Full Time Job

Script Coordinator

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 08-21-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
SCRIPT COORDINATOR (Upcoming 2D Series)

Nick Animation is looking for a Script Coordinator. This person will assist the writers in their daily production functions. We are creating first rate animation for all ages from pre-school through big kids with exciting opportunities across our many platforms including shorts, current series and movies.

Responsibilities:
• Attend writer's meetings and prepare follow-up notes.
• Transcribe notes into correct format for submission to network.
• Proofread, revise and re-work premises, outlines and scripts.
• Distribute premise, outlines and script drafts and revisions internally and to network.
• Attend network story meetings; prepare and distribute follow-up notes for writers and EIC.
• Attend Storyboard pitch meetings; prepare and distribute follow-up notes.
• Proofread storyboards for dialogue and other changes.
• Maintain and update comprehensive database and files of premises, outlines and scripts, including all drafts and submissions.
• Maintain and coordinate writing schedule, including updating and distribution of weekly script status reports.
• Attend weekly production meetings and provide updates at meeting.
• Prepare, track and catalogue premise, outline and script submissions to network; track and catalogue network notes.
• Follow up with network to receive notes on schedule.
• Prepare ''recording'' and ''as recorded'' scripts.
• Provide to appropriate production staff the cast list with line counts with every draft of the script.
• Track and coordinate pickup lines.
• Alert PM/LP of any writing issues.
• Observe and report regularly to PM/LP on all production-related aspects of notes meetings.

Qualifications:
• Display proficiency in Final Draft, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work in high-pressure, fast-paced production environment.
• Good time management skills; good multi-tasker.
• BA/BS preferred, or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4jj51-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.