World of Film International Festival is looking for an Audio-visual Technical Support Specialist to join their 7th edition. As an Audio-visual Technical Support Specialist, you will:
- Curate our programme library by downloading individual file folders and merging film files into a longer individual file for screening purposes.
- Process film files and adjust audio levels in an editing suite (Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro) to ensure they are even.
- Add festival logo and teasers prior to films as agreed with Festival Director.
- Liaise with our partners at Film City in regards to the screening facilities and technical specifications. Arrange an appointment with the venue in order to carry out sound and image testing.
- Pre-emptively test and adjust settings in anticipation to each screening.
- Ensure smooth running of all screenings by monitoring technical standards during the festival.
- Promptly fix any issues that might arise before and during events. If required, report any issues to the Festival Director and alter appropriately.
- Be proactive and able to add your own input and suggestions to offer our audience an optimal viewing experience.
The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in film, and ideally have previous work experience in a similar role.
You should be self-motivated and able to organise your own workload, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in either Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro is essential, as is in-depth knowledge of technical specifications and video formats.
Ability to identify and fix technical problems as they arise is essential.
Confidence in using/adjusting movie projectors of any type is desired.
Knowledge of or interest in the local festival circuit would be beneficial.
Please note that the person must be present at all screenings at all times in order to invigilate and maintain smooth running of the screenings.
Applications from the following areas are highly encouraged: Govan, Anderston/City/Yorkhill, Hillhead, Southside Central, Partick East/Kelvindale.
Start date: Candidates will be expected to start in early September. Hours will be part-time in the weeks before the festival and full-time during the festival (8th – 11th October 2020).
Location: Remote before the festival, Glasgow based during the festival (pending guidance from local authorities).
Salary: Fixed rate of £630, based on a total of 70 hours at £9/hour. Please note that the role is offered on self-employed basis.
Deadline: Saturday 22nd August, 12 noon. Interviews will take place remotely during the last week of August.
Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org