The Short Form Production Group (SFP) is a nimble team focused on the production management and close support to Brand Creative groups. Content created includes; Promos, Image Campaigns, Still Photography (key art, gallery, press), Integrated Marketing, Show Opens, Social, Digital, Corporate, Consumer Products and/or any marketing project or initiative requiring logistical support and problem-solving expertise.
The Production Manager is a physical production expert with the ability to LP select projects and manage 3rd party productions. The candidate will be self-starter, motivated, quick thinking, flexible and thorough. This is a demanding and fast paced environment requiring proactive and positive thinking and must exercise good judgment, show initiative and be a team player. He or she should be able to juggle multiple responsibilities and projects with a laser focus on organization and attention to detail while being flexible and capable of prioritizing shifting priorities and deadlines. Must possess ability to anticipate production challenges and address, or bring attention to, before a negative impact. Must keep an eye on the bottom line and seek efficiencies, implement cost savings measures. Use internal resources to the maximum benefit of any and all projects including using human and other resources within the Short Form Group and out. Be a continuous champion and promoter of creative 1st.
Specific Duties May Include But Not Limited To:
Manages and creates a production plan of action with the LP/Producer and works to bring the various aspects of the production together
Hires crew and clearly defines rates and working conditions
Has working technical knowledge of electronic film making process
Communicates and disseminates information to cast and crew: call times, schedule call sheets, location information, etc.
Updates the producer of the production’s financial status throughout production
Provides constant feedback to the Producer and alerts him/her to foreseeable conflicts or logistical challenges.
Is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of production coordinator(s) and/or production assistant(s) both staff and freelance
Follows the budget set by the producer and is responsible for maintaining all logs (PO, PC, Payroll, etc.) via Showbiz budgeting
Ensure that agreements, contracts and releases are executed
Responsible for PC and relays policy and procedures