Call For: Assistant Producer – Big Mountain Productions

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Big Mountain seeks an experienced Assistant Producer/Snr. Researcher to work on a 4 part factual/entertainment series – immediate start.

The successful person will have a proven record with at least 5 years broadcast experience.

Extensive location experience is required, as is the ability to set up complicated shoots. Experience of self shooting prefered.

You must be willing and able to work between Newry and Dublin.

If you have the relevant skills and experience please send your CV to: denise@bigmountainproductions.com by Friday – 11th July. Unfortunately only successful applicants will be contacted.

Apply Now / Email: denise@bigmountainproductions.com

Deadline: 11th July 2014

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Call For: Producers – UTV IRELAND

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Reporting to the Executive Producer the successful candidates will originate, research and produce topical and informative editorial content for UTV Ireland news production setting high standards of professionalism and creativity.

If you are interested in the above role please send an updated CV including salary expectations to recruit@utvireland.ie by Friday 4th July 2014

Apply Now / Email: recruit@utvireland.ie

Deadline: 4th July 2014

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Call For: Cross Platform Reporters – UTV Ireland

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Reporting to the News Editor the successful candidates will initiate, research and produce authoritative, detailed coverage of news, current affairs and features across all platforms for UTV Ireland.

If you are interested in the above role please send an updated CV including salary expectations to recruit@utvireland.ie by Friday 4th July 2014

Apply Now / Email: recruit@utvireland.ie

Deadline: 4th July 2014

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Call For: News Editor – UTV Ireland

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Reporting to the Head of News the successful candidate will manage and lead a team of editorial and production staff to deliver a high quality news agenda across multiple platforms for UTV Ireland.

If you are interested in the above role please send an updated CV including salary expectations to recruit@utvireland.ie by Friday 4th July 2014

Apply Now / Email: recruit@utvireland.ie

Deadline: 4th July 2014

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Call For: Head of Marketing & Talent Management – H2 Films

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This position is open to candidates with at least 3 years experience working in the TV Advertising / production industry in Dublin. As well as having good contacts within the advertising industry, the successful candidate will look after the various social media platforms for the company. Initially working on a one year contract, the position has permanent potential. Basic salary plus bonus. Please apply in writing to info@h2films.com

Deadline: 1st July 2014

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Call For: Part-Time Continuity Announcer

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Deadline: 06/06/2014

Location: TV3 Studios, Ballymount, Dublin
This position is a part-time position for 2½ days per week.

Main tasks of job
Researching and creatively composing links into and out of programmes.
Recording continuity voice overs and inputting of relevant information into our scheduling system.
Recording of presentation items, such as menus and credit squeezes.
Recording promos for the Newsroom, Midweek and other programmes when required.
Ensuring Branding Guidelines are adhered to across all voice overs.
Working closely with the schedulers in relation to the scheduling of voice over’s

The above list is not exhaustive. You will be expected to perform duties as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives of the Company, as directed.

Essential
Should be a self-starter capable of working under their own initiative
Have excellent organisational skills
Have excellent attention to detail

Desirable
A knowledge of ProTools would be advantage

Interested applicants should send their current CV and voice over demo with examples of scripted continuity for TV3, together with a letter of interest to denise.murphy@tv3.ie to arrive no later than 5.00pm on Friday 6th June 2014
You must include a voice over demo in order for your application to be considered.

TV3 Group is an equal opportunities employer
TV3 is an equal opportunities employer.

Please click the link below to take you to the application page

How to apply
Web-site: http://www.tv3.ie/careers.php?position=235

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Call For: Young Actors for Feature Film

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Following the huge success of the first open casting, director: John Carney (Once, Begin Again) has decided to do it again. If you missed the last one, this is your chance.

The film is looking for Older Teens.

No acting experience is necessary.

Boys aged 15-19 from Dublin and Surrounding Areas.
Music Ability is a plus.

Girls aged 16-21 from anywhere in Ireland

The casting will take place on Sunday, 25th MAY from 11am till 4pm at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin.

BOYS: If you play an instrument, please bring it along and be ready to play. Otherwise, please have a short song prepared.

GIRLS: No musical ability required.

Please note: if you haven’t heard as yet, it doesn’t mean you haven’t got it! The producers will be in touch as soon as possible. All queries to casting4louisekielycasting@gmail.com

Please note: TEENAGERS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT/GUARDIAN

 

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Call For: Actress

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Underground Cinema are looking for a young girl to play the role of eight year old Betty in Ciaran Creagh’s forthcoming short film The Picnic.

