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WFTV Member and Director Sue Dunderdale and Writer Graeme Keeton are looking for a Producer for their award-winning single-location script Mighty Has Fallen.
The project has a small cast with an exciting part for an older female lead and looking to shooting early next year. If you're interested, please contact email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org for treatment and script.
Digital Orchard are looking for a client-facing Post Producer to join their expanding team
About Digital Orchard
Digital Orchard is an industry-leading film and digital service provider, working on high end TV drama and major motion pictures. From our expert technicians on-set, through to dailies, film scanning (with service partners, Kodak), and, most recently, full picture post, we pride ourselves on having the right knowledge and attitude to ensure every production gets exactly the attention to detail it deserves. Our boutique, full-service operation allows us to go above and beyond, giving cinematographers, producers and editorial uninterrupted support, creative freedom and consistent quality. We are friendly, agile and committed film-fans who work hard for and with the industry.
Job Title: Post Producer
Reports to: Managing Director
Prime Function of Role:
To help grow Digital Orchard’s post-production department whilst managing and scheduling all post-production work. Could also suit a Post Production Supervisor looking for a more permanent role.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
• Be main contact point for clients posting at Digital Orchard ensuring clients’ needs are met throughout the whole post workflow and beyond
• Working with MD to bring in new business
• Helping to develop and grow post production department
• Working with and scheduling DO’s in-house and freelance colourists
• Develop new areas of business in post-production
• Troubleshooting, identifying problems and providing solutions
• Managing resources to schedule bookings in the most efficient way
• Being responsible for hiring and managing a support team
• Being responsible for accuracy and efficiency across the department
• Directly engaging with clients as required, via email, phone, meetings and events
• Budget management and reporting
• Other post-production related duties as required
Details of the role:
• Fully flexible hours with availability outside of office hours and weekends
• Salary dependent on experience – from £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
• The Digital Orchard office is based near Chorleywood (HP8 4AX) – please ensure that you could easily travel to and work from the office
• Excellent written communication skills (Essential)
• Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills (Essential)
• Excellent knowledge of all post processes and software (Essential)
• A friendly manner with a flexible and dedicated approach to work (Essential)
• Highly self-motivated, loaded with common sense, resourceful, and confident working independently (Essential)
• Able to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders at once, and to manage
strategy and delivery tasks side by side (Essential)
• 5 years + in a similar role or equivalent experience (Essential)
• Knowledge of both film and digital workflows (Highly Desirable)
• Budget management experience (Highly Desirable)
To apply, please send us your CV and a max one-page cover note, including relevant examples that demonstrate how you meet the personal specification and ability to deliver the main duties and responsibilities. Please be specific in your cover note about your interest in Digital Orchard, expectations of this role, and your salary expectations.
Send your email to: email@example.com
• We believe in creating fair, equitable opportunities and are open to reasonable adjustments to the application and interview process; please contact us with any questions or to request a different application method (e.g. video or phone call).
• We will invite you to submit information via our Equal Opportunities form about yourself (sent to those who apply by email) and we guarantee interviews to anyone with the Essential elements of the Personal specification who has protected characteristics that are underrepresented in our industry.
Freida Films is looking for Producers and Executive Producers
London-based production company Freida Films is looking for producers and executive producers (UK and U.S. based) for our latest production, a punchy, dark and socially-relevant feature film, To Butcher a Bird.
To Butcher a Bird follows the life of a young woman recovering from a messy childhood with an alcoholic parent; her story begins as she starts to discover freedom, healing and elation in boxing. New relationships force her to either take the leap into the unknown and put the past behind her, or stay stuck in the past where old habits die hard. She knows the only thing standing in her way is herself, but there's more to this decision than meets the eye. This is a film about the darkness and light that's found in transformation.
