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Job Opportunity: CFMDC Communications Assistant Intern
Posted December 5, 2016
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) seeks a Communications Assistant Intern.
As Canada's foremost not-for-profit distribution organization, we are dedicated to securing the availability and promoting the visibility of independent media art works. Since 1967, CFMDC has been a critical source for programmers, institutions, festivals, educator and museums around the world. Based in downtown Toronto with over 3700 titles in distribution, CFMDC is committed to its role as an advocate for the dissemination of independent visions.
The Communications Assistant Intern will work collaboratively with CFMDC's Executive Director, Board of Directors and staff team members to provide administrative and technical assistance in executing our communications and digitization plan for the films and videos in distribution with CFMDC.
Assisting with communications and our on-line presence, database and record keeping.
Assisting with media migration, digitization, and website maintenance Assisting with other media distribution related tasks.
Well organized, with an ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work in a co-operative environment committed to equity and non-discrimination
Proficiency with Macintosh computers
This is a 37.5 hour a week/16 week contract position. $15.00/hour.
Funding requires the applicant to be:
* a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;
Note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.
* are legally entitled to work in Canada;
* will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
* are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
* will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week**) while employed with YCW;
* are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not
* are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24
months at the start of employment;
* are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with YCW;
* have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus
internship program funded under the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy
**Note: Interns with a disability are eligible for part-time work in Canada only.
* be registered in the YCW candidate inventory (www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca).
Must be available to start work December 12, 2016 and work for the duration of the 16 weekcontract to March 31, 2016.
Deadline for applications is 12pm, Thursday, December 8, 2016.
CFMDC is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from
Aboriginal, visible minority, or persons with disabilities.
Apply by email to email@example.com - Attention Intern Hiring Committee.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted, we do not confirm receipt of applications, and request not to be contacted by telephone.
Job Posting: Digital Cinema Post Production, Cinema and Media Arts
York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-discipline programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and 295,000+ alumni.
Digital Cinema Post Production, Cinema and Media Arts
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Digital Post Production in the department of Cinema and Media Arts. This position, subject to budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2017.
One of North America's leading schools for the arts, AMPD offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Dance, Design, Computational Arts, Cinema and Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Art History, Media Studies, and Theatre and Performance Studies. York’s Department of Cinema and Media Arts is recognized as one of the premier centres for education in film production, screenwriting and cinema and media studies in Canada. Faculty members include award-winning filmmakers, screenwriters and internationally acclaimed film theorists, historians and critics. Our students continually excel in the competitive international arena of film festivals and many of our graduates go on to join the thriving media industries in Canada, developing careers as film directors, editors, sound recordists, production managers and cinematographers.
The successful candidate will be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in all aspects of Digital Cinema with a particular focus on picture editing and sound editing, coordinating student on-line/colour grading sessions and sound mixes, supervising graduate production theses, advising students, serving on department, faculty and university committees and developing curriculum. A key element of this position will be a commitment to the expansion of pedagogy through the development of blended and technology-enhanced courses.
The successful candidate will have a PhD or PhD equivalent (typically an MFA and a substantial professional record of creative activity). Evidence of excellence in teaching, or the potential for excellence in teaching, at a post-secondary institution is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding scholarly research and have an overall knowledge of filmmaking with a specialization in digital post production and extensive
knowledge of workflow from logging to master. Technical expertise is required in post-production software, as well as experience in the fundamentals of digital effects. Knowledge of editorial pre-visualization, basic visual effects, Virtual Reality and stereoscopic 3D editing will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate effective use of digital editing techniques for artistic, dramatic and experimental objectives.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to research, documentation of teaching excellence, links to works and/or a post-demo reel and three letters of reference electronically.
Applications and letters of reference should be sent electronically, by December 9, 2016, to Jim Fenton, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto ON, M3J 1P3, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +1 416 736-2100 ext. 20033.
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
CFMDC FEE SCHEDULE CHANGES
Rental (single screening)
Educational Sale (DVD/VHS)
Under 5 min.
5 to 15 min.
15 to 30 min.
30 to 45 min.
45 to 60 min.
60 to 90 min.
Fees on individual film pages may not yet reflect these updated fees as we make this transition. Please refer to this schedule, along with additional info on our How to Rent, Buy or Preview A Film information page.
Philip Hoffman - 2016 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts Winner
Congrats to CFMDC filmmaker, Philip Hoffman!
Philip Hoffman is one of the most influential experimental film artists working in Canada today. He has created a remarkable and sustained body of media art over nearly four decades in that has had an immense impact on several generations of Canadian experimental filmmakers and digital moving image artists.
His enduring impact is seen in the development of personal filmmaking, techniques of hand-processing and artisanal production, and the method of process cinema. His work combines sensitively observational documentary aesthetics, attentive to small gestures and humanist themes, with innovative forms of cinematic experimentation. Hoffman’s inquiry is tied to a deep sense of social responsibility and a profound commitment to pedagogy and to community.
– Michael Zryd, Associate Professor, Department of Cinema & Media Arts, York University
INFORMATION FOR PROGRAMMERS/CURATORS: CFMDC NEW WORK
We are currently migrating our full-length previews to a new platform.
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