AluCine looking for Programming Committee Members

AluCine is seeking up to seven (7) candidates to fill out its team of committee members. In addition to selecting and programming works from over 200 submissions, elected candidates will also be responsible for composing program notes for the Festival catalog and related print and online products generated by the Festival; present screening programs throughout Festival in November 2011 and act as the Festival’s ambassador to visiting artists during the Festival.
Deadline to Apply: May 2, 2011

The Programming Committee selects films for exhibition at the Festival from submitted entries. Selected candidates will work as part of an approximately seven-member team to review and deliberate on upwards of 200-plus selections (short films and videos in all genres) submitted through an Open Call process as well as solicited and curated works.
For this position, the Festival is seeking up to seven (7) candidates to fill out its team of committee members. In addition to selecting and programming works from over 200 submissions, elected candidates will also be responsible for composing program notes for the Festival catalog and related print and online products generated by the Festival; present screening programs throughout Festival in November 2011 and act as the Festival’s ambassador to visiting artists during the Festival. Selected candidates will also be encouraged to propose marketing and outreach strategies for thematic and individual programming to the Festival Marketing Team; and will have the opportunity to visit other local festivals for programming research. A considerable time commitment is required, and positions are on a volunteer basis.

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated time commitment in order to view entries in a group review setting
• Strong communication, organizational and presentation skills
• Strong expository and critical writing skills (samples required)
• Strong internet research! skills< /span>
• Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals with diverse perspectives and opinions regarding Latin American, Canadian and diasporic cinema
• Knowledge of Latin American issues pertaining to cinema, politics and culture a plus
Duration: May 9 to June 30, 2011 (and some duties during the Festival, November 17-19, 2011)

Deadline to Apply: May 2, 2011
Reports to: Committee Coordinator
How To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to Adriana Rosselli, Development & Operations Coordinator, at: media@alucinefestival.com.

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