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Job Position(s): Production AssistantProject Type: Various Projects...
Job Date: Full Time
Compensation: Paid - Salary
Union Status: Non-Union
Production Assistant

Join a creative team dedicated to the exhibition and appreciation of Asian film culture in all its forms. For the 23rd edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) taking place from July 12-28 at Film at Lincoln Center and the SVA Theatre in New York City, we are looking for a Production Assistant.

The Production Assistant will work closely with the Production Manager to provide production support across all NYAFF Operations teams, including pre-festival preparation, all venue load-in and load-outs, event set-up and breakdown, and other tasks as needed. This unpaid position requires full-time on-site availability during the festival dates, July 12-31. The ideal start date for this position is June 15.

Key Responsibilities
• Set up and install festival signage both at the Film at Lincoln Center and the SVA Theatre
• Arrange pick up and delivery for sponsored products pre-festival and post-festival
• Help set up and break down press lines (red carpets, step and repeats, and lights) at venues and events throughout the festival
• Support the load in and load out of all festival venues and temporary spaces
• Provide production support at events (night markets, industry parties, and receptions), the green room, and other areas of the festival as needed, including but not limited to light bartending, supporting event check-in, and other duties as assigned
• Work with the Production Manager on the movement of all production equipment, furniture, products, materials, and green room provisions to various venues throughout the festival
• Load equipment back into year-round storage post-festival, making sure rentals are returned and owned inventory is accounted for and organized

• Experience with event production and basic construction skills
• Ability to regularly move and lift heavy equipment
• Excellent communication, decision-making, and creative problem-solving skills
• Detail-oriented
• Ability to anticipate needs and take direction
• Ability to think and act quickly under pressure
• At ease interacting with people with vastly different backgrounds and roles
• Comfortable with long hours during the festival

• Gain experience, improve your skill set, and build your resume
• Make new friends!
• Build or Expand your network in the Asian/American film industry
• Access to all festival films and events at NYAFF 2024
• Reimbursement of travel costs and expenses
• Learn a lot about film festival production and event coordination
New York NY USA


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