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Vice President Non-Scripted

  • BRON Studios
  • Full time
  • United States
  • 23/02/2021

About BRON

BRON is a worldwide media and entertainment company committed to furthering the art and craft of meaningful commercial storytelling. Focused on the strategic development, production and financing of original live-action and animated features, television and digital media content, BRON has been instrumental in more than 90 productions and has built a robust slate of upcoming projects across all platforms. Founded in 2010 by Aaron L. Gilbert and Brenda Gilbert, BRON Studios is headquartered in Vancouver, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto.

About the role

We’re looking for an extraordinary individual to join our team in this newly created role which spans from Development, Production and Post-Production. The Vice President Non-Scripted will be responsible for growing, originating and managing non-scripted film and television content for our BRON Life division. The successful candidate will be able to plan and delegate to achieve goals and will be hands-on with production when the need arises.

This is a permanent position, which reports to Brenda Gilbert, Co-Founder and President of BRON Media Corp, and David Davoli, President of Television. The position is based in Los Angeles, but currently remote due to COVID-19.

Requirements

Development to Production to Post: 60%

  • Act as a creative lead/liaison between BRON Studios and its creative partners with a strong focus on in-house development and curation of original non-scripted content
  • Assess the creative viability and the social impact of BRON Life (non-scripted) submissions
  • Work and maintain strong relationships with showrunners and directors to develop stories from raw IP or spec ideas into producible projects for non-scripted programming
  • Ensure that there is communication with respect to prioritizing submissions, meetings, or anything else that may need to be discussed among the group for BRON Life
  • Read books, articles; source ideas; keep up to date with current state of affairs
  • Supply notes and organize materials through phases of development to production

Buyer Relationships/Curate Projects: 30%

  • Meet with writers/directors/producers/managers/rights owners/etc. to cultivate talent relationships and curate projects
  • Have visibility and exposure to buyers; know what they are looking for and how we can best service them creatively
  • Curate writer, director, talent lists for project staffing
  • Evaluate material with pertinent notes (more than coverage) to help development executives process potential non-scripted projects
  • Maintain constant awareness of industry trends and expand knowledge continually about film and television by watching and comparing new and old productions relevant to BRON’s current or future slate – in other words, be a film lover whose education about cinema remains important, relevant and always expanding

Joint Ventures and Labels/Other projects: 10%

  • Lend expertise to BRON joint ventures and labels by helping to assess the creative viability of its submissions and provide notes and feedback on submissions
  • Work closely with the development team to optimize the use of interns, physical office space, personnel and creative environment
  • Ensure solid processes in place to ensure project priorities are clear and well established
  • Perform other consistent duties as required from time to time


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years working with non-scripted content produced for cable, networks and/or streamers
  • Strong producorial experience with non-scripted content a plus
  • Strong experience managing creative talent
  • Proven track record of developing non-scripted content
  • Ability to find new, fresh material and generate unique film/TV ideas
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to manage through a period of change and growth
  • Excellent relationships in the creative entertainment community
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Proven successful management and leadership skills
  • Strong background in dealing with logistical management and deal-making
  • Strong communication skills and relationship building ability
  • Team player who works well with others
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high energy environment
  • Willingness to travel (when required)
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

About BRON Studios

BRON is a worldwide media and entertainment company committed to furthering the art and craft of meaning commercial storytelling. Focused on the strategic development, production and financing of original live-action and animated features, television and digital media content, BRON has been instr...

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