Film Production Intern- Best Boy – Soundsight Productions – Philadelphia, PA
Company: Soundsight Productions
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Do you have a dream to work in film/media production once you graduate from university? If the answer is yes, then Soundsight is the company for you. We want you to join Soundsight Productions as a production assistant intern and put your creative skills to work as you work in multiple areas of the production process.
You will exercise your multitasking abilities as you assist in everything from pre-production, production and post-production. You will be developing ideas, filming content, editing and performing any task required, whether it is handling the lighting, conducting research or running errands. You will have the opportunity to build relationships in the industry to strengthen your chances of finding employment upon graduation while also having an amazing experience as part of our production staff. Employ your organizational skills as you coordinate different aspects of the production to ensure that all aspects remain on time.
The Best Boy is the assistant to both the Gaffer/Lighting Department Manager and Key Grip. The responsibilities entail working and communicating with the Gaffer and Grip’s crew to help ensure proper lighting equipment and techniques are being used on all productions.
This position requires the highest level of professionalism, with the ability to work closely with Soundsight Productions staff through professional communication and etiquette. You will also be responsible for driving high standards for the content Soundsight Productions creates-assisting on multiple projects delivering both short-form and long-form content, as well as any other new formats we engage with in the future.
- Liaison between production office and lighting company
- Managing the delivery of lighting equipment and ensuring it’s arrival
- Also manage damaged equipment
- Constant knowledge of where the lighting equipment is both on or around set
- Communicating with a location’s maintenance/electrician team
- Verifying lighting crew’s time sheets
At Soundsight Productions LLC, the Best Boy will be able to demonstrate a vast knowledge of lighting equipment and techniques; will learn to recognize the best lighting to help match the color scheme, tone, mood and feel of each production. The Best Boy will also monitor the usage of all lighting equipment and will gain strong communication and organizational skills, as they act as the liaison between the production office and lighting company.
- 2.7 GPA
- High school diploma preferred
- Flexible Schedule: ability to work nights, weekends, holidays
- Necessary means of transportation/Ability to travel
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the U.S.
Unpaid Internship. Intern will receive course credit with university and experience with hands-on film productions; in pre-production, production and post-production.
Soundsight is a Philadelphia/Los Angeles based video marketing, advertising, and film production company, combining expertise in filmmaking with an understanding of the digital space. The company produces feature films, short films, branded films and commercials with bold storytelling, cinematic value, and exciting creativity.
Soundsight was created with the idea that every client we work with and every script our team produces showcases nothing short of quality and shows passion in every detail. That each and every story brought to life does justice to the film industry and art itself. There’s a beauty in film and a landscape to create and explore new innovate ways to tell stories. Soundsight is a company that pushes boundaries of film-making and challenges companies to connect with new and existing audiences in ways they have never before.
Job Types: Part-time, Internship
Salary: $0.00 to $500.00 /hour
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