Seeking Previs Generalist, Montreal - Immediate Hire (The Third Floor, Inc)

The Third Floor, Inc. is seeking a Generalist local to Montreal. By using the language of cinematography and animation in tandem to design the strongest possible sequences, a Previs Artist holds an impactful and highly collaborative role in the film-making process. Previs moves fast, making an artistic sketch of the film to come, yielding an enormous boost to the enthusiasm of a project in development, and aiding in the suspension of disbelief for audiences, producers, and directors.

A Previs Generalist is responsible for piecing together elements, setting them in motion, and virtually filming them to create highly cinematic sequences. Nearly any aspect of a shot can be tweaked instantaneously to improve the composition or the timing of the action. Creating previs shots and sequences help to support the director’s vision via appropriate use of camera movement, lenses, composition, staging, lighting, and editing. In addition, we are looking for someone to build assets.

The ideal candidate will:

  • possess a strong sense of composition, animation timing, and basic storytelling.

  • be team oriented and able to take direction well from a supervisor

  • be adaptable, flexible and accepting of change, often tossing out ideas and starting anew.

  • have Knowledge of cinematic language and camera terminology

Software Utilized:
Z Brush
Adobe After Effects,
Motion Builder a plus

Please send inquiries to [email protected] On-line reels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what you contributed to each shot/sequence. No phone calls, please.