Film Series Programmer

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Film Series Programmer


Film and Media Culture


Level B (Skilled)

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Essential Functions:
The Hirschfield International Film Series Programmer is a student member of the Hirschfield International Programming Committee. The committee is made up of students, faculty, and staff and the mission is to program films and guest speakers throughout the academic year for Middlebury audiences.
General Responsibilities:
Attend Hirschfield International Film Series programming meetings and screenings.
Research and follow film festival news, theatrical release schedules, and industry acquisitions as it relates to independent, documentary, and international film.
Recommend films to consider and guests to invite that fit within the mission of the film series.
Watch screeners that have been assigned, in a timely fashion, from start to finish, and without distraction.
Provide written and verbal feedback and recommendations to the programming committee for all screeners watched.
Contribute to outreach and marketing for the Hirschfield International Film Series.
Proofread content for the Hirschfield International Film Series website, social media presence, printed brochures, and printed posters.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be proficient with Google Docs
Must have a basic knowledge of film history and contemporary world cinema.
Experience writing formally or informally about film in any capacity is preferred.
Preferred applicants will have a demonstrated interest in international and independent films, film festival culture, and/or film criticism. Applicants should be familiar with the Hirschfield International Film Series and should attend regularly as part of their normal routine.

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Posted: 3/13/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time