jobs@maestro.io 9/28

NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)

Growing film, TV, branded entertainment production company and advertising agency seeks Assistant to partners. Serious growth potential with duties extending into creative and/or account management. At least one year of entertainment industry assistant experience required. Duties include answering phones/rolling calls, booking travel, maintaining busy calendar, script coverage, creative concepting, and light reading. The ideal candidate is an independent, organized, multi-tasker, personable, reliable and posseses a great sense of humor. You will be tested. Send cover letter and resume to emma@wearepiro.com 9/28

Looking for a New York-based Assistant to a director/writer who is entering post-production in NYC on a major feature film. Looking for someone ideally with post-production or production experience who will assist the director during the editing/post-production phase. Job entails standard assistant duties, and candidates should be extremely organized, punctual, with a great attitude, and know the city well. Please send resumes to postprodasst2017@gmail.com 9/28

INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)

Talent management company representing actors, seeks a part-time or full-time intern to start immediately. This unpaid position offers both school credit and non-school credit internships. Looking for well-organized individuals that take initiative, have great communication skills and are eager to learn. Tasks include general office duties, creating resumes and film reels, interacting with clients, agents, casting directors and so forth. Please send your resume and cover letter to mgtinternapplicant@gmail.com 10/5

Record label, visual art studio, and creative agency IAmSound is seeking a part-time intern to start immediately. Ideal candidate has a strong interest in music/visual art, is proficient in Google Suite, is a clear communicator and is extremely organized. Position is unpaid. Please send resume to iasintern2017@gmail.com 10/5

Platform One Media, an independent television studio, is searching for Spring 2018 intern candidates in its Creative Development Department. Duties include general office work as well as learning the ins and outs of television development and production. Candidate will be reading and evaluating incoming material (scripts, pitch decks, etc). Candidates must be hardworking, energetic, personable and thoughtful. Junior/senior applications only. Submit resume, cover letter, writing sample or script coverage to Internship@platformonemedia.com 10/5

Phoenix Pictures, The Long Road Home, Black Swan, Shutter Island, is looking for Fall interns. Primary responsibilities include reading scripts and providing coverage, script analysis and breakdown, participation in creative meetings with executives, exposure to administrative work and covering desks. This is a unpaid internship that lasts 13 weeks. Candidates should preferably be currently enrolled in school, have reliable transportation and be dedicated and eager to learn. Please send resumes to phoenixpicturesinternship@gmail.com 9/28

Park Artists Group seeks ambitious and qualified interns to join our boutique talent agency. Must be a self-starter with problem-solving skills, very detail oriented, efficient, and organized. Genuine interest in talent representation preferred. Candidates should be able to prioritize, think quickly, and communicate clearly in an fast paced, dynamic, demanding environment. This is an unpaid internship; academic credit offered. Email resume and cover letter to internship@parkartistsgroup.com 9/28

Seeking a highly-motivated intern to join a well-respected boutique talent management company with A-list clients in the Pacific Palisades. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in talent management. You should work well with minimal supervision. You will be performing general assistant duties including reading scripts, doing coverage, rolling calls, filing, errands and office management. This is a part-time, 2-3 days per week, unpaid internship. Please email cover letter and resume to mngmtasst2017@gmail.com 9/28

Plattform, the management/production company behind the films Death Note, Cheap Thrills and Cold in July, seeks interns. Responsibilities for this internship include heavy reading, occasional runs and general office duties. Must have laptop and reliable transportation. Good opportunity to learn about representation and development. This is an unpaid internship, college credit preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to plattformassistant@gmail.com 9/28

Roar is an entertainment company with well-rounded expertise in talent, brand management, business development, film and television production, sponsorship engagement and marketing. Roar is currently seeking driven and dedicated interns who can assist a Music, Talent, Branding, and Production desk. Candidates must be detail oriented, proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, well-spoken, strong writers, and creative. This is an unpaid internship. Please send your cover letter and resume to Reception@roar.la 9/28

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  2. Is it better to apply to UTA’s Agent Training program through the link you provide or through their website HR?

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  4. Hi TAPA!

    Thank you so much for posting the UTA like this. You’re divine.

    I wanted to apply for the 5/17/16 lists’s internship posting for Entertainment One but lost the contact info. I know you don’t archive the old lists but is there anyway I could get a hold of that posting?

