Call for Applications - CONTACT Photography Festival Image Manager/Production Assistant

Call for Applications - CONTACT Photography Festival Image Manager/Production Assistant
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 12:45pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE: Friday, November 2, 2018

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is accepting applications for the full-time position of Image Manager/ Production Assistant. This position will support the Artistic Project Coordinator on various production tasks pertaining to exhibitions and the Public Installation program. 

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is a not-for-profit organization devoted to celebrating the art and profession of photography with an annual festival in May and year-round programming in the CONTACT Gallery. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement and maintain an image management system that includes the following tasks: 
  • File corresponding caption and credit information 
  • Manage and organize all image files for the Festival catalogue, website and press 
  • Convert images for a variety of outputs (print, web, large-format print) 
  • Respond to press requests for images from CONTACT’s PR firm 
  • Oversee production of exhibition quality prints as needed 
  • Set up files for large-format printing 

RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week 

TERM: Full-time, January - April, 2019 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must have graduated from OCAD U in 2017 or 2018.
  • Ability to work with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) at a high level 
  • A degree/diploma in photography or equivalent experience 
  • A strong eye for and knowledge of photographic print quality and colour correction 
  • Experience working with a high volume of images 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Thorough attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines 
  • Focused, motivated, and capable of working well with others in a small organization 
  • Experience working with large-format files and printing is an asset 
  • Ability to work with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) at a high level 
  • A degree/diploma in photography or equivalent experience 
  • A strong eye for and knowledge of photographic print quality and colour correction 
  • Experience working with a high volume of images 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Thorough attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines 
  • Focused, motivated, and capable of working well with others in a small organization 
  • Experience working with large-format files and printing is an asset 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV 
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

  • Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca 

For more information, please visit https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5703009-2019-contact-image-manager

Venue & Address: 
CONTACT Photography Festival
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5703009-2019-contact-image-manager
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 877-600 x361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - Public Digital Exhibition 2019

Yonge-Dundas Square and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Yonge-Dundas Square Career Launcher providing exhibition opportunity to two (2) screen-based projects by recent OCADU graduates. The exhibitions will take place across five (5) digital screens on the Square, and will last through February 2019. Successful applicant(s) will also receive artist fees provided by the CEAD. 

Call for Applications - Images Festival Programming Assistant

Call for Applications - Images Festival Programming Assistant
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 5:00pm to Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:45pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION 

DEADLINE: Friday, September 28, 2018

North America’s largest exhibitor of independent and experimental moving image culture is currently seeking a part-time Programming Assistant. This position will work in a collaborative environment to put together a festival including: screenings, exhibitions, performances and events. Images Festival is a dynamic workplace and annual forum for excellence and innovation in contemporary media art. 

The Programming Assistant reports directly to Artistic Director and works closely with AD and Programming Coordinator in all areas relating to the production of the 32nd Images Festival (April 11-18, 2019). Experience is key, but a strong interest and passion to learn more will be a strong asset. 

RATE: $16/ hour for 20 hours/ week 

TERM: Part-time, October, 2018 - May, 2019 (32 weeks)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administrate programming database with organizing and pre-screening submissions 
  • Support technical and logistical aspects of screenings, exhibitions, and live performances 
  • Organize contacts and artist related information in database 
  • Communication with participating artists, exhibition venues, and community partners, and organize artists’ participation in exhibition openings, receptions, parties and talks 
  • Assist the programming team with assembling content, images, biographies and logos for festival catalogue production 
  • Coordinate travel, accommodation, hospitality, arrival/ departure, and support for guests at the festival, and assistance with coordination of artist fees 
  • General festival administrative assistance and working with festival staff, interns and volunteers as required 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must have graduated from OCAD U in 2017 or 2018. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Technical knowledge of film, video, and media installation is an asset 
  • Strong organization skills to multitask and meet deadlines 
  • Experience in administrative support with data entry and email correspondence at festivals, art galleries, and artist-run-centres is an asset 
  • Demonstrated interests in contemporary moving image arts and experimental art practices 
  • Must be familiar with basic software (Microsoft Word and Excel) and various Content Management Systems 
  • Class G Drivers License is a strong asset 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV 
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca 

Venue & Address: 
Images Festival
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5647522-2018-images-programming-assistant
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 877-600 x361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - TODO Programs Coordinator

Call for Applications - TODO Programs Coordinator
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:45pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE: Friday, September 28, 2018 

Working with and reporting to the Artistic Director, the Programs Coordinator contributes to the planning, administration, and implementation of Festival programming, including exhibitions, events, outreach, and special initiatives. With a keen interest in art, design, and community, this role requires effective ideation, communication, collaboration, and execution. Valuable attributes include excellent writing and editing, attention to detail, self-motivation, and a willingness to learn. This is a part-time position, requiring an average of 10 hours of work per week, and increased hours during Festival Week. 

