This is a 6-month contract position with the possibility of becoming permanent.
The Senior Director, Production and Operations is responsible for overseeing all physical Production and Ingestion needs for all of Topics non-Studio content, including narrative films, television episodic series, digital series, podcasts, shorts, and documentaries.
This Senior Director will work closely with the Development team and external producers and distributors to develop and vet production plans for shows in development and pre-production (including budgets, schedules, cash flow and overall approach to physical production), as well as oversee production and postproduction on Topic projects.
The Senior Director will act as a liaison between Topic and its outside partners in all matters related to physical production, acquired content ingestion, and oversee Topics post-production executive.
This role includes overseeing all departmental Operations including pitch/development/production project tracking, the teams overall budget, and systems management including month to month and annual review/planning. This role will also oversee and advise on existing systems in order to maximize efficiency as we assess and build Topics production capability.
After six months, as we build Topics slate and as Production needs are assessed, there is potential for this role to become a regular staff position.
Comprehensive working knowledge of the independent film space, film and television industry agreements, guild and union regulations (WGA, DGA and SAG-AFTRA) is required.
Complete understanding of production and post-production budgets is a must.
The Senior Director, Production will be an integral member of the Topic team and will report to the GM, Topic. The role will initially have one direct report, Post-Production Coordinator.
Background & Qualifications:
Topic is the ambitious new storytelling brand and entertainment studio from First Look Media, dedicated to supporting creators at the forefront of culture.
From Academy Award-winningfilms to television, audio and digital, we explore a wide range of subject matter, both fiction and nonfiction with an emphasis on stories of consequence that explore the issues ofour time. Our approach challenging, compelling and unconventional reflects our commitment to discovering and amplifying independent new voices, and supporting established ones.
About First Look Media
First Look Media is a new-model media company devoted to supporting independent voices, from fearless investigative journalism anddocumentary filmmaking to smart, provocative entertainment. Launched in 2013 by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, First LookMedia was created with the belief that independent perspectives are vital to both a vibrant culture and a thriving democracy.
First Look Media is currently in the market with its flagship properties, The Intercept, Field of Vision, and the recently launched Topic SVOD service, and plans to continue expandingits mission of supporting independent voices via a variety of new brands, formats and platforms as well as through foundational technologyhelping creators and audiences develop, distribute, discover and connect with meaningful stories.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer --people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.
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