Casting Assistant Producer
A freelance and contract other job at Nifty Talent in London
Posted 10 January 2018, 1.38pm est
Location: London Start Date: Monday 5th February 2018 Contract Length: 8 Weeks
A leading television production company are looking for a Casting AP to work across a new 3 x 60’ factual series for prime-time Channel 4. You will supporting the Casting Producer and helping to oversee the Researchers, casting young people from all walks of life.
With a wide range of contributors to find you will be conducting a big outreach push, from street casting and social media to targeted approaches and liaising with organisations. You will then conduct initial phone chats, film, and potentially cut, recce tapes and write contributor documents.
This is an opportunity for an experienced Casting AP who has at least two Casting AP credits on prime-time documentary or factual entertainment programmes for the main UK broadcasters. You must be able to immediately engage with young people and be comfortable dealing with those in sensitive situations. An awareness of compliance and contributor welfare is also a must.