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BG CASTING CALL (SUDBURY): "LETTERKENNY" - SEASON 3

Published on Feb 22, 2017

Hit comedy TV series, Letterkenny (Season 3) has the following Background Casting Call:

The production s currently seeking Males and Females (Ages 25-40) for bar scenes on March 3rd and March 6th.

Send your recent photo and contact info to micheline.bg1casting@gmail.com.

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Gallus Entertainment in Sudbury is Hiring

Published on Feb 16, 2017

Gallus Entertainment is currently seeking artists and individuals to apply to work on their most recent animated series in their Sudbury, Ontario office.

SEEKING: 2D ANIMATORS, 3D ANIMATORS, 3D MODELING ARTISTS, LIGHTING/COMPOSITING WRITER, RENDER WRANGLER

Please send your resume and demo reel link to jobs.sudbury@gallusentertainment.com

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Arts Council of Algoma is Now Hiring

Published on Jan 19, 2017

The Arts Council of Algoma invites applications for the position of Community Art and Cultural Project Coordinator. The preferred applicant holds a degree in Visual Arts, and/or Anishinaabe/Indigenous Studies or similar experience.  The successful applicant is expected to be self-motivated, possess exemplary communication skills, lead by example, coordinate projects and activities within a traditional indigenous context. Experience in hosting, advertising, coordinating, and establishing educational interactions between indigenous and non-indigenous communities a must. The Project Coordinator will create and nurture art projects aimed at engaging experienced and emerging indigenous and non-indigenous art makers, artists, and community members. Full time position, details can be discussed at interview, expected start date is February 1st.

Candidates are invited to submit a résumé along with references, (CPIC), and links to a professional website/portfolio to the care of the Executive Director of the Arts Council of Algoma at info@ssmarts.ca by 5 pm on January 21st 2017.

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MFM is Hiring: Film Programs & Reporting Supervisor

Published on Jan 18, 2017

Programs & Reporting Supervisor

Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2017 / Start Date: Feb 13, 2017 / Salary: $48,000 - $52,000 / Province: Ontario / Region: Northeastern Ontario / City: Sudbury / Term: Full-time

MUSIC AND FILM IN MOTION: Music and Film in Motion (MFM), a division of the not-for-profit organization Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION), is dedicated to fostering and promoting the music and film industries in Northern Ontario, as well as providing educational programming to cultivate the advancement of Northern Ontario’s emerging talent. MFM works within the boundaries of Northern Ontario, which includes a population of approximately 760,000 people. MFM strives to connect music and film artists and practitioners with opportunities and resources to advance their projects and their careers.  MFM’s ongoing advocacy for Northern Ontario music and film production output is carried out with the primary objective of contributing to the further development of Northern Ontario’s thriving cultural industries.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: In this future-focused leadership role, we seek a strategic individual to oversee and contribute to the ongoing development of MFM by maintaining and encouraging new and existing partnerships that will bring passion, expertise and sound judgement to the organization’s mandate and overall vision.

The successful candidate will champion Northern Ontario’s screen-based industries while supporting the advancement of regional economic goals, and act as an unbiased and objective facilitator between industry and government.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Reactive Film Inquiries: respond promptly to all inquiries related to film, television and media arts production

-Proactive Film Production: attend annual conferences in order to pitch Northern Ontario as a production-friendly region and secure inbound productions

-Database Management: manage a crew and company database and monthly production hot list; oversee development of local film production company database, locations database and industry calendar

-Community Relations: liaise with various agencies, organizations, associations and municipalities to establish and/or streamline permitting processes

-Strategic Marketing: develop MFM’s sales pitch and work with Marketing & Communications to manage the initiative’s promotional strategy

-Website Management: manage the organization’s website as the central portal for any Northern Ontario film initiatives

-Public Relations: create media exposure for Northern Ontario production related success stories

-Spokesperson: serve as MFM’s spokesperson and point person on film / TV production side, as needed

-Advisory Committee Liaison: oversee the membership of the initiative’s advisory committee and lead quarterly meetings

-Partnership Relations: work in tandem with other production based organizations / associations, etc., including municipal Economic Development Corporations; Ontario Media Development Corporation, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, various unions, to maximize marketing efforts and industry development and to discuss industry progress and associated strategies

-Budget Management: plan, track, and reconcile the initiative’s annual budget

-Key Success Objectives: monitor, track, and report on key success objectives, including: website traffic, productions hosted, and estimated economic impact from productions

REQUIREMENTS:

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MAPPED Crew Funding Deadline: Feb. 1st, 2017

Published on Jan 13, 2017

Is your production commencing filming in #northernontario between the dates of March 1st & June 30th, 2017?
CION's MAPPED Crew Funding is for you!

The program has contributed to the hiring of 60 Northern Ontario crew across 13 different productions.

This CION administered funding programme to train Northern Ontario residents working in film and television production, Media Arts Production: Practised, Employed, Developed (MAPPED), is an applied production career acclamation and advancement programme. With funding from FedNor, CION will provide work and training opportunities for Northern Ontario’s media arts production crew members. The programme is designed to supplement existing funding sources in order to expand and develop the local skills base across Northern Ontario.

For further information about MAPPED, please contact Adam Killah, or via phone at 705-885-9889, Extension 235.

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2017 for productions preparing to shoot between the dates of March 1st, 2017 through June 30th, 2017.

Producers, start your application today!

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