Jobba hos oss 2017-09-28T14:24:42+00:00

REX Curator 2018



REX Animation Film Festival is an annual festival taking place in Stockholm Mid-October. For the 2018 festival, we are looking for a new Curator to help us seek out the best animation films that Europe has to offer.

The Curator will be paid on a freelance basis and should be available for part-time work between February and May when the bulk of the work described below will be done. The Curator should then also be available in a window around the Festival itself.


  • Passion for animation
  • Knowledge of the film industry and film festival licencing
  • The ability to judge a film’s merits based on multiple parameters
  • The ability to work independently according to a fixed timeline of delivery
  • Effective and succinct communicator, able to report progress continuously to Board
  • Based in Stockholm
  • Confirmed availability for part-time work between February and May 2018

Role and Responsibilities

  • Researching current animated films (from the past 2-3 years) from 10-15 countries.
  • Contacting and being in dialogue with participating Cultural Institutes and Embassies for the selection of films from their countries
  • Selecting a maximum of 50 short films and 4-5 feature length films to be shown in REX Animation Film Festival 2018, with a minimum of 3 short films per country.
  • Securing a varied program of short films while taking into consideration the Rex Programming Mandate and the desire to feature different genres, target audiences, animation techniques, story-telling styles etc.
  • Collecting Films (and screeners wherever possible), description texts and press-kits (in English) from all countries
  • Attending Rex Board meetings and collaborate in the production of the festival programme
  • Securing outstanding material in order to fulfill festival calendar and deadlines
  • Receiving, testing and cueing films in collaboration with the technicians at the cinema involved in Rex
  • If possible, introduce the Festival on the opening night

Details and Compensation

The exact level of compensation offered by the REX Board for these responsibilities is dependent upon a number of factors and will be confirmed in due course. However, as an indicator, in 2017 a compensation of 62,500 SEK (ie 50,000 SEK + VAT) was given.

If you are interested in working with us next year please send your CV and Motivation Letter to by the 31st of October.

Interviews will take place in November and a candidate will be hired before the winter break.