AMS Pictures
  • Original Programming
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • $10 - $12
  • Hourly
  • Freelance / Contractor

Temporary Position - No Benefits

AMS Pictures,, is seeking a Researcher for a full time  6-12 month contract assignment working on reality, documentary, and docudrama projects. 

This individual should have the following attributes:  determination, ability to multitask, quick learning skills, self-directed and deadline driven.   Primary tasks will involve management of general research, story development, fact checking and stock and archival footage licensing.    

Must adhere to company values: professionalism, profitability, client service, quality and positive attitude.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree or current college student.
  • Knowledge of archival media and understanding of the Fair Use Doctrine and Public Domain.
  • Prior experience with licensing terms and rights, including Fair Use and Public Domain is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail-oriented. 
  • Possess general computer skills, including Excel.


  • Materials research and gathering including: 
    • Locating archival and stock footage from various sources
    • Licensing materials for necessary usage
    • Negotiating with vendors and rights owners
    • Detailed record keeping – including source contacts, cost tracking, and archival logs

 Expectations include:

    • Timeliness and accountability on projects
    • Communicate with Producer and Project Manager of project status and challenges
    • Maintain focus necessary to conduct thorough and intense research



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