A Short Film Needs a Production Designer + More Film Jobs in Los Angeles

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Ready for your next film job in Los Angeles? Easily stay in the loop on industry and crew news by checking out this go-to roundup. Each week, we update this list to include who’s looking for below-the-line and creative talent. From grip and gaffer roles to line producers and script supervisors, apply today to one of these great gigs. 

Please note that shoot dates are subject to state and county restrictions and may change. Refer to Call Sheet for the latest updates, and keep checking Backstage for the latest news on project development.

Gaffer: Short Film

A short film titled “The Favorite” is looking for a gaffer to assist on set from June 4–5. Pay is $100. 

Want this gig? Apply here by May 25.

Camera Operator: Science Experiments

A camera operator is needed to film science experiments on May 14 and for another two-day shoot in early June. The operator will need to film children doing science experiments for a three-camera shoot on a green screen. Pay is $500 per day. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Production Designer: Short Film

A short film is seeking a PD to build and monitor the sets and work with the set decorator to plan upcoming sets. Filming runs from May 21–24. Pay is $450 per day. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Director of Photography: Experimental Short Film

An experimental short film with surrealist and horror elements shot in black-and-white is searching for a DP. The DP is responsible for filming this three-day shoot running from June 10–12. Pay is $500–$600 per day. 

Want this gig? Apply here by June 2.

Director: Commercial

A commercial needs a director experienced with toys and kids to film for one day. Filming occurs on June 29. Pay is $7,000. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Director of Photography: YouTube Series

A YouTube series is searching for a DP to film, record audio, and edit video content. Pay is $50–$200 per day, depending on the hours spent filming. Dates are TBD. 

Want this gig? Apply here by May 29.

Director of Photography: Short Film Adaptation

A mystery romance book to short film adaptation is seeking a DP to shoot tentatively on May 22. Pay is $60–$100.

Want this gig? Apply here by May 16.

Wardrobe Assistant: Workout Series

A workout series is looking for a wardrobe assistant with previous experience and a sense of style for workout clothes. Pay is $250 per day. The 11-day shoot begins on May 6. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Second Assistant Director: Feature Film

A feature film is seeking a second assistant director to help with tending to cast members, call sheet distribution, and keeping the shoot schedule. This project is a nine-day shoot with shoot and rehearsal dates TBD. Pay is $100-$120 per day. 

Want this gig? Apply here by June 5.

For more on how to get work on a film crew, visit Backstage’s crew hub!