WFTV Member looking to start Writer's Group in Swansea/ Cardiff
Screenwriter and award-winning filmmaker Jeda Cacioli is looking to start a small writer's group in Swansea/ Cardiff, Wales. Looking to connect with 3-4 screenwriters to discuss ideas and help each other progress in our careers. It would be online to start with and be monthly so that we can see if we are the right fit. All ideas, genres and styles welcome. If you are interested, please email Jeda with a short bio and why you would like to be involved.
Screen Yorkshire are looking for a Production Liaison Manager - Location Support
Screen Yorkshire is looking for an individual with a passion for the film and TV industry, to provide location support to our Film Office team in Leeds.
The post holder will work closely with the production liaison and development manager and senior film office coordinator, to deliver a strong and comprehensive location and production service, securing new business for Yorkshire & Humber.
This role requires experience in film and TV location filming and a sound knowledge of filming locations in Yorkshire & Humber.
Contract Term: 6 months, with the possibility to extend to 12 months.
Based at: Screen Yorkshire, Studio 30, 46 The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7EY. (*This role may also include home-working.)
Responsible to: Production Liaison and Development Manager.
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 (pro rata) depending on experience.
Hours Of Work: 2-3 days per week (18.5 – 23 hours). Flexible working hours.
Apply by 12pm, 6th August
Wales Based Researcher – Coastal History Series
Plimsoll are looking for a RESEARCHER based in WALES to work across a brand new, presenter-led history series for a UK broadcaster. Filming across the UK with interviews and archive featuring the stories and history of the local area, people, coastline and wildlife.
This is an exciting opportunity for one forward thinker to research stories, talk to potential contributors, experts and locations, as well as coming up with creative new ideas. The researcher will be the main editorial point of contact for the crew while they are on location.
Applicants need to have experience of UK based shoots, working to tight deadlines and writing briefing notes. The role would suit someone with presenter-led documentary experience and an interest in history.
Starting asap until October 2021
Please note, this job involves working remotely, however researchers must be able to travel to locations across the UK for filming and also need to hold a full UK driving licence.
Closing date: 28 July 2021
Please email your CV, rate, availability and location to firstname.lastname@example.org
As this is a Nations production, please state in your covering letting if your main place of work is Wales. We welcome applications from under-represented groups. Due to the number of applications, we may not be able to get back to you personally. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, unfortunately you haven’t been selected this time. For upcoming job listings, follow us on www.facebook.com/plimsollproductions and www.TheTalentManager.co.uk
Renegade Pictures are looking for a logger to transcribe for an E4 clip show
Renegade Pictures are looking for a logger to transcribe remotely for an E4 clip show, starting immediately and until 13th August.
Transcribing experience desirable but not essential, we're looking for someone with good attention to detail and the ability to work independently at home.
Please send CVs and availability to Ben Blakely.
Renegade Pictures are looking for 2 x researchers and 3 x location researchers for Channel 5 daytime series
Renegade Pictures are looking for 2x office/home based researchers and 3x location researchers for UK based shoots (with wrangling experience) to start ASAP for a brand new Channel 5 daytime series.
Experience in property shows hugely desirable, but not essential. Contract lengths vary from 10-18 weeks depending on the role, with some roles required to start as soon as 19 July.
Please email email@example.com with your CV, availability and which role you would like to apply for. Thanks very much.
Renegade Pictures are looking for a range of roles for a brand new C5 daytime property series
Renegade Pictures are looking for a range of roles (line producer, junior production manager, production co-ordinator, casting producer, casting APs (shooting or non-shooting)) to start ASAP for a brand new C5 daytime property series.
Knowledge of and experience in daytime (and property) shows hugely desirable.
The production will be based in Bristol, but will offer remote working from home and will be shooting nationwide.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and availability.
Renegade Pictures are looking for Production Co-ordinator for a C4 2 x part factual documentary
Renegade Pictures are looking for a fantastic Production & Co-ordinator for a C4 2 x part factual documentary, all being shot in the US at the end of Aug/Sept.
