Austin Film Festival
- Project Type: Industry
- Pay Status: Unpaid
- Location: Austin
- Start Date: Sunday, September 15, 2019
- Wrap Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Via the Austin Film Festival, currently seeking projectionist:
Reports to: Production Manager
Dates: Must attend the Volunteer Training Sessions, QC at least 6 hours of films along with a commitment to at least 4 shifts of projection and be available during the week of October 24th through October 31st, 2019
Compensation: Festival Pass/Badge, dependent upon working shifts
Overall Job Description: The projectionist would be responsible for the successful presentation of films throughout the week of the Festival. Additional duties include quality checking films and conducting technical checks.
- Must have some experience with digital projection.
- Strong technical knowledge.
- Working knowledge of digital formats.
- Working knowledge of standard film aspect ratios.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Patience and ability to remain calm under pressure.
- Projecting digital film files to their utmost quality and monitoring the entire presentation from start to finish, ensuring said quality throughout the screening.
- Conducting pre-screening technical checks with filmmakers to ensure outstanding picture and audio quality.
- Attending equipment tests and installs at AFF venues.
- Quality checking films at the AFF office in the weeks leading up to the Festival.
- Communicating with the Festival Production Manager throughout the Festival and providing quality communication and professional service to our Festival filmmakers.
How to Contact Us:
Send your resume, along with references and a cover letter.
** All submissions must include references and a cover letter**
Submit resumes to:
As with any workplace, the film and television industries can present a wide range of potential occupational health and safety hazards to workers. The Texas Film Commission expects all productions, regardless of budget to employ best practices such as establishing a workplace harassment prevention policy as well as maintaining overall industry safety standards in order to encourage and accomplish safety on set. Please visit the Safety On Set page for additional industry safety resources as well as information about employee rights and laws in Texas.
Project posted August 12, 2019