    Thank you,

  5. I appreciate your postings and goodwill. Double checking if you still offer resume consulting?I have been a professional actor, casting assistant, high end assistant outside the business and pretty much involved in all aspects of industry but need help consolidating resume for Personal Assistant work in industry in NYC. How does that work and the cost? Thank you. Truly, M

  6. Is there a site like this for Assistant Editors ? I have been a member of Entertainment Careers, and other supposedly proffessional sites for years and they have mostly just led to several fraudulent internships and very low paying , non union , non credit jobs. Basically just non helpful job links. Anyone knkw of
    any legit postings for an Avid and Premier based AE and freelance editor?

  7. As someone who moved to LA in 2010 from another state who has:

    1) No film or entertainment related degree (BA in Political Science)
    2) No family (direct or otherwise) connections to the business
    3) Made the move to LA without a job offer in place (but with money saved for this reason)
    4) Worked (in a different order) as an unpaid intern, background actor (non-union and later union),
    stand-in, production assistant, agency assistant, executive/development assistant, and network
    5) Applied to jobs using the UTA joblist (rarely heard back)
    6) Posted a job to the UTA joblist

    I’d like to encourage everyone on here that truly anything is possible if you put your mind to it. Without a job and low on cash? Head down to Central Casting (prepared-print the paperwork beforehand. Google is your friend. So is Fedex Office) with $25, a free day, some form of ID, patience, and a good attitude. Enlist a calling service (Again, Google is your friend). If you meticulously follow every instruction, you will be on set in weeks. If you’re an actor quietly study the principal cast. You’d rather work in Production? Show the PA’s that you’re reliable and can be counted on (wouldn’t hurt to have resumes in your backpack). Work for 6 months and you’ll start to see familiar faces across every department. You’d be amazed at how quickly a 400 person crew production on a big budget Film or TV show halts on a dime because the 2nd 2nd AD can’t find the waiter with the red bowtie for the turnaround after lunch (he or she is probably at crafty. Don’t be that person). Be that useful background actor who can help the PA’s “keep eyes” (without being creepy or obvious) on certain people who are important to any particular shot. Befriend someone (without interrupting their work flow or being obnoxious) in your department of choice. Choose an appropriate time to ask if they would accept your resume for consideration. Production is the best place to start.

    Does the representation/development/business side interest you more? Get an unpaid internship at a production company (maybe 2 days a week). Learn the players in town. Become indispensable. Split time between background work and that internship until your boss feels comfortable referring you to an Agent Trainee program. If you’re persistent enough, you will get in. Agency HR people love applicants who won’t (within reason) take “No” for an answer. Those people will probably make great agents, they figure. Put in at least a year and doors previously inaccessible will begin to open.

    Most importantly, be a good person in a town lacking them. Treat everyone with kindness and respect. Understand that this is Hollywood and that not one person “knows it all”. The phrase “There’s no business like showbusiness” doesn’t exist because it rhymes.

    A well respected and iconic entertainment multi-hyphenate once gave me the single most important industry-related piece of advice I’ve ever been given (before any of the above (1-6) happened).

    “Follow your heart, believe in yourself, and go for it”

  8. I just want to thank you for doing this. You don’t have to, and it makes such a difference for so many of us. We really appreciate it!

  9. Hi TAPA,
    Thanks for posting. When I was doing work in the industry it was very hard to find someone who actually had access and was willing to share the postings. Curious, are you able to also post the UTA job list that covers the nonprofit listings?

  10. Hi TAPA,
    In Facebook you posted the job list 9/27 but they’re dated for the 25th. Do you post the job list here sooner than Facebook? Thanks.

    • The date on the page is the date UTA(‘s assistants) released it. I don’t always get it/share it on the same day.

  11. When asked if we found the job opening on the UTA list, what do you advise us to say? If we say yes will employers ever ask how we have the list? or do you think they will leave it at that. Just curious.

  12. Hi! Looking for a PAID remote Reader position. I have one unpaid, two term internship under the belt, and got chosen to be a Reader for this year’s Austin FF. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  13. 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!!

  14. 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?

    • 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

      • 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

        • This guy came at you, but he’s not wrong. When I started in LA I worked a 5 day a week unpaid internship (which on my resume was of course a full time paid asst gig) and to pay the bills I bussed tables at a bar and worked in retail. Yep, I was working 15 hour days 7 days a week – guess what no one’s going to hand you anything. A year later I’m working at a major agency, so yeah it paid off. But I didn’t come out of college thinking that I was just going to be given a job.

    • 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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?

    • 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.

  18. 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?

  19. 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.

    • 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.

  20. 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. 🙁

  21. 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?

  22. 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!

  23. 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!

      • 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!

  24. 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.

  25. ^^^ 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.


  26. 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?

  27. 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?


    • 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.

    • 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.

  28. 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!

    • 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”

      • 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.


  29. 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 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.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

    • 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.

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

  33. 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,

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

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