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Virtual Production Apprentice - Leavesden, Hertfordshire

The Job:

  • The Virtual Production team deliver a world leading virtual production facility to our clients as well as support and advise production partners across all elements of Virtual Production.

  • Working as part of the Virtual Production team, you will gain an insight and understanding of virtual production, how this new and innovate technology can benefit production, and how the virtual production stage operates at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden.

  • It’s a chance to learn more about studio operations, the production pipeline, and how new technology can help to drive on-screen creativity.

The Daily:

Working closely with the Virtual Production teams in a dynamic studio environment, you will gain valuable experience in all aspects of production innovation across planning, production administration & stage operation.

Virtual Production

  • Supporting VP teams during production and filming

  • Assisting with the logging of assets and deliveries

  • Shadowing technical teams


  • Receiving, processing and issuing incoming queries to the relevant parties to ensure a quick and efficient resolution of queries.

  • Provide timely responses to our administrative needs – booking guests in, organising transport, keeping time sheets etc.

  • Assist with coordinating and conducting visits to the stage.

  • To assist the team in the daily operation of the studios.

  • Meet requirements for all WBSL functions to create an effective running of V Stage.

  • To ensure that a high level of presentation is maintained in all areas of V Stage.

  • Any other duties which are appropriate to the post.

  • Maintaining spreadsheets with key inter departmental information.

The Essentials:

  • Proven administrative and interpersonal skills.

  • A passion for production of scripted content.

  • General understanding of VFX, Virtual Production and studio production workflow and/or Game Production.

  • Passion about the Virtual Production landscape and the future of content creation.

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment, assisting several projects in various points of production (from development through delivery).

  • Strong organizational skills with a proactive mentality and creative problem-solving abilities.

  • Familiarity with office and production software such as Microsoft Teams, Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop.

  • Self-motivated proactive team member with the capacity to work independently.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good research skills and the ability to draw information from various sources.

The Nice-to-Haves:

  • Previous experience of working within a fast based production environment is desirable.

The Apprenticeship:

  • Contract Length: 18 months 

  • Salary: £19,000

  • Start Date: Likely to be September 2022

  • Course: Business Administration - Level 3

  • 20 days annual leave

  • You will gain hands-on experience working on business-critical projects.  

  • You will have to opportunity to network and build relationships with professionals, executives, and other students passionate about their field.  

  • You will work with industry professionals to best position yourself for a full-time position upon completion of apprenticeship.  

  • You will be enrolled on our Early Careers learning & training programme, as well as having access to personal and professional development courses, executive speakers’ series, special screenings and more.  

  • You will have the chance to give back to the community.  

  • You will be one of over 100 WBD Early Careers employees, meaning you will have an important support network of other students, graduates and apprentices and plenty of opportunities to socialise! 

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.

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Virtual Production Apprentice - Leavesden, Hertfordshire

London, UK

Published on 16 May 2022

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