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Submission Deadline: Friday, March 29 2019

Contract, Full-time/Seasonal, Youth Learning

TIFF is a charitable, cultural organization dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds in our home - TIFF Bell Lightbox. Our mission: To transform the way people see the world, through film.

TIFF is committed to embracing diversity and treating all individuals with respect, dignity and fairness by removing physical, social and economic barriers to participation.

We are currently hiring for the position of:

Lead Facilitator, Youth Film Intensive

The TIFF Youth Film Intensive (YFI) is a four-week programme which offers youth (ages 14-17) the opportunity to grow creatively and professionally in a space dedicated to helping aspiring filmmakers develop the art of storytelling through film.

Reporting to the Coordinator, School & Family Programmes

The first two weeks of the programme are spent on film exploration and skill development. During the last two weeks, YFI attendees will spend their time together developing and producing a short film (pre-production, production and post-production), under the supervision and guidance of film industry professionals and TIFF staff, while gaining concrete training in all aspects of filmmaking including the art of screenwriting, directing, shooting, production design, editing, and performance.

The Youth Film Intensive Lead Facilitator is responsible for helping to support the creative exploration of the youth participants across the four-week programme. They will work alongside TIFF staff and guest facilitators to foster an inclusive space where the youth can experiment and engage with different film techniques, learn new skills, work collaboratively, and have fun!

The Youth Film Intensive Lead Facilitator will take on a leadership role in making sure the day-to-day activities and curriculum of the camp are met. This includes, organizing materials and making sure the camp space is well-equipped. They will participate in all camp activities, including skill development sessions, film workshops, field trips, and film projects -- ensuring programming runs smoothly. The Youth Film Intensive Lead Facilitator will also provide administrative/technical support and maintain a comprehensive inventory of camp equipment and the digital files created by the youth.

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Posted by: Toronto International Film Festival
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