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

  • Artistic / Enterprising
  • Enterprising / Realistic
  • Artistic / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Film production process

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

  • Accounting techniques

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

Skills

  • Check the production schedule

    Check the daily and long term schedules for rehearsal, training sessions, performances, season, tour, etc. Check the project timeline to be aware of the expectations of time dedication, paying special attention to calls for training sessions, rehearsals, costume fittings, makeup, hair and props, trips, holidays, set-up time, warm-up or stretching period during the day planning, rehearsal time, break times, time and duration of performances, tear-down/strike time, etc. More over this skill is related to transversal skills like:Process information, attend to detail, Meet commitments, work efficiently.

  • Supervise work

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Consult with producer

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

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Consult with production director

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

  • Monitor production costs

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

  • 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 pre-production team

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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