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Be Part of the Story

Associate Project Manager, Ad Hoc

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 788284BR Emplacement Burbank, Californie, États-Unis Entreprise The Walt Disney Studios Date de publication 12/07/2021

Résumé du poste:

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Studio Operations is comprised of multiple disciplines related to the postproduction of our films. This includes localizing formats for global theatrical release, ensuring consistency and continuity in the voice and representation of our characters in media formats worldwide, ensuring secure delivery of films to exhibitors, retailers, and homes worldwide, converting of classic film content into digital formats, and managing of all Walt Disney Studios production and postproduction facilities (including sound stages and the Digital Studio).

The Associate Project Manager, Ad Hoc Services, will assist the Manager of Operations in support of various ad hoc filmmaker services. These services range from coordinating clip pulls, creation of screener files, preview DCPs, and remote collaboration services in support of the filmmaking process.

The APM must be technically knowledgeable, and effective in gathering and understanding of business requirements, technical specifications, schedules and workflows. The APM coordinates with the digital operator team to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient delivery and “owns” the customer relationship between internal Walt Disney Company clients/stakeholders (DSS), third party vendor/clients and Disney Digital Studio Services. In addition, the APM is a hospitality specialist who delivers excellent customer service by interacting comfortably with creative and executive team members. He/she must possess flexibility and creativity and be willing to assume challenges and increased responsibility, including handling routine matters in Manager’s absence as well as keeping an eye out for ways to improve workflows/increase efficiency, etc. He/she must have a strong desire to grow within the job, learn more about Disney Digital Studio Services initiatives and businesses. Work responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting manager in operational tasks such as workflow management, billing, ISO 9001 best practices and metrics reporting. Disney Digital Studio Services provides on-lot creative and technical post-production services to filmmakers and Walt Disney Company stakeholders. Services offered by Disney Digital Studio Services include sound mixing, editorial rooms, theatre and screening room operation, as well as a broad array of digital file-based services in support of filmmaking, mastering, asset finishing, and distribution.


  • Project Management: Coordinate the day-to-day delivery priorities whiles also forecasting the optimal plan of attack to maximize resources. Additional tasks include:
    • Scheduling, status updates, reports, managing metrics, evaluating issues and escalating when necessary, system status updates, billing, facilitate meetings and manage a schedule book of our business and operations (including room, equipment, QC, delivery, etc.).
    • Assist in assigning day-to-day priorities of Digital Operators and ensure they are set up for success while performing their work. Creation of smart spreadsheets will greatly aid in the maximization of time.
  • Client Services and partner management: The building and fostering of relationships with our customers and partners – being a friendly and helpful person who is happy to serve our clients and facilitate smooth deliveries with our partners.
    • Support management, partners and customers in understanding their schedule needs and liaises with other departments and partners (i.e. Engineering, QC, Projection, Audio, Title Graphics, Subtitles, etc.) to ensure proper environment set up and availability of staff, rooms, assets, and experts.
    • Maintain daily communication regarding the status of the work. Due to the nature of production and postproduction, there is the need to proactively communicate how changing schedules impact work and costs. Work must then be closed out and billed in a timely manner.
  • Process Improvement & Innovation: Identify opportunities to improve existing workflows/systems and understand new technologies that we can leverage to be the most effective, innovative, and secure facility in the industry.
  • In addition to this position’s core responsibilities in Digital Media Services, this position will be looked to for support in our QA and Mastering Services group as needed.
  • Work Order Creation & Billing: The APM creates work orders and is responsible for accurate billing of services offered. Billing must be completed on time. He/she works together with clients to ensure that the proper time and facility rates are billed.

Qualifications Nécessaires:

  • The APM must have at least 5 years’ experience working in Mastering, File Prep or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of the motion picture post production process and technical delivery requirements.
  • General and specific knowledge of the workflows and services offered within DDSS (with the ability to learn and grasp new workflow concepts in the context of the industry’s changing requirements).
  • Proficient in Salesforce, Microsoft Office suite, post-production scheduling tools.
  • General knowledge of industry leading non-linear editing systems (Avid, Premiere) and Mastering tools (DVS Clipster, Colofront Transkoder, Resolve) preferred.

Formation Requise:

  • College Degree Preferred (field of study Media, Cinema, Post Production, etc. preferred)

Sur The Walt Disney Studios:

Depuis plus de 90 ans, The Walt Disney Studios représentent la base sur laquelle The Walt Disney Company s’est construite. Aujourd’hui, le Studio propose des films, de la musique et des mises en scène de qualité aux consommateurs du monde entier. Les longs métrages sont publiés sous les enseignes suivantes : Disney, y compris Walt Disney Animation Studios et Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios et Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group englobe les labels Walt Disney Records et Hollywood Records, ainsi que Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produit et autorise des événements en direct, notamment Disney on Broadway, Disney on Ice et Disney Live!. Notre culture est une culture d’innovation, d’inspiration et de collaboration qui rassemble des artistes visionnaires, des technologues talentueux et des esprits d’entreprise astucieux pour donner naissance à des expériences de divertissement magiques pour un public mondial.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, avec ses filiales et ses sociétés affiliées, est une grande société internationale et diversifiée de divertissement familial et de médias couvrant les secteurs d’activités suivants : réseaux de médias, parcs et centres de vacances, studio de divertissements, produits de consommation et médias interactifs. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 20 jusqu’à son statut de référence dans l’industrie du divertissement d’aujourd’hui, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Walt Disney Pictures , qui fait partie du secteur d’activité que nous appelons The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney favorise une culture commerciale où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution rapide.

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