Director of Post Production

Job Category: ARRAY Filmworks
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Angeles

SUMMARY:

The Director, Post Production will be responsible for managing all aspects of post production within the production vertical; overseeing the delivery of all of AFW projects across formats — film, television, unscripted and podcasts; and supporting each vertical and their executives in their projects’ post needs. A background in Post Production Supervising and/or at a post house is preferable. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized, with a passion for process and operations and a specific knowledge of the technical aspects of video and audio delivery. Must be detail oriented, adept at multitasking, and a clear communicator. Individual will need to manage urgent deadlines, track many moving pieces and liaise between many parties – A diplomatic and solution-oriented attitude is a must. This position supports the creative community and is an amazing opportunity for the right person to grow with a progressive and unique company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to President of Physical Production, candidate leads, plans, and manages post on a full slate of film, TV and podcasts.
  • Schedules and budgets post on with varying cost targets, working independently or managing ARRAY’s post production supervisors.
  • Works closely with filmmakers and executives to influence and shape the scope, budget and level of quality of each production.
  • Engages with filmmakers and Studio in hiring key post-production personnel for the films.
  • Creates a protected creative environment where the filmmakers can work and facilitates positive interactions between the filmmakers and Studio executives.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with industry-leading talent/crew, appropriate agents/managers and post production vendors, facilities and contractors world-wide.
  • Anticipates and prevents complications during production and post and independently resolves conflict, cost concerns, scheduling changes, delivery issues and other post challenges.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership of editorial and post staff on films and within the department.
  • Utilizes senior staff at the company as thought partners throughout the post process.
  • Remains current on industry technology (e.g. editing software, camera packages, dailies work flows, sound formats and color science) and exchanges information
  • Identifies areas where post production can improve and moves to implement these changes.
  • Develops key internal and external relationships, is seen as a credible partner, and maintains relationships with company streaming platforms and Studio Operations to facilitate delivery.
  • Travels to location to meet and trouble shoot with potential vendors and staff, as appropriate.
  • Participates in cross company projects, meetings and events.
  • Develops junior talent with a keen eye towards increasing diversity and inclusion efforts.
  • Oversees policies and procedures.
  • Fosters a positive work environment through on-going performance feedback.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 7+ years’ experience working in post-production operations for motion pictures and television.
  • Extensive experience managing post production processes, including but not limited to: dailies, editorial, color correction, visual effects, compositing, graphics, titling, sound editorial and mixing, localization, digital media, final QC, etc.
  • Extensive experience with new and emerging digital production and post production techniques, remote services, evolving theatrical and broadcast mechanisms, streaming platforms, and other distribution outlets.
  • Leadership experience working across and collaborating with other departments such as production, creative, finance, legal, business affairs, media relations and technology.
  • A proven leader in setting direction for, and achieving objectives in relation to management of post-production process.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated influence and diplomacy at all levels.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, discreet, approachable

ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION:

ARRAY is a multi-platform arts and social impact collective dedicated to narrative change. The organization catalyzes its work through a quartet of mission-driven entities: the film distribution arm ARRAY Releasing, the content company ARRAY Filmworks, the programming and production hub ARRAY Creative Campus and the non-profit group ARRAY Alliance. www.ARRAYnow.com.

For consideration, please kindly submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].

*Due to a high volume of incoming submissions, we will only respond to potential candidates under review.

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