Opportunities

Sydney Film School Alumni are situated all around the world. We strive to keep our community connected and to share any job opportunities that come to our attention. To help us with this task please make sure that we have your latest contact details and up to date achievements. If you have news, job offers, festival information and/or are looking for crew email us at events@sydneyfilmschool.com and we'll let others know.

The following opportunities are currently available:

 

Photographer

Are you looking for a fun Job working with Drones and high-end cameras? 

At V-Mark Design we have an exciting opportunity for you to work with a large team of photographers and designers in one of Sydney's most exclusive photography studios, overlooking Sydney harbour. The Job entails you to take a high volume of real estate property photos and videos. Full Time: Monday - Friday

CORE FUNCTIONS
• Photograph Properties - HRD images required
• Film properties and record Audio 
• Edit Photographs using photoshop
• Discuss products and services with potential customers
• Edit Video clips taken 
• Experienced real estate photographer 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Photographer / Videographer 
• Graphic designer / Video Editor 

ADVANTAGES
• Photographer with 3 years' experience 
• Graphic designer / re-toucher 
• Wedding photographer 
• Studio photographer

 

Videographer

Belly Dance Shows to be filmed in various locations around Sydney

Can pick up and drop off for some gigs

25 mins - 1 hour for $100 / or skill swap

Happy for videographer to use images for their own promotions

Please see www.ulah.sydney for examples of what you'll be filming

Looking someone who captures interesting angles, freestyle, not using a tripod

Can use existing small handheld video camera but own gear would be preferred.

First job - 25 mins filming / Feb 12 2017 / Fairfield

Contact Ulah 0488 511 792

Posted: 01/02/2017

 

Videographer

Date: Thursday 9th February

Time: 4pm, for approx. 3-4 hrs (plus editing time)

Location: Sydney CBD (near Town Hall station).

Brief: A videographer is required to film one of our workshops, then edit it to make some short promotional videos for our website. It may involve doing some extra shooting of just the presenters, interview style.

Contact: please email cat@theleadershipretreat.com.au with the subject line “workshop video”. This is a paid opportunity – we have a small budget.

Apply by Monday 30th January.

 

Posted: 25/01/2017

 

 

VFX Junior

The Gingerbread Man currently have a role available for a VFX Junior based in NSW to learn as an attachment for the feature film "Sweet Country" directed by Warwick Thornton.

 

The ideal candidate would have a desire to pursue a career in visual effects, with experience in working with Nuke, After Effects and some experience working with XML's and EDL's.

 

This is a paid role and will be commencing in mid-late January 2017. For approximately 6-8 weeks.

To express your interest please email  your CV to chrissy@thegingerbreadman.com.au by January 21, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

(Please note this position is only open to NSW residents.)

Posted: 11/01/2017

Production Team

JCL Productions Pty Ltd and Q Movies Pty Ltd are looking for main production team members for a low budget feature film thriller about the crime underworld. Production Manager, Make-up and Hair Designer, Costume Designer, Set Designer, Cinematographer, etc. are needed. Shooting 6 weeks around Sydney April-May 2017. Payment: $100 per day for expenses.

In the tradition of great classic “underworld crime thriller” films such as Al Pacino's "Scarface" and John Travolta's "Pulp Fiction," the thriller "Greed" promises action, drugs, sex, betrayal, and, of course, the ultimate battle between good and evil. A money hungry newcomer joins an established underworld community to find his destiny spiralling out of control as he rises in the ranks and is asked to engage in more and more dangerous and deadly assignments.

If interested, please send resume and photo to the following: Jon-Claire Lee at jonclaire@jclproductions.com.au


Posted: 09/01/2017

Junior Video Editor Internship (Paid) - 3 Months

The role involves:

Editing video content, adding visuals, audio and text

Working collaboratively with the team to create and edit content that communicates key messages

Juggling multiple projects and meeting regular deadlines

Suitable candidates should have:

A proficiency in editing with Adobe Premier Pro/colour grading

Be able to create engaging, entertaining content across multiple social media platforms

Be able to follow briefs with minimal supervision and maintain a high level of attention to detail

Ideally have an interest in fitness, cooking and healthy lifestyles and films

Operation of DSLR/Mirrorless/equivalent (1-2 years experience)

Contact tom@musclemealsdirect.com.au

Posted: 10/11/2016

 

 

 

Videographer

Tina is looking for freelance videographers and filmmakers who can help shoot and edit videos. She is looking to create short motivational videos (2 - 4 minutes) regarding sports psychology. Her intention is to create numerous short videos, which will become a part of a series for reverse-engineering an athletic mindset and identity. Here is an example of the kind of video and the video editing style that Tina is after: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9RrWvo9ucw
 

If you are interested in this paid opportunity contact Tina on 0411341667.

