Often on large scale productions, in addition to a VFX Producer, a VFX Line Producer may also be required. Working closely with the overseeing producer, supervisors and leads, their primary focus is the planning and management of the budget and financial resources of the production.
Skills required for a successful VFX Line Producer include;
Strong budgeting, communication, and scheduling skills
Database, spreadsheet and word processing experience.
High attention to detail.
Works well with team and is able to lead team schedules
Basic understanding of film and VFX methodologies, file formats and terminology.
Can perform under pressure, and manage working with deadlines.
Ability to motivate team members and maintain a positive environment
Punctual, calm, instinctual forethought and troubleshooting skills
Career Path to VFX Line Producer: VFX Coordinator, VFX Production Assistant
Career Path from VFX Line Producer: VFX Producer, Post Production Supervisor, Project Manager
Education Routes: A degree in Film/Television and/or Visual Effect/Animation production is recommended. Bookkeeping and team leader or managerial studies are also a plus.