We are seeking a post production runner for the film department in Studio RM; a creative studio that specialises in colour grading and post production for film, print and digital.
Post-production is the last stage of the film process and involves creating a finished programme using the footage from production, refining elements such as sound, editing and colour grading grading and VFX. At Studio RM we have colourists, editors, VFX artists and producers in the studio; creating TVCs, campaigns and music videos.
The role of the runner is an opportunity to gain vital experience and knowledge of the film post production process, offering valuable understanding of how a studio and artists operate and is often seen as the first step for people aspiring to roles in film and post production.
Within post-production there are roughly three different areas of work: production management, colour grading and VFX retouching. Being a runner is a route into all three.
What does a post-production runner do?
As a runner, you will be on hand to help out in the colour grade / vfx suites and around the studio. You will help with a range of tasks to keep the film projects running smoothly and studio organised including;
shipping/receiving hard drives
ingesting (transfer) footage
helping set up for client sessions / ordering lunches, teas + coffee
keeping the studio clean and tidy;
answering phones and relaying messages within the production team;
undertaking basic research;
undertaking general administrative work;
ordering studio supplies;
making clients and guests feel welcome.
You won’t be expected to know how to use professional software from the start, but these are some of the tools you might be able to use once you are working as a runner in a studio.
Editing - Premiere Pro
Colour grading - DaVinci Studio
VFX – Autodesk Flame
We are seeking respectful and supportive team players. The right candidate is:
Personable, warm and can deliver with focus and responsibility.
Interested in film, fashion or wide creative culture and has an interest in how the film or post production industry works.
Storytelling and colour; have an interest in the way stories are created through assembling shots and scenes, good eye for colour and composition and their emotional impact
Respectful and supportive to the team, having a collaborative mind-set
Attention to detail: organised and able to focus on fine timings and pixels
Interested to use software: have an interest in the technical aspects of the project, able to learn how to use the tools
Learning by watching and asking: observe the colour grade and assistants, know when to listen and when to ask
Taking instruction: do what’s asked, prioritise, stay calm under pressure
Communication: work well with team members, be welcoming to guests and clients
About Studio RM
Studio RM is a creative studio specializing in colour grading and post production for film, print and digital. Since 2010, we’ve continued to discover and collaborate with new and established artists that we respect and admire from around the world.
Through our trusted relationships and expertise, we offer a high-end, artistic and curated approach; partnering artists and brands with our team across our studios in London and New York.
Together, we create beautiful work in an environment that is both welcoming and inclusive.