The Show Production Manager role manages the crewing and planning of DNEG's VFX feature films and high end TV shows.
The role will see you working closely with the Producer and Supervisors to master an effective plan for the successful delivery of a project, finding solutions to creative and technical challenges, and planning accordingly.
You will be managing and mentoring the Line Producers, helping them define clear milestones for the delivery of assets, shots, temps and finals, and working with them to produce detailed shot schedules tracking weekly progress. Excellent communication skills are needed as you will be working closely with the Company Scheduler, Department Production Managers and Heads of Departments to manage crew needs, and creating an effective approach for the visual effects work.
Minimum 5 years VFX Feature Film industry experience
Proven track record of delivering sequences at Line Producer or equivalent level
Excellent knowledge of VFX in order to make critical calls on crew allocations and resourcing, especially as the show nears delivery
Proven project management experience
Knowledge of Excel and MS Project (or similar)
Experience in database work
Experience in managing artists and clients
Nice to Have
Knowledge of Shotgun
Proactive and resourceful
Clear in planning with artists, supervisors and clients
Organized and methodical in your approach to the work
Calm under pressure and capable of delivering to short deadlines
A strong, clear communicator, both verbal and written, leading teams with enthusiasm
A positive, can-do attitude