Film Director


Flow Video is searching for a Film Director to spearhead our on-set video production efforts, define a unique film style, and bring our work into a new era.

The Film Director will report directly to the CEO and work closely with the Lead Producer and Creative Director to plan, organize, and execute creative and memorable video shoots.This is a multifaceted role combining excellent cinematography with superb organization. An ideal candidate understands the needs of any kind of video shoot and is just as comfortable negotiating with contractors as they are behind the lens directing a film shoot.

At Flow Video we believe in creating video with a higher purpose. We do work for a wide range of clientele ranging from non-profits to Fortune 500 companies, and we believe that video can be used to tell captivating stories that change hearts and minds. Our goal is not simply the best ROI or the most clicks – we tell stories that resonate and spark change.


  • 6-10 years of film experience, at least 2 of which involve some kind of management or leadership
  • Extensive and passionate knowledge for film gear: cameras, mics, lights, the works!
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of the video creation pipeline
  • A drive to collaborate, with both our internal team and clients, to create the best project possible
  • The ability to adapt when projects suddenly change
  • A unique voice that comes through in your work
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace suite of tools, Zoom, and remote work


Bonus Qualifications

  • Direct film shoots with small or large crews, optimizing time and creative energies to ensure the best possible footage for post-production
  • Work with the Creative Director to build a cohesive creative vision for projects
  • Work with the Lead Producer to plan, organize, budget, and crew projects
  • Manage contractors and vendors as needed to ensure high production value while maintaining budget
  • Organize and maintain in-house production gear
  • With the Management Team, define and shape a signature film style for Flow Video
  • Semi-regular (monthly) travel for productions
  • Occasionally, you will also be filming footage yourself

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  • Strong copywriting, editing skills
  • Experience in lifestyle, documentary, posed, and/or artistic still photography 
  • Experience with visual storyboarding (hand illustration, concepting/ideation, familiarity with building a two-column storyboard and/or 2D/3D animatic)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere, DaVinci Resolve

Compensation & Benefits

  • Starting salary range of $65-$75K annually, depending on experience
  • Full medical, dental, and vision group insurance coverage (effective immediately)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Mileage reimbursement for non-commmute travel
  • Remote-first workplace, with in-office support
  • Family-oriented environment with healthy work/life balance
  • Paid time off, paid family leave (maternity/paternity)

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to Please submit a reel featuring any relevant work, especially directing & cinematography.

Flow Video is a remote-first company based in Royal Oak, MI. In-person work is required for this role when a production is active, or when meeting (twice-monthly) as a full team, but day-to-day work may be performed either remotely or in our office. Flow takes precautions against COVID-19 seriously. Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for this position, and masking is often required on productions. 

Flow Video is passionate about diversity and inclusivity, and strongly encourages members from traditionally marginalized backgrounds to apply for this position. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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