Manager, Audio Visual Finishing
Warner Bros. Pictures Group (WBPG)
Warner Bros. Distributing Inc. seeks a Manager, Audio Visual Finishing for the Marketing Services Dept. Works as part of a team of four which includes: VP, Director and two project managers. This position will be responsible for acting as liaison of information and timely issues regarding the finishing of all A/V content which includes but is not limited to Trailers, TV, Digital content and Home Entertainment content. The team works to manage the full complement of materials needed for the A/V lifecycle of the project.
-Provide creative lock and delivery schedules for marketing strategy.
-Maintain Worldwide budgets and forecasts for assigned titles and all elements produced.
-Ensure the security protocol be followed during the finishing cycle.
-Must coordinate and provide total transparency in the scheduling of DI and Mixes.
-Coordinating the Creative Exec and Filmmaker review requests.
-Facilitates and coordinates lot security requirements in the duplication of creative marketing materials.
-Ensure that preliminary Finishing Instructions are sent out on the day project begins.
-Send out final finishing instructions precisely on with timely efficiency on the day of finish. Ensuring that all facilities have all information necessary in a timely fashion to provide the elements we are requesting in these instructions.
-Coordinates and confirms approved legals and reviews used in all content.
-Ensure that when working with all outside finishing facilities the entire team on said project, have full transparency to the rapid changes, delays, deadline shifts, or anything else that would impact any of the vendors working with us on these projects.
-Supports the outside vendor in finishing content.
-Works closely with various internal departments and vendors (i.e., tech ops, WB sound and labs) to ensure completion and delivery of materials.
-Responsible for staying current on all new processes as they pertain to finishing.
-Responsible for supporting the VP of Lifecycle Finishing as requested.
-Conveys information to management, team members and outside vendors in a helpful, complete and transparent way.
-The Project Manager would only attend DI and Mix if VP is unable to be present.
-Secure POs for vendors in a timely manner. Follow through on vendor payment required.
-Ensure that all music has been cleared and reported to the VP.
Experience / Skills
What do we require from you?
-BA/BS degree in Communication, Marketing or other related degree preferred.
-5 yrs in advertising/publicity experience required, including a minimum of 3 years film/video production required.
-Proficient in both Mac and PC.
-Knowledge of deadlines for audio/visual material completion.
-Ability to learn and utilize tools like PIX, AdStream and MediaVu to support review.
-Knowledge of approval and clearance processes.
About Warner Bros. Pictures Group (WBPG)
Warner Bros. Pictures Group (WBPG) produces, markets and distributes Warner Bros.’ slate of approximately 20 movies a year, including films from New Line Cinema. Our movies have generated industry-leading box office results and have won multiple Academy Awards in recent years. Warner Bros. Pictures is a global leader in the international marketing and distribution of feature films, operating in more than 30 countries and releasing films in more than 120 territories.
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.