Job Title:  Senior Manager, Screening Operations

Department:  Sales & Distribution

Santa Monica, CA, US

Summary of Position

Lionsgate is currently seeking a full-time Senior Manager, Screening Operations in our Global Sales & Distribution/Global Content Delivery Services department. This individual will report to the Vice President of Global Localization, Asset Management & Screening Operations and work both independently and collaboratively with teams across Lionsgate to ensure successful presentations.



  • Supervise and provide projection services for all Lionsgate internal screenings – feature, dailies, visual effects, trailers and presentations
  • Greet and accommodate guests, executives and other VIP’s attending screenings
  • Supervise outside screenings at events such as premieres, research screenings and promos
  • Hire the appropriate technical team for external premiere and research screening
  • Process and track consultant, maintenance and theater parking expense
  • Provide technical assistance for personal screening set-up in the homes of our executives
  • Manage and schedule freelance projectionists as needed
  • Train freelance projectionists on in-house theater set up, protocols and scheduling
  • Handle the bookings of the screening room
  • Provide protocol and equipment recommendations for the screening room
  • Manage upkeep: install, tune and test upgraded equipment

Experience & Skills

  • 5 or more years of directly related screening operations experience required
  • Knowledge of digital cinema, film, video, and audio digital and physical formats with the ability to troubleshoot equipment issues
  • Must be able to work independently and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with executives, filmmakers, internal departments and external vendors
  • Digital Cinema, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve skills a must
  • File transfer knowledge necessary (Aspera Connect, Aspera P2P, FileRunner (Sohonet))
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams) and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro) skills helpful
  • Familiarity with SAP a plus

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.


Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group

Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.


In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles