In addition to the below, visit the Independent Cinema Office website for regular job listings for the cinema exhibition sector.
Film Events Coordinator
University of Brighton and Towner Art Gallery, Brighton and Eastbourne
£21,843 to £24,565 per annum
Bring your knowledge of contemporary film exhibition to work in the Film Department in our School of Media and at the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, where you will have responsibility for the delivery of a regular programme of film events in Brighton for CINECITY (the Brighton Film Festival) and in Eastbourne for Towner’s new auditorium opening in the summer of 2017.
CINECITY delivers a year-round programme of events including the annual Brighton Film Festival, curating and presenting programmes of film and artists’ moving image work drawn from UK and the world while Towner is an award-winning gallery which showcases the best of modern and contemporary art, alongside providing an integrated learning and engagement programme.
The post will be co-managed and co-hosted by CINECITY and Towner and the expectation is that it will suit an early career film exhibition curator/programmer. You will engage in day-to-day programming activities and develop relationships with practitioners and partners (e.g. with artists, film-makers, speakers, distributors, the Film Audience Network (FAN), film archives and cultural and educational organisations).
To succeed in the role, you will need to be highly organised, possess excellent verbal skills with the ability to present confidently and have relevant work experience in the film and/or gallery sector. Sufficient training funds are in place in order to enable you to attend festivals, educational events and conferences delivered by FAN, the Independent Cinema Office and others. Regular travel between sites will be required, as will some evening and weekend working.
The post is full-time and fixed-term until 30 June 2018
For more information and to apply please visit the University of Brighton’s jobs page.
Closing date: Thursday 1 June 2017
Reframed Project Development Programme opportunity
Reframed – a project development programme funded by Creative England with additional support from the University of Brighton.
Made up of five residential sessions, run at Lighthouse, Kensington Street, Brighton, between July – October 2017. The programme will support six selected individuals or teams to each develop a project idea.
Applications are invited from any of the following fields:
- Film, documentary, animation
- Interactive arts or media
- VR / Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality
- Immersive Theatre
Find out more and apply via the Lighthouse website.
Application deadline: Tuesday 30 May.