5 Film Production Assistant Jobs That Are Now Hiring

Are you looking for a job in the film industry?

How about working as a production assistant? If so, then I have a job for you. Film production is ramping up across the country and many producers need assistance to help with the production process. Consequently, producers hire production assistants.

What is a production assistant? A production assistant, also known as APA, is a member of the film crew and is responsible for various aspects of production.

Here are five production assistant jobs that are now hiring.

5 Production Assistant Jobs Now Hiring

Production Assistant  – Memphis, Tennessee

WHBQ, Cox Media Group Memphis, has a great opportunity for a Production Assistant/Operator. When the news is happening, we are at work, so you’ll need to be prepared to work contributing to our broadcast and digital platforms.

ESPN Production Assistant – Charlotte, North Carolina

The Content Associate Program is a premiere program to identify and develop the next generation of Production leaders at ESPN. It’s our entry-level program intended to grow participants’ production skills and knowledge and provide them with a foundation to progress throughout the organization. The program is intended to provide a clear career path, defined performance expectations and structured learning and development opportunities for ESPN’s future leaders.

Production Assistant Supervisor

Do you set extremely high expectations for yourself? Do you write lists of tasks, groceries, or ideas? Have you previously been in a position which required you to supervise a team of associates?

If you have answered ‘yes’ to those three questions, you may have a fun future with Go’N Postal Films! Based out of Atlanta, GA, this production company is determined to provide each and every client with impressive professionalism and breathtaking quality.

We are currently seeking an assistant supervisor to work as needed. The assistant supervisor will arrive to set early, check in everyone who comes on/off set, ensuring staff is upholding the company’s standard of excellence, and check out employees as the day wraps.

Digital Production Assistant, Southern Living – Birmingham, Alabama

We’re looking for a creative, detail-oriented individual with a digital production background to join the Southern Living digital team. 

You will:

  • Build articles, slideshows, videos, newsletters, and other website content.
  • Optimize existing content for SEO and research appropriate keywords to target for new content.
  • Navigate photo archive to assist editors and writers in locating appropriate images for web content.
  • Crop and process images for web use.
  • Work in our Content Management System.

Production Assistant – Savannah, Georgia

WJCL-TV has an opening for a Production Assistant. We are looking for an energetic team player who understands the flexible schedule that the broadcast industry requires to join our production crew. This person will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter, audio-board, graphics and video equipment; as related to live broadcasts and post-production.  Must have good technical skills, and good communication skills. Responsibilities include floor directing, camera/studio operator, digital editing, assisting the news department, and other duties as assigned.

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