We Are Hiring – Bamboo Shoots Director/Writer

Bamboo Shoots Director/Writer

Job Description

Bamboo Shoots creates and produces world class video content for our extensive client list ranging from national broadcasters, advertising agencies, to large blue-chip companies in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Being in operation for over 20 years, Bamboo has built an extensive, well-established operation with offices in Calgary, Regina, and Saskatoon, and mobile production units that travels the provinces. We are the largest in-house video Production Company on the Prairie Provinces.

As our Bamboo Director/Writer you will work with our team in creating Cinematic videos with strong storytelling and visual elements. Your ability to communicate the creative of the project to achieve this style and vision, will be key to our success. Our SaskTel Max TV team is looking to collaborate on some new creative content ideas for the viewers. Our goal is to deliver award winning pieces with the focus as “Great Stories Well Told”. And we will be looking for your inspiration and knowledge to achieve this through either a Cinematic or ENG approach. Our Angel Entertainment division has the Bamboo teamwork with or assist in upcoming or ongoing projects, which we all see as a wonderful opportunity to be a part of and learn from.

You’ll work with a fun, dedicated and focused team making corporate videos, commercials, and other projects.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  • Writing scripts for corporate clients and creative treatments for proposals
  • Working with Producers and Project Manager to plan filming schedules and resources
  • Work with Senior Director and Sales Department on the creative for proposals and pitches
  • Work on Mini Documentaries and Live Event Mobiles for SaskTel Max
  • Support Sales Department in their efforts meeting with Ad Agencies and Clients for projects
  • Developing scripts or ideas for projects
  • Providing storyboards, shot composition, economy of set up, cast decisions
  • Oversee Pre-production meetings – pitch presentations, shot list, mood board discussions
  • Work with PM and DOP on crew and equipment requirements
  • Oversee Post-production – Editing or edit notes, coloring, music, stock footage and audio mix etc.
  • Able to work with CEO level clients or talent


  • Minimum 2-3 years of Directing Experience, Shooting and editing
  • Strong writing ability
  • Preferred BA in film or other Film post secondary Schooling
  • Knowledge in video equipment and staying up on what is new


To be determined upon experience.


  • Casual Dress
  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Company Events

Please submit resume to tracy@bambooshoots.ca. If available, then please provide a Director’s Reel along with your resume.