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Employment Opportunities

 

PT- UNLONELY FILM FESTIVAL CURATOR

 

Position Overview

The FAH UnLonely Film Festival Curator position is a remote, part-time position beginning October 2018 through May 2019. The Curator manages the UnLonely Film Festival, presented as an online film experience, and participates in organizing its launch event, to be held in May 2019 in NYC.  The festival features short films centered around the themes of loneliness, isolation, and forging connections, and how these issues play out in the lives of those facing challenging situations. Past festival selections have included films about returning veterans, older adults and their caregivers, college students, and immigrants, in formats that range from narrative film, to animation, and documentary, among other creative genres.

 

The Curator is responsible for finding a roster of quality short films, communicating with filmmakers to elicit their participation in the online film festival, managing agreements, and developing content around the films. The Curator works with staff, volunteers, and contractors to coordinate, plan, and implement the UnLonely Film Festival, and is involved in tasks directly and indirectly associated with the film festival.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the process of programming the film festival to include, but not limited to, finding high quality, relevant films, (including managing the call for entries and overseeing judging and screening process), and maintaining responsibility for handling negotiations and agreements, juried awards, special guests and presentations, and wrap-up and evaluation.
  • Assist in development of film festival online and printed event program content; writing and editing as needed.
  • Work as part of the staff team by attending conference call meetings and occasional face-to-face meetings in NYC.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Four-year college degree, Film or Media studies preferred.
  • Two to four years of arts events or project management experience with an interest in independent film and the film industry.
  • Excellent writing and computer skills.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Ability to execute projects efficiently and according to schedule.
  • Ability to work independently and to work well with others in a virtual environment.

 

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience. 10 hours/week on average, with increased time required in October and November, and again in March and April. Contract: October 2018- May, 2019

 

To Apply: Please send resume and a cover letter that includes where you saw this listing to recruitment@artandhealing.org

 

About The Foundation for Art & Healing
The mission of the Foundation for Art & Healing is to use its position as a “bridge” to create and expand general awareness about art and healing, to bring forward through research and related explorations critical knowledge about art and healing and the relationship between them, and to help make this knowledge available at the individual and community level.  For more information on FAH please visit www.artandhealing.org/

The Foundation for Art & Healing is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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