Title
Fiction Producer
Employer
ProseWorks Entertainment
Location
Dallas, TX
Date Posted
05/23/2012
Description
ProseWorks Entertainment, a new and rapidly growing mainstream fiction production studio/publisher, is looking for a fiction producer.

The job involves the following:
- Handling communication between writers, editors, designers and others
- Developing dramatic concepts and direction for the writers
- Evaluating scripts and manuscripts
- Assisting in cover design
- Developing new characters, plots and ideas
- Other logistical work as needed

Job requirements are as follows:
- Exceptional feel and passion for drama & storytelling
- Ability to be versatile depending on the genre of the work
- Exceptional ability to create and visualize/evaluate sentences, characters, plots and ideas
- Great organizational and analytical skills
- Understanding of different genres and ability to counterweight and integrate both artistic and commercial considerations
- Skill of getting along with creative people and bringing out their best work
- Skill of getting along with business people and getting things done
- Flexibility, adaptability and problem solving skills
- Ability to make independent decisions based on overall direction/strategy
- Ability to work late or on weekends as needed
- Willingness to move as the job requires

Please note:

The job requires visionary creative abilities as well as exceptional analytical skills. This position is more than an average 9-5 job and will require working late or working weekends. We are a small company that’s rapidly expanding so please be sure to understand this before you apply.

If you’re the kind of person who would rather work on a new project idea (because it’s more fun) instead of taking the day off, you will fit right in.

Also, experience is not required (it is a plus if you have some); talent is a requirement though.

If this sounds like you, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


To apply please send an email to info@proseworksentertainment.com with the following information.

- The subject line should say ATTN: Fiction Producer Application
- Resume with all relevant qualifications should be attached
- Salary requirements

In the body, please introduce yourself and answer the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in this position? (word limit: 350 words)

2. What are the skills that make you stand out from the other applicants? (word limit: 350 words)

3. Name your three favorite books from three different genres and explain why you like them the best. (word limit: 350 words)

4. Write three imperfect sentences and then revise them yourself to show how they can be improved. Explain why the improved versions are better. (word limit: 350 words)

5. Name your three favorite movies from different genres and explain why you like them best. (word limit: 350 words)

6. Name three books that you hated. Explain why. (word limit: 600 words)

7. Name three movies that you hated. Explain why. (word limit: 600 words)

8. What makes a good sentence? Explain. (word limit: 600 words)

9. What makes a good story? Explain. (word limit: 600 words)

10. What is the premise of The Godfather (the movie)? Explain. (word limit: 300 words)

11. What is the premise of A Walk to Remember (the novel)? How is it similar and different from the premise of the Titanic (the movie)? Explain. (word limit: 600 words)

12. Why do you think the Da Vinci Code sell as much as it did? Why did Harry Potter series sell as much as it did? Discuss the similarities and differences in the characteristics that made each work a success . (word limit: 1,000 words).

13. Is there anything else we should know about you that makes you especially qualified to work with us? (word limit: 300 words)

Regretfully, we won't be able to answer every submission; if you haven't heard from us in two weeks from the date of your email, please assume we're not interested. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.

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