Film Production Assistant 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan 10, 2015.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The 13th Annual Filmed by Bike is a film festival showcasing the world’s best bicycle movies. We coordinate a high energy event that features a huge street party, auxiliary events and three days at the theater. Film submissions come from around the world.

The Film Production Assistant will contribute to Filmed by Bike through varied responsibilities to ensure a successful festival. There is a lot of creative freedom and opportunity to learn and refine skills built into this position. Our ideal candidate knows that many odd details go into making an event successful and will embrace the workload to help put on a good show.

The Film Production Assistant will leave this position with a solid portfolio of real-world work.

The Film Production Assistant will report directly to the Festival Director.

We are a streamlined, creative event. If you enjoy working with a team of efficient people who are involved for an altruistic, true love of the event, you will fit right in.

HOURS + COMMITMENT

Roughly 5-10 hours a week from mid February 20 through May 30. Meetings every other week, on a flexible schedule. Workload increases as the festival draws near and The Film Production Assistant must be available for work on May 22-23 for the actual festival.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

We are an extremely positive, supportive work team. We work very hard and are fully dedicated to the festival. We work from home and gather every two weeks for a meeting at our sponsored group office, Radio Room in NE Portland. We use Google Docs for file management and Vimeo for video display.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS – Skills, Equipment and Characteristics

* Creative
* Solid knowledge of a professional video editing program.
* Solid knowledge of video maximization, finalization and sharing.
* Excellent audio work or the desire to refine your skills through this position – a dedication to good sound.
* Your own camera and preferably mics, but at least a good camera.
* Your own editing suite.
* Cool under pressure
* Friendly, positive, personable, works well with the public.
* Communications oriented – can do a good job of representing the festival to a wide variety of people.
* Works independently with thorough initial instruction but limited oversight after that.
* Thorough with detailed projects, doesn’t mind the occasional office tasks.
* Knows how to set project priorities and ask questions to stay on track.
* Ability to balance Filmed by Bike workload with other life commitments.

PREFERRED SKILLS

* Creative, eager to brainstorm new ideas for the festival.
* An absolute love of either shooting and editing.
* Ability to take constructive feedback, especially when it comes to editing.
* Desire to hone your skills by contributing to our festival.
* Excellent correspondence etiquette.

SHOOTING – 20%

* Overseeing 2-4 video shoots from start to finish.

PROGRAMS COMPILATION – 20%

* Work with 45 individual pieces of content to assemble programs for each screening of the festival.
* Ensure every film looks and sounds good on screen.
* Level sound between films and ensure all films play well as a collection.
* Create a flawless program that can be shown on screen at the theater.

EDITING – 45%

* Creating pieces from existing footage.
* Editing shot footage.
* Working on a total of 4-8 pieces.
* Most pieces are less than 2 minutes in final duration.

FESTIVAL SUPPORT – 15%

* Assistance with auxiliary projects primarily in the realm of video promotion (pumping out the pieces created) or general festival promotion on specific projects.
* Work the event
* Other related project as they arise.

COMPENSATION

This is an educational position with an opportunity to learn in a real-world environment from an expert team of event coordinators with many years of experience. You will work alongside three accomplished, friendly staff who are eager to share skills with you and foster you through this position so you can get the most experience out of it possible. At the end of this position, you will be well prepared for future employment.

Staff perks include free entry to the festival, networking opportunities, learning on the job and complimentary food and drink at staff meetings at Radio Room.

We offer an $800 bonus upon completion of the position and we will assist in finding low cost housing for the duration of the position.

Film Production Intern

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 5, 2014.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The 12th Annual Filmed by Bike is a film festival featuring the best bicycle themed movies from around the world. We coordinate a high energy event that features a huge street party with beer garden, auxiliary events and four days at the theater. Film submissions come from around the world.

The Film Production Intern will contribute to Filmed by Bike through myriad responsibilities to ensure a successful festival. There is a lot of creative freedom and opportunity to learn and refine skills built into this position. Our ideal candidate knows that many odd details go into making an event successful and will embrace the workload to help put on a good show.

The Film Production Intern will leave this position with a solid portfolio of real-world work.

The Film Production Intern will report directly to the Festival Director.

We are a streamlined, creative event. If you enjoy working with a team of efficient people who are involved for an altruistic, true love of the event, you will fit right in.

HOURS + COMMITMENT

Roughly 5-10 hours a week from mid February through April 25. Meetings every other week, on a very flexible schedule. Workload increases as the festival draws near and Media Intern must be available for work on April 19 for our Opening Night.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

We are an extremely positive, supportive work team. We work very hard and are fully dedicated to the festival. We work from home and gather every two weeks for a meeting at our sponsored group office, Radio Room in NE Portland. We use Google Docs for file management and Vimeo for video display.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS – Skills, Equipment and Characteristics

* Creative
* Solid knowledge of a professional video editing program.
* Solid knowledge of video maximization, finalization and sharing.
* Excellent audio work or the desire to refine your skills through this position – a dedication to good sound.
* Your own camera and preferably mics, but at least a good camera.
* Your own editing suite.
* Cool under pressure
* Friendly, positive, personable, works well with the public.
* Communications oriented – can do a good job of representing the festival to a wide variety of people.
* Works independently with thorough initial instruction but limited oversight after that.
* Thorough with detailed projects, doesn’t mind the occasional office tasks.
* Knows how to set project priorities and ask questions to stay on track.
* Ability to balance Filmed by Bike workload with other life commitments.

PREFERRED SKILLS

* Creative, eager to brainstorm new ideas for the festival.
* An absolute love of either shooting or editing, or preferably both.
* Ability to take constructive feedback, especially when it comes to editing.
* Desire to hone your skills by contributing to our festival.
* Excellent correspondence etiquette.

