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The NAMAC eBulletin

Special Jobs and Opportunities Edition—August 2015


From the Executive Director

Wendy Levy

Hey NAMAC people. The regular eBulletin is "on vacation" this month, as we get ready to share some huge announcements in September!

In the meantime, the national arts job market is full of opportunities—check out this special Jobs and Opportunities edition of the eBulletin, renew your NAMAC membership and have a great end to your summer!

Workshops and Convenings

Venice International Film Festival | Wednesday, September 2nd through Saturday, September 12th | Venice, Italy

NTEN Leading Change Summit | Sunday, September 13th through Wednesday, September 16th | Washington, DC

Toronto International Film Festival | Thursday, September 10th through Sunday, September 20th | Toronto, ON

New York Film Festival | Friday, September 25th through Sunday, October 11th | New York, NY

From the Heart Productions' Trailblazer and Mastermind Intentional Filmmaking Classes | start Monday, September 28th
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Job Bank

Social Media Strategist, Ecodeo (New York, NY or telecommute)—due Thursday, August 13th

Executive Director, The Center for Photography at Woodstock (Woodstock, NY)—due Saturday, August 15th

Programs and Operations Manager, The Documentary Center, George Washington University (Washington, DC)—due Saturday, August 15th

Director of Marketing and Communications, Seattle International Film Festival (Seattle, WA)—due Saturday, August 15th

Digital Marketing Coordinator, Children's Museum of the Arts (New York, NY)—due Wednesday, August 19th

Director of Programs and Community Engagement, The Laundromat Project (New York, NY)—due Friday, August 21st

Development Director, Stone Soup Films (Washington, DC)—due Friday, August 21st

DJ, Hip-Hop Dance, Spoken Word Instructors, Words Beats and Life (Washington, DC)—due Saturday, August 22nd

Digital Arts/Intro to Computers Teacher, BPE (Boston, MA)—due Monday, August 31st

Arts Integration Teaching Artist, Urban Arts Partnership (Los Angeles, CA)—due Monday, August 31st

Executive Director, Northwest Film Forum (Seattle, WA)—due Tuesday, September 1st

Membership and Events Assistant, Association of Public Television Stations (Arlington, VA)—due Friday, September 4th

Oral History Technical Assistant, Yiddish Book Center (Amherst, MA)—due Monday, September 7th

Open until filled more jobs on the Job Bank

Grants and Calls

Rogers Documentary Fund
Up to $75,000 is available to Canadian independent producers working on original, high-quality, provocative, and/or controversial documentaries licensed for prime-time national broadcast. Deadline: Wednesday, August 12th

AlterCiné Documentary Grant
A grant of C$10,000 is available for documentary video/film producers born and living in Africa, Asia, or Latin America working on a project addressing issues of rights and freedoms, including social and economic rights, women’s rights, and the right to culture and artistic creation. Deadline: Saturday, August 15th

Owen Meadows Foundation Grants
Grants of up to $2,000 are available for women-led projects promoting gender/racial/economic justice, especially those that have limited financial access or have encountered obstacles in their search for funding. Projects must benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. Deadline: Saturday, August 15th

DOK Hackathon Leipzig
DOK Leipzig's Hackathon: a three-day workshop in which six international teams made up of storytellers, technologists, animators, and graphic and web designers will work on multimedia, interactive, and immersive stories. Deadline: Monday, August 17th

Call for Applications: NALIP Diverse Women in Media Residency Lab
Selected Fellows will be invited to the Vermont ARC (Artist Retreat Center), October 3rd-11th, where 8-12 diverse women filmmakers will workshop their documentaries, narrative scripts, or digital projects with distinguished mentors. Deadline: Monday, August 17th

Impugning Impunity: ALBA's Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives seeks submissions of documentary films on human rights-related topics, completed after January 1st, 2014, for its fifth annual film festival. Extended deadline: Thursday, August 20th

2016 Knight-Mozilla Fellowship
The Knight-Mozilla Fellowship places developers, designers, technologists, civic hackers, and data crunchers in newsrooms around the world for ten months to write open code and become leaders in the international journalism tech community. Deadline: Friday, August 21st

Call for Applications: MacArthur Foundation Documentary Fund
Grants from $50,000 to $200,000 are available for independently produced documentaries that examine underreported but important social issues. Deadline: Tuesday, September 1st

2015 NYSCA Electronic Media and Film Presentation Funds
Presentations Funds support New York nonprofits for in-person presentations by independent media artists. During the 2015 grant cycle, organizations may receive up to $1,000, and a single artist may receive up to $600. Deadline: Friday, September 4th

Call for Applications: Movies That Matter Support Program
Up to 7,500€ is available for human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, especially where resources/freedom of press are limited. Deadline: Tuesday, September 15th

more Grants and Calls on the Job Bank

THE JOYS OF NAMAC MEMBERSHIP • Networked Web PortalA robust website that visually showcases the impact stories of member organizations and individual artists serving marginalized and under-resourced communities across the country and around the world • Leadership RoundtablesQuarterly Creative Leadership Roundtables will be developed as a year-round participatory framework for peer-to-peer mentorship relevant to a range of arts and culture staff, from founders to mid-career leaders and next-gen emerging voices • Innovation StudioA virtual and actual lab space to receive mentorship and support in the development of unique open source media/arts/tech initiatives, with an opportunity to present your ideas to funders and investors • Media Policy Action HubThis very public action hub will aggregate breaking news, legislation and current campaigns in a live interactive map interface, focusing on issues like net neutrality, surveillance and human rights, censorship and free press • Global Artist Residency Program and FundTo facilitate the most dynamic collaborations between artists, organizations and communities, NAMAC will partner with trusted cultural exchange programs to design NAMAC co-branded media arts residencies, with a companion fund to support collaborative projects between artists and NGOs • National Conferencecoming June 2016 in Oakland!

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