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Film Editing Intern

6 Month Paid Internship
October 2021
Berlin

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By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry
Field of expertise: Editing, Post-Production
Location: Berlin
Paid Internship: Yes, 800€ per month
Duration: 6 months, full time
Start date: October 2021

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 assist our Consultant Editor, Benjamin Mirguet, our post-production supervisor Noémie Phillipson and the producer Philippe Bober with the planning of and participation to test screenings, the preparation of editing memos, the editing of demos, EPKs, of the films themselves.

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

Coproduction Office is actively involved in post-production processes of the films it produces and in particular in the editing process together with their respective directors. Currently three films are in post-production: Ulrich Seidl’s, Michelangelo Frammartino’s, and Ruben Östlund’s.

You will work on the following tasks:

  • Planning and coordinating test screenings
  • Communicating with the post-production team of each film
  • Preparing the transcription of the discussions of the test screenings
  • Looking for a prospective test screening audience
  • Improving and updating the test screening audience database
  • Working alongside the marketing team which includes the editing of trailers.
  • Occasionally assisting our consultant editor with editing
  • Occasionally editing with the director and editor of the film

YOU ARE

  • A native or fully fluent English speaker with an excellent command of a second language (German, or Swedish is a plus)
  • A cinephile with an interest in films analysis and an ability to formalize ideas
  • Able to deal with stress and prioritization
  • Proficient with AVID, Premiere, After Effects
  • Computer savvy and proficient in virtual workspaces, particularly with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
  • Experience with DaVinci Resolve would be a plus
  • Equipped with your own editing equipment, preferably Apple
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry
  • A perfectionist with attention to detail, and able to meet deadlines
  • Flexible with a proactive skill set

YOU WILL

  • Gain valuable experience about editing while following the evolution of the editing process of three films by major directors, and see the editing’s impact on the audience
  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company including sales, marketing and production as we are small and flexible company
  • Work in a multi-lingual environment with a friendly and motivational atmosphere and engaged and international colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work

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 Editing Intern

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, problem-solving, lateral thinking, film- and/or wine-loving, and have a positive working attitude. Organisational and analytical 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, business administration, computer sciences or marketing. Experience in one of these fields, especially in a team leader position, is an advantage. Previous experience in business process management, especially in a growing company is a real plus.

You will undertake and be responsible for the following duties:

- Coordination of financing applications, follow-up with funds, financiers, projects and clients.
- Analysis of processes and suggestions on how to optimize them
- Preparing a marketing plan and materials.
- 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.
- General assistance

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 800 € (net) 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

Business Process Manager

When suitable
Paris or Berlin

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By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry
Field of expertise: Information Technology (IT)
Location: Berlin or Paris
Salary: to be discussed
Benefits: Dynamic and international working environment, career progression
Duration: to be discussed
Start date: When suitable

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.

We are looking for a high performing Business Process Manager who has experience designing, implementing and managing a Business Process Management System that will continually improve operational efficiency. You’ll review business processes in a cross functional role across all departments.

Reporting directly to the executive team, you will report on KPI’s and relevant metrics. You’ll be a key influencer, promoting a culture of process improvement, possessing strong leadership qualities and able to work autonoumously.

An interest in art-house cinema and a knowledge of the film industry is a real plus. We work in English, French and/or German.

JOB OUTLINE:

You will supervise the implementation and maintenance of our company’s IT and computing needs. You will work directly with our team of ten people, and with our founder Philippe Bober on the following tasks:

  • Define, Design and Optimize processes across the organisation in order to facilitate accomplishment of strategic goals and objectives.
  • Scale the business through standardization.
  • Train employees, handle systems administration and collaborate with IT partners in case of need for technical support.
  • Conduct researches and recommend acquisition of network hardware and software.
  • Create and manage the company's technology budget.
  • Ensure smooth and secure operations of all technology functions and equipment, including company computer systems, Internet operations and more.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience in process design and implementation, specialist knowledge of Business Process Management methodologies and techniques required (SIPOC Methodology)
  • Proficient in technical management, information analysis and computer systems (Apple Macintosh hardware including a Darwin Server, Synology NAS, Cloud Services, Microsoft SharePoint)
  • Critical Thinking - using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problem
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to explain complex systems in simple terms
  • Creative and able to present various solutions
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational disposition
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills and experience, proven ability to influence at all levels
  • At least 3+ years experience in the analysis of business processes
  • A native or fully fluent English-speaker, ideally mastering a second language (German, French, or Chinese is a plus).
  • A perfectionist, with attention to detail and able to consistently meet deadlines.

