A Production Coordinator roles include: assisting in the smooth running of the production. Supporting the production manager and department heads to ensure keep clear up to date communication between departments, including updated reports. Aiding in tracking progress of production to show scheduled, in progress and completed work across all departments. Ensuring that workflow from one department to the next is as seamless as possible as well as responding to issues as they arise and problem solving with the production manager and department heads. Other duties include: scheduling crew meetings and daily sessions, following up from meetings, as relevant and mentoring production assistants and trainees.
A number of years experience as production assistant.
Understanding of animation production processes and workflow.
Excellent organization skills, ability to take initiative, problem solve, manage time and work to tight deadlines. Great attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Computer literate with knowledge of relevant scheduling, budgeting and workflow software.
Ability to work as part of a team, take direction and mentor junior production staff.
Ability to work calmly under pressure.
Paths to a Production Coordinator include: One to three years experience as production assistant. Roles beyond this include: Production Manager, Producer. Production Coordinators often have a degree in Animation, Film, Business Studies, but years experience on film productions is more important.Production Co-ordinator