We will need someone to start Mon 2nd Aug for 7wks. NIE’s and covid regulations for filming in the US will already be sorted by this time, so no need to initiate that process. It will be for prep and filming only, no need to follow through with edit.
Work will all be working from home remotely.
Please email interested & CVs to Claire Budgen.
My name is Candice, and I am a headshot and event photographer and member of WFTV.
My approach to photography is forged from years of practical experience in front of and behind the camera, and I am attuned to framing engaging emotions and expressions that reveal something unexpected yet delightful. I aim to provide vivid and compelling portraiture while working with sensitivity My experience in fashion photography, headshots and events mean that I can adapt my skills to any brief and produce exceptional images fit for editorials or your portfolio. My turnaround times are excellent, and my rates are very competitive.
I welcome the opportunity of working together – feel free to contact me to go over your needs, and I will be glad to answer any questions.
VFX, TV Studio & Virtual Production information and advice needed with opportunity to get involved.
I'm currently working on an ambitious and diverse project with some talented filmmakers. It's a 7min short film that uses the exciting setting of a TV Lottery to address the discrimination women experience surrounding the choice of motherhood. The drama will be set in the near future and we want to explore all possibilities to make it as believable as possible!
We are trying to decide the best way of shooting it and how we might approach the VFX.
Can you help us with the following?:
Recommending a good TV studio in London with LED screen? (if you have used them and were pleased is a plus)
Any experience in and/or knowledge of what size budget is needed to rent a London TV studio (with LED screen) for a reasonable price.
Working with Virtual Production (rates and additional info on virtual production and workflow appreciated)
VFX - creating floating holographic balls (rates, workflow required like e.g. camera movements & tracking elements?)
Any help & advice would be greatly appreciated!
And if you work in one of the above areas and would like to get involved, please do get in touch to get more information about the project. We look forward to hearing from you.
Please email Kim via email@example.com.
Cheers and thank you in advance!
Renegade Pictures recruiting a number of roles
We are crewing up for a Catch-Up Clip Show series for 'DON'T TELL THE BRIDE' and need people with experience of fast-turnaround clip shows:
x1 SERIES DIRECTOR/PRODUCER - will work closely with Exec, direct interviews and be across edits. Dates: from ASAP to w/c 2.Aug.
x5 EDIT PRODUCERS - an opportunity to make 2 shows over a 4-week period. The 2-week edits start w/c 26.July and w/c 9.Aug.
x5 EDITORS - 2-week edits per Ep. Dates: starting w/c 26.Jul and w/c 9.Aug.
x1 PD - to create sync pulls of interviews and prep edits. Dates: w/c 19 & 26.Jul.
x1 Co-ORDINATOR. Dates: 5 July to 13 Aug.
1x PRODUCTION SECRETARY. Dates: 12 July to 13 Aug.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV, stating which role you're applying for and the details of where you saw this advert. We look forward to hearing from you.
We are committed to creating both a workforce and content that are as diverse as the global audiences we serve.
Series producer/showrunner needed for Channel 5 daytime property series
Series producer/showrunner needed for Channel 5 daytime property series starting immediately until (approx.) Feb 2022, filming across the UK.
Significant and solid daytime experience essential.
Regional production, most likely working remotely from home.
Please email email@example.com with your CV and the details of where you saw this advert. We look forward to hearing from you.
I would love to hear from producers who are on the look out for a new feature to get their teeth into. Particularly with an interest in female driven, social realist, gritty dramas. My screenplay explores how girls are used in gangs in London, tackling some chokingly real subject matter including child sexual exploitation by gang initiation and violence and honing in on the theme of belonging.
The script has won 'Best UK Feature Film' at New Renaissance Film Festival as well as 'Best Live Script' at BUFF and since then the script has been developed with some wonderful filmmakers including support from developing exec at Curzon. Now it's time I find a feature producer to move the project onto the next stage.
Please do get in touch if you fancy a chat and I can tell you more about it! You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you an HOD, or do you know an HOD, who has worked on a Sky Atlantic show?
