Line Producer - Original Programming - HBO Nordic

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Reporting into the VP, Commissioning Editor, Original Programming for HBO Nordic and working very closely with the Production Executive for HBO Nordic’s Original Programming (OP) team, we are looking for an experienced Line Producer/Production Manager/Project Manager, who will be assigned to oversee and supervise a Nordic slate of multiple projects in development and production, that HBO commissions with third party Nordic production companies. The Line Producer will work closely with the production companies on the below matters.

 

Job assignment

Project Slate:

  • Supervise a slate of multiple projects from development to delivery, incl. review budgets, time schedules, delivery items, cost reports, shooting schedules, cashflows and payment schedules
  • Review production contract templates (fx cast, crew, locations) with support of HBO Legal
  • Review the productions’ insurance packages
  • Supervise and collaborate with production companies on all production related matters (incl. monitoring call sheets, progress reports, cost reporting etc.)
  • Attend production and legal meetings; introduce HBO Europe’s requirements and guidelines to production companies and agree upon all related questions and details
  • Review assets and prop lists, and with OP executives decide on the management of the assets
  • Collaborate with HBO Finance on review and sign-off on audited cost reports
  • Collaborate with the Production Executive in briefing HBO OP Management, Legal and Finance in all relevant aspects of the projects
  • Supporting the Commissioning Editor and Production Executive in the process for green-lighting projects
  • Monitoring the progress in contract negotiations between HBO and production companies
  • Collaborate with OP Coordinator and Network Operations on the technical aspects of the production/deliverables such as technical platforms, requirements and formats
  • Assist HBO departments like Marketing, Programming, Sales and Creative Services as required by providing budgetary, schedule and delivery information about our projects


Internal OP tasks:

  • Collaborate with the Production Executive in briefing HBO OP Management, Legal and Finance in all relevant aspects of the projects
  • Supporting the Commissioning Editor and Production Executive in the process for green-lighting projects
  • Monitoring the progress in contract negotiations between HBO and production companies
  • Collaborate with OP Coordinator and Network Operations on the technical aspects of the production/deliverables such as technical platforms, requirements and formats
  • Assist HBO departments like Marketing, Programming, Sales and Creative Services as required by providing budgetary, schedule and delivery information about our projects


 

Experience and Skills

  • Experience as a Line Producer or Production Manager in television series and possible feature films would be a strong advantage
  • Experience supervising productions for a broadcaster, film institute, regional fund is also an advantage
  • A clear understanding of the different workflows of producing television series
  • Experience in preparing, and supervising the preparation of production schedules and budgets including cost reporting
  • Experience in reading and reviewing cast-, crew- agreements as well as other production agreements
  • Must work in Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling as well proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word. Please note HBO Nordic work exclusively with PCs not Macs
  • Knowledge of the local industry, its key players and the suppliers of talent and services including union rules
  • Team player capable of working under pressure
  • Strong spoken and written English

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