Show Production Manager
ReDefine
Toronto, Ontario
4d ago

Description

ReDefine provides creative visual effects and animation services for film and episodic projects to expanding international markets, streaming companies and independent filmmakers everywhere.

We are a global company with studios in Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, Mumbai, London, Sofia, Los Angeles and Hyderabad. As part of the DNEG family of companies, we leverage the benefits of access to DNEG’s market-leading technology infrastructure while bringing an agile and bespoke service to each market in which we operate.

We aim to compete with the best in the business and will rely on our experienced production managers to manage the day-to-day operation of the production including crew scheduling, production scheduling, tracking and of individual Artists.

The Production Manager is also responsible for overseeing the Production Supervisors, Production Coordinators and Assistants as well as working closely with Lead Artists and Supervisors.

Scheduling

  • Breakdown story reel to plan for new work to be produced. Schedule out work in partnership with producer and CG Supervisor as necessary.
  • Liaise with CS to communicate hiring requirements
  • Update and modify master schedule as required throughout production.
  • Adapting plan where required and communicating changes appropriately.
  • Tracking

  • Oversee the weekly tracking of departments’ quotas along with given departments’ Prod Sups.
  • Evolve the file management system as necessary, including that of all artwork created by the design department.
  • Ensure that the file management and / or tracking system is being used properly.
  • Check all data for accuracy and to ensure the project is on track.
  • Ensure the Prod Sups are tracking their department’s output and reporting status’ appropriately.
  • Production

  • Prepare and distribute weekly production reports to all applicable people.
  • Make recommendations for improvements to production and pipeline systems, particularly with respect to scheduling, and flow of information, milestone realization, and resource management.
  • Help to achieve and balance creative and operational goals of the project.
  • Identify production issues and proactively loopback this information to the Producer.
  • Needs to Know :

  • Project management proven ability in managing projects from concept to completion. Able to prioritize appropriately and always meet deadlines.
  • Excellent teamwork ability to assemble and motivate teams and work effectively with others.
  • Strong written & verbal communication ability to interact with and integrate requests of Supervisors; good at following directions.
  • Organization - demonstrated organizational skills, including a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Needs to Be :

  • Experience in production.
  • Minimum 7 years of industry experience.
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in Production Management.
  • Proficient in MS office suites including Excel and Word.
  • Proficient in Shotgun
  • Experience in managing global teams is a bonus
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