LFF XR & Immersive Production Manager

British Film Institute


Salary: £37,374 - £44,163

The BFI is seeking a Production Manager to join its LFF XR & Immersive team.

Fixed-term contract: 14 June – 5 November 2021

You will be responsible for the delivery of the Festival’s physical LFF Expanded Exhibition through design, build and live event. You will also work with key partners and take a lead on the delivery of the Festival’s physical XR installation, alongside leading on the development and delivery of the Festival’s online VR social interaction platform.

Key Responsibilities
  • Take a lead on the delivery of the festival’s physical LFF Expanded Exhibition, through design, build and live event, in close collaboration with the Festivals Producer, XR and Immersive Programmer, partner venue and production partners.
  • To also lead on the development, delivery and go-live of the festival’s social VR platform, working closely with our VR development partners, including management of key distribution partners.
  • Liaise with artists to ensure their works are presented to the highest of standards, taking consideration for any special requirements and ensuring these are communicated and factored in to the overall design of the exhibition.
Skills & Experience
  • Minimum GCSE or equivalent Maths and English qualification.
  • Significant previous experience in a similar role within a festival, event or cultural exhibition environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of producing high-profile XR and Immersive Art exhibitions or events.
  • A passion for, and working knowledge of, storytelling through immersive technology.
  • Expert knowledge in a broad range of studios, creators and artists working in the field of immersive technologies.

In addition the BFI recognises that now more than ever there is a need for more tangible actions in response to racial inequality and/or disability. We support diversity and inclusion and strongly encourage applicants from our under-represented groups, both of non-white ethnicity and/or those who identify as D/deaf and disabled. We guarantee a first interview on meeting our minimum requirements. How we are doing, including our pay gaps and our commitment to Black Lives Matter can be found on our website.

The role is predominantly based at BFI Southbank however, in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic all team members are currently working remotely from home until the foreseeable future.

You will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

Further details about the post can be found on the website.

First interviews will be held on Tuesday 18 May 2021.

The closing date for this position is 06/05/2021 at 23:59

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