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August 13, 2008

Working Films Seeks Candidates For George Stoney Fellowships

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Deadline March 31, 2008

Working Films is seeking candidates with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and an interest in the role of documentary filmmaking and new technology for the George Stoney Fellowship. Candidates will be assisted in conceptualization, writing and research on Working Films campaigns. Regular responsibilities include sitting in as colleagues in
all development meetings between filmmakers, activists and other Working Films staff, and traveling when necessary to rough-cut screenings and community organizing meetings.

The fellowship is expected to last 8-10 weeks in the Wilmington office, starting in May or June 2008. The Fellow will serve as part-time, temporary staff, earning $10-15 an hour.? For more information about the work of Working Films and how to apply, please see www.workingfilms.org.

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August 13, 2008

Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival 2008

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Submissions are open for the 2008 Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival!

The 2008 Mead Festival will take place in November at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Criteria for submissions are as follows:

  • films must be documentary or experimental non-fiction (including animation and new media)
  • production year must be 2006, 2007 or 2008
  • films can be any length
  • no resubmissions

Special focus for 2008 – films regarding global warming (short, feature-length, animation or new media). If you’d like to submit your film, please fill out an entry form (available at www.amnh.org/mead) and send a DVD (multi-zone or zone 1 preferred, any zone acceptable) or VHS (PAL or NTSC) to:

Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024 USA
+1 212.769.5305

There is no entry fee. Entries must be postmarked by April 30, 2008. Entries will not be returned.

If you have questions or need more information, contact us at meadfest@amnh.org or visit our website www.amnh.org/mead.

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August 13, 2008

Instructor position in Cultural/Visual Anthropology

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WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Potter College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor, Anthropology

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor rank. One year appointment. August 15, 2008.

The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor position in Cultural/Visual Anthropology beginning August 15, 2008. Ph.D. at time of appointment required for Assistant Professor rank. Teaching experience required. Applicants must have an ongoing program of research and commitment to undergraduate teaching, including multiple sections of introductory courses. Ability to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Visual Anthropology required. Expertise in teaching ethnographic video production strongly preferred. Broad training in anthropology, ability to teach a wide variety of undergraduate courses, and experience in educational technology desired.

The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology has an undergraduate program in anthropology with approximately 70 majors and an MA program in folklore. Western Kentucky University also offers a minor in Film Studies and an undergraduate degree in photojournalism.

Review begins June 1st and will continue until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, and three current letters of recommendation to:

Anthropology Search
Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd 61029
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1029

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and disabled veterans. Western Kentucky University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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August 13, 2008

Program and Administrative Manager

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The Flaherty/International Film Seminars is seeking a detail-oriented, self-starter for the position of Program and Administrative Manager.

The Flaherty is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the proposition that independent media can illuminate the human spirit. The Flaherty presents the annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar (coming up on its 55th year) and also produces year round screening programs and events in New York City. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program and Administrative Manager will be responsible for managing daily office operations, as well as assisting in the management and implementation of the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar and other Flaherty programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the logistics of Flaherty programs including the Seminar, Leo Awards, and Flaherty on the Road screenings;
  • Write, edit and circulate monthly e-newsletter blasts and update website with current program information as needed;
  • Coordinate the production of printed materials, including the annual friends drive letter, program flyers, and the postcard, brochure, and catalogue for the Seminar;
  • Secure and foster new relationships with media outlets, non-profit media organizations, and universities, for outreach and promotion of our programs;
  • Manage the office’s purchasing and contracting activities and day-to-day operations;
  • Create program timelines and deadlines in order to assure successful events;
  • Answer email and phone inquiries regarding the Flaherty Seminar and the organization;
  • Secure and supervise seasonal staff and interns throughout the year;
  • Interact with board members, donors, vendors, film/video artists, etc.;
  • Assist the Executive Director in developing and coordinating other projects, such as screenings, publicity, film distribution, archiving and restoration.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years relevant experience in an office environment;
  • Program management, personnel supervision and organizational leadership experience a must;
  • Proven experience in juggling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, and able to work independently;
  • Must be computer/internet proficient (MAC-based office): Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro;
  • Knowledge of financial management (Quickbooks) and Web-programs (Dreamweaver) helpful.

This is a full time position with good benefits.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Resumes must be received by Wednesday, August 27th.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to jobs@flahertyseminar.org.
No phone calls please.

The Flaherty/International Film Seminars
www.flahertyseminar.org
email: ifs@flahertyseminar.org

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