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HBO Post Delivery Manager (Long Term Temp)

OVERALL SUMMARY:

The Post Delivery Planning & Operations Unit is responsible for the timely delivery of program elements from HBO production units for distribution to foreign and domestic exhibitors and ultimately, long-term preservation.  
The position of Manager of Post Delivery; East Coast Post Production Executive; operates as a post-production supervisor on Documentaries, Sports, Specials (late night series, stand-up etc.) and Family programming. This person must operate on both a technical and workflow level.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with HBO East Coast Production Executives to ensure that all video, audio and program elements are delivered as required both in a timely and technically-specific manner.  Help plan the successful delivery of programs and program elements including developing a workflow plan from acquisition to post production and final delivery. 

  • Effectively manage or trouble shoot technical complications that may arise throughout the production/post-production process, such as digital compatibility issues; ensure adherence to delivery specifications; delivery of complete textless materials and audio used for international masters, alternate versions, HBO Latino etc..

  • Review post production budgets and workflow as requested by Production Executives for accuracy and completeness.

  • Supervise the creation of music and effects mixes for Documentaries, Family and Special Event programming (late night series, stand-up, news etc.) used for domestic and International distribution, other ancillary markets and long-term preservation.  

  • Fluent understanding of the various camera capture technologies including encoding/decoding and the impact to digital workflows. Must be able to consult on issues regarding camera selection, file naming protocols, editorial systems, workflow and final delivery.

  • Work with external vendors (post facilities, transcription vendors, etc.) to provide needed materials, delivered to HBO technical specifications and help complete projects on time. 

  • Required to work on multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring elements are created and delivered correctly, deadlines are met and HBO assets are delivered properly.

  • Strong communication and people skills; report on progress regularly with upper management and various departments within HBO and to outside vendors and production. Knowledge of codec and editorial workflows and camera recording systems a plus.

 
REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 8 years production and post-production experience, 4 of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Experience managing digital post-production, editorial and sound editorial processes for films, series and/or documentaries.

  • Strong team leadership skills and ability to guide outside production personnel through the delivery requirements process.

  • Must possess strong working knowledge of video and audio essence files and meta-data; post production workflow and technologies; network and broadcast delivery and quality control requirements.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to communicate in technical terms with vendors and post production specialists, including colorists, editors, mixers, and producers.

  • Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and cope with ever-changing deadlines.