Full Time Job

Production Manager

Amazon Studios

Chennai, India 07-27-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Amazon Studios is a premium audio-visual content development and production company. We are looking for an experienced Production Executive to work on both original fiction and non fiction (live action) content that will be produced in India.

The candidate should have production management skills, be able to prepare and read budgets and schedules, be aligned with the studio production goals and should have on-set experience with problem solving skills.

• Works along with other team members on projects in development and production
• Meets with line/executive producers and show production managers, as well as creative executives for negotiating development and production budgets
• Is on-set when necessary to evaluate work-flow, budgets and potential problems
• Analyzes cost reports and budget
• Prepare/compile and store production documents (e.g., calendars, reports and schedules) on the studio network
• Facilitate communication with the show production companies and studio departments (e.g., casting, business affairs, legal, finance, p.r./marketing, etc.)
• Track and process approvals and payments including POs, overages and ATL (e.g., development, package fees, etc.) in the studio system tool
• Maintain a checklist for each show to ensure major milestones are met (e.g., budget lock, budget approval, kick-off calls, deliverables, international filming activity, etc.)
• Assist and facilitate general requests and communication to ensure shows are following studio guidelines and procedures
• Work closely with the India Originals team and the Amazon Studios team in the US
• Any other tasks that a Production Executive may be required to carry out within the overall production and larger business objectives of the studio

• 8+ years Production experience
• 2+ years of experience as a Line Producer/Executive Producer
• Experience working with large teams

• Innovative
• Understanding of budgeting, scheduling and cost reports
• Wide array of industry contacts
• Even-tempered, grace under pressure and collaborative problem solving abilities
• Ability to handle multiple projects at once
• Willingness to learn, be flexible and adapt to new work conditions
• Experience with a variety of digital media workflows and post production
• Experience with local guilds and unions
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organization skills; ability to handle multiple projects at once
• Ability to prioritize and respond effectively in fast paced environment, across shows in various points of production

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