Production Assistant

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Founded in 2001, MR. X is an award-winning visual effects company specializing in High-Concept series episodic and feature films. With years long relationships with some of Hollywood's top creators, MR. X has delivered the visual effects for critically acclaimed titles like; The Shape of Water, Roma, American Gods and Vikings, to name a few. By partnering with our clients through every stage of their project, we help shape and guide what makes it to the screen, in some of the world’s most exciting film and television content. MR. X has facilities in Toronto, Montreal, Bangalore and Los Angeles, with a combined staff of over 800 filmmakers, artists, and programmers. We are MR. X. Partners in storytelling.

Job Description

The Production Assistant facilitates administration delivery within the Show/Discipline; managing calendars, note taking, and acting as the client liaison for reviews and sends. The PA also works with the Editorial team so that all material received by the client is downloaded, dailied and tracked.

Production Assistants also set up and update show tracking documents; working with the Production Manager/Producer to input data into weekly reports and helping with the sync queue and sync tags management. The PA and coordinator teams both locally and in other facilities carry out day-to-day ad-hoc production tasks.

Qualifications

Production Assistant Essentials:

  • Management skills
  • Highly organized and analytical
  • Good use of initiative
  • Proactive
  • Time management
  • Leadership skills
  • Creative approach to resolving situations
  • Problem solver
  • Forward planning
  • A critical thinker who works well under pressure
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Honest and attentive
  • Good written/verbal communication
  • People person
  • Ability to working well with others
  • Collaborative spirit
  • A Team player who can build relationships and resolve conflict
  • A willingness to learn

Any of the following experience is a great advantage:

  • Previous knowledge of the film industry
  • Previous experience working in a post-production environment

This job application remains open even when we don’t have roles available. If you would like to be considered, please apply and we will contact you as soon as we have an opening.

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