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Our home in Bournemouth is a wonderfully creative area filled with talent and we want Thin Reel to be a real asset to the Film and TV community now and in the future. If your a student, professional freelancer or seeking employment. We would love to hear from you.

Permanent Positions

Full Time | Junior Filmmaker

Full Time
£23,000 - £26,000 PA

What are we looking for? 

A creative, multi - talented filmmaker with at least 1 years experience in working in the commercial filmmaking environment. Fantastic communication skills, good knowledge of camera operation, lighting and sound. Ability to take projects end-to-end, from filming through to post-production. You will be a key client facing member of the Thin Reel team, ensuring deadlines are met, projects delivered and going the extra mile to ensure that we deliver productions that achieve results for our clients.

Overall, a filmmaker with passion and expertise to do their best work! 

What do I need to include in my application? 

  • Cover Letter, no need to be to professional! Just explain who you are, why you want the role.
  • CV, past experience, all that jazz.
  • Portfolio, show off your creativity and skill, what are your best pieces of work, if it was a production that involved a whole crew, please state what aspect of production you supported.

What's in it for me? 

  • £23,000 - £26,000 PA
  • Hybrid Role - 2 Days a week you can WFH if you choose.
  • 28 Days Holiday + We close for a 5 day period across Christmas and New Year.
  • Pension Scheme
  • Small, super supportive team, enabling to do your best work.
  • Good variation of clients and projects.
  • We share an office with another agency, so you'll make lots of new friends.
  • Team meals out and activities.
  • Opportunity to travel for client productions.

How do I apply?

Please email your CV, Cover Letter and Portfolio to

(If these 3 items are not attached or linked in the email this will invalidate your application, so please do ensure you send these 3 items.) 

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Essential Skills

  • Great organisation, time management.
  • End-to-end knowledge of video production.
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-moving agency environment.
  • Creative cinematography style.
  • Ability to do some basic animation in After Effects

Essential Tech Knowledge

  • The Adobe Suite, Premiere Pro & After Effects Mainly
  • Experience operating professional camera systems (Ideally Canon/Blackmagic)
  • Operation of modern LED lighting equipment.
  • Windows/Mac OS general operation.

Preferred Experience

  • At least 1 years experience working at an agency, as a commercial freelancer or at an in-house marketing role.

Bonus Points

  • You are a super positive, energetic, and friendly person and have pride in your work
  • You thrive on embracing any challenge with a can-do attitude
  • You are a bit of a nerd and love hearing about new technologies.

Freelance Opportunities

No positions available at this time.