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Join our micro-multinational company with offices in Berlin and Paris.

Speculative applications with cover letter in English can be sent to staff@coproductionoffice.eu

Current openings


In-house Producer and Film Production Intern

According to availability
Berlin or Paris

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Coproduction Office is looking forward to finding two new French and German-speaking colleagues

- an In-house Producer

- and a Film Production Intern (with the prospect of employment)

who are globally minded, result-oriented, with organizational skills, and have an interest in art-house cinema, to complete our team of ten people working in a dynamic and international environment.

COMPANY PROFILE

Based in Paris and Berlin, Coproduction Office is an international distributor and producer of bold, award-winning films. Coproduction Office's founder Philippe Bober has worked with prominent ground-breaking directors from early on in their careers and has produced thirty-two films to date. The majority of these films were selected for the main competitions in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, where they have received major prizes, most notably the Venice Golden Lion in 2014 for Roy Andersson’s A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, and the Palme d’Or in 2017 for THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund.

YOU ARE:

• A native or fully fluent French or German-speaker with an excellent command of both languages.
• Capable of interacting with professionals across different sectors: film industry, public sector, finance and accounting.
• Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry.
• Precise, accountable and motivated, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
• Flexible, a problem solver with a proactive skill set.
• Proficient with Excel, able to manage budgets, you have a “head for numbers” and have an interest in finance/accounting (any legal training is a plus).
• Computer savvy and proficient in cloud-based applications and virtual workspaces.
• Interested in art-house cinema.

You will work together with our producers Marina Perales (Paris), Clemens Köstlin (Berlin) our CFO Riccardo Molteni (Paris) and our founder Philippe Bober (Berlin and Paris). Our current projects and productions are the upcoming films by Michelangelo Frammartino, Jessica Hausner, Susanne Heinrich, Ruben Östlund and Ulrich Seidl. These films are all at different stages, from early development, to financing, production, post-production, and festival premiere or distribution via our sales branch. Therefore you will be able to work over the entire creation process of a film.

JOB OUTLINE: JUNIOR PRODUCER

This role is full-time in Berlin or Paris and is initially a fixed term position (6 to 12 months), with the opportunity for a permanent role in the future.

YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

• Managing projects from A to Z, from early stages of development to the international premieres in A-festivals.
• Working closely with directors, scriptwriters, Coproduction Office’s CFO, and Philippe Bober who oversees all productions.
• Defining the financing, budgeting and structure of the production.
• Supervising the legal aspects of international co-productions.
• Handling all financing applications and contracts including public funding, broadcasters, distributors, equity investors and tax rebate systems.
• Being the main contact for the co-producers and financing partners.
• Being in charge of recruiting and working with crew, overseeing casting processes, working closely with line producers for budget and cost controlling.
• Participating in the overall marketing and sales strategy together with the Coproduction Office international sales division.

CONDITIONS: According to experience

Start date: According to availability

JOB OUTLINE: 6-MONTHS FILM PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP

This role is 6 months full-time in Berlin or Paris (or split between both), with the opportunity for a permanent role in the future as a project coordinator and/or junior producer

YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

• Researching for prospective finance, casting, coproducers...
• Collaborating in the creation of both content and visual presentations for funding applications.
• Coordinating funding applications and following up with funds, financers, projects, banks and clients as well as performing other financial and coordination tasks.
• Assisting producers with research and coordination tasks during the different phases of the production process, script development, locations, casting...
• Monitoring and keeping an overview of film cashflow and budgets together with our CFO and our executive producers, and preparing cost reports.
• Participating in test screenings of our upcoming films, and contributing to the initial marketing plans

YOU WILL:

• Have the possibility of employment at the end of the internship and the opportunity to grow within the company (the company’s current managers started as interns).
• Gain an insight into different aspects of the company (management, production and sales).
• Work in an international and multi-lingual environment, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work.
• Obtain valuable experience from working with producers as well as with our founder Philippe Bober on the production of unique films.
• Experience up close how some of Europe’s most original and accomplished directors approach their work.
• Gain an insight into the financing of these films in the countries where the company is active, France, Germany, UK and Denmark, which will provide you with good foundational knowledge of the process of financing and producing art-house cinema in Europe.

