Production Assistant
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We are looking for a hardworking and experienced candidate to join our team as a Production Assistant.

As a Production Assistant, you will be supporting the different aspects of film and television production crew members. You will rely on the crew for several different activities right from distributing scripts or designing sets to controlling the crowd. 

You must have extensive experience in film making, as this is a fundamental aspect to get started with this job role. Dedication and high energy are a must. You must make sure the production gets on problem-free and smooth.

If you are a dynamic individual and can multi-task with a problem-solving attitude, we certainly would like to see you.


  • Help the team with the arrangement of set props, lights, equipment, etc

  • Help out Directors, Costume Designers, Camera Crew, and others with their tasks.

  • Print and hand out daily paperwork, which includes call sheets, scripts, etc.

  • Escort actors around the shooting locations and coordinate with the extras.

  • Conduct proper techniques that help with crowd control by putting up signs, assisting pedestrians to stay away from the shoot sites, lock down sets, etc.

  • Perform different administrative activities such as answer phones, write messages, etc

  • Operate on the set as a runner who distributes items or messages within the film cast and crew.

  • Undertake tasks as assigned.


  • High school diploma. Candidates having relevant training will be preferred.

  • Proven work experience as a Production Assistant or a similar role in the Media Industry.

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • Solid experience in understanding of production terminologies.

  • Computer savvy having excellent problem-solving skills and resourcefulness.

  • Physical stamina and strength.

  • A team player.

  • Great verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work for long hours and on weekends as and when required.

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