Manager, Post Production Picture-Colorist

Position Summary

HBO is looking for a Manager, Post Production Picture (Colorist). The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who can work independently, can multi-task, and has excellent organizational skills. In addition, this person should have the techniques to detect and solve technical and workflow issues that arise throughout the finishing process. The position also involves frequent communication with the Company-s staff and clients, so a good candidate will have an approachable and friendly demeanor and will be able to explain technical information to non-technical users. Finally, the ideal candidate must be committed to quality and have a passion for new technologies.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee all Picture finishing, this includes color correction, online editing, VFX drop-in, and picture media management for internal projects as well as archival restorations. In this position the applicant will also run final review sessions with in-house executives, outside post production staff and show runners.

Color Correction and finishing of internal projects such as:

  • Marketing and Creative Services
  • Internal Training Material
  • Archival Remastering
  • HDR conversions
  • Internal Documentaries
  • Special Original Programming

  • Undergraduate degree in Media Arts or similar field
  • Applicants should have a minimum 5-7 years of experience in a similar role
  • The applicant should be an expert user of DaVinci Resolve with the ability to train others on the correct use of the systems and best practices for all stages of pictures finishing
  • An understanding of restoration best practices and techniques is a plus
  • Familiarity with LiveGrain and OpenFX is a plus
  • The Applicant should be familiar with the following tools and processes:
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Film Based Workflows
  • Digital Camera Workflows
Preferred Experience
  • Preferred experience with Digital Vision Nucoda / Phoenix, PF Clean, Nuke

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