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Manager, Post-Production
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Manager, Post-Production

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Summary

We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. Candidates should be able to handle a fast paced environment managing several projects in various points of production (from development through delivery.) This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker and able to exercise good judgment and initiative.

Category Post Production 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Netflix is the fastest, most productive film studio in Hollywood. The Original Independent Film Post Production department is responsible for supervising all aspects of post production, from pre-production through delivery for our owned and licensed independent films, approximately 40-60 films a year. These films cover many budget ranges, genres, production and post locations. They cover internal developed films, acquisitions and everything in between.

We are seeking a candidate who is self-motivated, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. Candidates should be able to handle a fast paced environment managing several projects in various points of production (from development through delivery.) This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker and able to exercise good judgment and initiative.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Technical Setup of Show
  • Work with internal technical teams and external production team on defining key dailies and post workflows such as HDR color pipeline, master delivery, and final archive
Budgeting
  • Work with in-house and external teams to vet show budgets and schedules, providing feedback internally and externally on viability and risks
  • Collaborate with internal/external teams to lock budget
  • Track & manage all post related costs, keeping stakeholders apprised of status
  • Review & approve key post budget items (i.e.: dub stage, DI facility, sound editorial) for Studio productions

Post Scheduling / Post Management
  • Help inform and draft post schedule
  • Collaborate with internal teams (including Distribution and Localization) & external production team to lock schedule
  • Communicate and Collaborate with external team to assess and solve issues and changes as they arise
  • Troubleshoot and communicate all changes to schedule to internal/external teams

Staffing/Vendors
  • Lead or assist with search and hire of key show post staff
  • Help Determine key post vendors to accommodate creative vision and relationships, tax incentives, budget needs, location issues

Content Management
  • Attend key creative approval sessions such as final mix playbacks, VFX reviews or color correction reviews
  • Schedule and attend Netflix screenings, previews, premieres, etc.  
  • Collaborate with show post on setting up theater, arranging engineering when necessary, and rehearsing the content when applicable

Qualifications:
  • 8+ Years experience in independent or studio feature film post production in a management or supervisory role
  • A passion for film
  • Familiar with the current trends and color managed workflows for HDR, 4K and techniques with a willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current production and post production processes
  • Team-player who operates in a fast paced team-oriented setting
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
  • Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Pix and Movie Magic Budgeting.
  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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