by Kate Gellene
February 24th, 2014

Our partners at Eastern Effects are now hiring! They are looking to fill a position in the Lighting Department to start immediately. Since 1999, Eastern Effects has been providing Lighting & Grip Equipment Rentals for Independent Feature Films, Television Productions, Corporate & Industrial Videos, Student filmmakers, and Live Broadcasts. The company has also generously contributed resources to filmmakers for many years in the form of the Rooftop Films & Eastern Effects Equipment Grant.

This job is a great opportunity for applicants with tech-savvy, and customer service skills to match:

Eastern Effects Lighting & Grip Technician / Check-Out Staff:

  • Eastern Effects is looking for candidates who have a strong desire to meet the needs of our Customers with positive solutions and follow through to join our driven, positive, and personable team of Employees as we continue to serve the NYC film industry with the highest level of customer support and business professionalism.
  • The Lighting Department Staff work as a team to manage the changing equipment needs of our Customers and lend thoughtful personal attention to every rental, from start to finish. He or She would primarily be responsible for checking out equipment orders for our large and diverse Customer base. Preparing equipment packages, and working with Crews and Customers within our facility to ensure equipment order accuracy and quality presentation.

So if you know anyone who you think might make a good fit, or if you yourself would like to join their thriving Company, please contact Laura Gahrahmat to obtain a complete Job Description and further details about the benefits of working with their organization.

Anyone interested in applying directly can send a short letter of introduction and three references with their resume to Laura Gahrahmat at


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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.


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