Synopsis: Betty, aged 8 and Brendan, aged 6, brother and sister, live in Dublin in the 1970s with their mother Mary. Their father recently died suddenly and it is now the afternoon after the burial and the reception is taking place in their home. Betty feeling isolated and confused about her father’s death decides to take her little brother on a picnic to visit her father’s grave, unbeknown to her mother, who is understandably finding it difficult to hold it together.

Hand in hand, these two young children embark on their journey crossing roads, encountering bully boys, shopping for their picnic and making their way to the graveyard and then failing to locate their father’s grave. Frustration leads to the realisation that their father is gone for good and it is only with the arrival of the frantic mother trying to find her children does the family now help each other in facing their bereavement.
A simple story of how children try to understand the trauma of grief and come to terms with the fact that their father is not coming home and compartmentalise their feelings but shows and demonstrates the resilience of innocent young children in accepting and surviving such events in the real world.

Ciaran Creagh is an Irish writer from Dublin who writes for the theatre and film. He has had three plays publicly performed and his first film, Parked, starred Colm Meaney and Colin Morgan. Ciarans last short film The Note starring Aidan Gillen picked up three awards at the Underground Cinema Awards last year – Best Film, Best Director and Best Score
Underground Cinema are currently accepting CV’s for the role of Betty. To request an audition please forward a recent photograph along with a CV or covering letter/resumé to auditions@underground-cinema.com

Auditions which are by appointment only, will take place in the Generator Hostel in Smithfield on Saturday May 24th between 930am to 2pm

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Call For: Actors & Extras for RTE2 Series

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Mind the Gap Films are casting for actors and extras for a series of sketches to be included in a four-part series with Neil Delamere about Irish heroes for RTE 2. This series follows on from the previous, highly successful shows The Only Viking in the Village and There’s Something about Patrick.

Shooting will take place in June – 3rd – 7th and 17th – 20th, mostly in or around Dublin.

Most roles require half to 1 day’s work.

 

Mind the Gap Films will be casting on 16th and 21st of May at their offices 6 Wilton Place, Dublin 2.

Please email your interest to Fran McNulty (fran@mindthegapfilms.com) with a CV and headshot, specifying which roles you wish to audition for and a time will be arranged. Please do not attend without contacting us first.

All sketches have a historical twist, and for that reason we cannot cast anyone with hair dyed unnatural colours/tattoos visible on arms/legs/upper back/neck etc. and any obvious piercings would need to be removed.

Roles Available:

MALE CASTING

Cu Chulainn(Speaking role) Playing Age: 17 – 25Specific requirements: Ability to do a Louth accent; proficient hurler; No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: Attractive, athletic male needed for TWO sketches – one involves playing hurling and beating another team single-handed, the other is a speaking part in a sketch with Cu Chulainn’s future father-in-law
Warriors x 6(Extras) Age: 18 – 40Specific requirements: Costume roughly size medium; No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: No fighting involved
Fergus Sweet Lips(Speaking role)& possible 2nd role as TEACHER in another sketch Age: 35 – 50Specific requirements:  Long haired, bearded man, little bit of a belly preferable; (Ability to do a cockney accent would mean consideration for a second role in another sketch); No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: Fergus Sweet Lips was the poet who accompanied the Fianna and regularly encouraged them during their battles; role involves cheerleading for warriors as they fight.TEACHER sketch involves teaching Cockney rhyming slang to a young Irish noble.
Lawyer(Speaking role) Age: 30 – 50Specific requirements: Trim and neat hair/facial hair etc. Professional lawyer-type; No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: Speaking part in a sketch involving parents signing their son up for the Fianna in a lawyer’s office
Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh (Speaking role) Playing Age: 50+Specific requirements: Grey haired man, sombre-looking, to play the role of a monk; No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: Will read from Red Hugh O’Donnell’s biography during a dating show sketch

 

 

FEMALE CASTING

Young Lady #1 & #2  Playing Age: 18 – 30Specific requirements: Costume size 8 – 12; attractive young woman for sketch involving being chatted up by a Fianna warrior. No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.
Mother(Speaking role) Playing Age: 40 – 55Specific requirements: Costume size 10 – 12Description: worried mother of a teenager who is being signed up to be a Fianna warrior. No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.
Queen Elizabeth (Speaking role) Playing Age: 25 – 35Specific requirements: Long red hair, preferably a high forehead; costume size 10-12; No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: sketch involving plotting with her advisors on how to take over Ireland
Older woman x 3 Playing Age: 70+Specific requirements: Costume size 10 – 14; No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: Three women required for a birthday party sketch that plays on the idea that in Medieval times 30 years old was more like today’s 70.

