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

REX Curator 2018

JOBBA HOS OSS

Background

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.

Requirements

  • 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 Lara.Szabo-Greisman@diplomatie.gouv.fr by the 31st of October.

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