For a partnership between Sky Atlantic and Volvo, Sky is looking for HOD’s who are linked to a Sky Atlantic show with sustainability at the forefront of their work ethos.
They’d like to follow them in a ‘day in the life of’ style as they explain how they are trying to make their particular job role more sustainable as well as making changes in their personal life.
If this is you, or you’ve worked with someone who could be great for this, please reach out to Charlotte via email. Please note, this is a paid role.
Looking for a Producer / Exec Producer
Minreet Kaur is looking for some guidance from a Producer / Exec Producer regarding a documentary idea on the skipping Sikh who was awarded an MBE last year for raising money for the NHS and he is running the London Marathon this year when he turns 75 and raising money for Mencap.
She would really like to share an idea she has which she feels is unreported. If you can help or are interested, please contact: email@example.com
The University of Huddersfield are Recruiting
The University of Huddersfield are recruiting two permanent roles:
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer 1.0 FTE (1 Post)
University Practitioner / Senior University Practitioner 0.5 FTE (2 Posts)
The Department of Media and Performance at the University of Huddersfield seeks to appoint outstanding film makers and educators with exceptional potential. You will demonstrate a desire to contribute to the Department’s international excellence in digital and screen media and its role in the Yorkshire Film and Television School.
We are looking for ambitious screen industry practitioners with exceptional potential and a proven record of national and international excellence in one or more of the following roles:
Director of Photography
Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for translating a record of innovative and successful industry practices into excellence in teaching creative and technical dimensions of film making in Higher Education. We are seeking applicants who share the ambitions and core values of the Yorkshire Film and Television School:
An approach that recognises the interdependence of technical, creative and analytical skills;
Innovative responses to changing practices in the production, distribution and reception of film in the digital age;
An emphasis on co-creation and fostering educational environments that bring together aspiring creative professionals in film making, screen performance, screenwriting, music and sound production, costume design and beyond;
A commitment to advancing diversity and equality in Higher Education and the screen industries.
Successful candidates at Senior Lecturer or Senior University Practitioner level may be offered the role of programme director with significant strategic freedom to develop the curriculum and students’ learning experience.
The University is ranked 7th in Film Production and Photography in the Guardian University Guide 2021. Our facilities include a newly completed 300 sqm single camera sound stage as part of our Firth Street Studio development, television studios, and a campus including the £30 million Barbara Hepworth building completed in 2019. The Department is part of Screen Yorkshire’s Connect Campus initiative and is committed to supporting the growth of creative industries in Yorkshire and beyond.
We recognise the complex demands of work in the screen industries and offers flexible appointment rotes to applicants: those seeking to combine industry practice with sharing and disseminating knowledge and innovation are encouraged to apply for the role of Senior University Practitioner or University Practitioner. Practitioner appointments sit alongside your continuing career in film production with a negotiable fraction up to a maximum of 0.5 FTE.
Applicants combining excellence in film production with a track record of internationally excellent or world leading research are in turn encouraged to apply for the full-time position of Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Film Production. Applicants to a lecturer or senior lecturer position should demonstrate strong potential in the generation of research impact and research and enterprise income.
The University is one of two gold-rated Yorkshire institution in the Teaching Excellence Framework and is committed to highest standards in the generation and dissemination of knowledge. Successful candidates will contribute to the delivery, management and development of our BA Film Making, BA Television Studies and Production and new Masters programmes and be able to evidence highest standards of teaching and a capacity to engage and inspire diverse student cohorts.
For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Professor Cornel Sandvoss, Head of Department of Media and Performance here.
To apply for the Lecturer / Senior Lecturer role click here.
To apply for the Practitioner / Senior Practitioner role click here.
CinemaStreet Women’s Short Screenplay Competition
The CinemaStreet Women’s Short Screenplay Competition invites women screenwriters to submit short dramatic scripts of any genre (20 minutes and under) to CinemaStreet Pictures for production consideration. The winning screen writer will receive a $1,000 prize for the option to produce the film.
