Los Angeles

Production Executive, Docs

A24 is seeking a Production Executive to join the growing documentary team based out of our LA offices. This person will oversee and support all elements of documentary production - from in-house productions to acquired projects, to active development. 

Initial Responsibilities

  • Support and expand all production processes as our business grows
  • Provide overall support to in-house productions which may include: 
    • Processing entity and legal setup, accounting structure, insurance, and assisting in get each show up and running
    • Working with each show to help staff & build their team, making sure information is being distributed correctly both in-house and to any partners/distributors, and helping team reach schedule & budget goals
    • Working with each show to oversee digital wrap elements and organization.
  • Provide overall support of acquired productions which may include:
    • Working with outside producing teams to confirm all A24 production requirements are being met 
    • Updating the necessary A24 departments with any schedule, financial, legal & post updates
    • Working with outside partners and internal A24 teams to confirm fully-received post & legal delivery 
  • Provide overall support & execution of active development: 
    • Working with internal team members or outside producers to create development budgets & execute development production 
    • Oversee and manage all aspects of dev shooting
    • Work with A24 Post team to manage and organize all development media
  • Assist in creating and maintaining trackers for all documentary projects that can be used to share internally at A24 
  • Work with production teams & outside networks to build a solid database of potential producers and crew
  • Be the communication epicenter on all production needs
  • Continue to find ways for the department to run more efficiently - create & maintain systems of organization (ie: Google Drive, Dropbox)

Ideal Candidate

  • 5-7 years production management experience within the documentary film/television industry at a production company or documentary division of a studio
  • Strong organization and planning skills; able to track multiple projects effectively
  • Ability to create & manage development budgets with strong interest in larger budget creation & growth
  • Proficient Movie Magic skills 
  • General knowledge of post production workflow - both theatrical and streaming
  • Motivated self-starter skilled in multitasking and time management
  • Polished and effective communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship management skill
  • Humble, diligent and resourceful

 

We are looking for diverse perspectives. A24 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all kinds of candidates.

 

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