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SEIZE THE WORK: THE FTW OPPORTUNITIES BOARD
A guide to all the job openings, grants, fellowships, film festivals, and more opportunities to keep on your radar.
This is your ongoing compilation of jobs, fellowships, competitions, festivals, and grants that you can apply for. All the most pertinent information will be right here at your fingertips and in your inbox.
Be sure to check our website periodically as we update this board with new submissions from hiring managers all over the world!
PAID JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Note: FTW only accepts and shares paid job opportunities in this section.
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Latest update: 11/22/2021
Job: Executive Assistant, Sound Off Films
Company Profile: SOUND OFF is a team of filmmakers, impact producers, and marketers who know how to leverage stories to make an impact in the real world for brands, filmmakers, non-profits. We draw from decades of experience working with fellow content creators, stakeholders, issue-area experts, and opinion leaders to make change on micro and macro levels. We are uniquely positioned to not only conceptualize and produce impact-driven content but to develop and execute unique go-to-market strategies custom-built per project.
Job Description: We are a fully female owned, full service production studio seeking a Miami-based Executive Assistant who is eager to learn about production through supporting our team.
Location: Miami, FL
Compensation: Salary, to be discussed.
Contact: Bella Valentini, email@example.com
Deadline to Apply: 01/01/2022
Job: Producer (Fixed Position), Dynamic Frame
DYNAMIC FRAME was founded eight years ago and is a full-service film production company from Zurich. We produce high-quality and entertaining moving image content - from classic TV spots to branded content and independent short films, and everything in between.
Job Description: Producer - Bidding, Line Producing / Production Managing for commercials & music videos and development of independent projects.
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Compensation: Full Time, compensation according to experience
Deadline to apply: 12/31/2021
Job: Executive Assistant, Ampersand Inc.
Job Description: Commercial Production Company seeks Executive Assistant. The ideal candidate is smart, hard-working, organized, open to learning, and has strong people skills. Job duties include: crew holds, bid research, MD and EP support, some admin/office support, downloading and uploading videos, some social posting, interactions with freelance crews. Excellent growth and mentor opportunity. Office in Santa Monica (near Metro E Line, 17th St Station). Full time.
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Compensation: Full Time, compensation to be discussed
Deadline to apply: 11/17/2021
Job: Senior Producer, Live Action for ArtClass
ArtClass Content Studio: partners directly with clients that want to tap our creative and strategic capabilities while bundling the production and post for the efficiency and value that come with a “one-stop-shop”.
Job Description: We are seeking a Senior Producer with a background in advertising, production, and/or entertainment who understands the standards and demands of the industry, and is excited about digging in with us. This position is located in Los Angeles and will be hybrid remote and in office.
Reporting to: Executive Producer
Responsible for: Key point of contact for our clients (agencies and brands), bidding, producing, and overseeing production teams on multiple projects at once and ensuring they’re delivered on time and on budget.
Ability to be in the weeds of production (budgeting and line producing), capable of communicating with freelance production teams, guiding and improving the creative product, and also fostering deep client relationships.
You have a desire to join a team and find a home base where you can impact and shape the production department, and creative product from start to finish.
You like to work on multiple projects at once that are at various stages from creative/production/post rather than just going from set to set.
You have experience bidding and producing Non-Union jobs, and either experience producing union jobs or a desire to learn how to bid and/or produce them occasionally.
You have clear and concise writing skills for bid letters, and client/agency communication.
You're equally comfortable producing a more robust $500K+ job as you are getting scrappy on a $40K quick shoot.
You have a strong track record of producing quality content in both NYC and LA.
You desire to be on the road and oversee or produce work in other cities and countries - about 1/3 of the work will not be local to LA.
You're competent in all areas of commercial production and you understand the agency, brand, production company dynamics.
You know ShowBiz inside and out and capable of quickly pulling bids and bid letters together.
You have strong crew relationships and genuine interest in our industry and the people who help make it all work.
You're interested in supporting and participating in new business pitches (bid letters and budgets).
You naturally bring a positive and enthusiastic presence to your work, your crew relationships, and your client experience.
5-7+ years experience working directly with clients and production teams to produce outstanding work.
Location: Los Angeles, CA/Hybrid
Compensation: To be discussed.
Job: No Trace junior/entry level/trainee or assistant roles on short-term advertising
No Trace run an initiative to support and develop BAME careers in the advertising production industry. We are currently looking for people interested in junior/entry level/trainee or assistant roles on short-term advertising shoots across the full range of departments from camera, sound, edit and running to costume, make-up, art dept and all other relevant production and post-production services.
General Filmmaker Programs and Opportunities:
imagineNATIVE Professional Development Labs | LINK
QTIBIPOC Design | LINK
Getaway Artist Fellowship | LINK
Digital Women Leaders Mentor | LINK
Film Independent Programs + Grants | LINK
NALIP Interns/Volunteers | Deadline: ASAP | LINK
Black Trans Visual Artist Illuminations Grant | Deadline: June 30, 2021 | LINK
Terraform Studios + Brainstorm School Scholarship | LINK
Indeed: Rising-Voices for BIPOC | LINK
Sundance Institute Fellowships/Grants | LINK
National Film and Television School | LINK
One World Media Fellowship | LINK
Chicken & Egg Women Filmmaker Programs | LINK
Black Public Media's Training and Funding | LINK
GFS Masterclasses | LINK
GFS Roster | LINK
Disney Launchpad | LINK
360 INCUBATOR+ | Applications Open: August 1st, 2021 | LINK
Ojalá Ignition Lab | LINK
Reese's Book Club Writer Fellowship | LINK
Film Lab's Legal Eagle | LINK
MACRO + The Black List Feature Screenwriter Incubator | LINK
CAPE New Writers 2021 | Reopens: October 1, 2021 | LINK
The Trans Film Mentorship | Deadline: June 30, 2021 | LINK
New York Directing Fellowship | LINK
National Directors Fellowship | LINK
Universal Composers Initiative | Accepting 2021 apps starting August 23, 2021 | LINK
Alliance for Women Film Composers | LINK
If you know of any film festivals currently accepting, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lynn Shelton "Of a Certain Age" Grant | Deadline: Tuesday, September 7 at 9 p.m. PST | LINK
SFFILMS Documentary Film Fund | Deadline: 6/24/2021, FINAL: 7/5/2021 | LINK
Creative Visions Fiscal Fund | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
Catapult Film Fund | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
The Awesome Foundation Grant | Deadline: Ongoing | LINK
Artadia Awards | Deadline: Location Based | LINK
Artist Grant | Deadline: Four grant cycles per year | LINK
Hubert Bals Fund | Deadline: Varied | LINK
Filmmakers Without Borders | Deadline: Rolling | LINK
Hire Her Back Grant | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
Glassbreaker Films Catalyst Grants | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
OSVR Developer Fund | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
JustFilms Grant | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
Catapult Film Fund | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
Sloan Distribution Grant | Deadline: Rolling Basis | LINK
If you know of any opportunities you’d like to put on our radar and share with our community, please email us at email@example.com.
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