Heartbreak High Netflix Attachment Information

Jul 5, 2021

 

https://busstopfilms.wufoo.com/forms/s189mxfx0akmie2/We’re excited to announce TWO Post Production Attachment opportunities available on an upcoming Netflix production Heartbreak High Reboot with Fremantle Australia Productions.

This is a chance to work on the reboot of the 1990s popular teen series. You will be able to work hands-on to learn the process from Pre-Production to the time the episode delivers and is ready to stream on Netflix! We are looking for someone who is dedicated and has a passion for the Post Production process. Editorial, sound and colour is an integral part of telling a story, playing a vital role in the end result/experience of the final product. Development of this sector, particularly with a focus to include diversity, will support and deliver the quality and diverse stories we want to tell at Netflix.

The roles are full time paid positions for a 50-hr work week. The attachment runs for 17 weeks and will take you through the full Post Process from Pre-Production to Delivery. Starting September 27, 2021 – January 21, 2022. Sydney based roles.

Netflix and Fremantle are committed to building an inclusive and diverse screen industry. We encourage applications from practitioners who self-identify from any of the following underrepresented groups: First Nations, Deaf or hard of hearing, living with a disability, individuals who are neuro-diverse, gender disparity, from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ communities, a care-giver returning to the workforce and those from regional and remote areas.  


 

Post Coordinator Attachment

For the Post Coordinator position, we are looking for someone who has a desire to become a Post Production Supervisor. Previous experience creating or managing schedules, budgeting, Google Suite is preferred. The candidate will be hired full time by the Production Company, Fremantle, as a Post Coordinator attachment under the expert guidance of the Post Supervisor and an experienced Post Coordinator. They will also:

  • Gain insight into Post-Production workflows and systems from Pre-Production through delivery.
  • Assist Post Supervisor/Coordinator on scheduling, budgeting and other deliverables.
  • Help ensure that the early stage of Post Production runs as smoothly as possible.

 

Requirements/Expectations

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident status
  • Work based in Sydney, NSW
  • Understanding of the Post Production process (i.e. editing, mixing, colour grading)
  • Are committed to a career in Post Production and are seeking to build on existing skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work to deadlines, show initiative and attention to detail
  • Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly

 


 

Assistant Editor Attachment

For the Assistant Editor position, we are looking for someone who has a desire to become an Assistant Editor or Online Editor. This is a highly technical position so previous experience with editing software is preferred (Avid, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve). The candidate will be hired full time as an Assistant Editor attachment under the expert guidance of the 1st Assistant Editor where they will work closely with the editorial team. They will:

  • Be provided with an Editing system (Avid) to perform some of the daily AE responsibilities.
  • Assist with the management of all media, providing basic technical support to the edit team.
  • Gain hands-on experience assisting with the ingest of footage from multiple cameras and shooting formats.
  • Assist with the creation of the turnover materials to picture, sound & music departments for the finishing processes.
  • Gain a greater understanding of post-production workflows and systems.
  • Help ensure that the early stage of post-production runs as smoothly as possible.

Attachment Requirements/Expectations

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident status
  • Be able to work from office Sydney, NSW
  • Understanding of the Post Production process (i.e. editing, mixing, colour grading)
  • Are committed to a career in Post Production and are seeking to build on existing skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work to deadlines, show initiative and attention to detail
  • Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly

 


 

Requirements for BOTH positions: 

  • Comply with the Producer’s workplace rules and requirements for safety and behaviour.
  • Comply with all lawful and reasonable directions given to the Attachment by officers or employees of the Producer during the Term of the Attachment.
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information.

About the Heartbreak High Reboot:

Netflix has commissioned a reboot of the much-loved Australian young adult series Heartbreak High

Inspired by the original ‘90s series, but totally reimagined for a new generation, Heartbreak High will make its global debut on Netflix in 2022.

Fremantle Australia will produce the eight-episode series for Netflix in Sydney with Dutch production company NewBe, which acquired the rights from Brian Abel, partner of the late Ben Gannon, who created and produced the original.

Developed with the assistance of Screen NSW.

All 210 episodes of the original series of Heartbreak High are streaming now on Netflix. 


 

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in either of these two roles, you can apply via the relevant screen agency in your state territory or you can apply at: Australian Screen Editors (ASE), Create NSW, AFTRS or Bus Stop Films.

 

If you would like to apply through Bus Stop Films – please complete this application form

https://busstopfilms.wufoo.com/forms/s189mxfx0akmie2/

Please note employment will be managed by Fremantle Australia not by Bus Stop Films.