The first year’s winning screenplay, 6:18 to Omaha by Leah Curney, was produced in 2019/2020. Screenplays may be from anywhere in the world, but must be in English.
The application fee is $30 or $20 for Members of Women in Film Chapters, The Writers Lab current and former applicants, The Black List Members, International Screenwriters Association Members, Women Make Movies Filmmakers, IFP Members and The Rehearsal Club Members.
Sponsored by CinemaStreet, Dana Offenbach, owner, and managed by Terry Lawler, former Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television.
WFTV Member, Gillian Simpson, has launched crowdfunder for ambitious short film
WFTV member, Gillian Simpson, has launched a crowdfunder for an ambitious short film she has written. Gillian is directing the film and also doing all of the VFX. The crew so far is all amazing women - something quite unusual in a VFX-heavy film which is usually dominated by men.
To raise the funds for the film Gillian and her team have created a crowdfunder on Indiegogo. To find out more about the project and support it, click on the 'find out more' button below.
Call out for diverse media talent in Wales
Little Bird Films is keen to diversify its team and is looking for diverse talent within the media industry. We are looking for on and off screen talent who are interested in getting on our database for future projects!
If interested please send your CV and a little about you to firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch 'Under the Spotlight' webinar, hosted by Marsh, 'Is mental health and wellbeing now business critical for the media industry?
Webinar Replay: Is mental health and wellbeing now business critical for the media industry?
Marsh hosted an “Under the Spotlight” webinar on Wednesday 21 April 2021 focusing on how you can support your employees and your organisation through the long term risks of the COVID pandemic.
The pandemic has undoubtedly impacted workforces in the media sector, resulting in increasing stress and anxiety as demands and pressures continue to grow. On the webinar, Lorna Feeney (Head of Mental Health at Marsh) and Carl Chapman (Client Director at Marsh Mercer Benefits) provided insights into the impact of mental ill health and how to manage mental health in the workplace.
A replay of the webinar is available here.
If you would like more information, please contact Juliet Birrell at Marsh using the button below.
WFTV Member Elisabeth Felson is looking for an Exec Producer/ Mentor
While Elisabeth's Award Winning documentary is touring festivals worldwide, she is in pre-production for her next film. She is looking to collaborate with an Exec Producer / Mentor who will have a liking for strong cinematography and Environmental themes. Contact: email@example.com
Member Discount for The Mandy Network
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Actors get a 20% discount on your Annual Membership with code 2017 or 25% discount on your monthly membership with code 1789.
Production Crew get a 25% discount on your Annual Membership with code 2712 or your monthly membership with code 7404.
If you have any questions about the discounts of anything else to do with Mandy Network membership, give the Mandy team a call on 0207 288 7404.
Looking for cast and crew for your next project? Post a job for FREE with Mandy and access a database of 2.6 million creative professionals worldwide.
Roles at discover.film
Discover film, a global short content streaming platform, film distributor and run one of the largest short film festivals in the world; is looking for a smart, self-motivated and enthusiastic, well organised, creative person to join their content team.
It’s a varied, entry-level role that includes everything from poster design, social media, event organising, film sourcing, production and working with clients.
You’ll need basic photoshop and Microsoft Office skills. Confidence in copywriting, basic editing and basic tech skills would also be useful, as would additional languages and a passion for short film.
They are looking for someone to start initially 2+ days a week from home - building to a full time position over the next few months. When restrictions lift, they will return to their London offices in Somerset House, although there will be opportunity to work remotely.
They would consider job share or splitting the full time role into several part-time positions. They would also like to talk to an organised admin person looking for a part time role - possibly widening to a full time role in the summer.
Finally, if neither of those roles suit you but you still love short film - why not contact us about becoming a film watcher - what could be better than being paid to watch films?
