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Ben Kempas
Mon 10 Sep 2007Link

So is this actually two identical job descriptions for two separate companies, or did you change the name of the company between your posts? (We're happy to delete the first one for you if required.)


Joan Widdifield
Mon 10 Sep 2007Link

Looking for Editing Associate to help with technical aspects of editing, and also tasks required to apply for grants, publicity, fund rasing, keeping books, including some data base work. Excel, and strong in Final Cut. Efficient, and organized. Part-time at first; could increase to full time. Social issues doc.

Please contact: Joan Widdifield - 415-250-7924 or j.widdifield@gmail.com


Adam Salkin
Wed 12 Sep 2007Link

Independent documentary in Los Angeles seeks Producer for large scale feature relating to public health, the environment, nuclear power, grassroots activism, and/or corporate and government accountability.

An Oscar-winning filmaker is attached to the project and the director is currently searching for someone that can come on board for two years (anticipated timetable for completion of the film) and help with all facets of production, post-production and fundraising.

Please email docposition@gmail.com for more information.

Thanks,

Adam


Ben Kempas
Thu 13 Sep 2007Link

Moved from Introduce Yourself :

The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival Education Program

17 October – 1 November

The Education Program includes feature and short films from around the world at FREE screenings in cinemas across London.

You and your students are invited to a series of FREE screenings and events taking place during the Times BFI 51st London Film Festival Education Programme.

With a special focus on Documentary, there are several films for audiences interested in exploring non-fiction film.

HOLD ME TIGHT, LET ME GO, is a must see for anybody who works or is looking to work with children with behaviour problems or film students interested in Documentary making. This observational documentary by famed director Kim Longoniotto looks at a boarding school in Oxford for excluded children who suffer severe emotional trauma.

RETURN TO GOREE is a lively documentary following the journey of Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour as he traces the history of music from West Africa to countries of the African Diaspora. The film interweaves history, music and investigative documentary styles in an accessible and fascinating portrait.

Director Nick Broomfield again crosses the line between fiction and documentary with his film BATTLE FOR HADITHA, which re-creates the events of a battle between US-Marines and Iraqi civilians in 2005. Renowned for his maverick documentary-practices, Broomfield here uses the fiction genre but his employ of non-professional actors and real situations make for an interesting discussion of blurring fiction/non-fiction boundaries.

All films are facilitated by an education professional and will include Q & A with the director or specialist speaker.

For information on this and other films showing for FREE to education audiences as part of the Education Program of the Times BFI London Film Festival, please visit:

www.lff.org.uk/education


Dale Galgozy
Thu 13 Sep 2007Link

Sound Mixer looking for new projects. Please email: rollemfilm@yahoo.com


Erica Ginsberg
Fri 14 Sep 2007Link

WASHINGTON DC EVENT

Docs in Progress kicks off the fall season with two September screening programs. We screen documentary works-in-progress to the public in the heart of Washington DC and moderate feedback sessions between the audience and the filmmaker/s. Whether you are a filmmaker or simply love to watch documentaries, you are welcome to join us. While audience participation is greatly encouraged, it is not required.

See hidden section for event details.

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Linda Morgenstern
Tue 18 Sep 2007Link

Urgently looking for a web designer to do some very quick fixes (today...) and then a design overhaul for Pincus & Small Films' company website over the next few weeks. Filmmakers are premiering "The Axe in the Attic" at The New York Film Festival on Oct 6th. Please email: linda@lmorgenstern.com

(Apology to hosts: I just noticed the Public Classifieds wider reach and have comitted the double post offense!)


Nick Higgins
Tue 18 Sep 2007Link

Linda, if you are in a hurry post an ad on Craigslist and prepare yourself for the avalanche.


Doug Block
Tue 18 Sep 2007Link

Forgiven, Linda.


Gaurav Khanna
Wed 19 Sep 2007Link

After the success of its First Nine contests, Filmaka has launched its Tenth contest 'The Clinic'. Submissions are accepted till 30th September 2007.
www.filmaka.com
This month’s topic is "The Clinic" and all 1-3 minute films must be uploaded by midnight PST, 30th September, 2007. The annual grand prize is a feature film contract.
Filmaka.com is a new online competition, judged by award winning filmmakers including Werner Herzog, Neil LaBute, Paul Schrader and Wim Wenders, and founded by leading independent producers and financiers. Filmmakers have a new chance to enter each month, and submissions are accepted in 10 different languages.