SHOOTING – 30%

* Overseeing 2-4 video shoots from start to finish.

EDITING – 55%

* Creating pieces from existing footage.
* Editing shot footage.
* Working on a total of 4-8 pieces.
* Most pieces are less than 2 minutes in final duration.

FESTIVAL SUPPORT – 15%

* Assistance with auxiliary projects primarily in the realm of video promotion (pumping out the pieces created) or general festival promotion on specific projects.
* Work the event on Opening Night – April 19.
* Other related project as they arise.

COMPENSATION

This is an internship position with an opportunity to learn in a real-world environment from an expert team of event coordinators with many years of experience. You will work alongside three accomplished, friendly staff who are eager to share skills with you and foster you through this internship so you can get the most experience out of it possible. At the end of this position, you will be well prepared for future employment.

Staff perks include free entry to the festival, networking opportunities, learning on the job and complimentary food and drink at staff meetings at Radio Room.

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume and cover letter as a PDF to Festival Director Ayleen Crotty: Ayleen@FilmedByBike.org. A .doc file is acceptable if that is your only option. Please clearly include:
* How did you hear about this position? Please be as specific as possible.
* Three samples of your video work posted online for viewing.

Promotional Resources

MEDIA CONTACT INFO

Ayleen Crotty // 971-221-7228 // Ayleen@FilmedByBike.org
Lisa Hill // 504-730-8055 // Lisa@LisaHillPR.com

FESTIVAL TRAILER


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FESTIVAL DETAILS

* May 6-8
* Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, Oregon
* Five unique programs of movies
* VIP screenings
* Filmmaker Q+A sessions
* Adventure Night featuring bold cyclists who conquer amazing feats on the rugged road
* Two energetic programs on opening night, complete with a Speed Raffle presented by Solemates Socks
* 59 films
* 55 filmmakers
* 19 countries represented
* Documentaries, animation, love stores and more
* Films from Hungary, Slovennia, Spain, Portugal, Italy and more offer a unique glimpse into worldwide bike culture.
* A benefit for NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film

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PHOTOS

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MEDIA SCREENERS / SAMPLE FILMS

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CONTACT INFO + SOCIAL MEDIA

Website: FilmedByBike.org (festival schedule)
Twitter: @FilmedByBike (festival news)
Facebook: Facebook.com/FilmedByBike (updates + filmmaker profiles)
Instagram: @FilmedByBike (festival photos and film stills)
Email: Info@FilmedByBike.org

LOGOS, INSTAGRAM, BADGES, FACEBOOK COVER ART, ARTWORK

LOGO

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INSTAGRAM-READY IMAGES

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POSTER

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Designed by Donovan Pierce, printed by Stumptown Printers

FACEBOOK COVER IMAGES

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SAMPLE TWEETS

We’re helping showcase the world’s best bike movies by supporting @FilmedByBike May 6-8 at @HollywoodTheatr http://ow.ly/hY2jH

Are you a fan of bikes? Of film? Don’t miss @FilmedByBike, May 6-8 at @HollywoodTheatr http://ow.ly/hY2jH

Join us to party in the street as we kick off the amazing @FilmedByBike film fest http://ow.ly/hY2jH

We’re so proud to be supporting the innovative @FilmedByBike, a showcase of the world’s best bike movies May 6-8 http://ow.ly/hY2jH

PROMO TEXT

Immerse yourself in the creative world of cycling at the 14th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival featuring the world’s best bike movies May 6-8 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. The festival will host a diverse array of movies, a lively street party, filmmaker Q+As, a Festival Lounge with craft beer and fine coffee, VIP screenings and a brewery tour with the filmmakers.

59 short films will show for three days, with five unique programs. The work of 55 filmmakers representing 19 countries will be showcased, including Slovenia, India, Russia, Switzerland, and Italy.

The opening night features a New Belgium Street Party from 5:00-9:30 p.m. The free event is all ages and features a beer garden, live entertainment, a video storytelling booth, a photo booth and a gigantic bike parking arena. The Street Party takes place behind Velo Cult Bike Shop and Tavern, 1969 NE 42nd Avenue.

Filmed by Bike benefits NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film.

Tickets and a schedule can be found at FilmedByBike.org. Purchasing advance tickets is recommended. A festival pass for only $55 grants unlimited entry to the festival, VIP screenings, a brewery tour with the filmmakers and more.

Filmed by Bike showcases the world’s best bicycle movies with this huge film festival in Portland every year, then the curated movie collections travel the world. Filmed by Bike is inspiring a culture with cycling is woven seamlessly into everyday life.

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NEW BELGIUM STREET PARTY

On Friday, May 6, the New Belgium Street Party opens the festival with a party behind Velo Cult Bike Shop and Tavern, 1969 NE 42nd Avenue in Portland. The event is all ages and features live entertainment on the Amtrak Main Stage, beer garden, video confessional storytelling booth, the Showers Pass Photo Booth and a gigantic bike parking area.

“Filmed by Bike is the only festival in Oregon to truly put the FEST in festival,” says filmmaker Mike Vogel of Front Ave. Films.

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TICKET DETAILS

Showtimes: schedule available on the website at FilmedbyBike.org
Cost: $11 per show, $55 for an unlimited entry VIP Festival Pass that includes exclusive VIP screenings and more
Age restrictions: All ages
Tickets: Tickets are for sale online and at the event while supplies last.

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MEDIA: FILMMAKER INTERVIEWS

We can arrange interviews with filmmakers. Please contact Ayleen Crotty: Ayleen@FilmedByBike.org, 971-221-7228.