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Senior Producer - Feature Animation

Job ID 10089763 Location Sydney, Australia Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted May 09, 2024
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About ILM

Founded by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, with studios located in San Francisco, Vancouver, London, Sydney and now, Mumbai. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema. You can see some of our current projects here.

Your role?

 

You will be a Senior Producer on one of ILM’s Features being created in Sydney. You will be a part of a 70+ person Production team at Industrial Light & Magic in Moore Park, with the wider team distributed globally. You will be working together with some of the best and brightest in the VFX industry, you will have ownership of bidding, budget, and forecasting responsibilities on this project whilst creating, organising, and maintaining the overall project schedule. Ideally you have seen multiple animated and VFX feature length projects from start to finish and looking to do so again here. 

 

What will you be doing?

  • Partner with key creatives to develop the approach for creating the effects work and provide clients with estimates of budget and schedule.

  • Principal project contact for tracking and reporting progress of work, budgeting and negotiating cost of work, and delivering cost/schedule changes.

  • Create, organize, and maintain the overall project schedule. 

  • Manage the production team. 

  • Evaluate the project budget and work scope with production accountants to provide management with early, consistent, and accurate financial reporting.

  • Maintain the project crew sheet, collaborating with the talent team to ensure the project is appropriately crewed.

  • Collaborate with the talent management team and studio production managers, with a focus on covering the project resource needs and balancing the overall capacity of the studio resources.

  • Lead a positive team environment, ensuring a collaborative and respectful work environment for your artists and production teams.

 To be a contributing member of this team, you will have a mix of these skills:

  • A positive, proactive and collaborative VFX Producer who has a proven track record delivering VFX projects.

  • You probably have 10 or more years experience in VFX Production in all roles, including VFX Producer credits on complex high end projects.

  • You will have seen multiple feature length projects from start to finish.

  • Highly organised, calm and with solid intuition around project strategy and client management.

  • You care about building a collaborative and respectful team dynamic and lead by example in all of your relationships with clients, supervisors and colleagues.

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Film, Art or Communications or you have gained that experience by working in our industry. 

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This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ILM (Australia) Pty. Ltd., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

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