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This department is in charge of managing, securing, and acquiring non-studio locations used to shoot the film.

The Location department secures location permits and insurance while working together closely with the production team to ensure the location is safe and is suitable for filming requirements. With the help of Production Assistants (PAs), the department handles all logistical issues and other safety measures such as traffic control.




Entry Level


Entry Level & In-demand

What kind of jobs are available?



What those who work in this department usually bring to the work.


  • Maintains a good relationship with municipalities and knowledgeable about their rules and requirements.
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills alongside a good working knowledge of the Lower Mainland.


  • Previous work experience relevant to the position.

Trainee Location Manager

Location Scout

Location Manager

Assistant Location Manager

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