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Lead Creative Producer, Movies, Global Creative Production

Amazon

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The Lead Creative Producer (LCP) for Movies, reports to the Head of Marketing Creative Production and ensures that all elements of Marketing Production, Unit Photography, BTS (Behind the Scenes) and EPK (Electronic Press Kit or on- camera interviews) Post Production for assigned films are completed on time and on budget in the most effective and efficient manner possible. This position works closely with Creative Marketing Managers, Campaign Managers, Social Managers, internal cross functional teams, and external agencies throughout the life of a film campaign. A movies LCP must be well versed in film production, video production, photography and post production and understand how all function within an overall marketing campaign in order to deliver assets that global marketing campaigns are built on.

Responsibilities Include:
MARKETING VIDEO PRODUCTION / PHOTOGRAPHY

  • During pre-production, gather scripts, schedules, creative and relevant information for efficient production of content capture (BTS capture).
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to collect requests for on set production. Create shot lists for unit photographers and video crew
  • Produce all photo and video shoots which includes hiring and recommending the appropriate photographer, director, director of photography, crew, and/or production company to execute the creative vision of a given campaign.Work with filmmakers, unit publicists and talent reps to coordinate the capture of BTS content while on set, and on camera interviews of talent.
  • Has the ability to write talent interview questions, exhibiting a deep grasp of the movie’s content.
  • Understand the logistics and pacing of production to understand how a marketing crew fits in to overall movie production.
  • Based on availabilities and creative direction, plan for a photography pull aside, mini gallery or full gallery photo shoot during production
  • Pick up outstanding interviews after the wrap of production
  • Produce large scale Content Days for marketing during anticipation of film release dates, including social assets.
  • Produce large scale Gallery photo shoots for Key Art/One Sheets for marketing during anticipation of film release date

POST PRODUCTION

  • Oversee all talent approvals photography, pull frame grabs and create photography “Key” sets for internal and external stakeholders use as the foundational assets for global campaigns
  • Work with Video agencies to full film clips, b-roll and soundbites from on set capture to deliver to partners
  • Produce BTS featurettes for partners including X-Ray, social or publicity (if requested)
  • Understand legalities film use and BTS use – be familiar with Paid Ads

This role is based in Culver City, CA but travel will be required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 7 years of producing physical production (photo and live action) at a network, studio, streaming service, or advertising agency.
  • An understanding of the creative production process, terminology and on-set etiquette standards
  • Knowledge of the Macintosh operating systems.
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • An understanding of the creative production process, terminology and on-set etiquette standards.
  • Network of industry professionals to utilize on productions, relevant directors, directors of photography, photographers, content creators and producers (VFX, AV, etc.).
  • Experience negotiating contracts with productions companies and unions.
  • Experience with Union and Non-Union Hiring and Filming.
  • Experience in Digital Fusion or similar editing program.
  • Experience with digital capture and video editing software.
  • Understanding of photography including file formats and terminology.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience in Lightroom or similar editing program.
• Experience with digital capture and video editing software.
• Comprehensive understanding of photography including file formats and terminology.
• Team player with a ”can-do” attitude.
• A creative problem solver.
• Strong budgeting skills.
• Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong time-management skills.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent writing, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to navigate a variety of stakeholders with competing priorities.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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