TV Assistant

| Santa Monica

TV ASSISTANT:

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

Goal Overview

To prepare and deliver episodic projects, both online and color, as well as assist the artists.

TV ASSISTANT RESPONSIBILITIES

Preparations for Projects/Sessions

• Set up project folder structure on the SAN.

• Ensure all prep is downloaded and up to date.

• Ensure all elements are properly labeled.

• Ensure all lists and references are properly formatted. Notify the project producer and production coordinator of any issues.

• Ensure all required elements are present and if not notifying the project producer and production coordinator.

• Communicate with the project producer and the production coordinators any issues that may arise with elements.

• Create restore master, missing, and update EDL(s) and submit to data department.

• Parse-Conform VAMs for color with provided EDL from online.

• Color-trace project.

• Ensure all required color elements are accounted for such as drop-ins, mattes, and conform references.

• Ensure all project settings are set to the defined department standard.

• Flag and contact the project producer and night coordinator on any shots that do not line up to the reference.

• Flag and contact the project producer and night coordinator on any shots that are not delivered in the correct color space.

• Update the project producer and production coordinators on any prep issues or spec changes.

Execution of Job

• Set up color suites 15 minutes prior to session start per session requirements.

• Check color project for issues and playback performance prior to session start and client arrival.

• Keep in communications with the project producer and production coordinator on any outstanding footage needed to complete the project.

• Communicate to artist all project details necessary for the artist to execute the project.

• Confirm the details of the laydown requirements, etc with the project producer.

• Monitor the progress of a session, keeping the project producer and production coordinator up dated on its status.

• Communicate any machine downtime to the producer, production coordinator and engineering.

• Ensure artist added their session time to the work order.

• Prep and add any fx drop-in shots for the session.

• Ensure hero stills are updated and grabbed for all timelines

• Update the production coordinator team with any spec and or delivery changes.

Final Delivery

• Communicate with the project producer and production coordinator on any additional request made by the clients in the bay.

• Render/Record project per project specs.

• Label elements as requested per project specs.

• Label finished elements clearly to indicate episode, cut number/letter, date, etc.

• Quality checking all rendered material for any missing material or corruption.

• Update the project producer and production coordinators on any cut-offs in jeopardy of being missed.

• Contact vault once elements are ready for shipping.

• Update producer and vault on any shipping updates.

Final Billing

• Ensure all work orders are legibly filled out with set-up, color, and render/laydown time.

Communications

• Touch base with production coordinator before leaving shift for handoff notes, etc.

• Update producers and coordinators all relevant information for all aspects of the project; Prep and Post.

• Generating Night Report with the status of the current days sessions and the following days sessions.

Engineering

• Reporting all system repair needs via the EMR system. For urgent matters immediately contact the production coordinator(s).

• Keep production up-to-date on the status of any situation that directly affects the session and or is deliveries.

Requirements / Background

• Knowledge of digital capture cameras and files

• Background and/or knowledge of offline editing

• Avid and/or FCP experience

• File based workflow experience

• Knowledge of mobile storage devices and formats

• BlackMagic Resolve and/or other color correction software experience a plus Miscellaneous

• REPORTS TO: Head of Production | Episodic

• REVIEWS: Bi-annually

• STATUS: Full-time Hourly Employee

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Location

2400 W Empire Ave, Burbank, CA 91504
2400 W Empire Ave, Burbank, CA 91504

What are Deluxe Entertainment Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

401K: Deluxe will contribute up to 75% of the first 5% of your contributions; you may contribute up to 15%. Sick Pay. Tremendous Growth Potential. Latest Technology. Entertainment Culture. Paid Floating Holidays. Skills and Development Training. Paid National Holidays.

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