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The Walt Disney Company Creative Executive, Streaming in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

Disney’s live-action legacy dates back to its first completely live-action film, “Treasure Island” in 1950, and its collaborations with renowned artists and filmmakers have resulted in some of the most successful and unforgettable family films in history. Across pirate-laden high seas or down a mysterious rabbit hole, the studio brings powerful storytellers together with leading-edge technology to produce a wide range of films for theatrical release and streaming that are uniquely Disney, from the beloved “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, to an immensely popular collection of live-action reimaginings of classic tales – including “Alice in Wonderland,” “Maleficent,” “The Jungle Book,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “Mary Poppins Returns,” “Lady and the Tramp,” and “Mulan” – to uplifting, character-driven stories such as “Queen of Katwe,” “Togo,” “Stargirl,” and “Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.”

We have an exciting Creative Executive opportunity open with the Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production team. This individual will be responsible for supporting all aspects of streaming creative development.

Responsibilities:

  • Sources and assesses creative submissions and identifies concepts that work well with the Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Streaming vision

  • Collaborates with senior production executives to develop projects from idea through the production process

  • Builds and maintains relationships with outside sources, creative community and internal creative counterparts

  • Identifies up and coming talent, not necessarily established talent thru traditional and nontraditional research methods; inclusive of new and emerging technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Creative Executive capacity or related role within a studio or production company

  • Proven ability to successfully source and assess potential creative concepts for production

  • Solid knowledge of the film production process

  • Strong interest in animation content

  • Proven experience providing deep, concise and constructive notes

  • In-depth experience identifying & working with Talent (writers, directors, producers, actors)

  • Ability to access strong story lines and marketability

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface with varied levels of mgmt, talent and staff.

  • Highly organized with excellent follow through

  • Understands the global and multicultural audience and how to adapt content to appeal to a wide audience

  • Ability to negotiate and effectively reach resolution

Required Education

  • BA or MFA in Film or related field

Job ID: 789308BR

Location: Los Angeles,California

Job Posting Company: Studios Content

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