Call For: Trainee Media Assistant, Library Service

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UTV Ireland is looking for:Trainee Media Assistant, Library Service
To provide an efficient and confidential library service within UTV Television and approved external clients.
MAIN DUTIES:
* To view and catalogue rushes material/play out material
* To add media files to DAM system along with metadata
* To carry out searches for specific footage or to find alternative material for various departments using a library system (e.g. Dam/Strix)
* To retrieve media files to send to Ingest.
* To select and retain raw digitised content for interplay
* To liaise with Belfast colleagues regarding sales and footage requests
* To deal with internal and external correspondence supplying necessary information or ensuring that it is passed to the appropriate person
* To carry out Studio services duties as required (autocue)
* To undertake any reasonable duties as requested by the Library Media Manager

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION
EDUCATION:
* Leaving Certificate level essential
* Relevant third level qualification desirable
* Minimum 6 months experience in a media and/or library environment
* Experience of working in a fast paced and process driven
KNOWLEDGE:
* Good knowledge of library systems and film archives
* Proven knowledge of local news, current affairs and sport
* Proven knowledge in Irish political and cultural history
* An understanding of digital management system principles used in library services
SKILLS:
* Excellent IT skills
* Effective communication skills
* Good interpersonal skills
Aptitudes:
* Able to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
* Self-motivated
* Accurate and detail conscious
* Able to multitask and manage a diverse workload
* Team Player
* Able to prioritise
* High degree of commitment and initiative
* Prepared to work flexibly and outside normal office hours to meet business needs and operational requirements

Email: recruit@utvireland.ie

Deadline: 6th November 2015

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Call For: Crew for TV Drama

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A 5 part TV drama series shooting in Northern Ireland from November 2015 until Spring 2016 seeks 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 references to applyfall3@gmail.com, with the job title that you wish to apply for in the subject line by 30th October 2015.

PLEASE NOTE: Successful applicants will be invited for interview by Friday 6th November 2015. If you have not been invited for interview by this date your application has not been successfu

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Call For: Programme Delivery Officer @ IFI

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The Irish Film Institute wishes to appoint a Programme Delivery Officer to work in their busy Irish Film Programming (IFP) Department on a part-time three year fixed term contract. The successful applicant will have a Film Editing / Post-production qualification; experience in project delivery within tight production deadlines; and a strong interest in Irish Film – both contemporary and archival.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday October 26th, 2015

Please send cover letter and CV to jobs@irishfilm.ie

 

Job Description : Programme Delivery Officer

Reporting to:                         Head of Irish Film Programming

Key Relationships:     IFI Director, Head of Irish Film Programming, IFI International Coordinator, IFI Irish Film Archive Staff, Projection Staff, Exhibitors, Filmmakers

Purpose of Role:        To assist the IFI Curator and the IFI International Coordinator in facilitating access to Irish film for Irish and international exhibitors; to deliver programmes of Irish material (both contemporary and archival) for presentation through IFI International , IFI National and other Irish Film Programming strands in IFI and further afield; to provide technical support to the IFP department; to catalogue and maintain IFP collections; to assist with other activities of the IFP Department as required.

 

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

 

Programme Delivery Officer will be responsible for:

 

  • Liaising with IFP colleagues to identify, source, digitise and create Irish film programmes for presentation in IFI and elsewhere.
  • Delivering programmes in a range of formats as required by exhibitors to include digi-beta, Blu-ray, DVD, DCP and other digital formats.
  • Compiling programmes using IFI’s digital editing system
  • Complying with Archive’s Collections Management and Access Procedures
  • Maintenance of IFP Collections Database using Inmagic CS/Textworks 10
  • Liaising with exhibition partners to ensure format and equipment compatibility
  • Liaising with filmmakers to source materials for IFP programme
  • Managing schedule of work in an efficient manner.
  • Identify IFP equipment needs and advising and supporting members of IFP team with their exhibition-related technical requirements.
  • Actively engage with developments in Digital Media Acquisition and Management systems within the Archive, embracing relevant in-house and external training opportunities where appropriate;
  • Contributing to programming activity within IFP Dept. as required
  • Providing administrative support to IFP colleagues as required
  • Communicating formally and informally with IFP, Archive and IFI Projection colleagues to ensure efficient management of activity.

 

Other

  • Promote the IFI’s position as national agency with responsibility for promotion of Irish film through maintenance of excellent standards in film presentation.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge and understanding of national and international practice in digital editing and best film presentation practise.
  • Contribute to a positive working environment through teamwork, skills sharing and open communication
  • Undertake various administrative duties as required

 

An ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • A qualification and experience in use of Final Cut Pro, Avid or equivalent filming editing tools
  • Film or Media Studies qualification and/or experience
  • Meticulous organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong literacy
  • Familiarity with computer database systems

 

 

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Call For: Producer for Current Affairs Series

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Blinder Films are seeking applicants for a producer on a current affairs-driven entertainment series.

