The Royal Veterinary College is looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to join their team as a Digital Media Production Assistant. This one-year fixed term post would be ideal for recent graduates with a flair for digital image capture and video production looking to build their portfolio and gain work experience.
Nr Potters Bar, Hertfordshire c. £20.3K to £23K pa inclusive
From University of Lincoln graduate Tim Nicholls: My company Red Bee Media currently has opportunities for work placements in the creative division. “Red Bee CREATIVE is the crack team who devise all those memorable bits between the programmes on TV. We’re talking the trailers and Idents which are internationally acclaimed for their originality, flair and wit. But our work is not only on TV, we transform media brands by creating content for any platform and on any device. Our teams specialize in all types of short-form content, so our projects range from web programmes to digital / social media campaigns.”
The Emerging Writers Fellowship is an exciting new program at Universal Pictures designed to identify and cultivate new and unique voices with a passion for storytelling. We are looking for talented screenwriters who have the potential to thrive, but don’t have access to or visibility within the industry.
Universal Pictures’ will entertain applications for the fellowship beginning on September 3, 2013. Interested applicants should submit an original screenplay as well as additional background materials in order to be considered. All semi-finalists will then be asked to submit a second screenplay. Ten finalists will be selected and interviewed in Los Angeles. Up to five fellows will be chosen to participate in the program.
Here’s a fantastic film-related challenge – a chance to show off your film making skills and win some great entertainment prizes. The challenge is called ‘Tailor a Trailer’ and we’re looking for people to create a trailer for an imaginary film, related to mobile phones in some way. It must be under 40 seconds in length and can be whatever genre: action, horror, comedy, drama, etc. Entries close 20th of August 2013. Full information on the Giffgaff blog.
From LSM graduate Dom James, now Head of Post Production at Reef Television in London: I’m looking for a new edit assistant to start in September for a 4 month contract and wanted to give Lincoln students the first opportunity to apply. Here’s the description for the job :
Reef TV are looking for an Edit Assistant in London. The role will include copying tapeless media to the digitise stations and converting to low res material for use in offline edit, conforms from offline to online for HD edits and general maintenance of the edit suites.You will be responsible for unlock/lockup of the office and work will be based on a shift pattern with 2 other assistants. Must be available for immediate interview. Closing date 11th August 2013. Salary according to age and experience (adheres to UK minimum wage regulations).
PLEASE DO NOT CALL REEF – EMAIL CONTACT ONLY: Please send CV and cover email with subject “EDIT ASSISTANT – LINCOLN” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only successful applicants will be contacted to attend interview. Continue reading →
Norfolk County Council is offering two paid six month internships in our Customer Service and Communications team from September 1 to end March 2014.
As we are looking for recent graduates with media, marketing, PR or other communications skills and aptitudes. Applications must be made via our website www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers Last date for application is Friday August 2.
From Marcella Forster: The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation organizes and administers the worldwide exchange and educational programs of The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (International Emmy® Awards). Each year, the Foundation awards the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and to offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. Entrants are asked to create a completed half-hour to one-hour English-language television drama script. The deadline for submissions this year is July 1st. Continue reading →
I am currently researching and planning a WAG Screen short film to mark the outbreak of the First World War next year. After much deliberation we have chosen to tell the story of one Lincolnshire war memorial – that of Thimbleby near Horncastle. We have the support of the village and permission and encouragement from the families of the war dead and we will tell the story from the home front. We are working on raising funds for the film at the moment and also looking for cast – in particular two red-haired actors in their early twenties who could pass for brothers – quite a challenge! You can find out more about the project here
From Helen McCarron: SoundLINCS have some vacancies:
Programme Development Officers
We are currently seeking 2 Full Time Programme Development Officers to join our team and contribute to the development of music making opportunities throughout Lincolnshire and the East Midlands. If you have an interest in community music, workforce development training and music education in general this role could be for you. Salary in range £17,420 – £21,776 dependent on experience. Continue reading →