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jobby: Producer, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

tThe Producer is responsible for managing all physical aspects of production including; budgets, schedules and day-to-day operations.  Working with the Supervising Producer they are responsible for ensuring productions deliver on time and budget meeting decided creative expectations.


Division: NELVANA Studio Production

Work Status: 12 Month Contract Position

Location: Toronto

About the Role:

  • Supporting creative vision and production expectations from pre- production through delivery
  • Managing and supporting the needs of internal and external stakeholders (i.e. rights holders, broadcasters, co-production partners, etc)
  • Managing production teams and working with studio operations to utilize staff, facilities and resources efficiently
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing schedule
  • Working with accountants to ensure cash flow and cost reports are accurate
  • troubleshooting, problem solving,
  • Negotiating with artists, writers, actors, outside service providers
  • Liaison with internal and external legal and business affairs
  • Dealing with creators, show runners, directors and other key talent to ensure creative visions are realized to highest potential within pre-established budget and schedule parameters

What We Need From You:

  • In depth knowledge of  2D/3D animation production including but not limited to: voice record and direction, editing, storyboarding, design, writing, editing, post-production picture and audio
  • Working knowledge of unions including ACTRA & WGC
  • Full understanding of production budgets, schedules and pipeline
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills
  • General knowledge of Canadian content rules and regulations
  • General understanding of Tax Credit rules and regulations
  • Experience in reviewing staff and production Service Agreements
  • Experience and ability in managing production crews
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and collaborate with stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and deal effectively with sensitive information and material
  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity.

How to Apply

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume by Feb 08, 2019  to:

*Please include Producer in the subject line of your email

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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