Scribe Video Center seeks an experienced programmer/field producer to coordinate Street Movies!, an annual outdoor summer film series. Scribe partners with neighborhood organizations across the Philadelphia region (including Camden and Chester) to present screenings of short independent films in outdoor neighborhood settings (vacant lots, parks, playgrounds, etc.) The screenings include live performances (music, spoken-word, dance, etc.), as well as a facilitated discussion of the films. A total of nine Street Movies! presentations will take place in August 2018.
The Producer enlists neighborhood groups to partner with Scribe; works with groups to develop a film program that is of interest to each selected community; recruits emcees, live performers and technical crew; and writes copy for marketing materials (posters, program guides). A substantial amount of time is spent researching, screening and selecting appropriate independent film works for Street Movies! On the day of screenings, Producer, working with a small road crew, is responsible for bringing projection and screening equipment to each outdoor site; set up and breakdown of video, audio and projection equipment. Presentations are video recorded and presented live to the audience.
This is a part time temporary position from April to mid-September 2018 and reports to the Program Manager.
– Demonstrated knowledge of digital video projection equipment
– Knowledge of lighting, video and audio recording
– Experience directing live performance for video
– Experience setting up sound systems for live concerts
– Ability to work with diverse communities
– Excellent public speaking skills in English with an ability to represent Scribe and communicate about our programs to diverse audiences. Conversant in Spanish.
– Valid driver’s license with experience driving a passenger van
– Experience supervising staff
– Ability to lift and carry equipment
– Highly organized and good at inventorying equipment and supplies
– Knowledge of Philadelphia area neighborhoods
Please send a letter of interest and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write ”Street Movies! Producer” in subject line.