 

Under 18 CASTING

Fionn Mac Cumhaill (MALE)NB: Casting 16th May Age: 16+ with playing age of 14-.Specific requirements: Blond hair, fresh-faced, youthful etc. No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.Description: Salmon of Knowledge sketch; to play the young Fionn Mac Cumhaill
Teenage Son (MALE) Age: 16+ with playing age of 15 – 18Description: signing up to become a member of the Fianna warriors with parents in lawyer’s office.No hair dyed unnatural colours/obvious piercings would need to be removed/no tattoos visible on arms/legs etc.

 

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Call For: Editor and Score Composer

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An editor and score composer are required to work on an independent, self-financed short film telling a silent story of an old man who wears a fabric tail and strolls through a town.
The film is written and directed by Tomasz Woszczynski with Basil Al-Rawi on board as DoP.
Basic fee offered.

Please email to twosz@hush.com if interested.

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Call For: Audience Researcher

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Experienced Audience Researcher/Co-Ordinator required ASAP for large scale, shiny floor, light entertainment shows. Must be able to locate and co-ordinate large audiences for block recordings between the end of June until September. The candidate will have experience and proven track record in finding audiences for large studio shows or similar events requiring large audiences.

Only experienced candidates will be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven tv professional to work across a number of high-end tv series in 2014.

To apply please email: tvaudiencedublin@gmail.com

Deadline: 14th May 2014

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Call For: Head of Post Production at Brown Bag Films

 

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Brown Bag Films are currently looking for a Head of Post Production  with a proven track record for delivery in a high tech and creative Production environment. Working within a highly dynamic and creative business environment, this role is a key appointment for the business and offers the right candidate a wonderful opportunity to join an exciting high growth company.

 

 

Head of Post Production

The Head of Post Production will be responsible for the day to day and overall strategic development of the Post Production Department. The primary function of this role is to insure that the department stays within budget and on schedule while maintaining the highest technical and creative standards.

 

Personal Requirements

  • Over 5 years in a responsible post production role, high-tech and creative environment is an advantage
  • Previous experience successfully operating in a strategic leadership role  highly desirable
  • Strong people management skills
  • Prior experience with animation is an advantage
  • Must be highly motivated and used to working in a dynamic and very busy environment
  • Good negotiating skills and  experience dealing with venders
  •  Must have experience working with a budget with a high level financial literacy
  • Good working knowledge of the Post Production Process is an advantage

 

 

Key responsibilities:

 

Leadership & Strategy

  • Provide leadership and direction to the managers within the dept
  • Represent the dept at management level
  • Strategy for the dept –Audio and picture post strategy for the next 3 years
  • Managing the department from HR perspective

Budget

  • Managing the overall budget for the department

Scheduling

  • Overview schedules for the year
  • Scheduling of the post team-assigning resources to projects in conjunction with the Post Supervisor
  • Ensure overall deadlines and schedules are met.
  • Communicating with production and clients updating on progress and series status.

 

Client/Customer Relations

  • Liaising with clients and outside facilities regarding all key matters

 

Technical Duties

 

  • Troubleshooting post problems and issues
  • Liaising with the Technical departments to ensure that your department needs are met

 

 

Brown Bag Films  – Post Department

 

The post department in Brown Bag films handles all the post needs for Brown Bag projects only. We do not take on post work from other studios .We work with other facilities when we do not have the capacity to handle the volume of work needed on our shows .

The current set up is as follows

 

  • 10 Offline edit systems _Final Cut Pro
  • 3 online systems  – Smoke
  • 1 Audio mixing suite
  • 2 Audio assistant stations
  • 1 QC and encoding suite
  • 10 production staff dedicated to dept

 

 

Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months

Start date: ASAP

Closing date: 30th May 2014

Salary –dependant on experience

 

 

 

Please send cv  to jobs@brownbagfilms.com

 

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Call For: Irish Female Actor for TV Ad

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TV Commercial  is seeking 2 Female actors

1. Irish Female Actor of African/Asian/Indian extraction.

Age: 20 to 60 yrs only

2. Glamorous silver-haired older woman.

Age: 40 to 60s

Shooting this month in Dublin.

MUST have acting/presenting experience.

