Production – Trainee

Job Description

Take care of the crew, making sure that work is ready and available for them to begin, chasing progress, ensuring that deliveries are made on time, and checking that the necessary materials, equipment and references are available.

Assist in keeping progress reports up to date, and distributing them to the relevant people.

Taking notes in production meetings

Responsible for assembling, photocopying and packing the storyboards and any associated documentation, for shipping.

Provides overall general assistance to the Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor and crew within a specific department.

Awareness of work in progress in the department.

Familiar with specific day to day requirements for the department.

Assists line producer/Assistant Producer with department calendar and handle the scheduling for the Department Head.

Responsible for gathering research material specific to the department.

Communicates with other departments regarding department needs.

General understanding of the pipeline.

Responsible for various daily office activities: schedules meetings, books rooms, prepares items for shipment, copies, faxes, files, types up notes and distributes accordingly, distributes and collects timecards for the department, orders office supplies, runs errands and handles travel arrangements.

Assists with moves and set-up for the department.

Acts as a secondary contact for questions when the Production Supervisor and/or Production Coordinator are unavailable.

Spot-checks all renders for dailies.

Maintains a professional demeanor with artists and production.

Willing to take on new challenges in order to have a more detailed knowledge of the department and pipeline.

Production Assistants may progress to become Production Co-coordinators

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