Join Us! Seeking Self-Shooter // Filmmaker // Aspiring Director #TheGateHotshots

Join Us! Seeking Self-Shooter // Filmmaker // Aspiring Director #TheGateHotshots

The Gate Films is seeking a reliable, enthusiastic in-house filmmaker and self-shooter to join our motley crew.

You’ll be a creative force – visualising and defining the style and structure of a film, then bringing it to life.

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About Us

The Gate Films has been producing commercials and advertising content for over 21 years. We understand the myriad environments in which moving-image exists. From TVCs to social feeds, we are equally at home producing a five-day international shoot as we are shooting table-top content in the studio.

The last two years alone has seen us win Creative Grand Prix awards, take a place in Creative England’s top 50 creative companies and create an NHS campaign that beat Justin Bieber to Xmas No.1. Take an adventure around this site to learn more about the brands, genres and directors who make the magic happen.

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About You

You’ll contribute to all the creative elements of production and will be responsible for shaping them into a cohesive film. You’ll need a strong creative vision and the ability to communicate your ideas to a variety of people throughout the production process. This will include your production team, crew, actors/models and those responsible for financing the film.

You will work on Gate projects with budgets anywhere between £5k-£60k producing a fully-fleshed, top-notch treatment to blow our prospect clients away and win us continuous exciting projects. You’ll see work through from pre-production through to delivery, ensuring that the client is happy with your creative vision. In your downtime, you will support the team where needed, using your creative skills to support in-house branding and marketing projects.

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We want someone who ticks these boxes…

Bursting with enthusiasm and self-motivation.

A meticulous eye for detail.

Openness to learn and develop.

Commitment and dedication to exceeding client expectations.

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Your Responsibilities…

Casting, script editing, shot composition, shot selection and editing.

Self-shooting with in-house camera gear.

Assisting on pitches, moodboards and creative ideas.

Working closely/assisting creative team.

Acting as the crucial link between the production, technical and creative teams.

Liaison with client and responsible for maintaining an excellent relationship.

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How to Apply.

Introduce yourself and give us the lowdown on your experience, aspirations and what makes you tick. You will be required to share a link to your portfolio of films. Email hotshot@thegatefilms.com.

**Please note we will not consider applications that don’t include a link to examples of your work.**