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Brown Bag Films Limited

Dublin - Ireland
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Script Coordinator

Description

THIS ROLE IS BASED IN TORONTO and also that we can only consider those who are eligible to work in Canada at this time.

JOB TITLE:                                            Script Coordinator          

REPORTING TO:                                Production Manager                     

 

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE: Brown Bag Films are looking to recruit the position of Script Coordinator; the role will be based in Toronto, Canada.

Key Areas of responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Story Editor, writing team and production team of a 52 x 11 min animated series;
  • Collating and organisation of creative notes and distribution to writers
  • Work with Show Runner and Story Editor on smooth operation of scripting process
  • Distribution of creative notes to writers and follow up
  • Maintain writing schedule in line with production needs
  • Maintaining script tracking documents;
  • Script distribution: to client, production team, consultants, script clearance house, S&P (per Show Runner instructions)
  • Script breakdown; maintaining character and line count documents;
  • Preparing materials for the voice records, setting up character sides, distribution of music and lyric sheets;
  • Communicate to Production Manager episode specific casting needs
  • Attend and take notes at brainstorm meetings
  • Additional duties as deemed necessary by Show Runner, Producer, Production Manager or Story Editor.

Person Specification/Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a script coordinator or writers’ assistant a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in maintaining tracking documents (Google sheets and Excel)
  • Good understanding of schedules and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and detail orientated
  • Comfortable in working to tight deadlines
  • Microsoft Office (required); Final Draft (required);
  • Previous TV industry experience a must