World of Film International Festival is looking for a Technical Support Invigilator to join their 6th edition. As a Technical Support Invigilator, 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.
- Maintain an adequate technical standard across all screenings.
- Monitor all screenings and ensure they are running smoothly.
- Promptly fix any issues that might arise before and during events. If required, report any issues to the Festival Coordinator and alter appropriately.
- Be able to add your own input and suggestions to offer our audience a better experience.
The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in film, and ideally have previous work experience in a similar role.
You should be well organised and self-motivated, with the ability to organise your own workload and communicate efficiently with the team and stakeholders.
Proficiency in either Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro is essential, as is in-depth knowledge of technical specifications and video formats.
Confidence in using/adjusting movie projectors of any type is desired.
Ability to identify and fix technical problems as they arise is essential.
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.
Due to funding limitations, we can only accept applications from the areas of Govan, Hillhead, Anderston, Glasgow Central and Southside.
Start date: Due to late approval of funding the candidate must be available to start immediately. Hours will be part-time in the weeks before the festival and full-time during the festival (3rd– 6th October). Flexible hours can be agreed.
Salary: Fixed rate of £250. Please note that the role is on self-employed basis.
Deadline: Saturday 14th September, 12 midnight. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as WoFF reserves the right to close the position before the aforementioned date. Interviews will take place on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th.
Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently in its sixth edition, World of Film International Festival is an annual film festival based in Glasgow. Our main focus is to promote independent international cinema and bring local audiences together with filmmakers, producers, artists and cinema enthusiasts from all around the world. WoFF2019 will include shorts and feature films in categories such as female perspective, Balkan cinema, and animation. In addition to film screenings, our special programmes include workshops, masterclasses, live events and special cinema and art exhibitions, along with Q&As, panel discussions & networking events with filmmakers and film industry professionals. WoFF is a non-profit organisation bringing audiences a step closer to international independent cinema and giving voice to young artists.