Line Producer Feature Films
Red Bull Media House is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with ‘beyond the ordinary’ stories - both direct-to-consumer and through partnerships. With a focus on sports, culture and lifestyle content, Red Bull Media House offers a wide range of premium media products across TV, mobile, digital, audio, and print. Red Bull Media House produces and licenses a broad selection of global live broadcast events, compelling and inspirational local storytelling with original short and long-form programming as well as feature films from around the world. www.redbullmediahouse.com
Areas that play to your strengths
(All the responsibilities we'll trust you with):
- Long story short
In this role, you’ll oversee all productions and production related activities, executed by the feature film department as well as taking deliveries of our films often edited elsewhere. You’ll either supervise and guide line producers or act as one in producing the respective films. Thus, you’ll handle multiple projects at once, work closely with the producer to deliver the highest production value (crew, camera techniques, casting etc.) all while staying within the budget.
- Project scheduling
You’ll create a timeline for entire film projects according to business standards, the requirements of the film project itself, and ensure that the production deadlines and delivery schedules are met.
You’ll develop workflows for digital delivery, archive management and data handling to ensure delivery of Red Bull Media House’s Feature Films in line with existing processes and workflows.
- Budgeting and legal matters
You’ll be responsible for the creation of several cycles of budgets per film, receive and evaluate quotes from vendors and choose the right crew and specialists for each film or oversee said process on the side of production partner. Furthermore, you’ll evaluate tax credits in certain countries and set up a financial structure in terms of accounting, payroll and employment for each film.
Another aspect of this role will be the negotiation of contracts with various parties, such as all vendors, the entire film crew, licensors and stakeholders (co-producers / film funds).
As Line Producer you’ll support the distribution of feature films to cinemas. This may include handling the subtitling process, the creation and shipment of DCPs, as well as creating trailers and moving images marketing materials.
You’ll be in close contact with the marketing, distribution, legal and technical operation departments to ensure a constant information exchange about all films in production between all departments.
Your areas of knowledge and expertise
(That matter most for this role):
- Several years of experience as line producer on feature length projects, with a focus on high production value, factual feature-length films (cinema documentaries)
- Fluent in English, German a plus
- Experience with relevant software and tools like Movie Magic and others
- Flexible, reliable, independent team player
- Able to work within a corporate context
We are looking forward to receiving your online application!