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Dailies Operator - Warner Bros. De Lane Lea

  • Warner Media
  • London, UK
  • 06/06/2022

Job Description

WarnerMedia showcases some of the most iconic and cherished entertainment, news and sports brands in the world, but we are much more than that. WarnerMedia is truly where art meets science. Our combination of cutting-edge technology and an unrivaled commitment to groundbreaking storytelling builds a sense of community and meaningful connection that is shaping the future of media. We create rewarding opportunities across our entire family of brands, while championing a spirit of inclusion, innovation, self-development and support. Join WarnerMedia as we think big, live true and make the stories that move the world. 


The Job


As a member of the Dailies Department, you will be responsible for all production media management including capture, processing, delivery and review services.


The Daily

  • Ingest and verify footage from a variety of sources e.g camera cards

  • Accurately log metadata including scene and take information

  • Sync original audio to video files

  • Apply LUT’s and CDL’s as per workflow

  • Apply correct framing and formats

  • QC footage, noting any discrepancies and escalate issues when appropriate

  • Generating deliverables for Editorial and Production

  • Generating reports and sending out to clients

  • Creation of LTO archives


The Essentials


  • Knowledge and understanding of camera formats, framing and framerates

  • Experience using dailies / editorial software including Avid Media Composer and Filmlight Daylight preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

  • Some knowledge/experience of Data I/O and media management preferred

  • Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot issues effectively

  • Highly motivated with ability to work alone or part of a team

  • Proficient user of Mac and/or Linux Operating systems


Working pattern


The role will be predominantly based in Leavesden and due to the adaptive nature of this role, flexibility is required to work various shifts including a majority of night shifts.


Department Overview


Warner Bros. De Lane Lea provides world-class talent and facilities for dailies and post-production servicing feature films and high-end TV. Based in the heart of Soho, facilities include two 4K HDR Baselight X Grading Theatres, Flame Online suites, Digital Dailies facilities, Dark Fibre connectivity and a full Mastering and QC department.


The world-renowned Sound facilities include six networked Dubbing Theatres, in-house Sound Supervision and Editorial, ADR Facilities alongside a Café & fully licensed Bar and 56 Cutting Rooms. De Lane Lea also has additional facilities based at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden (WBSL) including a 50 seat 4K Screening Room, 4K VFX Review Theatre and In-Facility and On-Location Digital Dailies.


The state-of-the-art facilities and award-winning talent allow De Lane Lea to shape content to extraordinary levels of detail and creativity, combined with an exceptional level of service.


WBSL also have a free onsite gym and an onsite childcare facility available to WB employees and onsite productions called The WonderWorks.


The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands


WarnerMedia embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.