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ANIMATION FEATURE LINE PRODUCER
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Intermediate Level
The LP ensures that the schedule, budget and scope are in alignment with studio directives and initiatives. The Line Producer partners with the Director on their creative vision for the movie, and creates a roadmap for the production to realize that vision.
Key responsibilities include, schedule, budget, operations, resource and staff planning and management, as well as crew communication. Working with show leadership, the LP helps ensure ever changing creative appetite stays in sync with budget & schedule realities. The Line Producer is accountable for delivery of high quality production images within budget and on schedule.
Partner with the Director in creating the vision for the feature.
Create budget and schedule productivity assumptions that are in line with the production’s creative goals.
Establish a culture and environment where the crew is empowered to do their best work.
Partnering with creative leadership, offer complexity solutions that manage scope and maintain creative vision.
Responsible for the master schedule, production strategy, and budget.
Manage and mentor the PM and appropriate Heads of Department.
Create priorities for the creative feed.
Partner with the Animation Service Studio, communicating high level goals, milestones and priorities.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word , Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel), Shotgun, and Google Suite
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to present complex issues in a clear manner
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
Ability to work proactively and independently and manage multiple projects with competing priorities
Outstanding leadership and teambuilding experience
Preferred experience is a minimum of 5 years as a Production Manager within Feature Animation or equivalent
Day to day the role will be varied you will manage all home economic requirements of the Broadcasting Department and coordinate the kitchen, including the schedules of the Kitchen Team. You will produce visually enhancing presentations that entice the customer and positively impact sales on the TV platform all while maintaining the integrity, cleanliness and the health and safety of the Broadcasting Prep Kitchen.
Culinary Management & Strategy
Manage the preparation and styling of food for demonstrations and culinary productions, both live (studio based) and non-live (photography, location shoots).
Advise and assist vendors, guests and staff on best practice and process in order to fulfil full demonstration and visual potential of products thereby maximising impact and sales contribution. Liaise extensively with Studio floor staff to execute those plans accordingly.
Control and maintain inventory of supplies, appliances, preparation and storage space, utensils and on-air props. Assign space to freelancers and vendors when appropriate in order to control workflow and operation of the kitchen and related areas.
Take responsibility for all fresh, raw, and staple ingredients including the ordering of food, supplies and equipment; accepting deliveries with established merchants, ensuring that the kitchen is properly supplied to support demand at all times.
Ensure correct management of all product inventory.
To be integral in the future of on-air food and kitchen Shows at QVC UK.
To work with the Sales Strategy Partners, Buyers, Planners, Studio Team, Production Team and Merchandising Dept as necessary to devise both short and long term strategies for the department and ensure fulfilment.
Using expert knowledge to set direction, create and maintain culinary style for demonstration of products.
To ensure all Culinary shows and products are covered with the relevant Kitchen Staff. Including sourcing and booking in Contingent Workers when needed.
To manage all costs for the kitchen ensuring all expenses are justified and processed in a prompt manner.
To support the Studio Manager with recruiting and developing the kitchen team as required
To support with the supervision and allocation of work to the Kitchen Stylist Assistant
To communicate to the Studio Manager all staffing resources related to the kitchen so the level of support required can be agreed and booked when necessary.
Working under guidance from the Studio Manager, keep abreast of the business strategy for all kitchen and food related plans- and support with communicating this back to the Studio teams ensuring clarity of direction is understood and executed accordingly.
Health and Safety
To enforce and promote H&S awareness and adherence, through training and best practise to team members as necessary, paying particular attention to food preparation and hygiene.
If you are a digital minded storyteller that likes to produce for web and Social Media, we’d like to hear from you.
You should be familiar with production (cameras, editing, sound both web and tv) but also familiar with WordPress.
If you have a blog and/or a YouTube channel we’d love to hear from you.
In this internship you will assist with all aspects of our interactive dept including our award-winning weekend show; Weekend Philler.
You will get the chance to see things you’ve worked on, or helped work on, on TV, the Web and on Social– and you’ll learn the steps we take to file, tag, optimize and construct that content so that it reaches a maximum audience.
All Interns must be enrolled in college as a Junior or Senior, receiving course credit.
This internship is on-site at our station in Philadelphia.
This position requires an ability to work on multiple projects at once and work efficiently in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment with a flexible work schedule and an unquenchable thirst for learning. This role can sit in our LA or Bristol location.
