Unit 7 : Understanding the creative media sector. Dante O’Connor. Task 1 : structure and ownership of the media sector. For this assignment, I have been instructed to look at two companies in the media sector, so I have chosen my two favourites; Lionsgate and Ghost House Pictures.
What is good taste?
Good Taste – Adj. 1 - in good taste - satisfying generally accepted social or esthetic standards
To be shown only in specially licensed cinemas, or supplied only in licensed sex shops, and to adults of not less than 18 years.
The ‘R18’ category is a special and legally restricted classification primarily for explicit works of consenting sex or strong fetish material involving adults. Films may only be shown to adults in specially licensed cinemas, and video works may be supplied to adults only in licensed sex shops. ‘R18’ videos may not be supplied by mail order.
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SkillsProp Makers must be flexible and versatile, able to work with imagination and ingenuity. They need creative problem solving skills, and must be open to new ideas, and to learning new skills and techniques. The ability to work to external deadlines, under their own initiative, is essential, as is an eye for detail and accuracy. Working as part of the larger Properties Department, and at times as part of a Prop-making team, Prop Makers must have good communication skills and enjoy interacting with others. As they work with hazardous equipment and materials, an in-depth understanding of the requirements of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and procedures is vital to the role.Prop Makers should have a wide knowledge of the basics of Prop Making: technical drawing, a good knowledge of computer design packages, the ability to work safely with typical industry materials (e.g., fibreglass, latex, foam, polystyrene, wood, cotton and steel), and the ability to work with a variety of different machinery and tools. Prop Makers may also have specialist skills, such as: sign writing, upholstery work, mould work, woodturning, sculpture, casting, furniture making, modelling, electrical engineering and electronics, working with papier-mâché, etc.
Qualifications/ExperienceProp Makers need no standard qualifications or specific training. However, they should have a background and/or qualification in Art and Design, or Model making, and experience in the basics of Prop Making. Many Prop Makers train in Stage and Set Design, or Stage Management, or complete a Theatre Technician's course in Performing Arts. They may also have a more specialised background or training, e.g., in Graphic Design, Furniture Making, Fine Art, etc. Alternatively, Prop Makers may have started in junior roles in the Art department and learnt their skills on the job.
About the Job
Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Helpdesk Operator who is an organized, methodical, and a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to follow through on assigned tasks and maintain a high level of customer service is very important. In this position, your time will be spent coordinating all Helpdesk traffic.
· Provide first response support to end users via phone and/or email. First call resolution (if possible).
· Communicate with end-users to determine the issue and match with the right I.T. resource(es).
· Open and close incident/work order tickets with sufficient information in a timely manner. Keep Helpdesk Inbox item count down to a minimum.
· Prioritize support calls and escalate support issues as necessary.
· Coordinate outsourced support for remote offices/users.
· Coordinate moves with Office Services department.
· Helpdesk work order report design and generation for upper I.T. management.
· Maintain asset data and produce reports when needed.
· Possible weekend support at times.
· Minimum: 1 year of call center or Helpdesk intake experience.
· Minimum: 2 years of desktop troubleshooting experience.
· Excellent organizational skills.
· Excellent multitasking skills.
· Excellent interpersonal skills.
About the Job
Lionsgate is the leading next generation filmed entertainment studio and is a major producer and distributor of motion pictures, home entertainment, family entertainment, television programming, video-on-demand and digitally delivered content.
Lionsgate has an opening for an Inventory Reconciliation Coordinator to work in our Operations department. This position will be responsible for analyzing, reporting and processing inventory adjustments and reconciling inventory for all Finished Goods and Raw Materials between SAP and JDE and all components between SAP and AS400. This position is also responsible for fixing and processing failed IDOCs, and correcting back-flushing in the JDE/SAP systems. Other duties include working with the Accounting department on various reports and projects.
The successful candidate will have a proven ability to work as an integral part of a team with excellent interpersonal, analytical and both verbal and written communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, with a good understanding of SAP R/3 and BW. Candidates should be highly organized, detail-oriented, able to interact effectively with various levels of personnel, and able to thrive in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. A college degree in Business and/or Management is preferred.
Inventory Reconciliation Co-ordinator
Digital Co-ordinator - Salary Estimate
Helpdesk Operator –