Operations Assistant - Video Encoding & Film Distribution

Date Posted: Sep 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Oct 02, 2017

Salary: tbd
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: Business
Term: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Syndicado Inc.

Film & Television Distribution Company focused on new platform distribution and TV sales.

Job Description

Responsibilities include:
- Creating / Preparing promotional materials (poster art, film trailers, sales pitches, etc.) 
- Performing quality control on video files and troubleshooting audio/video issues when necessary
- Coordinating delivery of materials between filmmakers, producers, distribution partners, and film festivals
- Digitizing tape based material; knowledge of tape decks and creating digital masters from SD and HD tapes
- Various administrative tasks
- Creation of DCPs, posters, trailers and other assets required for film distribution.


Skills and Requirements
- At least beginner level experience with Photoshop, Final Cut Pro 7 and/or Premiere Pro. (Advanced skills can be taught as part of the internship)
- Experience working in a Mac environment
- Extremely well organized with a willingness to learn and get the tasks at hand done on time or under tight timelines
- Creative flare and competence - from assistance in poster creation, editing and trailer creation on occassion.

Additional Info:

We offer the opportunity to work with industry professionals and learn advanced editing knowledge with Premiere Pro, Encoder, and Photoshop. Working in a casual but savvy office gives you grassroots experience in the film industry and offers the chance to take on real responsibilities that expand your employable skill set creatively, technically and professionally. That, and you get organic, fair trade coffee brewed daily.


How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and CV highlighting your relevant experience, reason for interest in the role and your 3 favourite films to: Adriano Trapani at opsguru1@syndicado.com and CC info@syndicado.com

Contact Info:

Name: Adriano Trapani
Telephone: 9176512589
Email: opsguru1@syndicado.com
Website: www.syndicado.com


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