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guru-job board-animationGuru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world.


Our award-winning and internationally renowned Toronto-based entertainment company is looking for an experienced Business Affairs Administrator, who will be responsible for the department’s day-to-day production responsibilities.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: administering tax credit applications; coordinating business and legal documents; drafting cover letters and other correspondence, and general administrative duties. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance with a cross-report to the Manager of Business Affairs, and will assist our Business Affairs team which is comprised of four members.


            Core Responsibilities:
Tax Credits and Production Financing

  • Prepare applications for private and public funding agencies (e.g., CMF, OMDC tax credits, CAVCO tax credits, Shaw, Bell New Media, etc.)
  • Coordinate and prepare responses relating to funding applications
  • Create a calendar for tax credit applications and production financing and update it on an ongoing basis
  • Assist with interim financing paperwork relating to productions


Distribution & Contract Administration

  • Prepare invoices and collect payments and royalties stemming from distribution contracts
  • Create reporting statements for third party distributors and investors
  • Create a calendar to diarize upcoming distribution revenues and update it on an ongoing basis
  • Administer production-related contracts including distribution, licensing, merchandising and other related agreements
  • Input contract information into rights management software or other databases and update it on an ongoing basis
  • Coordinate and distribute production insurance certificates
  • Circulate contracts and other documents to internal executives and employees as well as external entities via hard copy, email, and courier
  • Other general administrative duties



  • 2-5 years experience in an administrative role, Canadian film or television industry experience an asset
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage a large and diverse workload
  • A self-starter with the ability to follow-through until successful completion of matters
  • Strong ability to proof-read work quickly and accurately with a strong attention to detail
  • In-depth knowledge of Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint




                  Posting Date: Jan 22nd, 2016
                  Closing Date: Feb 22nd, 2016
                  Location: 110 Spadina Ave, Toronto
                  Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
                  To apply:
                  Please email resumes to: with Business Affairs Administrator in the                   subject line. No phone calls please. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio.

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