Creates assets across off-platform destinations that are uniquely optimized to fit each mobile audience and align with ESPN social brand identities
Works in a fast-paced environment that requires quick-turning numerous pieces of content in a day
Demonstrates an ability to balance multiple projects and the flexibility to pivot from a plan to react to breaking news or viral moments
Collaborates alongside social media specialists and help them execute their visions
Actively pitches ideas in weekly brainstorms and daily content meetings
Educates social media specialists to advance their understanding of basic design principles in order to maintain the ESPN visual brand and create content that is optimized for mobile consumption
Communicates with managers and producers to regularly update project timelines and report on progress
Remains flexible in accordance with sports industry which includes nights, weekends and holidays
A minimum of 1 years’ experience creating graphics for mobile and/or social media
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop)
Basic knowledge of the sports landscape, including current athletes, rules, and events
Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines
Demonstrated communication and organization skills
Proficient in video editing software (Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro) and After Effects
Understanding of social media and other emerging platforms
Understanding of and appreciation for audience analytics
High School Diploma
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design or related field
Ensures that assigned shots fit the continuity of the sequence. Develops solutions and techniques that meet art/technical direction. Participates in team review of work under development. Able to navigate and use previous setups for at least a dozen shots, insertion of shot specialization, managing multiple assets and lighting setups. Also able to light using varying shadowing strategies, imitate distributed light sources. Management of volumetric light setups, including shadowing and cucoloris development. Also able to light, material assign and render for actors using CG hair and scattering skin materials.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Design and create lighting and the look of computer generated objects and scenes
Create images, effects, and scripts for digitally composited sequences
Compile various elements of a shot and see it through to completion
Demonstrate good listening and communication skills by openly receiving direction and criticism by asking good questions to confirm clear understanding of the directions and how to approach what needs to be done. Once clear, implements the requested changes immediately and raises flags right away if a solution is not quickly found or if there are any delays, making sure the Supervisors and Production are kept in the loop and are up-to-date on the status of one's shot work.
Demonstrate solid presentation/communication skills in dailies/shot review by clearly and briefly outlining what has been accomplished and what next should be addressed in the shot
Demonstrate solid problem solving skills
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks managing time very well, providing everyone with accurate time estimates on shot task completion
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
At least 3 years relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR, at least 5 years relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.
Experience with either Katana, 3DS Max, Maya, Houdini or similar software.
Linux and scripting ability
Experience in Python and/or Lua
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Chat Associate Producer, TODAY Show (10AM)
Greater New York City Area
• Intermediate Level
Curate and pitch pop culture, topical, and other stories for daily coverage in chat segment
Gather visual elements, prep graphics, and assist with editing for chat and other segment production
Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, and pre-interviewing
Write and produce segments (both live and tape)
Coordinate with technical and operations staff and outside resources selected by producers
• Must have at least three years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably with morning television • Must have a deep knowledge of pop culture • Bachelor’s degree preferred • Must have strong social media knowledge • Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews
Additional Job Requirements: • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news. • Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice if needed. • Must be willing to work in New York, NY. • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• DV shooting experience • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment • Strong interpersonal skills • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices
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Custom Animation Intern, DreamWorks, Fall 2022
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Intern Level
Custom Animation is a small team producing premium content for DreamWorks films and television shows while ensuring the integrity of our brand and characters is consistent across numerous platforms and outlets. They work with internal production crews and Universal business units in addition to third party vendors.
Fall 2022 Custom Animation Internship:
Applications close: July 10, 2022 at 11:59pm PT
Program Dates: September 26, 2022 - December 2, 2022
Time Commitment: Part time (16-24 hours per week)
Format: Virtual OR in-person
Responsibilities: “What would you say you do here?”
Attend dailies and reviews, take notes in meetings, scheduling, etc.
Track asset delivery and confirmations
File storyboards, animatics and early development content
Monitor and maintaining clearance logs
Assist with layout and design of documents for reviews and submissions
• Knowledge of office management software (Excel, Word, Gmail, etc.) • Pursuing an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at a College/University (or equivalent), or be a recent graduate (within six months of graduation date) studying Film/Cinema, Marketing, Communications, Media Studies or similar • If selected for an in-person internship, must be willing to work in Glendale, California. • If selected for a virtual internship, must be working from a location within the United States during all hours worked. • If selected for a virtual internship, must have own equipment (computer, headphones, etc.) and stable internet connection • Authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
• Experience working at an animation, graphics or game studio • Technical knowledge in software such as Maya, Nuke, etc. is preferred • Those applying must be confident and proactive with excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and feel comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the organization.
Senior Writers, as well as all CNNI writers, must have the ability to turn in accurately assigned scripts to Copy Editors according to network deadlines and style.
·A strong, conversational writing style is a requirement.
·Candidates must demonstrate an aptitude for the latest production technologies and techniques in enhancing scripts.
·Senior Writers are also frequently called upon to copy edit.
·Experience in this area is preferred
** Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnights **
·The successful applicant must have a BA or equivalent work experience.
·Applicants are required to have a minimum of 7 years of experience as a writer in broadcast (or other) journalism with demonstrated abilities beyond show writing, i.e. copy editing, show production, story production, and long-form production.
·A working knowledge of international news is essential, and political news is preferred.
·The Senior Writer should have an ear to know what the anchor needs in scripts, and the flexibility to adapt.
·Successful candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of and active participation in social media as a news tool, and will also demonstrate leadership, effective communication skills, and the desire to mentor aspiring journalists.
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