Job posted: 20/10/16

 

Videographer

Date: Late October (exact date TBC)

Location: Sydney city

Brief: We need a videographer to film a 3-minute Kickstarter video. We have the means to edit the video but if they want, they can participate in the editing process

Also required is someone to help with lighting and sound.

Budget: Total budget for the videographer, lighting and sound technician is $1,500

Contact: Please email jasmine@digitalnative.com.au with the subject line "Kickstarter Videographer" 

Job posted: 13/10/16

Videographer

Hip Media, a small publishing house located in McMahons Point are looking to meet with a couple of videographers who would be interested to grow their portfolio and work with our clients and their brands. The team at Hip Media is proud of the titles we produce in the custom division and our own titles distributed from Dubai to Auckland and Shanghai to Melbourne. We have bases in Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bali and Dubai and a network of publications and websites that cover trade and consumer publications.  

Our publications

Drinks Trade, explore Drinks and Drinks World in addition to customer publication we produce on behalf of our clients 

Overview 

On behalf of our clients Hip Media need to organise videos targeted for the trade and consumer. Our space is mainly in the beverage (alcohol and non-alcohol) category and we have a number of projects from ‘How To’ videos to interviews with industry influencers and professionals. 'How To' videos are basically how to make a cocktail and Jamie Drinks Tube is a great example of this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJC1v3bjXOs) and are the style of videos and editing we would like to achieve. We are looking for videographers to be part of the Hip Media team, who will add their creative touch and direction to the videos and in addition be able to meet our clients briefs and objectives. All shoots will have a Hip Media team member present. The videographer must be proficient with all post-production and editing tools. 

All work is paid by Hip Media and will be on-going. The work is quite sporadic and on average will be one shoot per month. 

Contact Sasha Falloon sasha@hipmedia.com.au if you are interested in this role.

Job Posted: 27/09/2016

 

Breakthrough Media have set up a production company in Sydney and are looking for new talent for the below roles.

MISC ROLES

Production / office assistant – Full time or PT

This would cover everything from assisting with research, finding archive, setting up shoots, helping on shoots etc as well as helping with the day to day running of the office facilities. 

Perfect for someone that wants to try a bit of everything and move up within the company. 

 

Ad hoc crew roles to have on our books such as - 

 

  • Sound Recordist 
  • Runners
  • Camera asst
  • Camera op
  • Motion GFX and GFX design 

Breakthrough Media London has been running for four years now and has now branched out to Sydney. Contact Isobel Ricketts helloaustralia@breakthroughmedia.org if you are interested in any of these roles.

 

VIDEOGRAPHER (FULL-TIME)

An entrepreneur education institution are currently looking for someone to join them to film Jack Delosa (founder) who requires a full-time videographer. 

Here are some links to the advertisements posted for this role. 

https://www.seek.com.au/Job/31530197?_ga=1.155261563.1335680349.1470008627

https://www.the-entourage.edu.au/jackdelosa-videographer

If you are interested in this role then contact Ayesha Pereira @ The Entourage on 0432 360 376

Job posted: 09/08/2016

VIDEO PRODUCER (FULL-TIME)

Fairfax Media is seeking to hire an experienced, innovative, digital-native video producer to work with its news team in Sydney.

You will need to demonstrate a strong news sense. You will have the drive to apply your digital skills and sensibility to informing our sophisticated audience with style and wit, as well as accuracy and professionalism. You will need to understand how to use video to deliver Fairfax's award-winning journalism to our audience wherever it is, on social media as well as our mastheads - and to do that at the speed of rolling, breaking news.

