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Communications / PR (4 positions)

Responsibilities (will include but not be limited to)

With COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE:

  • Assist the Communications Office Manager and the PR team with various tasks relating to: the organization of press conferences and red carpet events, press junket and media interview coordination, guest lists management, the production of press releases and press review compiling. (2 positions)
  • Manage the online video library for use by press & industry delegates and serve as the primary liaison to coordinate materials for jury members.(ie. uploading video files) (1 position)

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in, or a recent graduate of the Communication Studies or Communications and Public Relations programs
  • Detail oriented with strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Impeccable written and spoken French and English is essential, knowledge of a third language is an asset
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office and Mac OS
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to adapt to a demanding work schedule, including evenings and week-ends
  • Familiarity with the film festival environment considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in a communications team considered an asset
  • Strong interest in film, especially genre film (horror/sci-fi/cult) considered an important asset

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE:
Contract Dates: June 18 – August 10 Full-time
Contact: Melanie Mingotaud - melanie@mingo2.ca
Applications must be received by: April 30th, 5pm



Television Production Internship (5 positions)

Responsibilities (will include but not be limited to)

Editing (1 position)

  • Assist director during live show
  • Put together daily recap videos
  • Edit and create subtitles for pre-recorded interviews
  • Prepare all footage for daily show
  • Edit footage for all necessary material

Sound (1 position)

  • Monitor sound during live broadcast of daily show
  • Intervene rapidly to solve any issues related to sound during live broadcast
  • Occasionally monitor sound for pre-recorded segments

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skill behind a camera (required for camera positions)
  • A working knowledge on Premier CC and Final Cut softwares (required for editing)
  • Fluency in both english and french (spoken)
  • Ability to work well both independently with a spirit of initiative and in a team within fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt to a demanding work schedule, including late evenings and week-ends
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Excellent customer service skills and a positive, outgoing attitude
  • Interest & knowledge of film, especially genre film, considered a strong asset

Contract Dates: Between July 2nd – August 10th Full-time (Varies for positions)
Contact: Tania Morissette - tania@fantasiafestival.com
Applications must be received by April 30th, 5pm



Study Coordinator

Responsibilities (will include but not be limited to)

  • Reporting to the festival director, assist in setting up study and training staff and volunteers
  • Oversee interviewers, volunteers and staff taking part in study
  • Create schedules for interviewers and volunteers
  • Ensure good workflow, that quotas are met and deadlines respected
  • Liaise between survey firm and Fantasia team
  • Act as principal resource regarding study during the festival
  • Expect to work indoors and outdoors

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in, or a recent graduate of the Communication Studies, Communications and Public Relations, Marketing or Business programs
  • Experience working with large-scale surveys an asset
  • Management experience a strong asset
  • Strong leadership with a positive attitude
  • Impeccable written and spoken French and English
  • Detail oriented with strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well both independently with a spirit of initiative in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to adapt to a demanding work schedule, including evenings and week-ends
  • Interest and knowledge of film, especially genre film is an asset

Contract Dates:June 25th – August 3rd Full-time
Contact: Tania Morissette - tania@fantasiafestival.com
Applications must be received by: April 30th 5pm



Korean / Japanese Interpreters (Several positions)

Responsibilities (will include but not be limited to)

  • Act as interpreter for Korean or Japanese guests during interviews
  • Assist in translating written interviews with French or English speaking journalists
  • Act as interpreter for interviews on festival talkshow (may be on camera, may be live)
  • Assist in translating pre-recorded interviews for festival talkshow and create subtitles
  • Accompany to guests during their time off festival grounds (dinners, activities etc)
  • Act as interpreter to facilitate interactions between guests and programmers or other staff
  • May be required to attend events (screenings, red carpets, interviews, etc)

Minimum Requirements

  • Impeccable spoken Japanese AND English (French a strong asset) is required
  • OR
  • Impeccable spoken Korean AND English (French a strong asset) is required
  • Ability to read Japanese AND/OR Korean AND English is an extremely strong asset
  • Written Japanese AND/OR Korean AND English is an extremely strong asset
  • Ability to adapt to a demanding work schedule (evenings, late nights, early mornings or week-ends) is a must
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Ability to engage easily with strangers and maintain a respectful and professional attitude
  • Interest and knowledge of film, especially genre and Japanese or Korean cinema considered an asset

Contract Dates:July 5th – August 3rd Part-time
Contact: Tania Morissette - tania@fantasiafestival.com
Applications must be received by: April 30th 5pm



VR Coordinator (1 position)

Responsibilities (will include but not be limited to)

  • Plan the space organization and design (floorplans) as well as electrical and other supplies needed;
  • Make the purchases or rentals necessary;
  • Plan the list of signage needed and communicates with the graphic artist and printer;
  • Is the Fantasia contact person for VR companies we have to deal with for the production of the event;
  • Is in charge of coordinating the technical set up of the spaces;
  • Oversees the installation of the VR booths and manages the volunteer staff on site;
  • In charge of planning the crowd control for these spaces;
  • Oversees the tear down of the spaces and shipping back of rentals.
  • Make sure films are properly downloaded and headsets are correctly programmed

Minimum Requirements

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills;
  • Comfortable with using and troubleshooting technical problems on different audio-visual equipment (Smart TVs, media readers, computers, etc.);
  • Extensive knowledge of VR technologies an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of either French or English, adequate knowledge of the other language;
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Drive;
  • Familiarity with the film festival environment considered an asset;
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a fast-paced team environment;
  • Ability to adapt to a demanding work schedule, including evenings and week-ends;
  • Interest and knowledge of film, especially genre film (horror/sci-fi/cult) considered an asset.

Contract Dates:June 26th to August 14th Full-time
Contact: Marie-Jade Lemonde - mariejade@fantasiafestival.com
Applications must be received by: April 30th 5pm

Volunteering

Fantasia being a non-profit organization, the success of our festival has relied on a dedicated and enthusiastic team of volunteers.

To apply to be a volunteer, please fill in the online application below. You can also send your resume and a presentation letter to jobs@fantasiafestival.com.

If you have any special skills that are not listed here but you think could contribute to the festival in a special way, don't hesitate to let us know!

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