THE THIRD FLOOR is the world's leading visualization studio dedicated to supporting the production of next-generation media content for feature film, television, commercials, video games, virtual reality and themed attractions.
Working hand-in-hand with directors, producers and key crew, the company’s artists bring specialized skills to storytelling and computer animation to create digital versions of shots and scenes to streamline physical production and post.
Since its founding in 2004, the company has contributed to breakthrough projects from Avatar to Gravity. Recent credits include Avengers : Endgame, Joker, Spiderman : Far From Home, Season 8 of Game of Thrones.
THE THIRD FLOOR has received 5 Emmy Awards, as well as awards from the Visual Effects Society, the Themed Entertainment Society, Hollywood Post Alliance and SIGGRAPH.
The Production Manager is central to Previs project management. They manage the day to day operations across multiple projects.
You will work closely with clients managing their schedules and expectations and with the Previs Supervisors & Talent team to successfully crew and deliver projects on brief, and on budget.
Multiple project focussed line management of assigned shows
Deliver assigned projects on brief, schedule, quota & to budget
Manage client relationship and changing needs for assigned shows
Maintain accurate track project revenue and actuals
Take responsibility to bid additional work on existing projects and seek PO / Change Order
Responsible for the projects schedule, setting milestones and managing overall deliverables. Delegate to coordinators & APMs as required
Understand and work with Casting in addition to project Supervisors, to successfully cast talent required
Work with HOP and the Talent team to forecast recruitment and staffing requirements for current and unconfirmed projects
Oversee show-based coordinators and ensure good organisation of meetings, deliveries, note taking and project reporting
Attends Milestone Client reviews and key check-ins with the Client Production
Ensure best security practices of the show assigned to them
Attends weekly Company Production and Casting Meetings
Runs weekly Project specific Production meetings
Responsible for Show post mortems and Wrap for all assigned shows
Report project status directly to HoP and draw attention to show specific needs and issues
Manage show related, pipeline, editorial & IT needs including the deployment of equipment for offsite shows
Work with our other locations (LA) on cross-site shows as and when required
Communicate information quickly and succinctly internally and to client
Maintain a positive, upbeat, creative and professional team while being pro-active and solution-oriented
Mentor, support training and provide feedback for Annual Reviews of assigned coordinators
Other ad hoc duties as may be reasonably expected of the post-holder
Essential Skills :
Previous industry experience at VFX Line Producer or Production Manager level
Strong scheduling abilities
Expert knowledge of Gsuite (incl. Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Drive)
In depth understanding of film production workflows and practices
Highly organised, first-class time / project management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to prioritise conflicting tasks
Ability to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
Project budget management experience
Existing knowledge of production databases, including Shotgun & Filemaker
TTF Perks :
Training & Development - We offer group training sessions for all roles and disciplines.
Coffee Wednesdays - Supporting independent coffee shops, every Wednesday afternoon, our studio takes a mid-week break to socialise and have that all-important screen break!
Monthly Happy Hour - At the end of each month we celebrate team birthdays. We offer a wide selection of drinks, snacks and sweets.
Monthly Offsite Team Lunches - Once a month we like to treat our workers located at the film studios to a team lunch.
Work-life balance - We believe in a healthy work-life balance and encourage our staff to start and finish work on-time, we strive to avoid overtime and weekend work.
Social events - We understand the importance of social interaction and we hold annual summer picnics, Christmas party and a February blues party.