Join our Art Department

Calling all Prop Masters, Set Dressers, Assistant Art Directors, and those interested in joining our Art Department Crew! Academy Awards nominee, John Hancock, is producing a community based independent film right here in La Porte County, Indiana. Help us become “The Town That Made A Movie” by applying for a position within our art department. Anyone interested should read the requirements listed below and send his or her resume and cover letter to Kevin McGrail at mcgrailk@gmail.com

Please feel free to share this email with others who may have what it takes to join our family. Help keep Kevin’s mailbox from overflowing by only applying for positions that are listed below. Serious inquiries only.

Prop Master:

We are looking for a Prop Master with on-set experience. This person will work closely with Production Designer, Art Director and crew to maintain the projects aesthetic.

Must have experience with:

  • Breaking down a script, researching, estimating cost and preparing a property list
  • Maintaining Inventory, care and maintenance of all props
  • On set responsibilities during principal photography

Set Dresser:

We are looking for an awesome Set Dresser with on set experience whom will work closely with our Production Designer, Art Director, Properties Manager and crew to maintain the projects aesthetic.

Must have experience with:

  • Breaking down a script, researching, estimating cost of set pieces and graphics items
  • Maintaining Inventory, care and maintenance of set decoration
  • On set responsibilities during principal photography
  • Making cool sets look even cooler

Assistant Art Director

We are looking for an Assistant Art Director with on set experience whom will work closely with our team to bring our touching story to life. Please have previous production design and experience managing an Art Department.

Must have experience with:

  • Planning, producing and coordinating design ideas
  • Hiring and managing an Art Department crew
  • Working within budget and scheduling requirements/restraints
  • Liaison for department heads

Art Department Crew

We are looking for Art Department Crew with some set experience preferred, but not absolutely necessary, to be a part of a feature film shooting from June to August.

Must have experience with:

  • Working on set during principal photography
  • Assisting of the creation of set pieces and props
  • Going on runs, purchasing materials and keeping track of receipts
  • Being willing to learn in a fast paced environment

Sincerely,
John and Dorothy