Payment details: Above Equity

Please respond as soon as possible by email only, with the heading ‘YOUR NAME – TVC CASTING’ to hello@frasermodelsandactors.ie with the following:

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. Height
  4. Current/recent photo
  5. Showreel material (preferable but not essential)
  6. Contact number/Email address
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Call For: Project Manager – Film Limerick

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Project Manager – Film Limerick

Limerick City of Culture is working with Behind The Scenes and the Film Limerick Pillar to develop a number of projects that form part of the legacy for Limerick in 2014 during its year as National City of Culture.

Inspired by the growing local film industry, this legacy project will promote and encourage Limerick to realise its potential as a film producing hub.

Behind the scenes are a group of film professionals established in January 2011 in Limerick and was created with the intention of bringing together like minded individuals to study and promote film, tv and video production in the Mid-West. Three years later membership and collaboration has grown and established itself as the key reference point of information for film in Limerick.

With this in mind Behind the Scenes wish to appoint a Project Manager.

The Project Manager will report to Behind The Scenes and will be responsible for the delivery of all aspects of Film Limerick legacy project.

Key responsibilities of the role will involve planning and scheduling the legacy project timeline, managing budgets and successfully delivering the project as part of the programme for City of Culture 2014.

The project manager will:

·         Encourage local and national filmmakers to tell their stories through a film scheme that will see two short films made as part of Limerick 2014.

·         Develop an educational and training programme for emerging film makers through in conjunction with relevant local and national providers.

·         Promote film culture throughout Limerick, encouraging the idea of the city through a lens.

·      Position Limerick as a location for international audio-visual productions by offering advice: on great locations, creative resources, as well as technical assistance and financial incentives.

·      Supporting local film festivals and promoting local films in international competition

For full details of this opportunity please email info@limerickcityofculture.ie

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Call For: Drama Production Trainees

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The Irish Language Broadcast Fund is helping to recruit talented trainees for a television drama production due to begin in Belfast in June 2014.

The following positions are available:

  • trainee drama director
  • trainee drama script assistant
  • trainee drama sound technician

Applicants must have fluent Irish and must be available from June 2014 with the training period lasting approximately between 4 months and 9 months, depending on the role.

To apply, please send a CV with the names of two industry referees and a cover letter stating which of the above positions you are applying for and outlining why you are suitable to be considered to Laura Kerr at laurak@northernirelandscreen.co.uk. CV’s and cover letters must be in English and Irish.

Deadline for applications is Friday 9th May 2014.

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Call For: Roto Interns for Screen Scene VFX

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Screen Scene VFX is looking for Submissions to their Rotoscope Intern Program to work on their upcoming features/projects.

Screen Scene is looking for a number of eligible candidates to take part in their 6-month Intern program. Successful candidates will learn the basics of Nuke Rotoscope and junior compositing to industry standard. As well as becoming familiar with the VFX process and pipelines.

Ideal candidates should have a critical eye for detail and also possess the ability to multitask, prioritise and problem solve in a diligent and timely fashion.

Apply Now / Email: vfx@screenscene.ie

Deadline: 1st May 2014

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Call For: Intern for ICCL Human Rights Film Awards 2014

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The ICCL Human Rights Film Awards is Ireland’s first and only short film awards dedicated to human rights. Launched in 2009, the ICCL Human Rights Film Awards aims to bring together the best in filmmaking with the most passionate human rights advocates. The initiative has continued to grow over the past four years.
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is Ireland’s leading independent human rights watchdog, which monitors, educates and campaigns in order to secure full enjoyment of human rights for everyone. The Council are looking for a dedicated and flexible individual to join the ICCL Human Rights Film Awards project team. The role involves:

  • Helping the ICCL to promote the ICCL Human Rights Film Awards to a wide range of audiences, including: filmmakers and film students; corporate sponsors; supporters and members
  • Assisting the ICCL in carrying out the Human Rights in Under a Minute Challenge, the competition for secondary students
  • Providing administrative and communications support to the project team
  • Assisting the ICCL in developing relationships with leaders in the film industry and the arts;
  • Assisting with planning the ICCL’s high-profile Gala Screening and Awards Ceremony, to take place in June 2014
    – Providing event-related administrative and logistical support
    – Assisting the ICCL with publicity running up to the Gala event, including: photo calls, online promotion and social networking; identifying new ways of highlighting the project

Person specification:

  • A background in event management/ P.R./marketing/ communications would be an advantage
  • A keen interest in human rights/ equality issues and/or in film
  • Availability for 2 days per week from 1 May – 30 June 2014

Start Date: 6 May 2014
Duration of Internship: 6 May 2014 – 30 June 2014
Time Commitment: 2 days per week; some evening work
Remuneration: Voluntary. Pre-approved out-of-pocket expenses, including travel costs, incurred during the internship will be reimbursed.

