Profession post-production supervisor

Post-production supervisors oversee the whole post-production process. They work together with the music editor and video and motion picture editor. Post production supervisors help plan the production workflow to make sure the post production phase is included and budgeted for. They ensure that the final product is delivered and distributed.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Accounting techniques

    The techniques of recording and summarising business and financial transactions and analysing, verifying, and reporting the results.

  • Film production process

    The various development stages of making a film, such as scriptwriting, financing, shooting, editing, and distribution.

Skills

  • Meet deadlines

    Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.

  • Work with video and motion picture production team

    Work with the cast and crew members to establish requirements and budgets.

  • Monitor production costs

    Monitor the costs of each department during each production phase to make sure they are within budget.

  • Consult with production director

    Consult with the director, producer and clients throughout the production and post-production process.

  • Manage budgets

    Plan, monitor and report on the budget.

  • Work with pre-production team

    Consult with the pre-production team about expectations, requirements, budget, etc.

  • Consult with producer

    Consult with a motion picture producer about requirements, deadlines, budget, and other specifications.

  • Check the production schedule

    Check the daily and long term schedules for rehearsal, training, performances, season, tour, etc., taking into account the project timeline and all the preparations required by the production.

  • Supervise work

    Direct and supervise the day-to-day activities of subordinate personnel.

  • Read scripts

    Read a playbook or film script, not only as literature, but identifying, actions, emotional states, evolution of characters, situations, different sets and locations, etc.

  • Work with motion picture editing team

    Work together with the motion picture editing team during post-production. Make sure the finished product is according to specifications and creative vision.

Optional knowledge and skills

photography calculate production costs manage accounts understand budgetary limits supervise video and motion picture editing team hire post-production team