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Head of Development Position (full time job opportunity)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on April 27, 2022  /   No Comments

Join the team! Deadpan Pictures is recruiting a Head of Development This is a senior management position reporting to the Founders. Job Specification: Responsibility for all aspects of Talent and Project Development and Strategy in the Company. Working with the EPs/Founders and leading the Development team to generate ideas and projects in a volume appropriate for a company of Deadpan’s scale. Identifying, managing and developing talent, including writing and directing talent and potential vehicles for on-screen talent. Managing the Writer Rooms to develop projects with assistance from the Development Team. Negotiating Writers deals with Agents in tandem with Business Affairs. Managing the in-house Development Pot and securing matching funding. Managing …

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Executive Assistant Role (Full Time)

Posted by cinema4z8 on April 11, 2022  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures is recruiting an Executive Assistant Apply with cv and cover letter(labelled accordingly) Email title: Executive Assistant. outlining suitability to deadpanjobs@gmail.com by 29th April 2022. Job Description: Working within a highly dynamic and creative business environment, this role involves secretarial and administration functions for the Company Directors, Production Executive and Development Executive. The role reports in to the Company Co-Founders and includes all the below responsibilities: • Provide personalized and timely support to 2 executives daily. • Managing diary and time, setting up meetings, visits, scheduling work in accordance with various commitments. First point of contact whilst managers are away on business. • Managing email. Replying, taking action, filing …

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Shadow Script Editor | Opportunity for Irish Speakers | Now Closed

Posted by cinema4z8 on March 23, 2022  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures offering Shadow Script Editor opportunity for Irish Speakers.   Deadpan Pictures is seeking a script editor for shadow opportunity on an upcoming production ‘Northern Lights.’ This will be a learning opportunity shadowing an experience script editor.  The position is part-time/ flexible and mostly remote, however will require some in-person days in Dublin. While the series will be in the English language we are offering this learning opportunity for Irish Speakers only to expand the opportunities for Irish speakers in the scripted television. A modest stipend rate is available for the successful candidate.   Essential Requirements: Candidate must be a fluent Irish Speaker. Candidate must be a self-starter with positive attitude and …

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We’re hiring: Business Affairs Executive

Posted by cinema4z8 on March 3, 2022  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures is recruiting a Business Affairs Executive Employment Type: Part time (3 days) flexible working week – hybrid Job Description: Responsible for all aspects of Legal Advice within the company across company secretarial, development, production and distribution. External counsel support available on larger productions and inhouse admin support available from Executive Assistant and Production Executive. Responsible for drafting staff and corporate service contracts. Responsible for Corporate compliance in tandem with external Tax Advisers and Auditors. Negotiating and closing development contracts including shopping agreements, options, writers agreements, funding agreements, etc. Negotiating and closing production funding contracts. Support to Producers, Production Executive and Head of Content for legal requirements for funding …

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Video Nasty

Posted by cinema4z8 on February 10, 2022  /   No Comments

Video Nasty LOGLINE: In 1985, the home video revolution is in full analogue swing. three mostly-normal-but-kind-of-weird teenagers go on an epic quest to complete a cult VHS collection, only to get mixed up in a murder investigation, becoming chief suspects and public enemies. VIDEO NASTY, written by Hugh Travers,  is a series all about hysteria, moral panic and intergenerational misunderstandings, none of which will ever matter to teenagers as much as sex, adventure, true friendship and young love. Blending the nostalgia of Stranger Things with the dark, deadpan comedy and retro cinematic style of The End of the F***ing world with a touch of the raucous and racy tone of Sex …

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Job Opportunity -Head Of Content –

Posted by cinema4z8 on January 26, 2022  /   No Comments

We are recruiting a Head of Content. This is a senior management position reporting to the Co-Founders. Experience of drama series development for international distribution is essential. Deadline to apply is Noon, 18th February, 2022. Job Specification: Responsibility for all aspects of Talent and Project Development and Strategy in the Company. Working with the EPs/Co-founders and leading the Development team to generate ideas and projects in a volume appropriate for a company of Deadpan’s scale. Identifying, managing and developing talent, including writing and directing talent and potential vehicles for on-screen talent. Managing the Writer Rooms to develop projects with assistance from the Development Team. Negotiating Writers deals with Agents in …

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Deadpan Pictures News

Posted by cinema4z8 on November 24, 2020  /   No Comments

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Four Kids & It Australian Release

Posted by cinema4z8 on September 30, 2020  /   No Comments

Four Kids & It is now screening in Australia! Check out this lovely write up and if you haven’t seen it yet, make sure to check it out! Irish audiences can check it out on SKY Cinema and NOWTV. FOUR KIDS & IT OFFICIAL TRAILER    

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Leaders of the Irish Film & TV Industry

Posted by cinema4z8 on July 20, 2020  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures has been named as one of the 15 Key Players in the Irish Film and TV Industry. Together with top Irish companies such as Element Pictures, Subotica, Blinder Films and Treasure Entertainment (to name a few) the article on ThinkBusiness.ie  recognises that Ireland is fast becoming a leader in the global Film & TV Landscape. According to Variety magazine: “Ireland has become a capital of film-making” in recent years, establishing itself as “one of the world’s most attractive production environments” thanks to an attractive tax incentive, Section 481, and the plethora of talented writers, directors, producers, casts and crew that Ireland has to offer.

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What to watch after you’ve binged on all your favourite TV Series?

Posted by cinema4z8 on June 11, 2020  /   No Comments

The New York Times recommends… Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope! Seasons 1 & 2 of the acclaimed series are available to watch on Netflix. Join Aisling (Seána Kerslake) & Danielle (Nika McGuigan) on their many (mis) adventures, as they navigate the highs and lows of life, love and friendship in Dublin. Check out the Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope trailer

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