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Production Assistant – Entertainment One Ltd. – London


Company: Entertainment One Ltd.

Location: London

  • Full Time

Entertainment One Ltd.

London

Contract

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s Family & Brands Division is an exciting, fast growing entertainment company that specialises in the development, production, distribution and brand management of kid’s TV content. Key properties in the brand portfolio include international pre-school TV phenomenon Peppa Pig and superhero hit PJ Masks. Alongside these popular television properties, eOne Family & Brands’ portfolio also boasts acclaimed kids content including Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong and Cupcake & Dino: General Services.

Entertainment One’s Family & Brands Division is now gearing up for the launch of its newest property, Ricky Zoom, a brand-new animated pre-school TV series from the producers of PJ Masks.

Entertainment One’s Family and Brands has close to 200 employees based in London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sao Paolo. It is part of the wider Entertainment One Group, a leading international entertainment company with film, TV and music operations across the world. The Entertainment One Group has over 1,300 employees worldwide, with offices in LA, Toronto, London, New York, Madrid, Amsterdam and Sydney.

Position Summary

The Production Assistant will support the Director in the execution of the global digital video plan for our pre-school brands, Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Ricky Zoom. The role will focus on the day-to-day coordination of our animated and live action ancillary productions for YouTube and social media.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinating with external suppliers to ensure the timely delivery of assets, and with internal stakeholders to collate feedback and approvals. Dealing with any enquiries or issues from either side quickly and confidently.
  • Keeping production documents up to date, ensuring all content is catalogued correctly, costs are logged, and videos are scheduled for release – owning our process. Sorting footage and supplying editors/animators with all assets required for post-production.
  • Leading on the pre-production for live action shoots – sourcing props & sets (including building some sets where required!), booking talent and crew, booking shoot space, ensuring kit is prepared and available.
  • Attending and setting up Toy Play shoots. Ensuring props, sets and kit are present, setting up lights and sets, tidying the studio at the end of the day. Confident to step in and play a key role in directing/producing on Toy Play shoots where required. Playing an increasingly pivotal role in leading these shoots with a view to taking over these productions entirely.
  • Feeding back on creative concepts, scripts, animations and edits. Developing an understanding of what makes great content for both kids and their parents and making suggestions to ensure this is reflected in the content we produce.
  • Working with the channel management team to understand performance of our content and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Ad hoc tasks and responsibilities as required by the team

Key Competencies

  • A demonstrable interest in video production
  • A knowledge of digital video and social media platforms
  • A passion for kids’ brands and for storytelling
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a positive, pro-active and helpful approach
  • Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently and stay calm under pressure
  • No airs or graces – ready to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in!


We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. To be considered for this position you must provide evidence that you/be able to demonstrate that you have the right to work in the UK.

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