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Apprentice Production Assistant

ESA Films , London, EC1Y 4SF

Job title:

Apprentice Production Assistant

Employer Name:

ESA Films

Vacancy Location:

33-34 Chiswell Street, London. EC1Y 4SF

London EC1Y 4SF

About the Apprenticeship :

Brief overview of the role
Cut through the noise at this award-winning creative company, taking your first step to a career in film production and getting ahead of your peers in a highly competitive industry! Get stuck into casting, script reviews and liaising with agents and talent managers, as you see production and post-production unfold on an upcoming feature film shoot.

Vacancy description
Joining an award-winning creative production company, counting huge household names among its big-brand clients, you’ll work on the pre-production, production and post production of a feature film which will be shot in Oct and Nov 2016.

Ideally, someone with a film qualification or some experience of working in a film production company, your role will involve a great variety of tasks, from casting to research, talking to agents and talent managers to reviewing scripts, giving you the opportunity to learn about every aspect of the film-producing process along the way.

Key responsibilities include:
• Producing and editing corporate videos and video content
• Casting, finding locations and research
• Talking to agents and talent managers
• Doing call sheets and booking logistics
• Script reviews and contract agreements

Weekly Wage:

Mon to Fri, 9am-6pm
Total hours per week: 40.00

Working Week:


Future prospects description:

Ongoing employment at this or another agency or progress to a higher level of training.

Employer description:

We tell stories, your stories, the stories you want people to hear.

We know that cutting through the noise isn’t easy, but engaging content does this. Our films tell stories in different ways, it may be animation, live action or a mixture of both. Our extensive experience means that we pick the best way to tell your story and get it seen and noticed by the right audience.
ESA are an award winning creative production company. We’re entrusted to devise, produce and deliver a wide range of communications for many of the world’s leading organisations. Our team combine inspired creativity with a wealth of production experience.

We devise creative solutions that meet and exceed the brief. We don’t just consider the film but where it will be seen, who will be the audience and how it can be enhanced beyond the screen.

Employer website:

Skills required:

• Confident communication skills
• Good knowledge of Word
• Organised
• Excellent grammar and ability to write interesting copy
• Creative and able to contribute to the production of the film with your own ideas

Personal Qualities:

• Creative and able/willing to communicate creative ideas
• Demonstrates the ability to be proactive and work on own initiative
• Highly organised and eager to learn
• Motivated to build a career in the film industry
• Ambitious and looking to achieve success for yourself and your team

Qualifications Required:

Ideally some form of film qualification or training.

English, Maths and ICT GSCE’s level A-C or Equivalent

Important Other information:

Applicants must be fully committed and ready to complete this apprenticeship

Reality Check:

Do not contact the employer directly; failing to adhere to this will see your application automatically withdrawn.

About the training:

As part of the Apprenticeship, you will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Creative and Digital Media. Depending on your role you could choose from the following options:

• Video Production
• Creating Content for online portals
• Creating Digital Assets for online portals
• Communicating and Presenting Ideas
• Awareness of Converging Digital Technology
• Creative Media Awareness
• Preparing to Work in Creative Media
• Awareness of Employment in the Creative Media Sector
• Professional Behaviour in the Creative Media Sector

Specific Questions:

1. What makes you ideal for this role
2. What motivates you?

Application closes:
25th August 2017

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.