Job Spec:

The role requires the Producer to work closely with leading comedy talent, station executives, and key production staff across the duration of the television project. The work will include shaping hard-hitting, funny satirical content, and managing a complex and fast-changing production operation.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks Include:

  • Identifying relevant current targets for a political satire programme.
  • Working closely with the lead creative talent on the overall tone, style and message of the programme.
  • Liaising with RTE management on all content issues that may arise, including libel, taste and decency, quality, and fairness.
  • Liaising with a large team of writers, leading meetings and commissioning scripts.
  • Regularly working with the programme’s legal advisors on issues such as copyright, libel, and indemnification.
  • Managing the news research process, which is essential to the programme. This involves choosing research areas, with clearly-defined targets, and passing the research on to writers in a very clear format.
  • Filtering and editing large quantities of submitted scripts.
  • Negotiating contracts with key writing and acting talent.
  • Communicating production information and requirements clearly to other production staff, and working with them on devising shoot schedules.
  • Liaising with the archive research team to ensure that, over a period of several months, a large range of archive material is transferred to the post house in a smooth and highly-organised fashion.
  • Working with other core team members on the editing process.
  • Liaising with various RTE departments on publicity strategy for the programme.
  • Strong knowledge of current affairs, including political, sporting and cultural issues, is essential.

The ideal candidate should have:

    • Experience working in television
    • Outstanding organisational skills
    • Very strong interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with Google Drive and other related products a positive.
    • Please send applications via email and do not phone about this position.

Apply Now / Email: applications @ blinderfilms.com

Deadline: 14th October

 

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Call For: Zombies in Cork

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Zombies are needed in Cork city centre from October 20th to November 11th.

It is to be part of an interactive production.

It is between 4 to 7 nights a week, from approx 6pm to 10pm.

It is about ten minutes away from the Cork city centre.

Pay: €15 per hour including holiday pay

You will be part of a show which lasts approx 30 mins and have a script. So you need to be confident and able to interact with the public. Acting would be advantageous but not mandatory.

If you are interested, pls send an email to AdvertCasting@MovieExtras.ie with CORK ZOMBIES as the subject line.

Include the following:

(a) CLEAR Head and shoulder picture taken within the last month (NO ONE ELSE IN THE PHOTO)
(b) Full body shot taken within the last month
(c) Date of birth
(d) Living location
(e) Any relevant experience (acting, promotional work etc)

How to apply

Company: MovieExtras.ie

Email: advertcasting@movieextras.ie

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Call For: Runner

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October Films is looking for a local runner in County Clare, Ireland for Friday 18th September – Sunday 20th September

Requirements: location experience with talent and contributors, release forms, minding kit etc, full clean driver’s license, can-do attitude. Ideally over 25yrs of age for car hire insurance but age not necessarily a deal-breaker. This is a paid role.

Please note you must be able to get yourself to and from locations within County Clare (Lisdoonvarna) as accommodation won’t be provided.

Please send CV’s to Abigail.farrens@octoberfilms.co.uk

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Call For: Cast

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Industrious Dark are seeking actors for a new short film for a – day shoot scheduled between 26th September- 4th October in Belfast.

Auditions will be held Monday, 31st August in Belfast, open to actors of all experience but must be based in Northern Ireland.

The film, Prick, is a topical drama around the subject of diabetes, showing the highs and lows and general daily life of a diabetic.

Prick was awarded funding through Northern Ireland Screen’s recent short film call. The ultra low budget of £2.5k means Industrious Dark can only cover expenses.

 

Roles:

TOM (Lead) Playing age 25-35

Was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about three years ago and, after a rocky period, is experiencing a relatively new-found confidence integrating the condition into his everyday life. His general mood is upbeat and positive about the future.

BETH (Lead) Playing age 25-35

Beth had been with Tom for about two years before the diagnosis and has supported him throughout.

A creative professional battling her own fears.

DOCTOR (1 scene) Playing age 30+

Female Doctor who is all business. Works hard and is good at her job but with a slightly frosty disposition.

GERRY (3 scenes) Playing age 25-35

A co-worker and friend of Tom’s, Gerry is a bit of a ladies’ man with the chat. The charmer of the office.

HANNAH (1/2 scenes) Playing age 25-35

Beth’s pregnant friend. Blissfully happy about her impending arrival.

NURSE (1 scene) Female, playing age 30+

RECEPTIONIST (1 scene) Male or female, playing age 30+

NON-SPEAKING ROLES:

6 Males needed for 1/2 filming day. Playing age 25-35

2 Females (1 scene each) Playing age 25-35

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Call For: Ethnic Cast

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Movieextras need 100’s of people with an Asian look, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern look for Showtime’s / SKY’s Penny Dreadful and BBC’s / Amazon Prime’s Ripper Street.

 

NO EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED

It will be a day here and a day there.

Paid Work

Looking for both males and females of all ages and sizes, no experience required!!

If you wish to be considered, please email the following information to Support@MovieExtras.ie

1. Subject line – Ethnic Casting (and list your ethnicity)

2. Include a Head & Shoulders photo and a long shot which MUST have being taken within the last MONTH

3. Date of birth

4. Contact details

5. Measurements – females: dress size; males: chest and waist size

5. Please include whether you can speak Urdu (not requried, but would be good to know)

6. Proof of your right to work (scans of documents acceptable) – see www.movieextras.ie/noneeamembers – MANDATORY –

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