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Executive Producer

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Ontario, Canada

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Entertainment jobs & Crew

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Staff / Crew

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The Executive Producer reports to the Managing Director. The Executive Producer oversees the smooth operation of the shows as well as the management of producers, client relationships and the shows – and ultimately the studio, and brand - financial status as well as being involved in the direction and growth of the local studio.



  • Oversees show progress and show budgets.
  • Reviews financial progress of shows and reports to MD on status.
  • Accomplishes subsidiary show objectives by establishing and collaborating on budgets, delivery quotas, efficiency metrics, resource allocation, schedules, course corrections.
  • Works with Head of Production, Creative Operations and workforce planning to ensure proper resourcing and team allocation for all shows.
  • Works with show producers to ensure show scheduling is accurate and accounted for.
  • Works with production and creative teams to ensure that deliverables are met within agreed budgets/targets.
  • Works with show producers and supervisors to ensure client directives and deliverables are being achieved.
  • Regularly meets with show producers and supervisors to understand show progress and deliverables.
  • Cascades company messaging and provides key role in change management programs, as necessary.
  • Maintains overall view of resource for projects, including coordinating with HR on the impact of employment contracts.
  • Manages bidding process.
  • Works with sales team to support business development leads for local site, as required.
  • PnL reporting at FEV level where necessary
  • Negotiates legal/contracts and ensure they are progressed to execution
  • Ensures invoicing and cash collection is prioritized


  • Responsible for key client relationships and liaison, including Producers and Studio figures
  • Negotiates major changes to schedules and awards,
  • Sometimes works as Producer on a small show, or covers until show team is onboard
  • Ensures timely communication and clarity to clients in financial and schedule matters
  • Helps to ensure that the correct senior talent is assigned to shows
  • Where necessary, act as a liaison for senior creative talent and clients
  • Works closely with VFX Supervisors to balance client needs with internal team management, and coaches on strategic approach where necessary
  • Maintains and furthers the profile of MPC within the VFX community locally and in the worldwide market
  • Works with Finance team to support client tax credit application


  • Directly responsible for VFX Producers
  • Works with fellow EP’s to ensure that working practices are in alignment
  • Accountable to clients for high-level oversight of all local projects
  • Works closely with MD and local Senior Management Team
  • Identify and develop next generation of talent with SMT



  • At least 5 years’ experience as a VFX Producer in a Tier 1 or 2 VFX business.
  • Strong working knowledge of bidding in Featured VFX and/or Episodic content.
  • Capacity to oversee, analyze and maintain a budget.
  • Solid planning and scheduling experience in a fast-paced environment, deadline driven creative environment.


  • Ability to manage multiple projects in varying stages while maintaining a high quality of work.
  • Proven ability to excel in a constantly changing environment, manages uncertainy.
  • Ability to use data to influence, challenge the status quo and reinvent the way we work.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships based on trust.
  • Resilience and/or ability to cope with and rise to the inevitable challenges, problems and setbacks and come back stronger from them.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-pace environment.
  • Creative problem solver aptitude.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure and/or through difficult times.
  • Ability to develop others, mainly junior staff requiring support on both technical skills and people skills
  • Strong sense of team dynamics, and capacity to lead by example to support crew in a positive morale generating style.
  • Solid emotional intelligence aptitudes.
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