This role requires you to write, shoot and post-produce. It requires a strong degree of technical competence. Solid editing skills - preferably with Adobe Premiere and After Effects - are essential.

We seek degree-qualified creative self-starters with a minimum of two years professional experience in video production. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be able to work on your own with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team. If you enjoy the challenge of being part of a growing new media business and are looking for an opportunity to excel in a lively, creative and dynamic team environment then please apply online today!

If you want to be on TV or make documentaries this probably isn't the job for you. We need someone who understands that digital video has its own idiom, who can develop digital 'voice' and who knows what's involved in going with the flow of relentlessly fast-paced online news. If you're more AJ+ than ABC, think iPhone as much as Insiders, please connect with us today.

Visit linked in for more details of how to apply.

Job posted: 06/08/2016

WEDDING VIDEO   

Date: Sat, 15 October, 2016           

Time: 2-00pm – 10pm

Place: Berry (2.5 hours from Sydney)

An edited wedding video of about 6 minutes is the brief.

Contact: Carolyn Meadows

Phone: 040887-6661

Email: carolyn@jemada.com.au

Job posted: 02/08/2016

 

VIDEO

Student wanted to produce a promotional video for web usage. Based near Hurstville so own transport would be good but if not pick up &drop off can be arranged.  Estimated 4 hours work but it may be more.

Contact Judy Acs on 0414638499 (after 5PM any day).

Job posted 01/08/2016

 

Junior Director/Cinematographer

Symmetry Media is an award-winning commercial film, video and digital production company based in the creative centre of Sydney. We work with BIG ideas, complex briefs and dynamic schedules to develop smart, engaging content for great brands and agencies.

We are seeking a multi-skilled Director/ Cinematographer with passion and flair.

This is an early-career position ideal for emerging professionals with initial experience, and the desire to grow their skills in a fast-paced organisation with a long-term engagement.

The position will be a full-time permanent role after a paid 12-week trial.

Who we are.

We produce online content, branded documentaries, corporates, animations, advertisements, and websites for brands and businesses including Intel, Toshiba, the Cancer Council, Cochlear and Johnson & Johnson. We’ve filmed in over 20 countries and also have a number of short and long-form projects in development with a view to expanding into feature-length production in the long-term.

We are currently in the middle of rebranding and are on the brink of our launch. We’re looking to grow exponentially in the commercial space and are searching for someone to join us as we enter this exciting new phase.

The role.

As a key contributor to the creative team, you will be responsible for a variety of duties including pre-production, filming and some post-production editing; working collaboratively with the Head Director and production team to formulate creative ideas, shoot a range of productions, and deliver quality content. Your responsibilities include:

  • Writing of scripts and pitch materials for live-action and animation projects;

  • Preparation and operating of camera equipment (Canon C-series, DSLRs, GoPro, RED, etc.);

  • Directing shoots (documentary, corporate, creative concepts), working with the production team and freelance crew;

  • Attending regular meetings with clients and crew;

  • Collaborating with our producers to synthesise client outcomes on-time, on-budget;

  • Frequent interstate and international travel.

You will have:

  • A recent showreel
  • High attention to detail

  • Strong camera skills

  • Mac computer skills

  • Basic editing in Adobe Premiere

  • Superb communication, both written and verbal

  • Solid time management and organisational skills

Completed tertiary film/TV or media studies

  • A minimum 1-year experience (either freelance, employed or internship) on professional film/TV/commercial sets, or corporate projects, events or similar

  • A valid, unrestricted drivers licence and access to own vehicle

  • A clean criminal/travel record for filming overseas & working with children

Please include in your application:

  • A CV and cover letter summarising your experience, skills, education, all your software and equipment competencies, and two phone references.

  • Showreel - indicating your role clearly for each project.

Salary range will be around $50,000 + super depending on experience.

Applications close on Wednesday 6th of July 2016.

This role is open only to those with the legal right to work in Australia.

 

JUNIOR CAMERA OPERATOR & EDITOR

SHOOTSTA are looking to hire a full-time jnr Cam-op and editor (Adobe suite).

Shootsta provides a cost effective, simple solution for corporate videos and campaigns. We produce up to 3 min videos by training teams to operate a purpose built camera kit, and we look after all of the post production and get edited videos back to clients in 24 hours.

