Jump to content


Photo

DP PA needed


  • Please log in to reply
10 replies to this topic

#1 Eric Steelberg ASC

Eric Steelberg ASC
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 538 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Los Angeles, CA

Posted 28 April 2008 - 05:14 PM

Job opportunity...

I'm looking for a PA...really for me...to take lighting stills with my slr and print them to be sent in to the dailies colorist. I also need this person to do lighting diagrams of our setups as well. The bad news is that it is not a camera dpt position nor union, just an opportunity...and that it will only pay $10//hr. Must know how to use a digital slr and photoshop (camera raw).

Job starts May 7th. If you or anyone you know are interested, please email me and let me know some background.
  • 0

#2 Saul Rodgar

Saul Rodgar
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1682 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 28 April 2008 - 08:40 PM

Nikki, are you reading this?

Do I need to spell it out:

o p p o r t u n i t y c o m e s k n o c k i n g !
  • 0

#3 timHealy

timHealy
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1262 posts
  • Other
  • New York

Posted 28 April 2008 - 09:15 PM

I would do it if I was in LA just to do something different.

But I may be overqualified: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0372390/

And I need my union days for health insurance.

Do you need a gaffer?


Best

Tim
  • 0

#4 Dax McKeever

Dax McKeever
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 26 posts
  • Other

Posted 30 April 2008 - 11:51 PM

Job opportunity...

I'm looking for a PA...really for me...to take lighting stills with my slr and print them to be sent in to the dailies colorist. I also need this person to do lighting diagrams of our setups as well. The bad news is that it is not a camera dpt position nor union, just an opportunity...and that it will only pay $10//hr. Must know how to use a digital slr and photoshop (camera raw).

Job starts May 7th. If you or anyone you know are interested, please email me and let me know some background.



Dear Eric Steelberg,

I read your forum on cinematography.com that said you were seeking
Production Assistant. You stated $10/hour, but the money is not a
concern. I'm concerned about the experience and, of course, inter-
active professional influence.
I located to Los Angeles in 2003 after graduating Univ of Alabama-
Birmingham. In five years I have found various work in various
productions, big and small, and my abroad travels overseas include
London (uk), doc. reality series in Gold Coast, Australia, and 6 mo.
in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Most recently I've enjoyed full event
passes at 2007 AFI Hollywood Film Fest, and 2008 Sundance in
Park City, Utah. I am currently considering graduate study in
Liverpool (uk), or Farnham (uk), or NYU's Tisch School of Arts in
Singapore, Asia. I have a preference for international films.
Although
I'm not fond of the idea of returning to academic settings, simply
b/c my undergrad did me little justice. My academics were with honours.

It's been a long day for me, so I am sending this and I look forward
to speaking further upon your reply. Thank you in advance,

Dan McKeever
01-323-620-2828

PS
Your website includes Juno, which I viewed at it's opening at AFI. It
was very interesting; much more than the opener "Lions For Lambs",
and the closer, which I could critique in various viewpoints.
  • 0

#5 Dax McKeever

Dax McKeever
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 26 posts
  • Other

Posted 03 May 2008 - 04:28 PM

Job opportunity...

I'm looking for a PA...really for me...to take lighting stills with my slr and print them to be sent in to the dailies colorist. I also need this person to do lighting diagrams of our setups as well. The bad news is that it is not a camera dpt position nor union, just an opportunity...and that it will only pay $10//hr. Must know how to use a digital slr and photoshop (camera raw).

Job starts May 7th. If you or anyone you know are interested, please email me and let me know some background.



Hi Eric,

I believe I responded to your question of "where are you located". And I think I gave a response,
but have not heard back from you. Have you already found an available local? If so, I send kind
regards. Thanks for the consideration. "Te mando abrazos" as the argentines say, I send open arms.

Dax McKeever
323-620-2828
  • 0

#6 Valerio Sacchetto

Valerio Sacchetto
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 94 posts
  • Student
  • Italy

Posted 03 May 2008 - 06:11 PM

we're too far behind here, i'd pay to have such an opportunity in my country...or one that's near enough :P (enough OT. good luck)
  • 0

#7 darrin p nim

darrin p nim
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 95 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Los Angeles, Ca from Portland, Or

Posted 21 May 2008 - 04:53 PM

So, I hope I'm not stepping over a line when I say this but Eric mentioned to me that this position was creating some Union controversy and that it may not be available. I felt the impression that it may get resolved but I wasn't holding my breath. Does anyone or Eric want to shed some light? Or should this just be forgotten? I'm thinking the latter.
  • 0

#8 Matthew W. Phillips

Matthew W. Phillips
  • Sustaining Members
  • 1792 posts
  • Other

Posted 21 May 2008 - 05:24 PM

But I may be overqualified: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0372390/


Sorry Tim, you may have worked on several films that made over $300 million but the fact that you didn't work on any of the three top grossing films of all time makes you under-qualified.

(Hopes Tim realizes I'm being sarcastic)

What a resume though...seriously.
  • 0

#9 Nate Downes

Nate Downes
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1638 posts
  • Florida, USA

Posted 21 May 2008 - 08:17 PM

Sorry Tim, you may have worked on several films that made over $300 million but the fact that you didn't work on any of the three top grossing films of all time makes you under-qualified.

(Hopes Tim realizes I'm being sarcastic)

What a resume though...seriously.

Indeed... you know, hey Tim, can I be your assistant? Film Loader? Carry your golf bags?
  • 0

#10 graham robbins

graham robbins
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 19 posts
  • Student
  • Long Beach CA

Posted 30 May 2008 - 07:14 PM

So did you ever find a Pa Eric? If not send me an email at grahamcracker587@mail.com. If so hows the shooting going? Im sure it will be a great film, juno was my favorite movie this year! Keep up the good work.

Graham Robbins
  • 0

#11 Cory Lonas

Cory Lonas
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 41 posts
  • Gaffer
  • NYC

Posted 12 June 2008 - 06:05 PM

I need an opportunity like this in NY... anyone have any leads?
  • 0


Wooden Camera

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Aerial Filmworks

FJS International, LLC

Paralinx LLC

Rig Wheels Passport

The Slider

Willys Widgets

CineTape

Metropolis Post

Technodolly

Abel Cine

Ritter Battery

Tai Audio

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Visual Products

Glidecam

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

rebotnix Technologies

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

CineLab

FJS International, LLC

CineLab

rebotnix Technologies

Metropolis Post

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Ritter Battery

Willys Widgets

Glidecam

CineTape

Technodolly

Aerial Filmworks

Abel Cine

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Paralinx LLC

Visual Products

Tai Audio

Rig Wheels Passport

The Slider

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Wooden Camera

Broadcast Solutions Inc