BFI NETWORK Talent Executive

Film Hub North

Salary: £32,000

Contract terms: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022 (strictly subject to BFI funding)

Location: We would prefer the position to be based at the Showroom Cinema, Sheffield but we can be flexible about location, depending on the candidate’s wishes.

This key role will be focused on designing and delivering a programme of activity across the North to identify and support filmmakers, as well as providing hands on support to filmmakers at the development and production stages. It will work in close collaboration with a second Talent Executive based at Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle to ensure a joined-up and comprehensive approach to talent development in the North.

The role will include supporting filmmakers to access funding; providing editorial expertise on funded projects; supporting professional development, including progress from short films towards features; and promoting opportunities available through BFI NETWORK and beyond. The Talent Executives will promote funding opportunities for: i) short film production and ii) early feature development. They will provide creative and related oversight of funded work to ensure the strongest possible outcomes from the support provided. They will place inclusivity at the core of talent development and conduct active regional outreach, working from a grassroots level up, to ensure that the widest range of people are aware of, and can access, the funding.

Film Hub North (FHN) is an innovative partnership between three of the main cultural independent cinemas in the UK- HOME, Showroom Workstation and Tyneside Cinema. FHN is the largest of the 8 BFI funded Film Hubs in the UK that make up the Film Audience Network (FAN) all of which are managed by leading film organisations and venues strategically placed around the country.

For full details including how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 28/03/2019 at 13:00

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