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Compositing Supervisor

Moving Picture Company

Adelaide, Australia 12-06-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Moving Picture Company (MPC) is a global VFX studio with decades of storytelling experience across the feature film and episodic industries, with award-winning highlights including The Lion King, 1917, The Mandalorian, and Wandavision.

MPC's global network of artists is constantly innovating to bring unimaginable ideas to life through cutting-edge technology and boundless creativity. Part of the Technicolor Creative Studios network, MPC continues to lead the visual arts industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across screens worldwide.

As Compositing Supervisor you will determine the best approach to solve compositing challenges and develop final look. This includes supporting various internal stakeholders such as The Head of Department, Compositing teams and Production.

You will work with the Head of Department to;
• Develop and document best practices
• Support interdepartmental collaboration
• Recruit talent and guide artists' professional development - continually assessing artist skill levels and aptitudes, providing performance feedback, mentoring, etc.
• Develop and deliver training programs
• Organize and conduct departmental post-mortems upon completion of shows
• Provide artistic and technical support to Lead Compositors

You will support Lead Compositors and Production teams with:
• bidding, planning, forecasting, etc.
• look development of projects
• solving technical issues, designing workflows, etc.
• providing artistic and technical support to artists
• Within the compositing department, ensure adherence to:
• established best practices
• highest aesthetic standards
• Lead show teams of compositors, as required

Qualifications
• Extensive experience with leading compositing teams for film or high-end TV/Streaming
• Advanced knowledge of Nuke and all aspects of compositing
• Ability to composite high-complexity, creatively challenging shots or lookdev
• Ability to lead and mentor a team
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Familiarity with Linux and bash/tcsh scripting an asset
• Familiarity with Python scripting/Nuke gizmos/NDK an asset
• Advanced knowledge of filmmaking / photography an asset
• On-set supervision experience an advantage

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwj3bj-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Moving Picture Company

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.