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Work With Us

 There is always plenty to be done at Mor Media Charity, so we have lots of opportunities for you to help our organisation run smoothly !

It's a great way to get experience, learn new skills, meet people and have some fun! 

Cornwall Film Festival Roles


In November from the 11th-30th, audiences of all types & stripes gather for the acclaimed Cornwall Film Festival program, making the Film Festival an unparalleled experience at the forefront of technology, creativity and imagination.

Opening soon! Every year we encourage volunteers to participate in Cornwall Film Festival.
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Roles are as follows - 

Film Festival Volunteer Coordinator 2024
Film Festival Production Crew 
Film Festival Photography
Film Festival Stewarding
Film Festival Reporter
Film Festival Marketing/Communications Assistant
Film Festival VR, AR and 360 stewards and support team
 

We are looking for pre-selectors for Cornwall Film Festival's BIFA qualifying short film competition! This role involves supporting our Short Film Manager by reviewing the suitability of submissions for consideration. You do not have to be based in the UK to apply, as all the viewing will be done remotely (access to a computer, and a stable internet connection is necessary).

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • On average pre-selectors will view between 5-6 hours of content as we encourage voting from multiple selectors to ensure fairness.

  • CFF receives around 300 submissions on average, but overall hours may increase if we go beyond this total - so some flexibility is encouraged.

  • Viewing, and assisting with the submission process through our festival platform FilmFreeway.Our short film submissions will be from all types of genres but will be no more than 20 minutes in length.

  • Meetings with key festival members, including members of the Awarding Jury (this will help you gain insight into the festival & filmmaking industry).

 

Key Skills/ Traits

  • An understanding of film festival standards and a critical eye.

  • Of course enthusiasm is the most important!

  • Organised and the able to work to deadlines

Knowledge and Experience

The successful candidate should be able to evidence the following essential criteria:

  • An interested in films, filmmaking, programming, curation & exhibition.

  • Knowledge of FilmFreeway is preferable, but there will be an opportunity for those unfamiliar with FilmFreeway to meet and learn the basics needed to be a preselector for CFF.

Application deadline - closed 

Benefits

  • Backstage access and lessons on how to one of the largest film festival submission platforms

  • Accreditation to use towards voluntary hours as part of a degree

  • Access to progression initiatives within the Mor Media team, pre-selectors, New Wave jury, Internships and other paid roles.

  • Reference signed by our Festival Director

Other Details

  • Based remotely

  • Reports to Short Film Manager

  • There will be between 20 - 30 pre-selectors chosen, and we are keen to accept applications from anyone.

  • This is a voluntary role, whilst we sadly cannot offer payment for the time you will receive the chance to watch and vote on the newest British and International Short Films

Mor Media Charity/ Cornwall Film Festival wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. By filling out our equality and diversity monitoring form, you are helping and co-operating with us to enable us to achieve our ambitions. The information you provide will be confidential and will not use for any other purpose than evaluation and monitoring.

Internships

We are seeking hard working and enthusiastic individuals who would like an internship with a film and media organisation. We are a media charity that holds an annual film festival, live events, yearly film screenings and programming, runs industry training, masterclasses and talks, education programmes and community media projects.

 

We will give you an opportunity to work across all our organisational strands - festival, industry and events, community, education, and charity to gain valuable experience in varied roles within the creative industry. You may work as a production assistant on one of our live events or online masterclasses; a researcher or content creator for our social media; a designer of digital assets for one of our programmes or as an event planner for one of our live events. We are looking for adaptable and  enthusiastic people who are ready for a challenge and want to try their hand at lots of different roles within the media. 

Internships typically last 3-6 months and involve a time commitment of 6 hours a week, including our weekly team meetings. 

While working with us you will gain access to our networks and we’ll share opportunities in our organisation and the wider media industry with you. We’ll help you with CV, job application and interview skills. You will be given an open reference and credit for your work, an opportunity to meet others, develop a network of people with a shared passion for film and to communicate your enthusiasm for film!

 

Many of our interns have moved into senior intern positions or been offered roles within our organisation, or have gone on to begin media careers in TV or film production, journalism and beyond.

Applications will close on June 21st  2024.

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