Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor is responsible for managing day-to-day production across departments and at a high level across the project. The PS will work in collaboration with the department heads, Production Manager and Producer to ensure the success of the departments and film.

The PS is a leadership role in the project and, as such, must accept the responsibility of supporting and representing the directives of the studio and the production leadership.

Key Duties

Supervising the effective delivery of the project to a high standard Drive monitoring and maintenance of quota targets

Drive the monitoring and maintenance of scope – communicating regular updates and / or concerns with the Production Manager

Drive miscellaneous project tasks e.g. pipeline updates, marketing materials, behind the scenes, etc.

Report current / potential project issues to Line Producer and help to drive through solutions

Plan and drive through ad hoc changes to the creative, based on input and strategy from the Producer and Production Manager. This would mean investigating and reporting of costs, schedule, impact, etc. on requests coming through from the clients.

Participating on key project leadership meetings with the studio

Key Qualities

A collaborative team player with strong communication skills
Solid understanding of production budgets, schedules and tracking systems Clear, decisive and calm under pressure
Takes responsibility for ensuring the problem is solved
Can both anticipate a problem and either prevent it or limit the damage
Can see past the noise
Delegates responsibility effectively


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