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Jobs in the Northern Ireland Sector

Trainee Production Co-ordinator at local 3D Computer Animation company

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a skills development programme, which will provide a training opportunity in a 3D Computer Animation company. The salary for the role of Trainee Production Co-ordinator will be negotiable (£20k-£25k) depending on the level of experience of the successful candidate.

In their application letter, applicants MUST demonstrate their willingness to learn and evidence that they are self-motivated individuals, both attributes which the placement provider and Northern Ireland Screen consider to be crucial to this position.

The placement will run from December 2017 – 31 May 2018 and the participant will gain experience working in a 3D computer animation studio. The closing date for all applications is Thursday 23rd November. Please click here for further application details.

Belfast production company seeks freelance Technical Manager

A busy Belfast-based television production company is currently seeking to recruit a Technical Manager on an initial freelance opportunity. The role is due to commence in January 2018 with a 2-week contract available followed by regular freelance work, however there is potential for this to become a full-time opportunity for the right candidate.

The successful applicant will organise the current IT / computer systems and create improved ways of working. You will also be evaluating and improving the post-production and media management systems.

The production company is specifically seeking someone with experience in film, television, digital media or animation.  You must have 3+ year experience in similar roles, ideally coupled with a relevant qualification, and be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office, Windows Server and Avid Nexis Shared Storage.

To apply, please send your CV and availability to the below [email protected] with Freelance Technical Manager in the subject box.

Sixteen South seeking Senior Production Co-coordinator

Sixteen South is looking for a brilliant, experienced and organised Senior Production Co-coordinator to join its Belfast-based team for a 2D animation series for WGBH and PBS, to start asap.

The role is crucial to the smooth running of the production. Applicants should be proactive self-starters who have broadcast credits at production coordinator or assistant level and who enjoy working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, to work well under pressure, to prioritise tasks efficiently and to be an excellent team player

Experience in animation would be an advantage but not essential.

Working closely with the line producer and the series director, duties will include:

  • File management and internal distribution of scripts. Assessment of animation and design requirements for feedback into internal grading system. Co-ordination of internal feedback to ensure due dates are met.
  • File management of VRX files and subsequent pick-ups or ADR.
  • Co-ordination of complex post production and delivery schedules from receipt of dialogue records through to playout to broadcast. In conjunction with the line producer allocation of tasks to the post production and sound team, setting daily and weekly targets. Tracking due dates and expediting action as required.
  • Management of notes in from production partners at all stages of production.
  • Distribution of notes to stake holders and in conjunction with the series director, allocation of tasks to boarders, sound, post production, design as appropriate.
  • Preparation of storyboard briefing packs. Scheduling of storyboards across the team, tracking due dates in order to meet the required delivery dates for animatic delivery to the layout team. Assisting the director with the management of notes and digital assets.
  • Completion of post-production paperwork.
  • Production and distribution of weekly production report.
  • General office management, to include leave and sickness records, administration of IT requirements and logins and production diaries.

Please email [email protected] with your cv, covering letter and details of your current circumstances by Wednesday 22nd November.

Sixteen South always selects the right person for the role regardless of gender, race, religious beliefs or sexual orientation.

Sixteen South seeking Studio Runner

Sixteen South is seeking to recruit a punctual and dependable individual, with excellent organisational and communication skills, to provide support in a number of areas within its busy Belfast-based studio. The successful candidate should have a warm and pleasant personality and be able work without supervision. Computer literacy across Microsoft Office products is a must, as is a full, clean driving licence. Previous experience in a studio or office environment is desirable.

Fluency in Mandarin is essential.

Main Duties

  • Answering telephones
  • General office administration
  • Assisting in day-to-day facilities management
  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Translation duties as required
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary

If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your CV and covering letter for the attention of Antoinette to [email protected]

by Wednesday 29th November. Please note that candidates who do not meet the criteria listed above will not be considered for this role.  No agencies please.

Sixteen South always selects the right person for the role regardless of gender, race, religious beliefs or sexual orientation.


DSP seeking Factual Exec Producer/Development Exec

DSP is looking to recruit an Exec Producer/Development Exec to run a regional Belfast based office, the factual slate output from that office, as well as work on getting new business.  The role is due to commence in 2018.  Experience of factual History shows an advantage.

DSP is one of the world’s leading television production companies having achieved widespread recognition for producing films and television programmes of the highest quality for UK, US and international broadcasters.

Please email [email protected] for further information regarding this role. There are currently no other positions available so please only email if you are qualified for this role. The closing date for applications is Friday 15th December.

Stellify Media seeking to recruit PA

Stellify Media is seeking to recruit a full time PA for 3 months. The successful applicant must be confident, enthusiastic and well organised to work in a busy production office. The successful applicant will be responsible for answering telephones, meet and greets, arranging meetings, managing multiple calendars and maintaining exec diaries.

Apply via email with cover letter and up to date CV to Sarah Davies at [email protected]

Deadline for submissions is 5pm on Tuesday 21st November 2017.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, Stellify Media is unable to respond to each applicant individually. If you have not been contacted by Friday 24th November, you have been unsuccessful with your application. Unfortunately, Stellify Media is unable to provide individual feedback.

MakeMatic seeking online producer / director

MakeMatic is looking to recruit a full-time online producer / director.

MakeMatic produce short-form, online educational films – primarily for teachers. As Online Producer / Director, the successful candidate will take each course from concept through to completion.

Essential criteria:

  • 1 year professional experience
  • Working knowledge of production workflows
  • Ability to work to budget & schedule
  • Communicate ideas and information clearly and concisely
  • Proven script-writing ability (preferably short-form)
  • Basic knowledge of lights, camera & editing software
  • Factual showreel
  • Industry references

The post is based in MakeMatic’s offices in Derry-Londonderry and the closing date for applications is Thursday 30th November. Further application details here.

Lecturer in Film Practice (Queen’s University Belfast)

Queen’s University seeks Lecturer in Film Practice. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the teaching and research profile of Film and to the research culture of the School; undertake the teaching of undergraduates and postgraduates in film practice, particularly in the post holder’s area of expertise; and play a full part in the administrative activities of Film, and the School of Arts, English, and Languages.

Full details can be found here:

Closing date: Monday 4 December 2017

JAM Media seeking talented Roto Artists & Compositors

JAM Media (Belfast) is looking to recruit talented Roto Artists and Compositors to join its award-winning team.

JAM Media is looking for experienced, hard-working, driven, talented and passionate individuals, who have an eye for detail.

If you are ready for a fast-paced production and are multi-talented, then JAM Media is the place for you. Further details can be found here.

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