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Local Productions Supervisor

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 901736BR Location Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jan. 17, 2022

Job Summary:

An exciting opportunity has arisen as part of our Media Networks Team as a Local Productions Supervisor!

Featuring exclusive original movies, series, short-form and live events and a vibrant catalogue that spans classic Disney Animation to the most recent movie releases available to stream on demand, the Disney+ SVOD service will be a global, premium entertainment destination that connects viewers to the great stories of The Walt Disney Company.

Working with the Director Local Production, this role develops and executive produces original scripted entertainment for the Media Networks at TWDC Benelux. Includes full commissions as well as co-productions ensuring timely, efficient, on-brand delivery of new and returning long form series at the maximum level of quality permitted by budgeted regional 5YP production assumptions. Leads creative (incl. writing, talent, editorial, production) for greenlit productions as well as ongoing development. In addition to local Benelux productions managed directly by this person, works closely with regional teams on ensuring local productions meet brand/business/creative objectives.


  • Development and production of local original television scripted entertainment for TWDC Benelux as original series, movies, for Family and general audience

  • Collaborate with Director Local Production to identify scripted projects for local production, provide supervisory executive production on local projects

  • Responsible for delivering projects on budget and within the required timeline.
  • Develop relationships with the creative community (writers, directors, actors, producers, etc.) and 3rd party production companies in Benelux

  • Build strong partnerships with executive producers and production managers ensuring clarity in the brief, constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and delivery of top quality original productions

  • Ensure quality level of originals is in line with the brands

  • Ability to scout new creative talent

Basic Qualifications:

  • Preferred experience of min 5 years in scripted commissioning and production in general entertainment genre experience at a European/International network necessary with a strong Benelux network.

  • Executive production experience on scripted projects necessary.

  • Proven track record of projects developed and executive produced necessary.

  • Strong creative, editorial and commissioning skills.

  • Strong and established relationships with creative community.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Clear-thinking, straightforward approach to creative problem-solving and decision making.

  • Strong ability to build working relationships with other Disney departments and executives, and with external partners.

  • Detailed working knowledge of both scripted entertainment development and production processes.

  • Time management and organizational skills.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Benelux) B.V., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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