Please visit www.filmaka.com to see past contest submissions, and for complete rules, terms and conditions. Membership is free for full time students: email collegeregistration@filmaka.com from your school issued email account for more information


Erica Ginsberg
Wed 19 Sep 2007Link

For those of you in the DC area who might be interested...

Preview of the "THE WAR"
Wednesday, September 19th, 7 pm
Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street NW
WETA TV 26 will screen portions of Ken Burns' film, followed by a panel discussion about the human experience of war, featuring the filmmaker moderating conversations with World War II veterans, veterans of other American wars, and current soldiers. Guests should R.S.V.P. online at http://www.weta.org/war/?page_id=66, by calling (703) 998-2456, or by e-mailing events@weta.org


Erica Ginsberg
Wed 19 Sep 2007Link

And another event of interest to Mid-Atlantic doc-makers...

Doctoring Your Doc: How to Structure Your Documentary: An all-day seminar on story structure for documentaries with story consultant Fernanda Rossi, "The Documentary Doctor"

Saturday, October 6, 2007 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jack Morton Auditorium at the George Washington University
805 21st Street, NW (21st and H Streets) Washington DC

For more information, please visit http://www.docsinprogress.org/trailer_mechanics.htm or
http://www.documentarydoctor.com/updatestuff/moreinfoDC.html


Nina Gilden Seavey
Thu 20 Sep 2007Link

Posting this for a friend - he can be reached at: kevindowns1@gmail.com

I'm headed to NY next week to shoot my close friend
(and great artist) Lucinda Williams in concert. It's a no budget
shoot - a labor of love. But she's one of the best in the country at
what she does. And she rarely lets anyone videotape her, so this is
an extremely rare event.

I'm looking for camera operators willing to work for little to no pay
- basically for the love of the music. In return they get to witness
one of the best live acts in the country today. These shows also
promise a series of special guests. (I just finished shooting 5
nights in LA - guests included Emmy Lou Harris, Robbie Krieger ((the
Doors)), Mike Campbell ((Tom Petty's band)), Steve Earl and more.)

It's a perfect opportunity for an AC or operator who wants to add
some celebrity footage to their reel. And it's an even better opportunity for
anyone who loves shooting good music. She's playing 5 nights in NY. 2 at Irving
Plaza Sept 29 and 30. 3 @ Town Hall Oct 2-4.

http://www.lucindawilliams.com/shows.php

One last thing - we're shooting mini DV. 24p. 16:9 aspect ration.

Kevin Downs
(703)994-7752


Andrew Zinnes
Wed 26 Sep 2007Link

Hello, everyone. Just wanted to let you know that I am conducting a seminar in documentary filmmaking in Santa Monica, CA the weekend of October 13-14th. It's called The Documentary Film Makers Course and taught by myself and Genevieve Jolliffe, the authors of The Documentary Film Makers Handbook: a Guerilla Guide. We teach from a practical standpoint as opposed to theoretical.

Go to www.script-tonic.com or call 310-941-2168 for more info. We will give $50 off to anyone from The D Word. Call to get a coupon code. Hope to see you there!

Andrew Zinnes


Tamra Raven
Fri 28 Sep 2007Link

Do you or someone you know want to get paid to write about your
experience at the Hamptons Film Festival, London Film Festival or the Hollywood Film Festival? We're looking for someone to be our "Festival Tour Roadie" who can submit some blog entries for
our website.

For example we had Robert Ell, the talent booker for Dailies, do the one
from Toronto.

http://www.reelzchannel.com/showdetail.aspx?showid=37

It's just a way to get a little local color on the site.

Have a great weekend!

Tamra
traven@reelzchannel.com


Dale Galgozy
Mon 1 Oct 2007Link

Just took on a new feature film but will be free as of Feb/1/2008.
Sound mixer with experience wants to work on your documentary.

Dale Galgozy

Edited Mon 1 Oct 2007 by Dale Galgozy

Jo-Anne Velin
Mon 1 Oct 2007Link

Tamra, do you want anything from DOK Leipsig? Email me if so please. When I go down it will be to concentrate on the target country co-production meetings that last about two or three days. But the week-long festival is celebrating its 50th and has what sounds like a wonderful range of films. Worthwhile getting someone else, if not me, to write about that.


