Sound Mixer/Boom Operator with Equipment
JBG Imagination

Sound Mixer/Boom Operator with Equipment
JBG Imagination

  • Project Title
    'Catrina'
  • Project Details
    Casting crew for "Catrina," a short film needed.

    Project format: RED RAW 6K Digital. Non-Union project-low budget. Project to be distributed at film festivals and online.

    Production states: "About the film. Catrina is a classical ghost story set in 1910. Inspired by true events and the Mexican tradition, El Dia De Los Muertos-The Day of the Dead. Catrina is a visually stimulating Tim Burton esque film with inspirational notes from the film Frida. We believe this to be a ground breaking film, which is expected to reach many prominent festivals and make for a great calling card for all involved.
    The following are paid positions plus IMDB credit and meals and gas bump.
    1st AD/Production Coordinator. Wear two hats, they're not so different. Help our director thrive and shoot the film on time and on budget. Make the schedule, keep the schedule. Cloud based software provided for breakdowns, scheduling and call sheets. Daily rate $200.

    Gaffer/Grip/Electric (we know, 3 in 1, since this is a low budget film) with knowledge and experience setting lights for cinematic performances, experience using multiple light fixtures. Also open to hire gaffer with small 1 ton G&E van for extra $$. This would be a good gig for a less experienced gaffer or and experienced grip that knows about lighting and can take direction about light set ups. $250 daily rate, plus credit and meals and gas bump.
    Grip/Electric. Experienced Grip/electric. Team player. $200 daily rate.

    Sound mixer/boom operator with equipment. Please have: 4 channel recorder/mixer, good shotgun microphone, boom, 3 lavs, at least one comm for director. Send audio or video samples. Daily rate $300, plus credit and meals and gas bump.

    Makeup artist. Experience with air brush or hand painted detailed sugar skull faces with flower petals and rhinestones, etc. Must have samples of similar work. $225 daily rate, including make up kit.
    Special effects makeup. Need an artist to paint and age one anatomically correct plastic skull to look very old and realistic. Budget is $75 to paint one skull. Please send samples of your work.
    Camera operator/1st AC. Experience with Red Komodo a plus. Set and handle the camera lenses. Operate camera as needed, and Pull focus too. This gig would be ideal for someone wanting to learn more from an experienced cinematographer. $200 Daily rate.

    The opportunities below are not for highly experienced crew but for people wanting to move up in the film industry and looking for more experience, get credit and future collaboration with a great team.
    All positions include: Credit on film and IMDB. Meals, copy and gas bump.
    Camera operator/AC. This gig would be ideal for someone wanting to learn cinematography as the DP is willing to meet in advance and teach him/her. This may lead to other paid gigs on commercial work. You get to work with the a new Red camera.

    2nd AC. This gig would be ideal for someone wanting to learn cinematography as the DP is willing to meet in advance and teach him/her. This may lead to other paid gigs on commercial work. You get to work with the a new Red camera.
    Production assistant grip/electric/swing dept. This gig would be ideal for someone wanting to learn more about film making, rigging, lighting, camera operation and more.
    Art department. A great opportunity to add to your portfolios and credit. Willing to provide credit as Art Director, and Set Designer. All positions get credit on film, web site, and IMDB. Meal and Gas bump.

    Prop and set construction. Help make really cool props for this day of the dead film. Need someone to help built tombstones, papier-mâché skulls and life size statues, and other set pieces. You should be familiar with power tools, painting. Wood, cardboard, foam.
    Set dresser and assistant to the production designer. Learn from an experienced PD. Have a good eye for details, and be a good team player.
    PA/Swing/actor. Work in the art Dept, Crafty, and get to play a background role in sugar skull makeup.
    PA/Swing/actor. Work in the lighting dept, Crafty, and get to play a background role in sugar skull makeup.
    PA/Swing/actor. Work in the camera dept, Crafty, and get to play a background role in sugar skull makeup.
    Behind the scenes video and photographer. Some on set experience ideal and camera."
  • Production Personnel
    J. Bernard, coord.
  • Contract Details
    Differs depending on position, kit and equipment. All positions get credit on film, web site, and IMDB. Plus meal and gas bump.
  • Production Type
    Short Film
  • Union Status
    N/A
  • Location
    California
  • Dates & Location
    Shoots March 18 and 26 in L.A.
  • Closing Date
    7th Feb 2023
  • Description
    No additional details provided.
  • Salary
    Up to USD 300.00 / daily
    Paid

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