Filmmaker/Workshop Facilitator

A diverse job which involves designing and running workshops, planning film shoots, production and editing.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/07/2013

Chocolate Films is a film production company with an extremely active outreach programme. The role of Filmmaker/Workshop Facilitator involves working as a lead filmmaking trainer on production-led workshops and courses, designing new media projects for clients and funding applications and being responsible for the evaluation and administration of our community and education projects. As part of the production team, the role will involve planning and filming shoots as a self-shooting filmmaker across all of our production services. You will also be an integral member of our editing team; digitising and archiving footage, managing hard drives, creating DVD menus, compressing and uploading films online, writing tags for the Chocolate Films website, cutting rough assemblies and duplicating dvds.

The ideal candidate will be a diligent, entrepreneurial person that is fast and efficient and able to work independently on technical matters. We are looking for a self-starter with a positive and motivating attitude who is passionate about working with young people.

Essential attributes for the post include:
• A self-shooting filmmaker
• Experience as filmmaking trainer and workshop facilitator
• Experience of successfully raising funds for youth and community projects
• A good knowledge of DSLR moving and stills camera skills
• A good knowledge of documentary lighting
• A strong knowledge of mac-based editing packages especially Final Cut Pro X
• A strong technical knowledge of sound equipment and accessories
Please DO NOT apply if you do not have the following:
Recent enhanced DBS check (within 12 months) and Clean Driving Licence
Payment: Annual salary of £17,500- £19,500 depending on experience
Duration: An initial 3 month trial period 1 November and to 1 January 2014 with a view
to longer term position. Regular working week Monday to Friday 9.30 – 6pm,
but flexibility essential as weekend and evening work is common.

How to Apply:

Please submit a CV to info@chocolatefilms.com with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the position. Deadline for applications are 14th October 2013.

Please send one link only to a film you have directed and edited yourself (no showreels please) and one link to a film produced on a young person’s workshop that you facilitated with a short statement outlining how you ran the project.

Chocolate Films is an equal opportunities employer.

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