CONDITIONS: Paid Internship 850€ (Berlin) or 1000€ (Paris)

Start date: According to availability

We look forward to receiving your resume and cover letter in English at staff@coproductionoffice.eu, indicating to which of the two positions you are applying.

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In-house Producer and Film Production Intern

Sales and/or Marketing intern

6 Months Paid Internship with possible further employment
According to availability
Berlin and / or Paris

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6 Month Paid Internship

with possible further employment

Coproduction Office is looking forward to welcome a

Sales and/or Marketing intern

who is globally minded, result-oriented, with organizational skills, and have an interest in art-house cinema, to complete our team of ten people working in Paris and/or Berlin in a dynamic and international environment.

COMPANY PROFILE:

Based in Paris and Berlin, Coproduction Office is an international distributor and producer of bold, award-winning films. Coproduction Office's CEO and founder Philippe Bober has worked with prominent ground-breaking directors* from early on in their careers and has produced thirty-two films to date. The majority of these films were selected for the main competitions in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, where they have received many major prizes, most notably the Venice Golden Lion in 2014 for Roy Andersson’s A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, and the Palme d’Or in 2017 for THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund.

Coproduction Office's international sales division distributes a catalogue composed of films produced by Philippe Bober as well as acquired titles and restored classics, including Roberto Rossellini’s key films. The catalogue is unique for its artistic strength, with films that have an individual and distinctive cinematic language, and often daring content.

*Lars von Trier, Roy Andersson, Ulrich Seidl, Jessica Hausner, Lou Ye, Kornél Mundruczó, Cristi Puiu, Michelangelo Frammartino, Carlos Reygadas, Ruben Östlund.

JOB OUTLINE

You will assist our sales team and founder Philippe Bober with some of the following tasks:

  • Submitting our films to festivals
  • Ensuring communication during the creation of a film’s marketing with the graphic designers, the decision makers and the printers
  • Searching for prospective customers (market studies) ; improving and updating the client and deal database
  • Scheduling meetings for international Markets and festivals
  • Following up with international distributors
  • Occasionally assisting our founder during festivals and markets (including personal assistance)
  • Participating to test screenings of our films

YOU ARE:

  • A native or fully-fluent English-speaker with an excellent command of a second language (German, or Chinese is a plus)
  • Proficient with Excel (market studies)
  • Eloquent and have social skills, are capable of interacting with film professionals (distributors, festivals, funds, directors..)
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry (a plus)
  • A perfectionist, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Flexible with a proactive skill set
  • Computer savvy and proficient in cloud-based applications and virtual workspaces

YOU WILL:

  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company, including finance and production as we are small and flexible company
  • Work in a multi-lingual environment, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged and international colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work
  • Obtain valuable experience from working with our sales team, as well as with our founder Philippe Bober on unique films

We look forward to receiving your full application with a cover letter in English at staff@coproductionoffice.eu. (NB Applications without cover letter will not be considered.)

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Sales and/or Marketing intern

Film Sales and Business Affairs Intern French-speaking and/or German-speaking Paris and/or Berlin

6 Month Paid Internship
According to availability
Paris or Berlin

More info

By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry (International Sales Agency and Production)
Paid Internship: 1000€ / month (Paris) or 850€ / month (remote or Berlin)
Duration: 6 months, full time
Start date: According to availability

We are looking for a globally minded colleague, who has organizational skills, is result-oriented and has an interest in art-house cinema, to complete our team of ten people, working in a dynamic and international environment. You will be working in our sales department where you will assist our Head of Sales, our CFO Riccardo Molteni, and our founder Philippe Bober.

COMPANY PROFILE

Based in Paris and Berlin, Coproduction Office is an international distributor and producer of bold, award-winning films.

Coproduction Office's CEO and founder Philippe Bober has worked with prominent ground-breaking directors* from early on in their careers and has produced thirty-three films to date. The majority of these films were selected for the main competitions in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, where they have received many major prizes, most notably the Venice Golden Lion in 2014 for Roy Andersson’s A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, and the Palme d’Or in 2017 for THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund. Coproduction Office's international sales division distributes a catalogue composed of films produced by Philippe Bober as well as acquired titles and restored classics, including Roberto Rossellini’s key films. The catalogue is unique for its artistic strength, with films that have an individual and distinctive cinematic language, and often daring content.

