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Culver City, California - United States
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Associate Production Manager (APM)


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The Associate Production Manager (APM) will oversee a department area (Development, Editorial, Story).  An APM reports directly to Production Manager and partners closely with the Directors, Creative and Physical Production Executives. Direct reports are production coordinators and assistants.

Responsibilities include:

·      Maintain and oversee milestones of projects

·      Maintain a clear and open dialogue with the Creative and Physical Production Executives to make sure the plan is aligned with creative and production goals.

·      Update weekly status reports and tracking documents for projects.

·      Ensure proper preparation for all meetings and reviews.

·      Take thorough notes and distribute.

·      Ensure that artists receive, understand and execute director notes.

·      Facilitate Executive review meetings

·      Manage coordinator or PA for the department (assigning tasks, morale building, mentoring).

·      Be adaptable to change milestones as creative goals evolve on Projects


Qualifications Required

  • 3 or more years of managerial experience in feature film production environment. with an emphasis in animation and/or visual effects.
  • Working knowledge of the animation preproduction pipeline.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of production management, including budget & schedule management, personnel and performance management.
  • Possess excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and promote a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a high energy, fast-paced, ever-changing environment.


Qualifications Preferred

  • Advanced Excel, Photoshop, Flix, Google docs, production tracking software


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