Joe Scherrman
Mon 1 Oct 2007Link

I am looking for a person that would be enthusiast about video editing, operating cameras, Internet video hosting sites, blogs, organization, and communication.

Job would require (Mac) capturing, logging and editing.
Posting video on web on sites like YouTube, MySpace mymovienetwork.com and etc.
Monitoring web sites and communicating through blogs, e-mail and letters.
Burn DVDs and send video files and operate camera on video shoots.
Pretty much doing everything.

This is in the midwest. Small town of 4000. Chicago, Minneapolis, Des Moines and others are 3 hours away. Great pubs in town though. Dubuque is 24 minutes east and Iowa City is 60 minutes south.

My editor is graduating from college and moving on to a nursing career.


Soo Kim
Tue 2 Oct 2007Link

Looking for a Sound Mixer and HD camera assistant local to Noa Scotia, Canada, for a PBS documentary series show about sustainable architecture. Shoot dates are Oct 15 - 23. Please email Soo w/your resume if interested. Thanks.


Jamila Gaskins
Fri 5 Oct 2007Link

I'm looking for a line producer to assist in developing the budget for my documentary "Project One".

"Project One" addresses the factors that influence unhealthy relationships and sexual behaviors, examine current HIV/AIDS prevention policy and its effectiveness, empower girls and women to create better lives, explore ways to shift attitudes, foster positive change, inspire, educate and entertain one person at a time.

Please email me your resume and/or experience.


Jamila Gaskins
Fri 5 Oct 2007Link

In reply to Dale Galgozy's post on Thu 13 Sep 2007 :

I'm not a sound mixer, but I had to say 'hi' since I grew up in Kent. What's up, fellow Buckeye!


Jamila Gaskins
Sat 6 Oct 2007Link

In reply to Jamila Gaskins's post on Sat 6 Oct 2007 :

My email address is jkgaskins@yahoo.com

Edited Sat 6 Oct 2007 by Jamila Gaskins

Jason Rosette
Sat 6 Oct 2007Link

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS

* CamboFest: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia *

((( 2008 Editions in Phnom Penh & Siem Reap )))

To find out more, or to submit your movie, visit:

WWW.CAMBOFEST.COM

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Edited Sat 6 Oct 2007 by Ben Kempas

Robert Richter
Wed 10 Oct 2007Link

Looking for intern to help out in the office...Email applications only. Email RRProd@aol.com


Tara Watney
Wed 10 Oct 2007Link

London International Documentary Festival 2008
- A Conversation in film

CALL FOR FILMS

PocketVisions is calling for film submissions for the expanded London International Documentary Festival (LIDF) - A Conversation in Film, 2008. The festival is presented in association with the London Review of Books, and with the support of the British Museum. 2008 sees a continued association with The Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival (New York).

The LIDF will run for 6 days between Monday 31st March, and Saturday, April 5th, 2008. The opening and closing night gala screenings and reception will take place at the British Museum. Other venues include the Barbican Centre, the Curzon Soho, the Renoir Cinema and the Roxy Bar and Screen.

The call for submissions goes out to an international field of applicants. All successful applicants will be invited to be present at the LIDF. We are looking to support new and innovative filmmaking talent, and to ask filmmakers to participate in a series of intertwining ‘conversations’ to be run alongside the screenings. These ‘conversations’ will involve academics, journalists, policy-makers, NGOs, and other cultural commentators.

The LIDF is calling for documentary films produced between January 1st 2006 and December 6th 2007, and is particularly, although not exclusively, interested in films that fall within the following categories:

* Environment
* Human Rights
* Memory/history
* Ethnography/anthropology
* Politics/Philosophy/Economics
* Heritage and the Arts
* Other social and development issues

Submission Procedure: Film-makers can enter their films, pay entry fees and find out how to submit their DVD or VHS preview copy at http://www.lidf.co.uk

Once the on-line submission has been made entrants will receive a confirmation email and a unique Entry Reference Number.

Deadline for Submissions: 6th December 2007
Late entries accepted until 30th December with penalty (see regulations). Films can only be returned if the ‘return fee’ is included in the submission.

Selected films from the LIDF will be automatically submitted for selection to the Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, November 2008.

For further information or questions see the official LIDF web-site: www.lidf.co.uk or email: info@pocketvisions.co.uk

We look forward to seeing your films.


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