788289BR

This position has flexibility to be in San Francisco or Los Angeles.

We are looking for a team player who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, collaborative mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define Lucasfilm.

The Casting Administrator is responsible for coordinating with casting, physical production, post-production, business & legal affairs, labor, contract administration, credits and other internal and external teams during pre-production, production, and post-production in connection with the engagement and crediting of performers, including actors, stunt performers and singers.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary/initial point of contact between Lucasfilm and talent agents and attorneys with respect to non-Schedule F actor contracts
  • Draft all non-Schedule F (actor, stunt performer, pilot, singer, dancer, looping) contracts and send them to the production office and/or the actor’s representative(s) for signature
  • Work with production attorneys to prepare and negotiate riders to such agreements as necessary; responsible for ensuring agreements are signed and processed in accordance w/ Lucasfilm policies
  • Work with other groups, including Studio Engineering, in the continuing development of a Casting Administration internal database/website to ensure project, performer and agent information is complete, including contact information, deal points, credit, role, etc.
  • Analyze and update forms and templates to improve the efficiency of teams
  • Review project-specific cast contracts to ensure accuracy of contracts, signature, and payments for original films
  • Advise post-production and accounting on cast contract requirements when moving, splitting, and deleting scenes, and ADR payments
  • Advise and educate producers, casting, production, finance, post-production and production legal (in-house and external) of the requirements under the SAG-AFTRA (and/or other performer unions) contracts (including consecutive employment, minimum rates, OT, post days, etc.)
  • Draft, review and obtain signatures of all Looping contracts, and enable access to signed agreements to all internal stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of directly relevant work experience, preferably in TV/series
  • Demonstrated good judgment and strong critical thinking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of SAG-AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreements, especially the Television Agreement
  • Prior experience working with G Suite and Google Sheets preferred
  • BA/BS preferred
  • Clear and concise interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively across functions, think practically and be solution-oriented
  • Ability to respond positively to change and be respectful of new ideas
  • High level of organization, detail orientation and ability to time-manage across multiple deadlines
  • Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise
  • Ability to embrace and advocate cultural diversity
  • Flexible, innovative, and solution-driven team player

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