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Manager Television Screen Credits

Walt Disney Studios
Burbank, CA 91502

Manager Television Screen Credits

Job ID 714579BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Oct. 28, 2019

Job Summary:

  • The Screen Credits Administration Manager manages all aspects of screen credits for ABC Studios productions produced for network, cable, and streaming services.
  • The Manager is responsible for ensuring all screen credit-related requirements are in compliance with the Guild, Network, and Studio.
  • This person will interface directly with Business Affairs, Legal Affairs, Production, Post Production, Casting, Labor Relations, Creative Executives, and externally with the Labor Guilds. Possessing interpersonal skills and deftness in conversation is vital.
  • The Screen Credits Administration team is part of the Walt Disney Television Labor Relations team, and the Manager reports directly to the Director of Screen Credits Administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise across ABC Studios, Post Production, Network, on issues related to screen credits and titling.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for the WGA, DGA, ADG, and Editors Guild on a variety of titling and screen credit issues.
  • Troubleshoot any issues, requests, problems, and/or needed corrections related to screen credits and titling.
  • In charge of managing credits on assigned television series and all aspects related to the screen credits and titling of shows, including:
    • Building a screen credits document from contracts/documents generated from Business Affairs, Legal Affairs, Production, Post Production and Casting.
    • Submitting the WGAs Notice of Tentative Writing Credits. May be asked to analyze pilot notices for writing credits determination.
    • Preparing WGA arbitrations for writing credit disputes as required.
    • Working with Guilds (DGA, WGA, Editors Guild, ADG, Local 600, etc.) in obtaining any and all related screen credits waivers.
    • Distributing approval drafts in a timely manner for Studio/Production/Network approval.
    • Uploading final approved credits to Scenechronize for publication and titling.
  • Responsible for general office support duties.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills with minimal supervision
  • Desire a collaborative team building environment
  • Effective concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to read, interpret legal contracts and guild basic agreements in regards to screen credits
  • Interact effectively with Attorneys, Production and Post personnel of all levels
  • Ability to remain calm and think strategically in stressful, fast-moving environments and situations
  • Excellent analytical and research skills with the ability to exercise appropriate judgment in executing tasks
  • Ability to handle time-sensitive projects on a daily basis
  • Must be able to handle a heavy workload
  • Demonstrate a detail oriented, flexible and ambitious attitude to assume challenges and increased responsibility
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and familiarity with databases like Citrix and Scenechronize
  • Experience in a moderately high pressure office setting
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office and familiarity with databases, Scenechronize a plus
  • Television and/or Feature screen credits and/or Guild work experience desired

Required Education

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disneys stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ABC, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-30

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