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Production Assistant, Part-Time  


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Manager of Events, the Production Assistant role provides key project support to the Events and Talent Relations team related to operational logistics, planning, and execution, including setup and strike of meetings and events at the Academy Museum, Academy Headquarters, Pickford Center, and Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study. You will assist with both internal and client events—serving as a liaison to the internal operating teams (i.e., Facilities, Security, Theater Operations, and Visitor Experience). The position requires a positive, customer service attitude, as well as the ability to problem-solve and clearly communicate with internal teams, clients, and vendors.

This position is represented by a union.

You Will:

  • Provide on-site support for general production needs, including pre-and post-event.
  • Serve as event team representative during installation and strike, including early morning and late-night shifts, as scheduled.
  • Communicate with operating teams via work orders, internal calendar systems, timelines, and Airtable.
  • Respond to private event inquiries via email and phone; schedule and lead walkthroughs with vendors and clients.
  • Support film programs, screenings, and panels, as needed.
  • Track RSVPs and update guest lists for internal events and openings; work event check-in.
  • Assist with parking and valet requests for internal and client events.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent certificate of completion.
  • 1+ years of experience in special events, production, catering, and/or hospitality.
  • Valid driver license and reliable mode of transportation.
  • A friendly, positive, and professional approach with clients, vendors, and team members.
  • A passion for logistics, organization, calendars, timelines, details, and problem-solving.
  • Availability to work early mornings, late evenings, and weekends (as scheduled).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace (e.g., calendars, spreadsheets).
  • Familiarity with layout, seating, and guest registration software (a plus).
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to move and transport objects weighing up to 30 lbs.


Other Requirements:

  • If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case-by-case basis.



The expected base hourly wage for this role is $20.00. The actual base pay offered will be determined by factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and other factors permitted by law. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis. 


Our Benefits:

  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)




Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Production Assistant, Part-Time  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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