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The Third Floor – Previs Production Manager – Los Angeles

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The Previs Production Manager is responsible for ensuring multiple assigned projects are delivered on time and on budget. Management of client relationship and changing project needs is essential in this role. PMs work closely with Supervisors, on casting and scheduling projects and manage the assigned Coordinators to ensure all internal and external deadlines are met.


Deliver assigned projects on brief, on schedule & to budget
Manage client relationship and changing needs for assigned shows
Track project budgets, keep accurate actuals and seek Change Order client approvals as needed
Responsible for the projects schedule, setting milestones and managing overall deliverables
Understand and work with project Supervisors & Artist Manager to successfully cast talent required
Oversee coordinators and ensure good organisation of meetings, deliveries, note taking and project reporting
Attends Milestone Client reviews and key check-ins with the Client Production
Sets show related policies: OT, 2nd Meals, Call times, etc.
Signs off on all invoices for shows with HoP and Accounting
Maintain security of the shows assigned to them
Attends weekly Company Production and Casting Meetings
Runs weekly Project specific Production meetings
Responsible for Show Wrap: gathering marketing materials, crew and client gifts
Attends and contribute to show Post Mortems for all assigned shows
Reporting project status directly to HoP and raising immediate show stopping flags
Working with Supervisor and HoP to seek client approval for any major delivery or schedule changes required
Work with HoP to forecast recruitment and staffing requirements for current projects and extensions
Manage show related, pipeline, editorial & IT needs including the deployment of equipment for offsite shows
Work with our other locations (London) on cross-site shows as and when required
Communicate information quickly and succinctly internally and to client
Maintain a positive, upbeat, creative and professional team while being pro-active and solution-oriented
Mentor, support training and provide feedback for Annual Reviews of assigned coordinators
Other ad hoc duties as may be reasonably expected of the post-holder

Essential Skills:

Previous industry experience at VFX Line Producer or Production Manager level
Strong scheduling abilities
Expert knowledge of Office packages (incl. Excel, Word & Project) Shotgun and Filemaker Pro
In depth understanding of film production workflows and practices


Project budget management experience
Previous client account management experience and existing industry contacts a plus

Personal attributes:

Highly organized with excellent time/project management skills
Strong delegation and people management abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication
Ability to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work within a team towards a common goal
Passion for film and/or games

U.S. Applicants only: TTF participates in E-Verify and we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All documents provided for proof of work authorization must be current and unexpired. We cannot accept expired proof of identity.

IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, TTF is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

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