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Production Manager/Fixer

  • Description


    An Australian production company is looking for a Location Production Manager/Fixer to join a small team shooting a docu-series in Arizona & Oregon in June '19. Shoot period is 14 days ON LOCATION, with up to 4 casual prep days over the 2 weeks prior.

    Applicants must have location & travel experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    * Prep: - obtaining filming permits, drone permits; booking in radios, local cells (if needed); check/arrange internet access for all locations; assist in sourcing any additional gear-hire needed locally; help sourcing additional local crew
    * On Shoot:
    - Meeting crew at LAX airport, assist where necessary with customs clearance process and carnet
    - Manage airport check-ins/excess baggage and gear with internal flights
    - Picking up hire cars and potentially being one of the drivers (must have open and clear US drivers license)
    - Arrange check in/out and accommodation needs
    - Arranging catering daily for crew both at hotel and on the road.
    - Having petty cash, balancing etc for daily use
    - Call Sheets & Daily Progress Reports
    - Ensure all location & appearance releases are signed if not obtained prior to shoot. Log all releases & send back to Australia.
    - Tracking and reporting expenses to Snr PM
    - Supervise crew hours, ensuring proper breaks are taken and crew are shooting within the agreed parameters for each location
    - Assist in dealing with public while on the road

  • Company Name

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  • Location

    Los Angeles

  • Posted on

    10th May 2019

  • Apply by

    24th May 2019

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