How to Apply:

Please email a CV, including two professional/ voluntary references, and a covering letter to: info@iccl.ie (please include ‘Film Awards Internship Application’ in subject line) or send application by post to:
ICCL Human Rights Film Awards
9-13 Blackhall Place
Dublin 7

http://www.iccl.ie/work-with-us.html

Deadline for Applications: Monday, 28 April 2014

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Call For: DSLR Videographer

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Big Day Films are looking for skilled freelance dSLR videographers for creative wedding film work.

Minimum requirements for consideration:

1. Must have own car with full driving licence

2. Must have access to Canon 5D mkii or mkiii or equivalent

3. Must be willing to work weekends

4. Must submit video references / showreel showcasing ability

Apply Now / Email: joseph@bigdayfilms.ie

Deadline: 20th April 2014

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Call For: Crew for Feature Film

 

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Feature film shooting in early July 2014 in Northern Ireland requires talented crew in all departments.

To apply please email your current CV along with your full contact details and the contact details of two industry referees to rpchighrise@gmail.com with the job title that you wish to apply for in the subject line by Friday April 25th 2014.

PLEASE NOTE: Successful applicants will be invited for interview by May 16th. If you have not been invited for interview by this date your application has not been successful.

 

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Call For: Technician (Cinema Technology) Needed – Queen’s Film Theatre

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Queen’s Film Theatre is seeking a Technician (Cinema Technology)t o oversee and manage all aspects of QFT technical presentations to the highest possible standards including management, maintenance and improvement of existing digital and 35mm systems and equipment; projection of films and other material for public and private events; research, development and implementation of new digital systems and infrastructure; management and co-ordination of QFT’s Theatre Management System; co-ordination of transport for all films and associated materials; line management of a pool of casual projection staff.

Apply Now / Email: m.staley@qub.ac.uk

Deadline: 28th April 2014

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Call For: Senior Technical Officer – Faculty Support and Television Studios

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Applications are invited for the following Fixed Term post at IADT:

Senior Technical Officer- Faculty Support and Television Studios   Ref: 3/14

                                                                              


For further information on the post and the application process please visit the vacancies page of  www.iadt.ie

 

Closing time and date for receipt of completed online applications is:  5pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Late applications will not be accepted.

IADT is an equal opportunities employer

www.iadt.ie

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Call For: Post-Production Producer

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Windmill Lane are looking for an experienced Post-production Producer to join their busy commercials team. The ideal candidate should have minimum of 3 – 5 years experience working as a Producer in Post, with a high level of knowledge of the Post-production workflow.

Apply Now / Email: ian.jacobs@windmilllane.com

Deadline: 21st March 2014

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Call For: Filmmakers for Marine Science Doc

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Members from NUI Galway’s Earth and Ocean Science department are making a short marine science documentary about maerl beds- A rare seabed habitat found in Galway Bay.

This rare & diverse seabed habitat of great conservation significance is little documented. They are looking for filmmakers with small payment/expenses covered, (A Camera person for 3 days of filming and Sound technician and a Lighting technician for 1-2 days of interviews.

Find out more about the project here: http://fundit.ie/project/marl-a-rare-seabed-habitat or please email Galway Film Centre member, Miss Siddhi Joshi at siddhi.joshi@nuigalway.ie http://www.galwayfilmcentre.ie/2014/03/interested-in-nature-and-the-sea-film-makers-wanted/

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Call For: Festival Producer

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Cork Film Festival is now recruiting the newly created position of Festival Producer, to lead the Company into its exciting future.  Reporting to the Festival Board, and working closely wih the Creative Director, this experienced arts producer will take lead responsibility for producing the Festival programme, and running the Festival organisation.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a deep passion for and knowledge of the arts; exceptional experience of producing and managing performing arts events; strong general management, financial skills, and personnel management; experience at generating and managing sponsorship and partnership relationships; and an ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence at multiple levels.

Knowledge of the film sector, experience in festivals, and production of live music and arts events will be an advantage. All candidates will be considered, and the successful one will need to live in Cork. Salary dependent upon experience.

For further information, visit www.corkfilmfest.org

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