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Entry level TV/film position (Overland Park, Kansas)

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 09:05 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

Are you an aspiring producer or director? Can you shoot, edit and pitch and film ideas? Then is this might be the job for you.

Who Are We?
Herizon Productions is an Overland Park based production company that specializes in developing docu-series for television and documentaries. In just the past few years, our projects have aired on MTV, Lifetime, Discovery, ID, WEtv, OWN and PBS.

Herizon's film The Gnomist had its World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2015 where it was picked up by CNN Films. The film went on to screen at Hot Docs in Toronto, IFF Boston, FLICKERS: Rhode Island, and LA Shorts Fest where it won the Jury Award for Best Short Documentary - qualifying it for Oscar consideration.

Learn more about The Gnomist here: www.TheGnomistFilm.com

Herizon's founder and executive producer, Shareon Liese, (who created the award-winning series High School Confidential that shot over 8 years in both Kansas City and Chicago) also premiered her documentary short Selfie during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it went on to win the 2014 CLIO Image Award and become an overnight sensation on YouTube.

Check out the film here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFkm1Hg4dTI

What Would You Be Doing?
At Herizon Productions, we are looking for smart and skilled Media/Communications graduates. You don't have to a pro at all of the following, but a substantial knowledge or working skill is preferred:

• Editing (Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro)
• Spreadsheets (thorough knowledge of Excel is a plus)
• Writing (proposals, treatments, professional emails, etc.)
• Shooting (various consumer and professional HD cameras)
• Brainstorming (fun, creative, fresh ideas are a must)

What Skills Are We Looking For?
We are looking for people who love storytelling and media as much as we do! As much fun as production is, we demand a high work ethic and quality of work. The best for this will be a person who is:
• Reliable
• Positive
• Team player
• Eager to contribute
• Hard working
• Detail oriented
• Self-starter

What Are the Specifics?
Hours and dates TBD
• Send cover letter, resume and any relevant links (shooting/editing reel) to:
Sam Hake at Samhake.herizon@gmail.com