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Description

TV and Film Development jobs include all the pre-production tasks to identify, acquire, or develop a story and forecast what the potential audience would be for a production based on that content.

Background

Before any production can begin, development executives must determine what content they want to spend money on and produce. First, they need to identify content either through in-house concepts or sourced by reading scripts submitted through external channels. Then, they need to analyze the project and evaluate its overall marketability and financial opportunity. Finally, they need to develop the completed script that the production will use on-set.

TV development jobs and movie development careers require a keen interest in storytelling, and they also demand experience. Understanding the structure of a good script and being able to apply that knowledge to dozens of projects is a part of the job. Knowing who to hire is also dependent on one's exposure to the industry. Every project needs a skilled and passionate development team to provide the groundwork for production.

What are the Different Types of Film Development Jobs?
  • Production Executive
  • Development Manager
  • Development Executive
  • Development Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Executive Assistant
  • Slate Manager
  • Production Lawyer
  • Video Curator
  • Content Consultant
  • Series Producer
  • Unscripted Creative Executive
  • Scripted Creative Executive
  • Strategic Planning Manager
What Are Some Tasks People in Film & TV Development Jobs Do?
  • Find scripts that would make appealing movies or TV shows.
  • Read and examine scripts and provide suggestions for improvement.
  • Comb through screenplays and television scripts to decide which are strong enough for production.
  • Hire writers, directors, lawyers, and other professionals for approved projects.
  • Handle financial matters necessary for production.
Job Title Company Location Date Type Description Logo
Senior Secretary
Warner Bros. Discovery
Burbank, CA Posted Today
Full Time Job

Acts as a liaison for direct supervisors and the department with both internal colleagues and external parties by responding to incoming email and phone inquiries. Coordinates executive calendars; schedules and arranges accommodations for in-person/virtual meetings and conference calls, independently or as directed.

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Assistant Manager, Product Development & Packaging Half Magic Beauty
A24 Films
Los Angeles, CA 8 days ago
Full Time Job

Lead all stages of the Product Development process from conception and briefing to launch for limited-edition and holiday sets, shade extension and sampling SKUs o Opportunity to grow and own additional NPD SKUs over time.

Head Of Productions, Scripted
Amazon Studios
Madrid, Spain 05-20-2024
Full Time Job

We are currently seeking an experienced Sr Production Executive / Head of Productions, Scripted to be based in Spain to aid Amazon Studios' scripted series productions, co-productions, and licensed programs in Spain.

Creative Executive, Local Originals, Mexico
Amazon Studios
Mexico City, CDM 05-20-2024
Full Time Job

We are currently seeking an experienced Creative Executive to work with our originals development team.

Content Creative Manager - Thailand
Netflix
Bangkok, Thailand 05-15-2024
Full Time Job

We are seeking an experienced Manager, Local Originals - Thailand to help build and execute the original slate strategy for Thailand productions for the world to watch.

Creative Executive, Local Originals, Mexico
Amazon Studios
Mexico City, CDM 05-10-2024
Full Time Job

We are currently seeking an experienced Creative Executive to work with our originals development team.

Current Executive, Studios
Tastemade
Los Angeles, CA 05-09-2024
Full Time Job

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world through the art of storytelling.

Manager, IP Relations
Netflix
Tokyo, Japan 05-09-2024
Full Time Job

The Manager will be a part of the team that owns TV and film programming and acquisitions across the country, and they will also work very closely with the Netflix IP Scouting Team.

VP, Development
Lionsgate
Sherman Oaks, CA 05-06-2024
Full Time Job

Able to quickly and effectively adapt to changing priorities, unfamiliar environments, conflicting deadlines, and heavy workflows. Flexibility in scheduling to permit occasional work on weekends and nights.

Manager, Unscripted Production
Sony Pictures
Mexico City, Mexico 05-06-2024
Full Time Job

The Unscripted Production Manager will oversee and follow up the internal and operational processes of production.

Director, Scripted Development
Lionsgate
Toronto, ON 04-29-2024
Full Time Job

EOne Canada's Television department is seeking a Director, Scripted Development who will be responsible for the sourcing and development of original television series.

Senior Vice President, Drama Programming & Development
Fox
Los Angeles, CA 04-11-2024
Full Time Job

The Senior Vice President of Drama Programming and Development will be responsible for contributing to the creative strategy for FOX Entertainment.

Senior Creative Executive
Moonbug Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA 03-09-2024
Full Time Job

Oversee the creative execution of CoComelon's content across all formats, ensuring alignment with brand strategy and maintaining a high level of quality within the schedule and budget parameters. Collaborate with writers, artists, directors, producers and other executives to develop engaging and educational content that appeals to preschool-aged children.

Administrative Assistant
Starz
Santa Monica, CA 02-01-2024
Full Time Job

The Administrative Assistant will handle the day-to-day administrative duties for the SVP, Unscripted and VP, Original Programming.

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