Post Supervisors are Producers who specialize in the post production process, and are a vital to the smooth day-to-day operation of any episodic show. Although the role isn’t a creative one, the depth and breadth of a successful Post Supervisor’s responsibilities, and their ability to establish the operating style influences a show in a multitude of ways. To get an understanding of how versatile a Post Supervisor’s job is, and how they set the pace, it is fun to imagine our favorite television characters in this important role.
Netflix recently posted a video of the software team developing their production management software. Kudos to them for acknowledging that they’re stepping into an area with a hundred years of history.
I never heard the expression ‘failing up’ until I moved to LA. Apparently that is the business’s way of describing The Peter principle.
Good story at Variety about the new app Netflix is developing to modernize production management. As I said last week: I’m sure that Netflix believes that Rhimes and Murphy are going create hit shows for their subscribers, otherwise Netflix wouldn’t have paid such a premium. But Netflix also knows that Rhimes and Murphy are going […]
I’m a huge fan of Rob Long’s podcast Martini Shot. But I couldn’t disagree more with his most recent one: Two Businesses. On it Long argues, humorously and rather unconvincingly, that Amazon should sell its studio to CBS because running a successful online retailer and grocery store (Whole Foods), is nothing like running a television […]