Halon Entertainment is a premier visualization company with credits on some of Hollywood’s most celebrated films. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated professional to join our team as a Previs Supervisor.
What we expect:
You must demonstrate excellent filmmaking skills and storytelling ability.
Proactive, concise and realistic communication with top players in a production environment
You are the first point of contact with our client(s) and must ensure that you are not only meeting their needs but continually improving on them.
We encourage our supervisors to become a part of and participate in the creative brain-trust that drives a projects creative core.
You must know how to connect and smoothly communicate with all other department heads and their teams for effective collaboration.
You should have a keen knowledge and passion for technology and its application to the storytelling process.
To deal with the pressures and demands of production with calm, grace and polite candor.
Take responsibility for your team’s successes and failings working, to improve them at all times.
Work seamlessly with the members of your team in a professional and courteous manner to bring out the best in all they do.
You must work closely with your team project producer for all scheduling, deliveries and client communication.
You will edit a first level cut of any scene or sequence on which you are supervising.
Provide concise, fair, written and verbal feedback to artists on the team.
Work with Engineering to consistently improve our tools, pipeline and working methodologies.
Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment;
Communicate job expectations and enforce systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
Identify opportunities within and outside of projects and make Halon home base aware of those opportunities so we can help you capture them.
To orchestrate the delivery of 3d scene files that can be used directly by any other department in the production.
To support the live-action crew by providing camera statistics and setup diagrams.
Be proactive in helping those around you improve their skills and the quality of their work.
Participate in and contribute to the overall direction of the company through group meetings, brain-trust sessions and proactive initiatives.
Stay in touch with Halon home base to ensure proper support is being allocated and any production-company level issues are being addressed.
Looking to the future for PR and promotional opportunities related to projects you helm.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Please provide examples of successful client relationships and interactions.
Examples of an edit you have composed, animation you have done, and a portfolio of work you have been involved in supervising.
Strong communication skills with top talent all the way down to the janitor
Storytelling through editing
Understanding of camera work, lensing and composition
Character blocking and staging
Creative problem solving and overcoming challenges and obstacles
An ability to let things go when they don’t work or are not approved
Love learning new things and challenging yourself personally
You understand the difference between CG and real life and can identify when one is negatively affecting the other and offer ways to correct for it.
Know when and how to delegate skills across your team to effectively manage tasks.