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Framestore Recruiting Head of Production

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Head of Production

Montréal – Film

Description

The Head of Production is a key part of the local management team in Montreal, alongside the Head of Operations, the General Manager and creative supervisors. The overall purpose of the role is to manage production of all work through the Montreal facility and to run the production team. The Head of Production has oversight of all project budgets and schedules and specific responsibility for those project revenues and costs pertaining to the Montreal facility.

Additionally, responsibilities will cover aspects of new business, under direction from the Joint MDs of Film and the CEO.

Responsibilities:

Production Management

Responsible for recruitment and daily management of local VFX Production team
Appraisals of all local production staff (in conjunction with London counterparts where necessary)
To assess local production needs, allocating relevant VFX producer and production teams to each project
Key point of contact for issues arising in Montreal productions, escalating issues and recommendations to Joint MDs, Film and London counterparts where needed
Joint responsibility, alongside Head of Operations and London counterparts, for monitoring production tools and workflows, especially as they pertain to Multisite working
Joint responsibility, alongside Head of Operations, for new show set-up needs and procedures

Executive VFX Production

To maintain an overview of all VFX producers’ schedules (local and global), ensuring projects are completed to highest standard achievable
To meet regularly with VFX Producers to monitor project budgets (local and combined) and ensure that they are working within given targets
To oversee liaison with clients in areas of responsibility and budgetary importance as needed
To engage in Montreal production team mentoring, support and training as agreed

Budgetary Control

Responsible for working with Joint MDs, Film and group COO to set approved budgets at start of project
Monitoring project costs in line with production progress and overall budgetary targets
To meet regularly with VFX Producers to monitor project budgets and ensure that they are working within given targets
To oversee liaison with London colleagues in areas of responsibility and budgetary importance as needed

Additional Responsibilities:

To work alongside the Head of Operations to assess crewing needs for all VFX projects in line with London counterparts
To liaise with Resources team and other key support departments as needed, both locally and globally
Joint responsibility, alongside Head of Operations, for Montreal new business meetings and bidding (in line with instructions from Joint MDs Film & CEO)
To act as local ambassador for Framestore and promote a professional, creative and vibrant environment to the local VFX and film community

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FRAMESTORE&cws=39&rid=411
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