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Virtual Production Executive

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Amazon Studios is looking for a seasoned, dynamic Virtual Production Executive to support global VP production efforts on Originals series and movies. The Virtual Production Executive will be responsible for overseeing the budgets, schedules, and overall virtual production plans for a slate of projects. The position will work closely with internal partners, including Post-Production, Business Affairs, and Creative Development teams. The candidate will also construct organized system architecture, and develop coordinated workflows, that curate both projects and the department.

· Multiple years of experience as Visual Effects Executive or the equivalent.
· Extensive experience in big-budget films and or/series, preferably in heavy visual effects arenas.
· Multiple years of experience building reports and delivering insights on budget, scheduling and cost.
· Has recent past experience working within Virtual Production environment in a leadership production role that delivered final content.
· Assist the Global Head of VFX and ASVP Creative Executive in building a robust VP departmental structure that oversees the needs of a demanding slate of multi-genre programming.
· Collaborate with production, creative, and finance in greenlighting and prepping projects.
· Create VP breakdowns from scripts, storyboards, and pre-vis; working alongside the line producer and director to develop a production plan.
· Investigate other emerging technology beyond VP and how to apply it to projects in order to achieve creative goals; and perform statistical analysis to understand financial implications and cost efficiencies.
· Collaborate with ASVP Creative Executive to provide support for all VP needs of stage and shows utilizing it.
· Develop department databases to track VP costs, project financial snapshots and VP talent availability pools.
· Help create promo/educational material for Amazon Execs and Originals teams.
· Work with VFX production teams to bid out VP shows, vet vendor-side teams, and award work. Collaborate with the legal team on VP vendor contracts, including delivery milestones, rebate minimums, asset ownership, and credit allocations.
· Manage weekly cost report tracking for VP stage to track the overall budget.
· Work with our VFX producers and the studio VP team to develop an internal weekly reporting system.
· Coordinate with internal teams to provide information and creative content that supports marketing, product placement, promotions, and publicity.
· Collaborate with the creative executives, physical production, and post departments to develop a VP workflow process that allows all departments to share information.
· Establish and maintain VP talent relations across the globe.

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