INSTRUCTOR/TEACHING ARTIST 2007 TRIBECA TEACHES: FILMS IN MOTION

Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) seeks a dynamic and inventive instructor/teaching artist for Tribeca Teaches: Films in Motion, a school based program for NYC youth ages 10-13. The instructor will collaborate with the program team to create curriculum that encourages critical thinking and highlights for young people how they can use the mediums of film and video as tools of expression. The teaching artist will also work in the classroom to teach the rudiments of filmmaking. Candidates for the position should have two years experience in digital filmmaking as well as a minimum of 2 years experience working with middle school students. Experience working with underrepresented youth and knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing is an asset. Working artists are encouraged to apply.
Tribeca Teaches: Films in Motion is a new TFI program that will launch in spring 2007. This pilot project will bring TFI-developed curriculum to middle school classrooms in conjunction with hands-on filmmaking tutorials, and present screenings of Tribeca Film Festival Films to Bronx Preparatory Charter School in the South Bronx. At its foundation, Tribeca Teaches aims to utilize media to help students think critically about ideas of identity, community and tolerance. A total of 90 middle school students will participate and create a collaborative short film.
Dates of employment
March – April 2007; 10 hours a week.
Salary Range
Daily rate commensurate with experience.
Please submit a resume and any relevant work samples by February 25, 2007 to:
Leslie Norville
Special Projects Manager
Tribeca Film Institute
375 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10013
Fax: (212) 965-4658
lnorville@tribecafilminstitute.org
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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