Some of our clients include Qantas, Adobe, AGI Sport, Sydney Uni, Guzman and Gomez and so many more fun ones in the pipeline!

It's such an awesome place to work - great company culture, awesome media vibes, daily ping-pong tournaments, spontaneous day trips on yachts and weekend getaways!

Send media resume AND showreel to grace@shootsta.com

 

JUNIOR EDITOR

Would you like to work with a bunch of Monkeys? The kind that have just picked up Campaign Brief & Adnews Agency of the Year? 

We are seeking a gun junior editor to join our inhouse production team in a full-time, paid position. 

The perfect candidate would be an enthusiastic junior who has a creative mind and storytelling abilities, is keen to edit and learn to shoot. To start you will be working on smaller jobs such as dubs, super changes, be in charge of filing for the edit suites etc and attend shoots when time permits for data wrangling and runner duties on smaller shoots. 

Successful applicant to start asap.

Location - Surry Hills.

Please send applications to jobs@themonkeys.com.au.

 

CREW ROLES

Job opportunities on film sets are currently on offer with Cato Logistics. They offer traffic and pedestrian control on various film and tv shoots, from Alien and Rake to Love Child and Hacksaw Ridge. It's particularly busy at this time of year so they are looking for more people to join the crew - it's a great opportunity for those starting out in the business to get real on set experience, as well as the chance to network with the best aussie crews. The work is well paid, with overtime and weekend hours, also days are flexible so it can fit around studies and other shoots. If interested please send a CV into bronwyn@catologistics.com.au

 
 

DIRECTOR'S ASSISTANT AND 2ND AD

Mindful Media are looking for two positions on a documentary they are currently producing.  It is a scientific documentary investigating the Neuroscience of Prejudice. The completed documentary will be a high profile, cutting edge science documentary shown on SBS, hosted by the very impressive Yassmin Al-Magied, the Founder Chair of Youth Without Borders. 

The roles required are:

1. Director’s Assistant/ Support. This is an internship shadowing the Director of the documentary, Paul Scott throughout the shoot period, 16th April – 26th April.

You need to have a keen interest in documentaries and in becoming a Director.  
You would need to have a car and would be responsible for getting Paul to and from the shoot each day, and for being on hand throughout the day for whatever he may need. Your petrol costs would be covered.

You can read about Paul here: http://mindfulmedia.com.au/about-us. He is the founder of Mindful Media. 

2. 2nd AD for the same shoot. This is a paid role and they are looking for someone who has had a bit of experience.

The role would be looking after the cast so you would need to be confident dealing withpeople and sensitive to others’ needs.

You would also be required to take care of some props on set. 

If you are interested in either of these roles please email Angus at ahunter@sydneyfilmschool.com

CAMERA CREW ASSISTANT

THURSDAY 14TH APRIL

Beyond Productions is producing a new documentary series and we are looking for a camera crew assistant for a 10 hour drama shoot in Balgowlah this Thursday, 14th April 2016.

The position is suitable for someone looking for a day’s experience on set working within the camera department. The position is paid and lunch is provided. 

Please contact Milena Gozzo at milena_gozzo@beyond.com.au

VIDEO EDITOR

SODA Films, one of the oldest and most prestigious wedding videography companies in Sydney, is looking for casual editors to join their team starting as soon as next week.

The program they use is Premiere, the office is based in Rosebery and the team is amazing. A very cool working environment, lots of fun and opportunity to improve your editing skills while making money.

If you are interested please speak to Teresa from the equipment store or give her a call at 0424 978 117.

Please find below the web page:

http://www.sodafilms.com.au/

 

Olya Kornienko from Pilates Online Academy is looking for an editor to collaborate with. 

She teaches Pilates online and needs someone to edit her videos.

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity contact Olya on email2olya@gmail.com or olya@pilatesonlineacademy.com.

