Manager, Production (Animation) - 1 year Contract

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Date: Aug 13, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Company: Hasbro

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; digital content; and immersive and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.


eOne brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies including: international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Daisybeck and Blackfin; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

Role Purpose…

The Production Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day production and crew. Working closely with the VP of Production, Creative Producer, Line Producer, Creative Team and Coordinators. the Production Manager oversees the department deliverables to ensure the efficient completion of production.


In this role, your accountabilities and responsibilities are…


  • Keeping track of master/micro production schedules and delivery dates for internal tracking and reporting.
  • Tracks large amount of artwork/scripts/all depts retakes overall with Coordinators to evaluate if quotas are being met.
  • Helps track assets and deliveries from vendor to vendor, while Line Producer traffics
  • Liaise between vendors.
  • Liaise between vendors/broadcasters and distributors.
  • Create and distribute weekly production reports, milestones
  • Analyze external weekly reports from partners and vendors.
  • Attend production meetings and conference calls from pre to post-production.
  • Work closely with production team members to make sure information is flowing and being organized appropriately.
  • Brainstorming/Seeking lower level artists for specific roles in various departments-- and potentially handing out assignments (transcribers, board artists, etc)
  • Tracking artists production has hired, checking over final paperwork/contracts before signature for VP of Production
  • Follow and troubleshoot pipelines from pre through to post production.
  • Make sure every episode upon completion is archived, stored and has a final “easy to access” master(link set up by Assistant Production Manager).
  • Setting up crew interviews when necessary in conjunction with Creative Producer/Show Runner (ie: Voice Director, Story Editor that Creative Producer recommends)
  • Reporting regularly with the VP of Production to ensure that each production you are assigned to is properly and completely organized to see where improvements are required.
  • Attend weekly production meetings (on shows assigned), records when possible, vendor meetings
  • Alerting Producers when key production dates are met: e.g., start of key animation, delivery of rough cuts, etc.


To do this role, you will have…


  • 7+ Years of Animation Production Management or Assistant Production Manager Experience
  • Production Management of at least four cycles of a successful show
  • Bachelor Degree in Film/TV or equivalent
  • Team Player


What you’ll be a part of…


  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks and reduced hours in summer
  • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
  • Be inspired: regular film screenings and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
  • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
  • Grow: develop your career and shape your future


We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. #LI-Hybrid


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