This position is supported through the Career Launchers Program. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Artistic Director and programming team to achieve Festival goals and long-term vision; 
  • Contribute to overall programming efforts by developing, organizing, and implementing initiatives and projects, including research, outreach, and calls for submissions; 
  • Contribute to Festival website by researching or interviewing designers, writing for the blog, and populating the Festival Week schedule of events; 
  • Maintain good communication with the art and design community, partners, and stakeholders as appropriate to each project; 
  • Be responsible for the progress and outcomes of initiatives and projects you lead and/or coordinate; 
  • Contribute to grant applications and reporting by writing narratives and collecting data, as applicable 
  • Support festival events and projects by being an on-site point-of-contact and/or lead; and 
  • General responsibilities including but not limited to: maintain regular and timely correspondence with team members; attend regular team meetings; act as an ambassador for the Festival; attend and facilitate Festival events. 

RATE: $16/ hour with flexible weekly schedules 

TERM: Part-time, January, 2019 - January, 2020 (13 months) 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must have graduated from OCAD U in 2017 or 2018. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated curatorial and programming experience in arts and design 
  • Ability to take directions and execute tasks 
  • Ability to work independently and take initiatives 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV 
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background 
  • One (1) short writing sample 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

  • Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca 

For more information, please visit https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5646914-2019-todo-programs-coordinator 

Venue & Address: 
TO Design Offsite Festival
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5646914-2019-todo-programs-coordinator
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 877-600 x361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Submissions - Career Launcher: The Brandscape Residency 2018

Call for Submission Career Launcher the Brandscape Residency 2018
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:30pm to Friday, September 14, 2018 - 11:45am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION 

Tough Guy Mountain and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Brandscape Residency Career Launcher 2018 providing an OCADU graduate working with VR/AR or other digital media a 6-month residency at the Brandscape located at 1136 Dupont St. Toronto. 

The successful applicant will have access to all available facility at the Brandscape as well as a mentorship on video editing and post-production from Tough Guy Mountain. Additionally, the artist in residency will also receive a production stipend from the CEAD. 

The Brandscape is an artist studio, a new media lab and a rentable event/shooting space. It is a 2500 square foot hall equipped with a 12’x12’x10’ cyclowall. It was established in 2016 by the artist-run company Tough Guy Mountain. 

Tough Guy Mountain (TGM) is a Toronto based artist-run company focusing on the glories, trials, and absurdity of late capitalism. As an artist collective of over a dozen members, TGM creates “total works of art”, presentations of capitalist aesthetic and consumer culture. TGM creates narrative performances where the collective plays a fantastical corporation that treats Art as another client. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must have graduated from OCAD U in 2017 or 2018. 
  • Recommended programs: DPXA. DIGF. INTM, PHOT, DF, IAMD

 

DEADLINE 

Friday, September 14, 2018 

 

PARTNER 

The Brandscape 

www.brandscape.club 

1136 Dupont St. Toronto, ON, Canada 

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV. 
  • Biography and artist statement. 
  • Project proposal for the residency (200 words) with visual support (jpeg images or links to video). 
  • 200-word statement considering the possibilities and limitations of artist spaces, their operations, and the role of artists in Toronto. 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF with separate visual attachments to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca 

 

For more information, please visit https://careerlaunchers.format.com/2018-brandscape-residency 

Venue & Address: 
The Brandscape 1136 Dupont St. Toronto, ON, Canada
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/2018-brandscape-residency
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Submissions - Career Launcher: The Brandscape Residency 2018

Tough Guy Mountain and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Brandscape Residency Career Launcher 2018 providing an OCADU graduate working with VR/AR a 6-month residency at the Brandscape. 

