With this Top 100 announcement marking the first of our 2018 competitions, we’re not only thrilled to introduce to you those who’ve made the top 4% of this year’s competition, but also in looking back at the milestones our community of writers have achieved since the competitions began. We’ve seen more than 360 writers signed, 100 projects set up, 50 writers staffed, 100 appearances on the annual best of lists, and six bidding wars since the Launch Pad began, and with this new list of writers joining our Launch Pad community, we’re being excited to see where they go from here!
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With three Launch Pad appearances leading the way, and a powerhouse voice on the page, Bakken becomes one of the 360+ writers to land representation coming out of the Launch Pad Competition, and the first from the 2018 pilot competition.
Looking for someone coming off a feature or tv lit desk and who is looking to make their foray into development. Three plus years of experience.
Must be detail-oriented with excellent communication and writing skills and the desire to learn and grow in the entertainment industry. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, heavy e-mails and phones, scheduling, note-taking, reading scripts, writing coverage, and liaising with partners and clients.
All candidates must be highly motivated, talented and experienced PR professionals with directly related PR skills. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, extensive media and industry contacts, exceptional writing skills and a well-documented record of outstanding placements in top-tier outlets.
The job requires managing heavy phones, coordinating schedules, and basic video editing. Candidates should have exceptional organizational skills and a proactive attitude. Long hours will be expected, but for the right person growth opportunities are available.
Typical duties include: scheduling, phones, coordinating travel, office management, etc. This is a fast-paced, high-volume desk, but it’s a great opportunity to grow within the company for the right person.
Responsibilities include rolling calls, scheduling, task management, coordinating heavy domestic and international travel, frequent script and book coverage, research and strong knowledge of writer, director, and talent lists. Strong writing and oral skills necessary.
Will drive principal to meetings and appointments, occasional dinner and events, using his car, research and report on topics of interest. Review and synopsize various media., manage social media across all platforms, general office assistance and errands.
At least one year of agency or management experience is required. Daily duties include: rolling calls, tracking projects in development, making submissions, heavy scheduling, etc. Ideal candidate is knowledgeable of independent film, a true people lover who can pitch, an avid reader, detail- oriented, and driven.
This won’t be your average assistant job – it requires someone who can pitch new ideas, has a sense of humor and can downright hustle. Have to be extremely good at creative solving problems, proficient in Photoshop, Word and Excel.
Our ideal candidate is interested in the business side of film and new media instead of traditional creative development. This position will handle all administrative matters and executive support related tasks.
Candidate will support the CEO in all administrative tasks, including but not limited to heavy phones, scheduling, coordinating travel, market prep, and any other administrative tasks as assigned. Candidate will also support the Head of Acquisitions in festival prep, follow ups, database management, deal negotiations, and maintaining relationships with producers/filmmakers.
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Adaptability, thick skin and meticulous attention to detail are A MUST. This job has long nights and last-minute weekend work, but is an incredible learning experience for the right person. Additionally, candidate must have a ‘no task is too small’ attitude and be able to maintain high levels of confidentiality.
Very busy desk with great people dealing with both TV and films. Basic assistant duties with interest in physical production, budgets, and finance. Great opportunity to get on the ground floor of a busy international company with numerous projects in the works.
Standard administrative tasks include handling heavy phones, scheduling, correspondence, copies, mailing and various projects as assigned. Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment is essential. Qualified candidates must also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, intermediate/advanced MS Word and Excel.
One year of big agency or management company experience required. Duties include handling heavy phones, maintaining schedules and appointments, client submissions, booking travel, and script coverage.
Must be detail-oriented with excellent communication and writing skills and the desire to learn and grow in the entertainment industry. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: heavy e-mails and phones, scheduling, note-taking, reading scripts, writing coverage, and liaising with partners and clients.
Competitive salary plus benefits. One year of agency experience required. Job to be filled asap, but would consider LA-based candidates who want to switch coasts.
We are looking for a tenacious, adaptable individual who has strong organizational skills, a “no-job-is-too-small” mentality, and a positive attitude. This position will also support the outreach efforts of our unscripted casting teams and will be creating, promoting and maintaining a strong social media presence. Position will be responsible for runs and general administrative tasks.
This job has many different facets to it. There is a lot of development work for film and TV projects at the director’s production company (which has first-look deals in film and TV), so that means a lot of reading specs, project drafts, weekend read meetings etc, as well as the usual admin assistant work.
Ideal candidates should be able to: multitask, be a team player, have a strong work ethic, remain poised under pressure, have some knowledge about scripted TV and Feature Development as well as be familiar with key players in the industry.
Ideal candidate is internally driven, hungry to move up in the company, wants to be a producer, and will go the extra mile to contribute to the creative lifeblood of the company.
Responsibilities include typical assistant duties, including but not limited to: scheduling, rolling calls, researching projects, reading scripts, writing coverage, booking travel, and some personal duties as assigned. Must be organized and self-motivated.
This assistant will provide support to the client both on set and in their personal life. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, accomplish tasks with upbeat energy, practice discretion, have great administrative skills and be extremely punctual.
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