This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Production
Program dates: April 13, 2015 - August 28, 2015
This Practicum* program provides the opportunity for participants to advance their creative, technical, and logistical skills working in video production. Practicum participants work and learn through exposure to a wide range of projects under supervision and mentorship from Banff Centre staff, faculty, associated practicums, and artists.
Practical skills are matured through hands-on video production, including studio and location set-up, lighting, assisting the camera crew, and operating camera. These skills would be applied to a range of production and program styles. Organizational, logistical, and diplomacy skills are exercised through assistance to the camera crew. Duties include loading/unloading grip and camera equipment, marking and operating clapperboards, keeping meticulous and accurate camera notes and production reports, transcribing, charging batteries for camera and accessories, offloading camera media, and ensuring ongoing communication between production and post-production crews.
Over the course of the program, Practicum participants will collaborate with producers, directors, camera operators, sound recordists, and video editors on a wide range of project genres including (but not limited to): marketing/promotional, documentary, and live capture. Practicum participants will also have the opportunity to attend formal Banff Centre lectures, workshops and events, and expand their personal artistic network.
Working closely with Film & Media staff and artists, the Video Practicum will assist with a variety of projects, from inception and development, through to completion and delivery.
Salary: $425/week living allowance
The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity. Over 8,000* artists, leaders, and researchers from across Canada and around the world participate in programs at The Banff Centre every year. Through its multidisciplinary programming, The Banff Centre provides them with the support they need to create, to develop solutions, and to make the impossible possible.