Creative jobs, opportunities & events

Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Student Critics Programme

Experience an all-expenses trip to Edinburgh International Film Festival as a critic. You will have the opportunity to be mentored by professionals and have your work published.

The EIFF Student Critics Programme aims to support the next generation of film journalists aged between 18-25, offering experience, skills and networking opportunities to students with a passion for cinema. Student Critics attend screenings, receptions and events at EIFF 2019 and are mentored by professional film journalists, to create a range of reviews, articles and interviews throughout their week at EIFF.

To apply: Send one of the following: 500 word review /3 minute video review / 3 minute audio review of a recent or classic film to studentcritics@edfilmfest.org.uk

Deadline: 24 May 2019

For information click here.

 

The Bush Theatre Open Call for Artists

The Bush Theatre are currently recruiting two lead artists – giving them a chance to collaborate with their new community associate companies over the next nine months.

The during the first six months, the artist will curate monthly events for the groups exploring different artistic styles, art-forms and ideas. These events can take many different forms – from workshops, showcases, talks, dinners, and everything in between.

The artists will then work more intensively with the groups over the final three months to lead a centrepiece creative project with the groups, resulting in a public performance or event in the theatre building.

To apply email: hollysmith@bushtheatre.co.uk   Your CV or Company Overview to receive a creative brief.

Proposal Deadline: 31st May, 10am

 

Listening Project Support Worker 

Hoxton Hall is seeking a Youth Worker support with extensive knowledge in working with BAME communities in the context of cultural exploration and identity. This is a 24 week project working with a targeted group to make an audio documentary/podcast about growing up in Hackney. We are looking for a creative, responsive and dynamic youth worker that will motivate and engage with young people and be sensitive to their cultural needs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Familiar with the Hackney/Hoxton area
  • Experience in working with vulnerable young people
  • Current Enhanced DBS
  • Experience in group work and creative learning
  • Youth work experience

Salary/Hours: £15 per hour – paid in monthly instalments.
The project will be begin in July 2019, and end in February 2020, the post will require an average of 2/3 hours per week

To receive an application form and learn more: jobs@hoxtonhall.co.uk 

Application deadline:  3 June, 12pm

Interviews take place: 17 June

Lead Audio Documentary Facilitator

Hoxton Hall is seeking a facilitator with extensive knowledge in working with BAME communities in the context of cultural exploration and identity. This is a 24 week project working with a targeted group to make an audio documentary/podcast about growing up in Hackney.

Candidates should have experience in working with vulnerable young people and be able to respond appropriately to the needs and anticipated safeguarding issues that may arise through the project.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Experienced audio documentary/ podcast maker
  • Familiar with the Hackney/Hoxton area
  • Experience in working with venerable young people
  • Teaching experience
  • Knowledgeable with Logic Pro/ MAC/ Zoom H5
  • Current Enhanced DBS
  • Experience in group work and creative learning

Salary/Hours: £30 per hour – paid in monthly instalments.
The project will be begin in July 2019, and end in February 2020, the post will require an average of 3/4 hours per week

To receive an application form and learn more: jobs@hoxtonhall.co.uk 

Application deadline: Monday June 3rd noon

1st interview:  17 June

Group interview session:  21 June

Leytonstone Loves Film: Sunday Activities and Workshops Call Out

We are calling out for drop in activities or workshops themed around film and the magic of movies to run on Sunday 29 September 12-6pm.

Proposals could be for anything from dance workshops, craft workshops, or drop in activities that will delight our audiences during the Sunday programme of Leytonstone Loves Film. Proposals could focus on a film or genre (design your own superhero) or be about making movies (build your own camera obscura) but need to accessible to a broad family audience and celebrate the magic of movies

Proposal deadline: 28 June 2019

For more information and to submit your proposalhttps://forms.gle/jqyB5Dwwkg1bz8Ho8

 

Last Frame Smartphone Film Festival

Last frame Smartphone Film Festival (LFSFF) is looking for high quality shorts under 30 mins shot on smartphone or similar device. We are interested in the stories that you have to tell and not the budget or the equipment used to do so. We are open to films of all varieties and genres; unique voices and viewpoints are always a plus.

  • We are particularly interested in:
  • Women directors/producers
  • Current social issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Under-represented communities
  • DIY creations

Your film must be:

  • Made after January 2016
  • Shot (partially or completely) on smartphone or similar device (tablet, ipod)
  • Under 30 mins
  • English or English subtitled
  • Films in English with captions are a plus
  • Genres: Documentary, fiction, animation & music video.

Deadline: 11 August 2019

Send your film to:  info@lastframeclub.com or submit via filmfreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/LastFrameFest