EDUCATION

  • B.S/M.S in Operations Research, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Computer science and other related quantitative fields.

BENEFITS:

  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company 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.
  • Work for an engaged film production company in a familial environment.

We look forward to receiving your full application (including CV and cover letter) to: staff@coproductionoffice.eu Please also indicate where you saw this post.

The recruitment process consists in two steps. After face-to-face interviews, we will invite selected candidates for a paid technical trial with the team and IT collaborators.
NB Applications without cover letter will not be considered.

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Business Process Manager

Sales and Servicing Intern

6 Month Paid Internship
November 2021
Berlin

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By: Coproduction Office
Business sector: Film Industry
Field of expertise: Sales, Post-Production
Location: Berlin
Paid Internship: Yes, 800€ net per month
Duration: 6 months, full time
Start date: November 2021

We are looking for a globally minded colleague, who has organisational skills, is result-oriented and has an interest in art-house cinema, to complete our team of fifteen people, working in a dynamic and international environment. You will assist our Servicing and Post-Production Supervisor Noémie Phillipson with the deliveries of our films to clients, the inventory and analysis of material from our existing catalogue, and with the handling of new incoming materials, may they be new productions or film restorations.

You will also help the editing team and our Consultant Editor, Benjamin Mirguet, and producer Philippe Bober with the planning test screenings and the preparation of editing memo of the films currently in post-production.

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

The main aspects to the job are

a) client facing in following the safe delivery of their film materials.

b) improving the overall quality of the existing film material: analysing the inventory, supervising restorations and creating new digital files.

c) within the post-production team, organising test screenings, receiving and controlling the materials delivered by producers.

You will work on the following tasks:

  • Discuss material needs with clients: distributors, festivals, press
  • Be a bridge between the sales agent and servicing team
  • Assist in negotiating fees
  • Follow the safe delivery of materials to distributors and festivals
  • Analyse the inventory of our catalogue materials,
  • Analyse the quality of files (video, subtitles)
  • Process, transcode and file video data.
  • Create or repair subtitle files.
  • Assist in the search for materials, budgeting and general post-production for film restorations
  • Plan and coordinate test screenings of the films currently in post-production
  • Prepare the transcription of the discussions of the test screenings

YOU ARE

  • A native or fully fluent English speaker with an excellent command of German. A third language (French, or Swedish is a plus)
  • A cinephile with an interest in films analysis and an ability to formalise ideas
  • Interested in production, post-production and editing
  • Have knowledge of broadcast and distribution technical terms
  • Able to deal with stress and prioritisation and very organised.
  • Proficient with Excel, Word and server software.
  • Computer savvy and proficient in virtual workspaces, particularly with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry
  • A perfectionist with attention to detail, and able to meet deadlines
  • Flexible with a proactive skill set.

YOU WILL

  • Gain valuable experience about the film industry while closely following the evolution of the post-production process of three films by major directors,
  • Gain an oversight on different aspects of the company including editing, sales, marketing and production as we are small and flexible company
  • Gain valuable experience in the restauration processes.
  • Be trusted and be given responsibilities within a close team
  • Work in a multi-lingual environment with a friendly and motivational atmosphere and engaged and international colleagues who bring commitment and camaraderie to their work

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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Sales and Servicing Intern

Sales and/or Marketing intern

6 Month Paid Internship with possible further employment
According to availability
Paris or Berlin

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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

In house producer

Start : October or according to availability
Berlin or Leipzig

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In-house Producer

Start : Oktober 2021 oder nach Verfügbarkeit

Standort: Berlin oder Leipzig

Coproduction Office sucht möglichst ab sofort einen neuen Inhouse-Producer (m/w/d) in Vollzeit, der mit uns an einem neuen Projekt der deutschen Regisseurin Susanne Heinrich (DAS MELANCHOLISCHE MÄDCHEN, 2019) arbeiten möchte.

