Moving Image Practitioner Belmont Aberdeen

October 24, 2013

The Belmont Picturehouse is looking for an experienced moving image practitioner to deliver a series of filmmaking workshops in Aberdeen City Schools, working with classes of P7 pupils.

Linked to Twinning Aberdeen, pupils from five schools will make 3 minute films about ‘their’ Aberdeen which will have identified screenings in both the Belmont Cinema and in Aberdeen’s twin city in France, Clermont-Ferrand.

The project will encourage pupils to consider their, and their school’s, place in Aberdeen, linking to each school’s curriculum in a unique way. The moving image practitioner will lead sessions which will teach the school pupils practical filmmaking, exploring how the moving image can help them develop and process their ideas, and supporting pupils to produce their final 3 minute films.

In addition the moving image practitioner will support and supervise Film & Television students from Aberdeen College, who will assist the project on a work placement basis.

Contract undertaken on a freelance basis with the Belmont Picturehouse .

Duration: Some planning will take place the week of the 9th December 2013, including meeting with the schools involved.

Delivery will take place over two 6 week blocks, 13th January – 25th February & 26th February – 2nd April 2014, with workshops taking place at schools in Aberdeen during these blocks on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 6 half-day workshops per school will be delivered.

Film screenings will take place in April/May 2014.

Fee: £3,800 inclusive of all workshop delivery and planning (with a total of 15 days delivery split between the schools over the project period).

Travel and overnight B&B accommodation where required.

(Additional budget for materials of £500).

Applicants must be available to work Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the project period, and to attend planning meetings in Aberdeen in the week of 9th December 2013.

Deadline for applications is 4pm Friday 8th November and applicants must be available for interview in Aberdeen on Monday 18th November 2013.

For further information including key tasks, skills and experience, and how to apply, please email Paul Foy

This opportunity is available in: Aberdeen City

For further information, please contact (Paul Foy, Film Development Officer), or visit The deadline is Friday 08 November 2013 at 16:00.

via Creative Scotland: Moving Image Practitioner Belmont Aberdeen.


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