July 2021 Opportunities


We are excited to invite you to join AFI Backlot – the new, exclusive networking platform for AFI Alumni! There’s also exclusive career opportunities that are only listed in Backlot! You can register in under two minutes by following the simple steps below:

  • Visit backlot.afi.com
  • On first visit, click ‘Get Started’
  • Fill out the information requested, including name and email
  • Choose your own unique password
  • Verify your email address when prompted
  • Upon approval, start using the site!

Looking forward to seeing you there! Don’t know how to navigate Backlot very well?


Here’s a couple of step-by-step tutorials:

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How to post or find jobs on platform                  

Hello, my name is Krista Gall and I am designing a new series for Fox called Pivoting. I’m looking for someone with a passion for production design who is interested in entry level assisting work in the art department as we are looking for a PA. We will be shooting 9 episodes. The job start is July 19th with last day of shooting November 8th. Rate is $15 an hour. I can be contacted at kmg0229@aol.com. We have three stages at Warner Bros and the show will air on Fox. Here is the link to the new series to air on Fox titled Pivoting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFrzeCWmJ2c ____________________________________________________________________________________ All star women production team seeking their Director of Photography (ideally a female identifying Cinematographer with kit) but we welcome all submissions.   Candidates should be open to collaboration and be a team player for this 3 day SAG short film shoot.  Low budget but will be Paid competitive rates.  Shooting dates in LA area: July 30, July 31, Aug 1. Set is covid safety complaint.   More info about the project: Email: Rohi Mirza Pandya, Producer rohi@src-partners.com ____________________________________________________________________________________ UCP and Tanya Saracho have joined forces to establish The Ojalá Ignition Lab, a creatively driven writers workshop aimed at amplifying intersectional Latine stories.   The Ojalá Ignition Lab is now open for submissions. Visit https://ojalaignitionlab.com/ to learn more! ____________________________________________________________________________________ Hello Creatives!   I’m an optioned writer with reps, as well as a SAG actor with some awards under my belt.   I’m shooting a SAG short film 6/26 in a DTLA penthouse. It’s a thriller with a bit of dark humor.   One day shoot. Giving everyone $100 cash at the end as a stipend, but perhaps more important, the credit for those getting in their hours. Script is 7 pages, and no weapons are actually firing.   It’s a fun project, 4 actors, small crew, crafty, one catered meal, etc. If you’re available to help out, I’d sincerely appreciate it. And I’ve worked all facets of production and can return the favor for those also shooting their own projects.   If interested please contact me for additional details. Thank you.   All the best!   Sincerely,   Bella Cruz (310) 855-4477 https://www.IMDb.me/bellacruz   Other Lead/Producer Michael James Lazar https://www.imdb.me/michaeljameslazar ____________________________________________________________________________________ We are currently looking for the right fit to direct our short movie! Raduga is an intimate story of two teenage girls trying to discover their place in the world by pushing the limits of morality and their own innocence. -Shooting dates are planned to be in September, we are looking at a roughly 10-day shoot. -Compensation is planned and negotiable based upon experience. -The pre-production process has started and we need an LA based director with immediate availability to complete the team. If you are interested in this project, please send us an email with your director’s reel, experiences and any additional material you would like to share. Feel free to reach out to this email if you have any questions: raduga.casting@gmail.com We are looking forward to hearing from you!   Alisa and Léa- Producers


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