DU BIST:

• Ein deutsch Muttersprachler oder sprichst deutsch fließend.
• In der Lage Erfahrung in der Filmproduktion nachzuweisen. Wir suchen jemanden, der Erfahrung mit Spielfilmprojekten als Produzent, Producer oder Line Producer hat, besonders auch mit Low-Budget-Produktionen. Ein Plus für Erfahrung mit der Produktion von Musicalfilmen und/oder größeren Studioproduktionen.
• Vertraut mit der Produktionslandschaft in Deutschland im Allgemeinen und verfügst über ein ausgezeichnetes Netzwerk in Berlin oder Leipzig (oder beiden Städten).
• Präzise, verantwortungsbewusst und motiviert, mit Liebe zum Detail und fähig Deadlines einzuhalten.
• Flexibel, ein Problemlöser, der proaktiv anztizipiert und kreative Lösungen für alle möglichen Produktionsherausforderungen finden kann.
• Du beherrschst Excel, kannst Budgets verwalten, hast einen "Kopf für Zahlen" und interessierst dich für Finanzen/Buchhaltung (eine juristische Ausbildung ist von Vorteil).
• Computerkenntnisse und Erfahrung mit Cloud-basierten Anwendungen und virtuellen Arbeitsumgebungen.
• Verfügbar für eine Vollzeitstelle

BEDINGUNGEN: Je nach Erfahrung

Du wirst mit unseren Produzenten Marina Perales (Paris), Clemens Köstlin (Berlin), unserem CFO Riccardo Molteni (Paris) und unserem Gründer Philippe Bober (Berlin und Paris) zusammenarbeiten.

In den ersten ca. 12 Monaten wird der Schwerpunkt auf der Produktion eines neuen Projekts von Susanne Heinrich liegen. Eine weitere Zusammenarbeit ist möglich und erwünscht. Unsere anderen aktuellen Projekte und Produktionen sind die kommenden Filme von Michelangelo Frammartino, Jessica Hausner, Ruben Östlund und Ulrich Seidl. Diese Filme befinden sich alle in unterschiedlichen Stadien, von der frühen Entwicklung über die Finanzierung, Produktion und Postproduktion bis hin zur Festivalpremiere oder dem Verkauf über unseren Weltvertrieb.

FIRMENPROFIL

Coproduction Office, mit Sitz in Paris, London und Berlin ist eine Produktionsfirma und ein Weltvertrieb für außergewöhnliche, preisgekrönte Filme.

Der Gründer und Geschäftsführer Philippe Bober hat dabei vom Beginn ihrer Karrieren an mit einigen wegweisenden Regisseur*innen* zusammengearbeitet und hat bis heute mehr als 30 Filme produziert. Ein Großteil dieser Filme wurden für die Wettbewerbe in Cannes, Venedig und Berlin ausgewählt, wo sie zahlreiche Preise gewannen. So etwa den Goldenen Löwen 2014 für Roy Anderssons EINE TAUBE SITZT AUF EINEM ZWEIG UND DENKT ÜBER DAS LEBEN NACH und die Goldene Palme 2017 für THE SQUARE von Ruben Östlund.


In-house Producer

Start : October 2021 or according to availability

Location: Berlin or Leipzig

Coproduction Office is looking forward to finding a new full time In-house Producer to work with us on a new project by German director Susanne Heinrich (AREN’T YOU HAPPY?, 2019) starting as soon as possible.

YOU ARE:

• A native or fully fluent German-speaker
• Able to demonstrate previous experience in the film industry. We are looking for somebody with the experience of feature film projects as a producer or line producer. Experience with low budget productions. A plus for experience with producing musical films and/or larger studio productions.
• Familiar with the production landscape in Germany in general and have an excellent network in either Berlin or Leipzig (or both)
• Precise, accountable and motivated, with attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
• Flexible, a problem solver with a proactive attitude and skill set and creative solutions for all possible production challenges
• 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.
• Available for a full-time position

CONDITIONS: According to experience

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).

For the first ca. 12 months, the priority will be the production of a new project by Susanne Heinrich. A further collaboration is possible and desired. Our other current projects and productions are the upcoming films by Michelangelo Frammartino, Jessica Hausner, 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.

COMPANY PROFILE

Based in Paris, Berlin and London, 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.

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In house producer