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• Intermediate Level


The VP Drama Development, reporting to the EVP Drama, will develop new series for broadcast, streaming and cable series for the US TV Studio.

Category Pre Production  Production Services  Project Manager 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 08, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Oversee development, some current and casting for drama Series
  • Field pitches, identify trends, and help establish the strategic development goals for the drama department
  • Must attend major industry events and screenings, pulse on emerging talent and active participant in the creative community
  • Build and maintain relationships with production and/or co-production partners
  • Identify new business opportunities, pursuing potential deals where appropriate
  • Provide notes on cuts and scripts
  • Find and pitch new material to executive leadership
  • Provide notes on story concepts, outlines and scripts for projects in development
  • Introduce new writers to the studio with the potential for future development
  • Work with Business Affairs to close talent and production deals
  • Work with Production to ensure that agreed to concepts are fully realized in production
  • Supervise the production of series, attend shoots, and work with the Executive Producers and production finance and planning to solve budget issues
  • Build and maintain relationships with producers, directors, and production companies
  • 6 years minimum experience in drama television development at a Network or Streaming Service, Hands-on experience, ideally from both a production and a development stand-point
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must have Experience in either generating and taking pitches for a production company OR taking pitches for a network or cable network Strong relationships with the agent and production community
  • Must have sound editorial judgement with a background in producing, writing and content development is a plus
  • Assertive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated self-starter, polished with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong relationships with Talent, Agents, Managers, Writers, and Producers

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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