If you are interested in any of the roles or would like more details please send a letter together with short CV to: Jaine@discover.film
Student looking for film industry professionals to interview
My name is Georgia, and I am a third year student at Bath Spa University, studying Film and Television Production.
For one of my final assignments, I have to write a research report based upon an industry topic of my choosing. The topic question I am looking to explore is ‘In What Ways Has The 2017 ‘Me Too’ Movement Impacted Women Working in the Film Industry?’
An element of this project is to carry out one or two interviews with Film Industry professionals, who can help shed light and offer some insights from their job roles and experience surrounding this topic. I believe WFTV is going to be a highly beneficial resource for my project, and would love the chance to chat with one of the members, who ideally, has also worked in fim.
This interview would be held and recorded over an online video call and would take around half an hour. It can be an informal chat and I will ask a few prompt questions surrounding your links to the industry and your involvement with WFTV. As mentioned, I am looking for someone with links to film only. However, I am open to hearing all sorts of experiences from women working in the industry and why they believe WFTV is a powerful resource.
If this is something you feel you could help me out with, please feel free to drop me an email with a little bit about yourself and how you could help. As please feel free to ask me any questions! Thank you!
Job Opportunity: Production Manager
WFTV Member, Martina Russo, is looking for a Production Manager.
The short film is called "Make Me a King" and it was awarded the latest Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film. It is the story of Ari, a non-binary Jewish person who performs as a drag king, following in the footsteps of one of the first Jewish proto-drag kings, Pepi Littman. Ari's parents feel alienated by their gender presentation and their performances, but Ari still tries to connect with them over their shared traditions and their father's love for Pepi.
We currently have a budget of £13.5k. We are aiming to shoot at the end of June, or possibly start of July for three or four days. We are looking for a production manager who will be there on the shoot and who can support the producer and the director ahead of the shoot, with finding locations, drawing contracts etc - and has experience of working on very small budgets. We can offer a flat fee of £800.00.
The team currently includes writer Natalie Arle-Toyne, director Sofia Olins and producer Martina Russo and Claudia Marinaro. We're also working with a number of consultants including drag kings Lucy Jane Parker (aka LoUis CYfer) and Ashleigh Lobe (aka Rabbi Schmeke).
You can find a bit more about the film here: https://www.gscene.com/news/make-me-a-king-wins-2021-for-pears-film-fund/
Call out: WFTV Member, Anna Southgate, is looking for thoughts and suggestions around violence towards women in scripts
How do we convey the reality of women’s stories on screen without perpetuating the depiction of women as victims? What constitutes ‘gratuitous’ violence?
As a Script Editor I have read too many scripts that include gratuitous violence towards women - from new and experienced writers, both male and female. So insidious is the problem that we barely register these images as the drama unfolds - the legs of the dead woman spilling out of the dumpster in the background, the naked teenage girl running through the forest. But we’ve all seen them, over and over. They are so normalised on our screens.
And it’s not simply a question of the brutality we see, but where the emotional core of the story lies. Is the use of violence towards women a ‘plot device’ or to spice up the drama? Is the focus on her suffering or that of her family, or is the brutality towards the female character used to engender sympathy towards the male protagonist - To show how terrible it must be for him that his wife/girlfriend/mother/daughter was murdered/raped/abused?
‘Gratuitous’ is difficult to quantify because it is contextual. Yet we need to be asking the right questions so that writers, producers and commissioners can stress-test scripts. As an industry we have a responsibility when it comes to the stories we tell. The Bechdel Test asks a set of questions that measures the representation of women in fiction. Surely we can find a set of questions to help us weed out the depiction of gratuitous violence towards women on our screens? But what should these questions be?
I would welcome your thoughts and suggestions. The aim is to collate them and create a useful guide for everyone.
Job Opportunity: Senior Manager, Material Servicing, Endeavor Content
Endeavor Content is seeking an experienced Senior Material Servicing Manager to lead the materials team and oversee all servicing for the international sales team.
