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Manager, Virtual Production Operations

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7102752820210728 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney General Entertainment Content Date posted Jul. 29, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

As we look forward to the future of Virtual Production, Disney Television Studio is seeking a Manager, Virtual Production Operations with expertise in episodic television production and an interest in cutting edge technology.  This role will be part of the operational backbone of an emerging team within Disney Television aimed at assisting executives and show creatives in the evolving use of advanced technology for production and visual effects and with the goal of achieving greater creativity and efficiency across the Studio’s slate. This role will manage the day-to-day operations of the volume under the direction of the Virtual Production leadership team and act as the primary contact for all production/shoot stage services and ensures a high level of client service and a timely response to all requests.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and support episodic production within the Studio’s advanced production facilities

  • Manage high visibility demos and special presentations, including coordination of internal staff and external vendors.

  • Produce the daily and weekly communication with partners, including internal and outward facing schedule and call sheets

  • Generate estimates of budget and schedule requirements to shoot on the volume.

  • Source contract production services when needed i.e. Camera, Rigging, Grips, and Construction etc.

  • As directed, collaborate with executives and show creatives in the daily use of technology for production workflow and pipelines.

  • Work with productions and internal/external vendors to ensure smooth and robust production workflows to facilitate and improve DTS facility capabilities and offerings.

  • As directed, research new vendor and pipeline options.

  • Prepare reports, presentations as requested.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of related experience, preferably in episodic television production on a show.

  • Live within commutable distance to Burbank, CA (Hybrid Position)

  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong comprehension of the concepts, practices, and procedures used in television production.

  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues, and as needed do research/diligence to solve them

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively schedule projects and/or resources required.

About Disney General Entertainment Content:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 Touchstone Television Productions, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney General Entertainment Content.

Touchstone Television Productions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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