Executive Producer (EP)

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

MPC is a leading player in VFX, partnering with global names in film, and responsible for creating some of the phenomenal affects for legendary titles such as Blade Runner 2049, The Jungle Book, X Men series and The Martian.  We have studios all over the globe with teams of creative experts and cutting edge digital knowhow.

To oversee the work of the producers in each location by ensuring shows are completed on time, within budget, and to agreed standards

Job Description

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage and develop direct reporting staff

  • Directly responsible for VFX Producers and Supervisors
  • Works with fellow EP’s to ensure that working practices are in alignment 
  • Accountable to clients for high-level oversight of all local projects

Show Planning and Financial Management

  • Oversees show progress and show budgets at pre-set milestones
  • Reviews financial progress of shows and reports to Global MD on status
  • Accomplishes subsidiary show objectives by establishing and collaborating on: budgets, delivery quotas, efficiency metrics, resource allocation; schedules; course corrections
  • Works with the Senior Management Team to coordinate projects/work between MPC sites
  • Works with Head of Production, CG, and HR to ensure proper resourcing and team allocation for all shows
  • Works with show producers to ensure show scheduling is accurate and accounted for
  • Works with production and creative teams to ensure that deliverables are met within agreed budgets/targets
  • Works with show producers and supervisors to ensure client directives and deliverables are being achieved
  • Regularly meets with show producers and supervisors to understand show progress and deliverables
  • Cascades company messaging and provides key role in change management programmes as necessary
  • Maintains overall view of resource for projects, including coordinating with HR on the impact of employment contracts
  • Manages bidding process

 

Client Management

  • Responsible for key client relationships and liaison, including Producers and Studio figures
  • Negotiates major changes to schedules and awards, and partner with New Business team to aid the award of new projects
  • Ensures timely communication and clarity to clients in financial and schedule matters
  • Helps to ensure that the correct senior talent is assigned to shows 
  • Where necessary, act as a liaison for senior creative talent and clients
  • Works closely with VFX Supervisors to balance client needs with internal team management, and coaches on strategic approach where necessary
  • Maintains and furthers the profile of MPC within the VFX community locally and in the worldwide market

Additional Information

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