Line Producer


    Website Okuhle Media

    We are looking for a Line Producer to turn creative ideas into practical realities by calculating and determining the logistics required, facilitating their implementation and keeping the production on schedule and within budget.

    Skills / Qualifications / Experience:

    As the Line Producer for an M-Net show, you play a key role in ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the project are managed smoothly and accurately.  Your role is focused on the organisational aspects of the production, assisting the Producer to realise the production’s objectives both financially and logistically.

    As a key person in the Production, the Line Producer is required to work closely with other Heads of Department to ensure that the production runs smoothly, meets deadlines and stays within budget.  As such, you have highly developed communications skills and are able to work effectively with all members of the production team, talent and other contributors.  You understand the intricacies of how a TV production is run, or how it should run to be the most effective, and are proactive in seeking solutions to problems or streamlining workflows.

    You understand the technical processes involved in TV production, including camera, lighting, sound and editing.  You know how to comply with regulations and broadcaster’s requirements. You have a strong work ethic that demands accuracy and attention to detail. You are equally comfortable as part of a team or working independently – the main objective is getting the job done and done well!  You thrive in a dynamic, vibrant, fast-paced and energetic environment.

    A minimum of 8 years experience in the television industry, with a track record of Line Producing for the local and international market, including financial reporting to M-Net.

    Role Key Performance Areas:

    Budget Management

    • Management of all financial processes and procedures in conjunction with the Series Producer.
    • Ensure the production remains in budget.
    • Regular reporting on the working budget to the Series Producer.
    • Cost reporting
    • Production insurance
    • Administration of petty cash.
    • Delivery of full recon.


    • Logistical oversight of location shoots.
    • Crew contracting.

    Workflow and Systems

    • Distribution of call sheets to talent and crew as and when needed.
    • Updating relevant production schedules and ensuring they are accessible to the production team.





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