Impact producing with Malinda Wink

Posted Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

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Calling all producers to an event you won't want to miss! Doc Edge and Good Pitch present Malinda Wink speaking on Impact Producing and Good Pitch in Auckland next week. Malinda will be covering the case studies of impact campaigns from Good Pitch AUS profile including Gayby Baby, The Hunting Ground, Frackman, 2040 and That Sugar Film. Malinda is the executive director of Good Pitch Australia and Shark Island Institute, and her professional experience spans senior roles within the corporate, political, philanthropic and NGO sectors. She has served as a mentor for pitch and impact workshops including Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, served on the jury of FIFO, Antenna and Environment Film Festivals, and a number of advisory boards including the Social Enterprise World Forum and AIDC.

When:
Tuesday 19 November 2019
Where: 4-6 pm, Auckland University of Technology , Level 9, WG 901-902, Auckland.

 

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Production finance coordinator for Weta Digital

Posted Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

Weta Digital is seeking someone to fill the above role. Here's a bit about the position and the kind of person they're looking for:

This role would suit someone who's worked in an onset finance team capacity or similar role. We would like to hear from candidates great with numbers and excited about film!

Needs to do:
Run weekly forecasting process.
Analyse forecasts and follow up with production teams to promote accuracy and accountability.
Assist Director of Production Finance with weekly reports and tracking of anything relating to show budgets.
Work with Central Production team to contribute to the review and improvement of forecasting processes and how they tie into finance and resource.

Needs to know:
ESSENTIAL
Should be very competent in the use of Microsoft Excel and interested in understanding and using formulas.
Should have an analytical approach to getting work done.
ADVANTAGEOUS
Background of working with databases.
Basic data analysis skills.
Basic understanding of accounting.
Some understanding of film production.

Needs to be:
Happy to repeatedly run regular weekly processes and enjoy the structure this offers to the working week.
Should have a strong interest in making processes as efficient as possible and the confidence to actively suggest ways to do so.
Should work well with people and be helpful to teams under significant pressure.
Happy to work in a creative environment with varying personality types.
Should be able to take direction.

This role is adjacent to film production and not a stepping stone into working directly on films. Candidates should be comfortable with working mainly with data and spreadsheets rather than pictures, and have 2-3 years' experience in production finance or a related role.

To apply please click here