VIE - UK Global Production & Acquisitions Assistant

Date:  24 janv. 2023
Lieu: 

Issy-les-Moulineaux, FR

Société:  STUDIOCANAL

STUDIOCANAL, a 100% affiliate of CANAL+ Group held by Vivendi, is Europe’s leader in production, distribution and international sales of feature films and series, operating in all five major European markets - France, United Kingdom, Germany, Benelux and Spain - as well as in Australia and New Zealand. It finances and produces around 30 films per year, distributes around 50 films per year and owns one of the largest film libraries in the world, boasting nearly 7 000 titles from 60 countries, spanning 100 years of film history. 20 million euros has been invested into the restoration of 700 classic films over the past 5 years. STUDIOCANAL also produces more than 200 hours of TV series each year at an international level. All productions take place directly through STUDIOCANAL entities or with its award-winning network of European production companies (STUDIOCANAL Series, LAILAPS FILMSRED PRODUCTION COMPANYURBAN MYTH FILMSBAMBÚ PRODUCCIONESSTUDIOCANAL ORIGINAL, 2e BUREAU, SUNNYMARCH TVSAM ProductionsDUTCH FILMWORKS).

 

STUDIOCANAL is an equal opportunity employer. Beyond our passion for Film and TV, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees without regard to gender, race, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity. STUDIOCANAL as a whole are invested in ensuring equality and inclusivity for all, and offer many opportunities through our D&I Committee, Racial Equality Network and PRIDE group to allow all employees to bring their full selves to work, and to contribute to the company’s ethos and values.

Role Overview

 

  • Support the UK & Global Acquisition, Production and Development teams on the smooth day-to-day running of the department.

 

Core Duties:

 

  • Day-to-day diary management for both teams and coordination of meetings
  • Manage and book all travel arrangements, attendance and meetings for teams to festivals and markets etc.
  • Submit all expenses for both teams, raise purchase order numbers for various invoices
  • Updating database systems on acquisition/production projects
  • Attend weekly department meetings and give feedback on various research
  • Manage agendas for weekly departmental meetings and calls
  • Read scripts and book/attend screenings to provide coverage and feedback
  • Adhoc research – provide book sales data, box office/DVD sales, national trends etc. to aid research into potential projects
  • Liaise with acquisitions and production teams in other SC territories when needed
  • Prepare various PowerPoint presentations when needed
  • Coordinate script/book submissions to readers and distribute reports to the team

 

Acquisitions:

 

  • Research upcoming key film festival programmes - gather information on territory availabilities and flag titles of note internally
  • Assist the team in preparing proposals for greenlight
  • Develop relationships with international sales agents and a familiarity with their slates

Experience, Skills, Knowledge, Education
 

  • Passion for Film and TV and ambition for career in the industry
  • Film school degree (or equivalent)
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytic, creative thinking and negotiation skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organisational skills
  • Good Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint user