Freelance Video Producer
TC Transcontinental
Mississauga, ON



Are you an organized, creative and results-oriented person? Do you enjoy producing eye-catching videos that captivate audiences? Our Producers help create videos that get noticed! Working on projects for many of the biggest retailers across Canada, our Video Producers understand what it takes to create quality work that allows our clients to reach their target consumers. Are you up for the challenge?


The Producer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Organizing and scheduling video shoots from start to finish
  • Helping build out estimates for video projects
  • Staying within budget
  • Budget reconciliation
  • Production management: communicating with creative team, talent, camera, sound and lighting crew, stylists, hair and make-up artists, assistants, merchandise controllers and other producers on a daily basis to ensure milestones are being met
  • Post Production management: working with the Post Production Lead, editor, colourist, audio master, CSRs and client to ensure video is delivered on time
  • Working directly with client and internal team members to ensure merchandise arrives on time for the shoot
  • Managing client requirements: obtaining permits, talent and property release forms, insurance, talent negotiations and freelance negotiations
  • Negotiating and arranging equipment and transportation requirements
  • Transforming client's artistic requirements into a fulfilled final video
  • Creating budgets for personnel, resources and other requirements based on revenue
  • Commissioning location scouting, propping, set building as required
  • Choosing video team personnel who meet the criteria and budget of the project
  • Providing proactive cost-saving suggestions for both Transcontinental and the client
  • Acting as a Producer and AD on set


  • University or college degree in Film, TV or related field
  • 5+ years previous work experience as a video producer and/or Production Manager
  • Proficient with Mac OS
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of video editing, sound editing, colour grading, script writing, production scheduling and budgeting programs
  • Good understanding of post-production work-flow
  • Advanced experience with account management and client relations
  • Ability to adapt to changing client requirements
  • Understanding of output requirements
  • Assertive but pleasant, positive approach, flexible and adaptable
  • Team player who takes initiative and can also work independently
  • Ability to support and foster the development of co-workers in a team environment
  • Animation and web experience is an asset

TC Transcontinental is committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates and to meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Should you be contacted regarding an employment opportunity and require an accommodation for a disability, we will be pleased to work with you to identify how we can best support you through this process.

*NOTE: This position is on a per-project basis*

Job Type: Contract


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