Job ID 518136BRLocation Burbank, California, United StatesBusiness Studio EntertainmentBrand The Walt Disney StudiosDate posted 01/08/2018

The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, DVD releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings.

The Manager, Post Production reports to the SVP, Post Production for Walt Disney Studios Live Action and is located in Burbank, CA on the Disney Studio lot. 


  • Design post-production plan and create post schedule specific to each film; track and revise these schedules to anticipate needs of the show/studio, and as changes occur.
  • Create, review and track post-production budget.
  • Assist with identifying and hiring post-production staff on shows (specifically Post Supervisors, Editorial, Post Coordinators, PA’s).
  • Locate appropriate post-production vendors and facilities world-wide.
  • Locate, engage and set up Editorial offices for each show.
  • Travel to location to meet and trouble shoot with potential vendors and staff.
  • Set up dailies workflow for each film; ensure crew understands and has necessary tools to accomplish the workflow; make sure dailies are delivered to studio each day of shoot successfully and in a timely fashion.
  • Act as the day-to-day liaison/first point of contact for Editorial and Post on all shows.
  • Work closely with the Development execs to ensure they have the time and capabilities they need to finish the film while hitting all deadlines for Marketing, Delivery, etc.
  • Schedule, organize, set up and QC all executive screenings, preview screenings, mix reviews and DI reviews.
  • Work with VFX and Disney Digital Services to set up VFX reviews on shows.
  • Work closely with VFX regarding turnover and delivery of shots, and how this impacts the schedule/finishing of the film.
  • Report weekly updates for Studio Ops and ensure schedule, delivery and budget are on track.
  • Weekly meetings with Post representatives on each show.
  • Attend cost report meetings on each show and a variety of studio meetings to report the status of shows.
  • Work closely with Studio Operations to ensure timely delivery of all elements for release.
  • Work closely with other departments throughout the studio (Marketing, Legal, Clearances, Product Placement, Credits, etc.) to ensure the show is delivering the needed elements to those departments.
  • Track Delivery, assist the shows in understanding/executing all deliverables, QC all final deliverables.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ post production experience
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and oral.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others, both in a supervisory role and as a collaborative team player.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post production coordinator/supervisor experience
  • Post production freelance and/or studio experience
  • Experience designing post production plans and creating post schedules
  • Experience locating post production vendors & facilities world-wide
  • Bachelor's Degree