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Director, Production / Executive VFX Producer


Mumbai, India 02-21-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The youngest of all the ILM studios, ILM Mumbai will leverage the expertise and technological know-how developed over 40 years at Industrial Light & Magic combined with the top artists and technicians in the region. Knowledge and culture flow freely between the company's six studios and the global team shares tools and workflow allowing for seamless collaboration on all shared projects.

As we grow ILM India, we are seeking a Director of Production to be one of the first members of our team and be a key part of this exciting opportunity. The Director of Production is responsible for casting the Producers on projects, managing their career development, as well as playing a key role with Production tools development and priorities and production best practices. The Director of Production also serves as the local head of production with the local Producers reporting to this position.

What You'll Do
Key point of contact/escalation for EPs and Hub Producers in other ILM Studios
Supports and promotes ILMs best practices across ILM Mumbai portfolio
Works closely with Talent Management to understand Strategic Capacity issues and opportunities
Works closely with Talent Management to help solve in-studio resource conflicts
Works with Global EPs, Global EICs and VP Marketing & Production to solve global resource conflicts
Recruitment of new production team members (Senior Producers, Producers, Associate Producers, Production Managers)
Manages the team performance management, such as development, performance and reward
Casting senior production crew to projects

What We're Looking For
Bachelor's Degree in Film, Art, Communications or related field or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 10-12 years in visual effects production experience with 5-10 years as a Senior Producer on feature films or visual effects required
In conjunction with VFX Supervisor, meets with clients early in each assigned project to establish and/or renew relationships
Responsible for overseeing assigned shows in the ILM Mumbai portfolio
Responsible for budgets, schedules and general strategy for executing assigned shows on time and on budget
Support show leadership in managing client conflict and expectations
Responsible for EFCs for assigned projects
Work with the show producers and production accountant to provide studio management with early, consistent and accurate EFC reporting
Attend weekly Portfolio meetings and presents EFCs for assigned shows
Bring production issues to the attention of the EIC, Creative Director and VP, Marketing & Production
Conduct mid production and post show reviews; participate in show post mortems with show leadership, EIC and Creative Director
Must have a specific understanding of visual effects techniques, scheduling and throughput; understanding of ILM production processes
Must have proven ability to delegate to, mentor and actively manage production staff
Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


This position is with LECL VFX Inc Payroll Svc, which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r06ok6-34-239-173-144-42 in your application.

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