Call for Submissions - Career Launcher: 401 Built for Art Nuit Blanche 2018

401 Richmond Street West and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the 401 Built for Art Nuit Blanche Career Launcher providing exhibition opportunity inside 401’s historic building to one public art project (installation, performance, etc.) during Nuit Blanche Toronto 2018 on September 29 2018 from 7pm to 7am.

Call for Submissions - Career Launcher: 401 Built for Art Nuit Blanche 2018

Call for Submission Career Launcher 401 Built for Art Nuit Blanche 2018
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 9:15am to Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:45pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

401 Richmond Street West and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the 401 Built for Art Nuit Blanche Career Launcher providing exhibition opportunity inside 401’s historic building to one public art project (installation, performance, etc.) during Nuit Blanche Toronto 2018 on September 29 2018 from 7pm to 7am.

The successful artist(s) will work with curator William Huffman to realize the project. In addition to the exhibition opportunity, the Career Launcher recipient will also receive a production grant from the CEAD.

On September 29, 2018 from dusk ‘til dawn 401 Richmond will be teeming with dynamic and interactive exhibitions, installations and performances created by home-grown talent and by artists from as far away as the Canadian Arctic. Entitled Built for Art, this curatorial initiative will feature many of the galleries and arts organizations that call 401 Richmond home, while also presenting visiting creators in a variety of public and not-so-conventional spaces in the building. Two floors of creative exploration await Nuit Blanche Toronto revellers for a unique experience that both highlights a diversity of cultural practice and showcases the iconic address that continues to transform Toronto’s cultural landscape.

401 Richmond is a restored, heritage-designated, industrial building turned arts-and-culture hub in downtown Toronto. It is home to over 140 artists, cultural producers, social innovators, micro-enterprises, galleries, festivals and shops. 

 

QUALIFICATION

  • Must have graduated from OCAD U in 2017 or 2018

 

DEADLINE 

Friday, August 31, 2018 

 

PARTNER

401 Richmond

www.401richmond.com

401 Richmond St. W.

Toronto, ON, Canada

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV
  • Description of the project (maximum 500 words)
  • Maximum 5 visual support material
  • Installation/ preparation plan and technical requirements (feel free to include a wish-list)
  • Biography and artist statement 

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF and with separate image attachments to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

Venue & Address: 
401 Richmond St. W. Toronto, ON, Canada
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/2018-401-richmond-nuit-blanche
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - Career Launcher: Gallery 44 Production Memberships 2018

Gallery 44 and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Gallery 44 Career Launcher providing Production Memberships to five (5) OCADU recent graduates with access to Gallery 44 production facilities, equipment rentals and programming for one (1) year starting October 2018 to support the graduates’ upcoming exhibitions and professional opportunities. 

Call for Applications - Career Launcher: Gallery 44 Production Memberships 2018

Call for Applications Career Launcher Gallery 44 Production Memberships
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:30pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Gallery 44 and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Gallery 44 Career Launcher providing Production Memberships to five (5) OCADU recent graduates. This exclusive membership opportunity will provide access to Gallery 44 production facilities, equipment rentals and programming for one (1) year starting October 2018 to support the graduates’ upcoming exhibitions and professional opportunities.

Additionally, recipients will also receive studio credits valued at $500, and opportunities to participate in G44 member’s exhibitions, workshops and events. G44’s facilities include: 

  • Black and White Darkroom 
  • Film Developing Station
  • Imacon 949 iMac Station
  • Epson V700 iMac Station 
  • Shooting Studio
  • Resource Centre 
  • Print Finishing Area
  • HP Z3200 Printing.
  • Equipment Rentals

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have graduated from OCADU in Spring 2017 or later. 
  • Must have a continuous photography-based practice.

 

DEADLINE

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 

 

PARTNER

Gallery 44 - Centre for Contemporary Photography

www.gallery44.org

Suite 120, 401 Richmond St West. Toronto, ON, Canada

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV.
  • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio.
  • A statement of interest (250 words) that contextualizes your intent to use the facility, outlines the significance of the opportunity to your practice, and demonstrates how the opportunity will be used to enhance your professional development.
  • Written confirmation of the conditions (see Qualifications). 

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF and with separate image attachment to the attention of Tak Pham. tpham@ocadu.ca

Venue & Address: 
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography Suite 120, 401 Richmond St West. Toronto, ON, Canada
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/2018-g44-production-membership
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A

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