Here is  link to her latest video:

https://youtu.be/-KX0pTTdbu0

or visit her website www.PilatesOnlineAcademy.com/bog

 

PAID INTERNSHIP

Business Switch an entrepreneurial company is looking for a film student to become a paid intern. If you are interested please contact Shaun Meltzer, Marketing Co-ordinator on shaun.meltzer@business-switch.com.au

 

 

CINEMATOGRAPHER WANTED

Lauren Hollingworth (a graduate of Actors College of Theatre and Television, AIPA and Atlantic Theatre Company, LA) is currently putting together pieces to film as a 90 second show reel. She is looking for a cinematographer to assist with this project which is a paid role.

Lauren would like to shoot in April/May 2016.

lauren.k.hollingworth@gmail.com

 

 

CREATE THE VIDEOS YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO DO

... and get paid for it. 

We are www.needu.com, a job board for people to get things done. We started in November and so are the new kid on the block in the online recruitment world. We want to celebrate work as an essential and rewarding part of life and create short videos of people’s working stories. needu videos are not meant to be corporate ads about needu, but are meant to be moving stories about people and their work. We dream of videos that you would be proud of and submit to Short Film Festivals as the pinnacle of your expertise. We are hoping that you are an allrounder with strong technical skills. Please email heide@needu.com or apply on needu.com (our ad is under OTHER). Would love to hear from you - Heide

INFOMERCIAL

Gary Poechhacker is director and founder of
D&C Interior Projects. He is looking to create a fun, informative branded infomercial for his company. He wants ‘something a little crazy and very much out of the box’. He is looking for a complete crew and there is budget available.
No urgent deadline but completed within about 6 months.

If your are interested in discussing this project contact

gary@dcip.com.au
T: 02 9008 1166
M: 0404 499 910
A: Level 1, 1 Alfred St Sydney
W: www.dcip.com.au

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO

Prime Partners Pty Ltd is currently looking for some help with a website redevelopment project. They need some photography as well as some short videos (client testimonials)

They need approximately 18 headshots taken as well as some photos taken around their office (approx. 10 for a marketing portfolio). They would also like to film a couple of short client testimonials to use on their website. This project will be paid but no gear will be provided. The project needs to be completed ASAP and it is anticipated that it would require one entire day on site (Gladesville).

If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Elise Harper before February 12, 2016

Email: eharper@primepartners.com.au  Phone: 02 9879 7005

MUSIC VIDEOS

Siki Daha is an Independent Artist based in Sydney. He is looking for a videographer who may be interested in working on his next project.

He recently released a record in October 2015 titled "LoveorLogic" with a supporting single titled "Wake Up".  In April he will be releasing the next two videos, which will be a live performance video of two tracks with a live band in a studio space.

There will be small payment as this is an independently funded project.

Check out the following link youtube.com/sikidaha

If you are interested email siki_daha@hotmail.com

 

Berni Love is looking for the following to shoot her Music Video entitled ‘Sorry” :

-Cinematographer

-Director

-Editor

This is an unpaid gig, lunch will be provided and potential for more future shoots and pay will also follow

The start and finish date will be determined via availability of the students, Although the shoot should span no longer than 2 days 4-5 hours max each day

Location TBD and Concept follows the below link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWkJ2dukmMQ

Berni Love walks into a karaoke bar and sees someone singing her song ‘Sorry’. She is clearly not a fan and gets up to show them how it’s done..Throughout the Video Berni is extremely entertaining, dancing, singing in peoples faces etc but this is actually her fantasy, at the very end reality is revealed and the crowd is left in an awkward silence. The crowd is not a fan.

This Video has to be hilarious and entertaining.

Those that are interested please contact via bernilove@bernilove.com

Please do not hesitate to check out some of Berni's past version videos on her You Tube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIj_63JztUek90m8CJiKBOQ

Lastly here is the song

https://soundcloud.com/bernilove/sorry/s-qZdL7

 

SCHOOL VIDEO

 

Kingsgrove North High School are looking to have a short video produced on the school which will be used to promote the school abroad, in Asian countries and it will be used to inform parents, students and members of communities about the school. What they require is someone to make a short video (possibly 5') including a message from the principal and a tour of the school, highlighting their character, values, people and facilities. The aim of the video is to accompany the principal's visit to Asia at the end of February so it is URGENT. No translation or subtitling is required. Budget is to be discussed with whoever is interested.

 

If you are interested contact Maria Papadopoulos, MARIA.PAPADOPOULOS@det.nsw.edu.au