*Lars von Trier, Roy Andersson, Ulrich Seidl, Jessica Hausner, Lou Ye, Kornél Mundruczó, Cristi Puiu, Michelangelo Frammartino, Carlos Reygadas, Ruben Östlund.

JOB OUTLINE:

You will work in Coproduction Office’s sales department in interaction with other departments (production, finance, festivals, marketing, deliverables) and participate to the following tasks:

  • Royalties management
  • Applications for funding for film sales agents (Media Creative Europe, CNC)
  • Applications and reporting for banks and credit institutions active in the films sector
  • Databases updates
  • Market research
  • Participation to marketing brainstorming during the marketing’s creation process
  • Participation to test screenings of our films during post-production
  • Budgeting and reporting for the films’ sales and marketing
  • Budgeting and reporting for the main film markets (Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Toronto)

YOU ARE:

  • A native or fully fluent English, French or German speaker with an excellent command of the other two languages
  • A cinephile with an interest in films analysis
  • Able to formalize ideas
  • Professional in every circumstance
  • Highly proficient with Excel
  • Proficient in writing memorandums
  • A To Do Lists lover
  • Both analytical and synthetical
  • A perfectionist, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Eloquent and have social skills, are capable of interacting with professionals in different sectors: film industry, public sector, artists
  • Flexible with a proactive skill set
  • Computer savvy and proficient in cloud-based applications and virtual workspaces

YOU WILL:

  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company including sales, marketing and production as we are a small and flexible company
  • Work in a multi-lingual environment, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged and international colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work
  • Obtain valuable experience from working with Philippe Bober on unique projects

We look forward to receiving your full application with a cover letter in English at staff@coproductionoffice.eu (NB Applications without cover letter will not be considered). Please also indicate where you saw this post.

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Film Sales and Business Affairs Intern French-speaking and/or German-speaking Paris and/or Berlin

Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator

3-month Internship
According to availability
Berlin, Germany

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Coproduction Office is an international label that produces and sells bold and award-winning films. Its sister company Briefmarken Weine is one of Berlin’s best wine bars, focusing on artisanal and natural wines paired with authentic Italian bistro cuisine. Film producer Philippe Bober is the founder of both companies and has to date produced thirty-two films by ground-breaking directors. The 2017 Palme d’Or for Ruben Östlund’s THE SQUARE or Roy Andersson’s 2014 Venice Golden Lion are among the important international prizes won by those films.

Coproduction Office is now connecting its know-how in both fields in a unique project: a premium cultural space combining a four-screen arthouse cinema, an exhibition venue, ambitious restaurants and a wine bar, located in Berlin’s city centre in an iconic listed building. We are looking for a future colleague starting as an intern, with the potential of a full-time position as a proactive coordinator for this pioneering interdisciplinary project. The working languages are German and English, in which full working proficiency is required, further languages are beneficial, in particular French or Italian.

You Are:

Cosmopolitan, lateral thinking, film- and/or wine-loving, and have a positive working attitude. Organisational skills are of importance, as well as precision regarding timelines, grammar, numbers and spreadsheets. Your background can be either in wine, food, cinema, the film industry, real estate development or marketing. Experience in one of these fields, especially in a team leader position, is an advantage.

You will undertake and be responsible for the following duties:

- Coordination of financing applications, follow-up with funds, financiers, projects and clients.

- Preparing a marketing plan and materials.

- General assistance

- Researching new suppliers and communicating with existing ones.

- Compiling documents, in particular spreadsheets and presentations.

- Coordinating tasks and deadlines.

- Organizing media relations and support for the project.

Benefits:

- Working as part of an international and multi-lingual team, in a friendly and motivational atmosphere with engaged colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work.

- Obtaining valuable experience from working with our managers as well as with our founder Philippe Bober on a unique project.

- Gaining an overview of different aspects of the company (management, wine bar, film production and film sales).

- The internship is full time, remunerated with 850€ per month and can lead to further employment.

Please send your application (including CV and cover letter) to: staffspl@coproductionoffice.eu. Please also indicate where you saw this post. If shortlisted, interviews will take place either in Berlin, Paris or on Skype. The position is based in Berlin (Mitte / Friedrichshain) and with a start date according to availability.

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Cinema and Bistronomie Project Coordinator