• Head of Production - Mill Film Montreal Jobs in Bangalore,India

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Company Description Mill Film is a newly launched visual effects studio with locations in Adelaide- Australia, Bangalore- India and Montreal- Canada, working on VFX for feature films and episodic content With talent diversity and equality at the heart of Mill Films culture, we want to inspire the next generation of visual effects artists, to create a dynamic pool of talent and work with the latest technologies on ground-breaking productions

Job Description Working closely with the Global Managing Director, Head of Creative operations, VFX Producers, and Central Production, you are responsible for managing a highly dynamic planning and scheduling function for all shows across the studio to maximize productivity and capacity effectiveness

This role will also involve the identification of all changes and issues relevant to resource planning and the associated corrective action management The Head of Production informs decisions within the business and gives visibility through data analysis of potential risks and opportunities The Head of Production is also responsible for the staffing of all production roles across the Company

This is an exciting opportunity and challenge which will require you to draw on your communication, interpersonal skills and analytical skills across multiple department and stakeholders, all the while delivering on projects timeline, scope and budget You are flexible and agile with changing demands and have tolerance for ambiguity A resilient thinker, you have a highly developed project management sensibility and thorough understanding of VFX Pipelines, VFX Production scheduling toolsets and can negotiate effectively with technology and software departments You champion diversity, are deliberate in inclusiveness and culturally competent

Mill Film has a legacy which includes an Academy Award for Visual Effects, we set the creative bar high and work hard to deliver creative excellence, as a champion for the production function at the studio you understand that effective project leadership and management facilitate that creative excellence


Hiring Manager for Producers, Production Managers, Coordinators and Assistants

Assess the plan for future resource requirements, based on outputs from show production bidding, levels of attrition and skills shortages, ensuring headcount and utilization levels are in line with the show requirements

Optimize the utilization of staff across the studio, prioritizing work and partnering with the management teams to drive resource allocation decisions

Work with Head of Creative Operations to ensure artist and production competency frameworks are maintained and corrective action taken where appropriate

Participates in and presents analyses and resourcing reports in leadership meetings and working sessions

Build and maintain close relationships with the resources and Heads of Department functions along with local and off-site senior management teams

Leverage resources of related departments to address the studios resource and capacity challenges

Keep documents tracking the department crews, and show assignments

Demonstrate readiness to interrogate reports, dig into the reality on the floor and witness first hand performance in order to provide training and course correction

Primary stakeholder for Software, R&D and production tools for the department



Strong working knowledge of bidding VFX and/or Episodic content

Strong excel skills


Evidence high tolerance for change and experience of delivering change management at a project or company-wide level

Demonstrable client management experience

Producer experience in VFX Feature or Episodic

4-6 years of training and management experience in a fast-paced production environment

Ability to oversee, analyze and maintain a budget

Experience leading teams through change management

Proven experience of strategic scheduling

Proven ability to work effectively cross-site


Resilient thinker

Strong sense of team dynamics and a positive morale generating style

Able to successfully oversee projects with changing demands

Able to communicate with a range of people at all department levels with highly developed interpersonal skills

Excellent problem-solving, negotiation and influencing skills

Able to communicate and understand feedback

Analytical, flexible and results-oriented

Strong adaptability

Strong time management

Ability to mentor junior staff

Inclusive and culturally aware and competent

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Entertainment/Media
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : 300000-600000 P/A
Deadline : 12th Nov 2019

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