The successful candidate will work strategically with EVP and other department heads to improve our business across all areas of material tech, localization, customer service, storage, lab relations, reduction of costs; Oversee and manage all localization and delivery tasks as required to service licensing agreements, co-productions, and pre-sales etc.
Applicants must have previous experience working in a production, materials, trafficking role. In-depth knowledge of the process of television production and post-production, experience of using sales systems is essential, as is extensive hands-on experience of the production of drama and factual series for television.
In-depth knowledge of broadcast digital technological formats (as well as satellite and tape delivery), non-linear editing skills and experience of Final Cut Pro X is vital.
This is a permanent role and will be based at Chiswick Business Park, London.
Working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Occasional travel to the Stockley Park office will be required.
Some unsociable working hours may at times be required to meet business deadlines.
WFTV member discount to the gin kitchen
To celebrate International Women's Day and WFTV's The House, our sponsor The Gin Kitchen are offering WFTV members an exclusive 10% discount in their online shop with the promo code 'wftv' (all in lowercase).
Business Analyst paid Internship
ANTON is a fast-growing content platform focused on creating, financing, and distributing films and TV series is recruiting for a Business Analyst Internship.
ANTON has produced and/or financed more than 375 titles since its inception, alongside major entertainment companies including Studiocanal, BBC Studios, Newen Content, Federation Entertainment, The Searchers, Elevation Pictures, Searchlight Pictures, STX Entertainment, Scott Free, Netflix and See Saw Films.
Looking for an ambitious individual with the potential to convert to a full-time role after 6 months. The role will primarily focus on assisting the Investment Team with research and administrative tasks, as well as taking ownership of several end-to-end processes within the organisation. We are looking for someone hungry to learn and to help our organisation scale and optimise processes.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Call out for documentary
WFTV Member Martina Russo is reaching out on behalf of Unleyek, a newly developed, female-run production company in London, specialising in documentaries.
Unleyek is currently developing a documentary to tell the stories of those who have been mistreated in the film industry, where creatives have not been granted the credit they deserve for their work and how the regulations in place are not fit to support those that need it the most, allowing many to take advantage of the system.
Still in the early stages, but they would love your help in reaching your members / followers to see if they have experienced this kind of injustice. And they are not making any stories public without permission from those involved.
If you faced injustice and you would like to share your experience, please email email@example.com
Animator needed for a charity short film
Looking for quotes and a sense of workflow/ process to commission a series (4-6) of educational, engaging, animated videos aimed at 9-11 year old children and lasting about 3 minutes each.
This is to support a small charity with ambition that focuses on teaching financial education to primary school children in the U.K. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested to find out more.
Shooting PD's and Shooting APs/DV Directors
Giving Back Productions Company, a non profit company in Toronto, Ontario Canada, is launching a film festival for girls/ young women 11-18 October. The film festival will be entitled The XX Film Festival. Canada is looking for female comedic storytellers to coach a two-hour workshop for two days.
The aim of the workshop is for girls/ young women to be coached on the basic concepts of comedic storytelling on 3 & 4 August 2021 and will pay $800.00 CDN.
They are also looking for a woman to lead a workshop/webinar on dramatic storytelling- the basic concepts. This will be for 16 and 17 October 2021. This will be for 2 hours per day and will pay $800.00 CDN.
If you are interested, please email email@example.com.
Watch: The Present
Oscar and BAFTA nominated short filmThe Present is a powerful and realistic fiction film motivated by the tragedies endured by the Palestinian people. The story follows a father and daughter setting out on a shopping trip for an anniversary gift in the West Bank, and the challenges they encounter along route surrounding the Palestine-Israeli conflict.
Director: Farah Nabulsi
Writers: Farah Nabulsi, Hind Shoufani
Stars: Saleh Bakri, Mariam Kanj, Mariam Basha
Synopsis: On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy is it to go shopping?
Trailer link for download, here.
Film now available on Netflix, here.