Film Production Volunteers Needed

VOLUNTEERS

Do you have a passion for film and want to support local artists? Do you want to be part of an organization dedicated to teaching at risk youth and underserved nontraditional students? Do you want to help create local jobs, stimulate the economy, increase tourism and be part of growing filmmaking community? Are you looking for that opportunity to break into the film industry? Vancouver Filmworks is seeking community volunteers to help organize our nonprofit film production company in the Portland, OR | Vancouver, WA metro.

Do you want to be part of a vibrant filmmaking community and contribute in producing feature length narrative films while working side by side with Hollywood veterans? Yes, you do. Here are the available positions and qualifications:

Marketing/Communications Associate

Assist with public relations and promotional works for Vancouver Filmworks and our production titles. Background in film marketing not necessary but who doesn’t love movies? Excellent writing skill is a must.

Design/Web Associate

Help manage and regularly update the Vancouver Filmworks and our production title sites. Work closely with Producers on various levels of production. Big plusses: experience in interactive, graphic, or web design and knowledge in HTML.

Production Associate

Help execute production of Vancouver Filmworks fundraising and special events. Coordinate logistics with sites, vendors, and sponsors. Assist with day-to-day office operations.

Tech Production Assistant

Assist with tech support ranging from digitizing, DVD/blu-ray disc burning, on-line up and down-loading, some editing. Troubleshoot codecs, connectivity and electronic synchronization. Experience with AVID, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro or other non-linear editing platform and/or Photoshop a BIG plus but will train on job.

Outreach Coordinator

Responsible for maintaining and establishing relationships with various community organizations, universities, schools, and clubs for special/promotional events.

Hospitality Coordinator

Responsible for the accreditation of all filmmakers, industry and guests of fundraisers and special events. Arrange all hotel and flight accommodations for filmmakers/guests as deemed necessary. Edit and update the filmmaker/industry packet.

Special Events Coordinator

Research, plan and organize Vancouver Filmworks fundraisers and after parties.

Volunteer Coordinators

Recruit, train, manage volunteer staff throughout production.

Qualifications:

– Volunteers with a genuine interest in Filmmaking, the arts, community building, and/or humanities
– Detail-oriented with a keen sense of organization
– Ability to work independently AND as part of a team
– Familiarity with Mac and PC platforms, social networking applications and Microsoft Office suite
– Able to commit 5-10 hours a week
– BIG plusses: Knowledge of film/video production; familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress platform, and proficiency in HTML/CSS/PHP.
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Kristin Waters at volunteer@vancouverfilmworks.org

In your cover letter, please state your availability, earliest start date, and for which position you are applying. For more information about Vancouver Filmworks go to the website at http://www.vancouverfilmworks.org or contact questions@vancouverfilmworks.org.

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