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Day’s Edge Productions
About Day’s Edge Productions
Understanding our world and where we fit into it is what gets us out of bed. Day’s Edge Productions is an award-winning media company dedicated to telling true stories about science, nature, and their intersections with human culture. We work around the world with broadcasters, NGOs, scientists, universities, and brands to tell stories with breathtaking visuals, compelling characters, and vital messages. Our projects include broadcast documentaries, web series, educational videos, advocacy films, promotional campaigns, and photo stories. Day’s Edge is committed to taking our audiences to the wildest places on earth and the frontiers of our scientific knowledge, while exploring our own histories and cultures in this rapidly-changing world. We want you to join us.
What you’ll get out of this opportunity
Collaborative culture in an exciting work environment
Opportunity to work on stories for a broad range of platforms (Television, Streaming, Web, Education, NGOs, Brands, Magazines).
Opportunity to work on cutting-edge science stories
Extensive domestic and international travel
Opportunity to work on a primetime broadcast science series
Growth opportunities within a growing company
Competitive base salary
A reason to live in San Diego!
About the Role Day’s Edge is seeking a full-time Producer to create documentary stories that matter about people, places, organisms and ideas that make this world worth inhabiting and protecting. You will be developing, producing, co-producing, and writing broadcast television, web-series and shorts, advocacy films, media campaigns, branded stories and more. You will be based in San Diego, but will travel domestically and around the world. The role includes, but is not limited to:
Pitching: creating pitch decks, ideas, writing treatments, presenting ideas at festivals and conferences, etc.
Development: creating new project ideas, developing existing concepts into full show treatments, finding and working with 3rd party collaborators, creating budgets, etc.
Research: delving into the literature (peer-reviewed and otherwise) about science, conservation, natural history, history and culture topics, finding locations and characters for stories, etc.
Pre-production: assembling production crew, organizing logistics, coordinating and purchasing travel and accommodation for the team, coordinating interviews and character schedules, location scouting, location and appearance releases and permits, etc.
Field production: Directing films, managing production crew, interacting with clients and story characters, filming, sound, managing paperwork and releases, data backup and management, maintaining and organizing financial records of expenses, etc.
Writing: pitch decks, treatments, shooting scripts, scripts, loglines, grants etc.
Post-production: Ingest, log, and organize footage from shoots. Edit films and/or supervise an editor using Adobe Premiere (editing skills are a plus) and other elements of the Adobe Creative Cloud. Coordinate with color/sound studios for finishing. Move completed films through legal / standards review with clients, prepare binders, etc.
Promotion and Distribution: communicating and negotiating with broadcasters and other distribution partners, promoting projects on social media, writing press releases, attending screenings and other promotional events, etc.
What you’ll need
Experience as a documentary producer (Television experience is a plus)
Passion for science, technology, natural history, and culture (science background a plus)
Willingness to travel extensively as needed
Experience with the logistics of video / television production (visas, permits, transporting equipment, managing small production teams, etc.)
Experience writing documentary scripts
Experience with development and research for nonfiction stories
Positive, hard-working, can-do attitude
Openness to feedback and challenge
A desire for continuous learning and improvement
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
Communication, organizational, and time management skills
Initiative in solving new problems as they arise, both technical and creative
Experience in the Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly in Premiere Pro. Experience in DaVinci Resolve and After Effects is a plus.
Attention to detail
Ability to learn quickly
Pride in efficient work
Aptitude for understanding the technical aspects of filmmaking
Basic understanding of cameras and other filmmaking equipment
Join our team and make the world better for developers!
We are building the Developer Relations team in Microsoft engineering. Our global team is maniacal about making the world amazing for developers of all backgrounds. We’re excited to support and contribute to open source platforms, tools, and processes. We’re spreading awareness of Microsoft Clouds, Azure and Microsoft 365, and enabling developers to achieve more with docs, videos, events and more!
The Channel 9 Team is looking for a video specialist to help manage our Redmond Based Production Studio. Our studio produces 20 weekly developer shows along with virtual conferences that reach a global audience. We are looking for a swiss army knife video specialist that can implement the latest tech in our facilities and level up our creative form of storytelling.
Responsible for directing shows in studio and remote, ensure every component of production runs smoothly.
Provide technical direction, set-up, support and guidance for studio shoots as well as remote shoots
Setting up, configuring, and operating video switchers and additional equipment, while also directing, audio mixing and more.
Partnering with Producers to ensure a unified and well-executed production, both prior to and during filming
Working directly with clients to define show requirements and gather production elements
Create, maintain and track equipment inventory list
Work with Producers on equipment orders, facility improvements/upgrades and studio schedules
Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines
Take detailed production notes for editor/post-production Producer
An expert ability to provide clear creative direction in a timely manner, and an understanding of how to scale and prioritize time
Knowledgeable in streaming platforms, codecs, Adobe Creative Cloud and the latest trends in AV production gear
Help conceptualize and drive the development of innovative yet scalable projects that help drive growth and engagement
Contribute to brainstorming at all stages of project development and capture follow up action items
Establish creative direction, style and methodology for all creative projects
Create training material for the production environment and cross training other staff members at various proficiency levels
Manage, coach and develop vendors/videographers in new techniques and possibilities
Must have strong leadership skills and a proven ability to partner and collaborate with the production team to enhance the creativity and overall production value of DevRel’s projects
Adapt a “one team/bigger picture” mentality and partner with leadership to establish and champion clear strategic vision and purpose for the team and support integration
Create new, engaging and innovative creative campaigns while maintaining consistency of our client’s brand identity.
Fine Homebuilding is the leading multimedia publication for architects, designers, builders, remodelers, and do-it-yourselfers interested in high-quality, high-performance homes. We are looking for a video producer who will be responsible for creating and producing video content for Fine Homebuilding. In partnership with the content team, the video producer creates video content that inspires, educates, and delights our audience of professional homebuilders, tradespeople, architects, and homebuilding enthusiasts. The video producer must be aware of and supportive of the brand’s business objectives and be adaptable to dynamic business needs and content distribution methods as technology evolves. The measure of success for this position is video engagement, membership growth, and video content velocity and promotion. The video producer reports to the director of video and collaborates regularly with other video producers, freelancers, and the rest of the content team.
Use research from the marketing and analytics teams to develop video content that feeds membership growth and retention
Manage budget resources effectively
Keep a watchful eye on innovations in video content to find and identify opportunities for improvement
Create and post video content, as needed, in WordPress, following best SEO practices
Collaborate on monthly content calendar (SEO topics for video, engagement metrics, etc.)
Refine existing and new video content to improve SEO
Participate on screen in podcasts and video projects where needed
Collaborate on new and repurposed video content for online learning initiatives, such as online classes, webinars and live events.
Skilled at video/audio production and editing at scale
Familiarity with the homebuilding industry, with some hands-on experience
Skilled at producing video content for multiple platforms, including web, social media, and live events
Creativity and the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal oversight
Knowledge of video needs for social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok)
Familiarity with WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to source high-quality video content from other contributors, as needed
Ability to travel for on-site productions, trade shows, and other business needs