Job Openings as Nicolas Cage Prepares to Film in Cyprus

19/06/2019

The company behind a Nicolas Cage movie that will be shot entirely in Cyprus is seeking to recruit staff and rent out equipment in preparation for the start of filming of Jiu Jitsu later this month.

The film, starring the Academy Award winner, marks the first high profile production under recent incentives aiming to establish Cyprus as a filming destination under the name Olivewood.

A science fiction and martial arts film, the production cost is estimated at €24.6m.

The production company LBE JIU JITSU AVC LTD took out three full page advertisements in the daily newspaper Phileleftheros on Wednesday seeking to recruit 56 employees and to hire equipment.

The equipment will be needed between June 24 and July 28, with a possible extension until August 11.

In its recruitment ad, the company said applicants must have a thorough knowledge of English. Experience depends on the position and ranges from two to 10 years.

The job positions are:

CVs and tenders for the equipment can be sent to ublemedia@actionprgroup.com.

LBE JIU JITSU AVC LTD is a production company registered in Cyprus. The film Jiu Jitsu has been approved within the framework of the Cyprus Film Scheme by the Filming Plan Assessment Committee chaired by Invest Cyprus which is responsible for promoting and developing Cyprus’ audiovisual industry.

The film will be shot at different locations in Cyprus starting from Limassol. The production HQ will be the state fair in Nicosia.