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Production Coordinator

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 965250BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business 20th Century Studios Date posted May. 02, 2022

Job Summary:

Each Production Executive is assigned live action feature films and manages the projects from the pre-production period thru the wrap of principal photography; which entails daily interaction with the film makers and oversight of the production during the filming process. Physical Production interfaces with many other Studio departments, including but not limited to, Post, VFX, Creative, Labor Relations, and Legal.

Responsibilities:

  • Works directly with and assists two Production Executives.
  • Coordinates all features directly associated with the Production Executive’s from pre-production through the wrap of physical production in concert with other team members.
  • Maintains Studio policies and procedure manuals and other related materials for the Studio which are distributed to the films supervised by the executive.
  • Manages incoming materials which include maintaining lists & contracts, databases, researching information, compiling, archiving and securing files.
  • Specializes in international production procedures (communicating with film commissions & production service teams, obtaining relevant work visas, etc.)
  • Works directly with production companies to secure day-to-day updates during set-up and production.
  • Answers and screens phones for production executive.
  • Schedules appointments and other film related activities.
  • Arranges travel as needed.
  • Performs occasional script analysis (breakdown sets, cast & location).
  • Completes special projects as required by the production team as needed.
  • Performs miscellaneous departmental duties as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film Production or equivalent.
  • Solid familiarity with Film Production.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). SAP knowledge a plus.
  • Computer skills – budgeting and scheduling (MMB and MMS); Mac knowledgeable; familiarity with Final Draft.
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, make preliminary decisions and change course of action quickly.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work well under pressure and maintain professionalism and service orientation.
  • Strong organizational and follow-thru skills, keeping manager informed on completed tasks and status of current tasks at hand.
  • Strong assistant skills a must (phones, calendar, contacts). Ability to resolve routine issues and raise complex issues to management.
  • Ability to work with highly confidential material.
  • Effective communicator, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in multiple foreign languages
  • Experience working with multiple countries/cultures
  • Demonstrates patience and flexibility in a fast-paced environment

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Film Production or equivalent.

About 20th Century Studios:

20th Century Studios is an Academy Award®-winning producer of feature films for both theatrical and streaming release. It is home to such iconic franchises as “Avatar,” “Alien,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Predator,” “Die Hard,” and “Kingsman” and creator of hit films including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “The Greatest Showman,” “The Martian,” and “Ford v Ferrari.” It also launched the successful “Deadpool” and “X-Men” film series. Among the studio’s current and upcoming slate are “The King’s Man,” “Death on the Nile,” “Free Guy,” “West Side Story,” and the “Avatar” sequels. Previously known as 20th Century Fox prior to becoming a part of The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Studios is recognized for its incredible 80-year legacy. It is the studio that brought the first six “Star Wars” films to theaters, in addition to standouts from across the decades, including “Miracle on 34th Street,” “All About Eve,” “The King and I,” “The Sound of Music,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “The Princess Bride,” “The Abyss,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Home Alone,” “My Cousin Vinny,” “Speed,” “Cast Away,” “Moulin Rouge!,” “Minority Report,” “Gone Girl,” and “The Revenant.”

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 Disney Studio Production Services Co., LLC, which is part of a business we call 20th Century Studios.

Disney Studio Production Services Co., 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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