CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: From our friends & clients over at WIFT (Women In Film & Television)...
WIFT is showcasing women’s work in our upcoming exhibit in July at the Contemporary Arts Center titled “A Woman’s Work”. Please feel free to submit your work or pass along to any women in your life or that you know that may be interested in participating in this exhibit. Thank you for your interest!
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The film and television industry is booming in Louisiana. As women within this industry, we are honing our craft, developing our artistry, and tackling professional and creative challenges. Collectively we have created hundreds of films, television shows, and new media. Our work is challenging and diverse. We are Producers. Art Directors. Independent Filmmakers. Set Dressers. Production Assistants. Editors. Location Scouts. Executives. Gaffers. Production Coordinators. Actors. Shooters. Script Supervisors. Costume Designers. Mentors. Audio Mixers. Lawyers. Students. Stuntwomen. Writers. We are collaborators. We are all unique. This is an opportunity to share our stories.
Women in Film & Television Louisiana is delighted to announce that we will be mounting an exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center in July 2013, titled A Woman’s Work, which celebrates in moving pictures the work of women in film, television and digital media in Louisiana.
A Woman’s Work, co-curated by WIFT Louisiana and the CAC, will include the exhibition of moving image work – films, videos and new media - made by women in Louisiana. WIFT Louisiana is currently accepting submissions of short or long-form projects for consideration as part of this exhibition. The work can be from any time period and we encourage the submission of works in progress. The exhibition is meant to show the process of work in this industry and the films submitted need not be finished. We welcome works in progress and documentation of a day-in-a-life, “making-of,” and behind-the-scenes of films in production as well as completed work.
All work will be reviewed and selected by the curatorial committee. The final deadline to receive submissions is Thursday, May 16, 2013. The deadline is tight so please submit ASAP. Submissions must have been produced in the state of Louisiana. There is no restriction as to when production occurred. It is not necessary to be a WIFT Louisiana member to participate, but we encourage all eligible women to join by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please send a link to your submission to email@example.com with the word SUBMISSION in the subject line. OR A DVD of your submission to 828 Royal St #269, NOLA 70116. If selected, you will need to provide a high-resolution .mov file of the project.
For each submission please also include the following information with your submission:
Name: Credit on production: Contact Email/Phone: Title: Genre: Synopsis (three sentences max): Original Format: TRT:
We look forward to the participation of many women! Please forward this information freely.
Description: JoLu Productions, a New Orleans-based media production company is seeking a Content Management Intern for the transmedia documentary project LandofOpportunity.
Project Overview: LandofOpportunity is a transmedia documentary project about post-Katrina reconstruction in New Orleans that includes an upcoming innovative video-based online platform.
LandofOpportunity’s content management intern will work closely with our small and dedicated team to help organize, archive and curate our extensive video content, which will then be included as part of our online media platform, set to launch Summer 2013. As part of our team, the content management intern will have the opportunity to work within a cutting-edge, nationally funded transmedia project, as well as network with media and film-industry professionals.
Required Skills: ● Interest in film and/or emerging media ● Proficiency in Microsoft Office ● Knowledge of Google Drive and Docs ● Knowledge of non-linear editing systems (Final Cut Pro, IMovie etc) and experience with media management ● Experience with data entry/spreadsheets ● STRONG organizational skills and attention to detail ● Research and interpersonal communication skills ● Ability to work with a team ● Ability to both prioritize and multitask
Bonus skills: ● Experience using an issue tracker (Asana, Boot Camp) ● Experience with organizing/digitizing archival content and metadata entry. ● Ability to work in Drupal ● Proficiency in Final Cut Pro ● Proficiency in Motion
Minimum Time Commitment: ● 8-10 hours/week for Spring/Summer 2013 (April-July), with the possibility of extension. ● NOTE: Must have own transportation to and from our office in the Bywater.
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