PROGRAMMING + INDUSTRY
COORDINATOR TRAINEE A rare opportunity to work at one of Canada’s leading arts organizations celebrating its 15th year October 22-26, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5:30pm
(NOTE: late applications will not be accepted) Temporary, trainee position (52 weeks), part-time (32 hrs/wk), immediate start
Rate: $16.50 CAD per hour
May 2014 – April 2015
Send your C.V. or Resume along with a cover letter by email, with the job title in the subject heading, to Hiring2@imagineNATIVE.org
or by mail (received in office by deadline) to:
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
401 Richmond St. West, Suite 349
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
The annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival – the largest Festival of its kind in the world – is seeking a dynamic individual with a genuine interest and passion for the media arts sector. Now entering its 15th anniversary year, imagineNATIVE is an international showcase for Indigenous film, video, radio, new media, and installation art. Located in a beautiful arts-focused building at 401 Richmond Street West in Toronto, imagineNATIVE is a community-based festival and charity committed to the development and promotion of Indigenous artists and their work. This is an amazing opportunity to join one of Canada’s most successful arts organizations and one of the leaders in Toronto’s vibrant independent film festival scene.
This position is funded through Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training and subject to government funding. All applicants must meet requirements for employment as determined by Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training, including: all applicants must be Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and must be currently unemployed or underemployed. Should you have questions regarding this posting, contact 416 585-2333.
Interested in working at Reel Asian? We’re looking for a Programming Intern to join our team!
2014 Volunteer Programming Intern
2014 Reel Asian Programming Intern (Volunteer)
The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian) is Canada’s largest pan-Asian film festival showcasing films and videos by Asian artists from Canada, US and around the world. This year’s festival takes place November 2014 in downtown Toronto and Richmond Hill. Reporting to the Head of Programming, the Programming Intern will be assisting in the programming department, on specific and meaningful projects and tasks in order to gain valuable career-oriented experience while providing volunteer service to this charitable cultural organization. Reel Asian’s 18th Annual Edition will take place on November 6 – 16, 2014.
The curatorial team of Marcin Wisniewski & Chris Dupuis, aka RTcollective, are accepting submissions now thru May 2 for a show in association with Videofag Gallery & Trinity Square Video. This annual show, now in its second year, will be presented on May 26 & 27, during this year’s Toronto Inside Out LGBT Film Festival.
Posted in Call for Submissions
Tagged Chris Dupuis, Come Together, In Your Pocket, Inside Out, Inside Out 2014, lgbt, LGBTTIQQ2S, Marcin Wisniewski, RTcollective, Smartphone film festival, Trinity Square Video, Videofag Gallery
While we are not officially co-presenting anything at this year’s ReelWorld Film Festival, we are happy that our filmmakers (and some of our films!) are all over the programme.
Here is a rundown of films with connections to Reel Asian, as well as our other Asian picks for ReelWorld, on now in Toronto thru April 6 and then next weekend (April 11-13) in Markham.
Posted in Filmmaker Updates, Out and About
Tagged Alejandro Valbuena, Alex Narvaez, Alyx Duncan, Andrew C, Animasian Award, Austin Wong, Beasts In The Real World, betty xie, Beyond All Boundaries, Bobby del Rio, Canadian Anijam, Celluloid, Familiar Strangers, Fan Popo, Gaysian, girlfriends, Hindi, Jeff Chiba Stearns, Johnny Vong, Jonathan Ng, Joseph O'Brien, Kamal, Kim Mordaunt, Lakshmi, Malayalam, Mama Rainbow, Markham, Melinda Tse, Millions, My Heritage, Nagesh Kukunoor, Philip Leung, ReelWorld 2014, ReelWorld Film Festival, Render, Requiem for Romance, Ruptura, Samantha Wan, Second Jen, So You Think You Can Pitch Competition, Sol Friedman, Surita Parmar, Sushrut Jain, The Marvelous Girl, The Red House, The Rocket, Unsung Voices, We Each Have Our Armies, Yellow Sticky Notes
We are very excited here at Reel Asian office that Toronto International Film Festival (September 4 – 14, 2014) will be focusing on Seoul, South Korea, for the 2014 City to City programme!
This year will mark the 6th anniversary of City to City at TIFF, which showcases filmmakers living and working in a selected city, regardless of where their films are set. Continue reading
TIFF Kids International Film Festival is coming back! In addition to featuring more than 112 kids-friendly films from all over the world, TIFF offers Q&As with filmmakers, young filmmaker showcases, and an award-winning interactive exhibition.
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Teach your kids how to think and imagine and play, in the wonderful world of cinema! Oh, and don’t forget our picks at the fest!
Date: April 8 – 21 | Film Programme | Buy Tickets
Foley has been recorded and added to the film. Countless hours were spent cutting and editing footage. Colour correction is in place and it doesn’t look too much like an Instagram filter. The final (THIS BETTER BE THE FINAL ONE) render has processed through. You did it, you rockstar – time to submit your work.
Check out some of our friends who are are currently accepting films and don’t forget that Reel Asian is open for submissions as well
The 27th annual edition of Toronto’s famed Images Festival kicks off on April 10 with ten days celebrating the best of experimental film & video and contemporary moving image art. In addition to our co-presentations bookending the festival, there are Asian and Asian diasporic artists throughout the festival. Continue reading
Posted in Co-presentations, Out and About
Tagged 1997, A Story of Elusive Snow, Alexis Mitchell, Ashok Sukumaran, Bambitchell, Barry Doupé, Byron Chan, CAMP Collective, Delicious Songs, Evan Calder Williams, From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf, Heather Keung, Images 2014, Images Festival, Inhan Cho, Jennifer Chan, Johnson Ngo, Minha Park, Monitor, SAVAC, Shai Hereida, Shaina Anand, Sharlene Bamboat, Shikisou, Taku Unami, The Curse of Vacancy, Violent X, Vipin Vijay, Vishaparvam, Yota Kobayashi
Hot Docs 2014 Festival films and schedules were announced! From April 24 to May 4, the festival will feature 197 official selections from 43 countries. Note the new location of the festival box office: 2 Bloor Street West (Cumberland Terrace – Lower Level).
Here are some of our picks from the festival (Read more HERE):