The Walt Disney Company Clearance Coordinator in Burbank, California

At The Walt Disney Studios, you’ll help bring compelling stories to life through film, music and live entertainment.

The Clearance Coordinator will provide day-to-day support to Director/Clearance Production, and clearance team. Manage workflows and processes in connection with the production clearance needs of live action motion pictures, with an emphasis on use of computer applications for tracking and document management.

Responsibilities :

  • Communicate and coordinate with production offices in connection with meetings/calls, script distribution, clearance requests, payments, department forms and protocol.

  • Communicate and coordinate with internal studio departments (e.g. legal, production, post production, marketing, consumer products) in connection with meetings/calls, screenings, exchange of documents and other information.

  • Maintain and manage clearance status reports, department contacts directory, digital document signing, and digital document filing.

  • Facilitate and track required payments for research services, licensing, and/or other fees.

  • Facilitate and track font seat licensing assignments for each production.

  • Develop expertise with current and future computer applications utilized in the department.

  • Search and retrieve archival department information as needed.

  • Assist in viewing dailies.

  • Under supervision, transmit, follow-up, and track standard clearance requests to outside parties.

  • Perform internet/phone research in connection with fictional/non-fictional elements for films and/or obtaining rights information.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 2 years entertainment experience, preferably in television/motion picture production and/or production legal

  • Technologically adept

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase efficiency and implement the change

  • Forward-thinking, ability to quickly adapt to change

  • Proven capability to take initiative and seek increased responsibilities

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and fluctuating environment

  • Proficient in autonomously prioritizing work and managing deadlines

Preferred Education :

  • BA/BS degree preferred

Company Overview :

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Studios, an equal opportunity employer.


Job ID: 531289BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment