CREW CALL For New Sky Kids Webseries
Producer/Writer: Jordan Cryder
New Sky Kids, innovative brand and successful world-wide YouTube channel, is looking to take things to the next level. Created by New Sky Pictures, an Austin-based production company founded by Austin Filmmaker, Mike Akel (An Ordinary Family, Chalk) and his brother-in-law / start-up guru, Felipe Adams, New Sky Kids stands out on YouTube with scripted narrative content.
With over 350 videos produced, a cast of over 40 kid actors, over 1.8 MILLION subscribers and 2 BILLION views, and multiple production crews, we are looking for talented individuals to join our internship program.
Production Assistant Responsibilities:
Camera Assistance - Assist the DP with camera equipment, batteries, tripods, and movement of lights.
Wardrobe and Prop Management - Help producer and assistant director manage props and costumes throughout the day.
Set Up & Tear Down - Help the crew set up at the beginning of the day (set dressing, light assembly, running food) and tear down at the end of the day (gathering and organizing materials used through the day).
Production Office - All interns will be required to have weekly office hours where they will be responsible for general tasks to assist the production team in any ways necessary.
Hard Worker - the best Production Assistant is always moving, willing do whatever role is necessary, and never saying "That's not my job."
Good Listener - Able to pay attention on set and preemptively and quickly fulfill needs as they are mentioned.
Team Player - Actively looks to help others on set, whether that is crew or cast.
Reliable - This person can be counted on to do what they said they were going to do.
Good Attitude - Sets are fun, but they can be stressful. Maintaining a good attitude is crucial.