Film Access Scotland
Film Access Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC034211

Film Access Scotland ​is a consortium of leading moving image and media access organisations that work with young people and the wider community throughout Scotland.

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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £30,000
  • Scotland
  • Closing 12th May 2021

Film Access Scotland is recruiting a Project Manager to coordinate and deliver a national short film challenge.

The first component of the project will involve design and delivery of a programme of climate literacy and short filmmaking skills training workshops for youth workers, arts organisations, community groups, schools, teachers, educators and other key stakeholder groups. This will kick start the second component, which is a period of filmmaking activity in which we will encourage and support people of all ages across Scotland to tell their stories about the impact climate change has or may have on their lives, communities and local environment through a 90 second film.

Film Access Scotland is the national sector development body which represents Film Access organisations across Scotland. Our members use film as an expressive tool to unlock the potential of individuals, groups and communities and to bring about positive and lasting social change.

Film Access Scotland has been appointed by Screen Scotland to design, manager and deliver a significant and high-profile short film challenge to coincide with COP26, requiring a Project Manager to coordinate and manage delivery.

In November 2021, the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP26 - comes to Scotland. In recognition of nations coming together in Glasgow to work to combat climate change, and an increased public awareness of the climate emergency, Film Access Scotland is launching a national short film challenge, to engage people all over Scotland with this highly important event and the climate crisis.

Film Challenge Project Manager, Film Access Scotland

Working with the Film Access Scotland Chief Executive and Development Manager, as well as Film Access Scotland’s member organisations, the right candidate will be a be an experienced and motivated Project Manager who will co-ordinate and manage delivery of the project.

You will be based in Scotland, with remote working initially likely, with office space working at one of the Film Access Scotland member organisations, subject to Government guidance. The role will include some travelling across Scotland.

This is a full-time, fixed term contract for the duration of the project and its evaluation period from June 2021 – March 2022. The salary is £27,000 - £30,000 p/a pro rata or will be a set fee at this level, to be discussed during recruitment period.

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Administrator / Project Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,000 – £22,000
  • Scotland, remote working likely
  • Closing 4th July 2021

Film Access Scotland is the national sector development body which represents Film Access organisations and practitioners across Scotland. Its members use film as an expressive tool to unlock the potential of individuals, groups and communities to bring about positive and lasting social change. Members use film and filmmaking to change lives by developing personal, social and technical skills, improving employability outcomes and focussing on health and wellbeing. They work with young people, adult learners, schools, communities and film talent through high-quality, inclusive and accessible learning, training and production programmes. Current member organisations include Screen Education Edinburgh, Station House Media Unit (shmu), Plantation Productions, GMAC Film, and Media Education.

Administrator/Project Assistant, Film Access Scotland

The Administrator/Project Assistant is responsible for supporting the Chief Executive and Development Manager in the administrative function of Film Access Scotland, supporting both the organisation and its membership, as well as providing support to other Film Access Scotland projects.

In the administrative function the role will provide robust administrative services for Film Access Scotland, be the first point of contact for enquiries, and support an efficient, well-organised and connected membership organisation. In the project assistant function the role will provide assistance to Film Access Scotland projects, assisting Project Managers and member organisations in the coordination of national Film Access projects.

To support our range of projects you will help coordinate and assist with project activities, resources, equipment and information. This will range from assisting in organising training and events, to liaising and communicating with film tutors, external organisations and Film Access Scotland member organisations, to processing online submissions.

You will be based in Scotland, with remote working initially likely, with office space working at one of the Film Access Scotland member organisations, subject to Government guidance. The role may possibly include some travelling across Scotland.

This is a full-time, fixed term contract for two years with possible extension on confirmation of funding. The salary is £20,000 – 22,000 p/a pro rata.

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Youth Film Festival, Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Central Belt of Scotland
  • Closing 19th July 2021

Film Access Scotland is the national sector development body which represents Film Access organisations and practitioners across Scotland. Its members use film as an expressive tool to unlock the potential of individuals, groups and communities to bring about positive and lasting social change. Members use film and filmmaking to change lives by developing personal, social and technical skills, improving employability outcomes and focussing on health and wellbeing. They work with young people, adult learners, schools, communities and film talent through high-quality, inclusive and accessible learning, training and production programmes. Current member organisations include Screen Education Edinburgh, Station House Media Unit (shmu), Plantation Productions, GMAC Film, and Media Education.

Funded by Screen Scotland and managed by Film Access Scotland, the 4th Edition of Film Access Scotland’s Youth Film Festival project will be delivered between August 2021 to March 2022. This Edition of the Youth Film Festival will comprise a youth-led Festival weekend delivered online and a year-round programme of open, inclusive and accessible activities delivered in person (where possible and appropriate) and online. Film Access Scotland will recruit a Festival Youth Advisory Group, whose members will take on the various roles required to produce and present the Festival. The Festival Advisory Group and other young people will be supported and encouraged to participate in high-quality, inspiring film activities and transformative learning experiences hosted by Film Access Scotland and its network of member organisations on a local, regional and national basis.

The Festival aims to provide a focus and platform to celebrate and promote the quality and diversity of work of Film Access Scotland and its member organisations and to celebrate the work of young people produced under the film access umbrella. It also provides a means to understand and demonstrate the impact of Film Access Scotland and its members and their work through the monitoring and evaluation process.

Film Access Scotland Youth Film Festival, Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator is responsible for co-ordinating and ensuring the successful delivery of the Youth Film Festival Project working with the Film Access Scotland Chief Executive, Development Manager and Project Assistant together with Film Access Scotland’s member organisations.

You will be an experienced, energetic and motivated Project Coordinator. You will coordinate: the recruitment of the Youth Advisory Group and its establishment, smooth running and work to produce and present the Festival; the year-round programme of events; relationships with the member organisations; communicating with stakeholders and partners; coordinating social media, website updates and promotion of events, including the Festival weekend and awards event; and delivery of the overall Project.

You will be based in the Central Belt of Scotland, with remote working likely and office space working at one of the Film Access Scotland member organisations, subject to Government guidance. The role may possibly include some travelling across Scotland.

This is a full-time, fixed term contract to March 2022, with possible extension on confirmation of funding. The salary is £24,000 p/a pro rata.

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Technical Coordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,322
  • Office likely to be Central Belt. Working practices subject to Government guidance. Home-working likely
  • Closing 15th September 2021

Film Access Scotland is the national sector development body which represents Film Access organisations and practitioners across Scotland. Its members use film as an expressive tool to unlock the potential of individuals, groups and communities to bring about positive and lasting social change. Members use film and filmmaking to change lives by developing personal, social and technical skills, improving employability outcomes and focussing on health and wellbeing. They work with young people, adult learners, schools, communities and film talent through high-quality, inclusive and accessible learning, training and production programmes. Current member organisations include Screen Education Edinburgh, Station House Media Unit (shmu), Plantation Productions, GMAC Film, and Media Education.

Technical Coordinator

Film Access Scotland requires a Technical Co-ordinator to help deliver two exciting film projects. First, a national short film challenge called Climate Challenge: 1.5 Degrees Films (“the Climate Challenge”), where anyone can submit a short film about climate change. Second, a dynamic, online, interactive and well-organised Youth Film Festival in November together with events and activities from September 2021-March 2022 connected to the work of the Festival's Youth Advisory Group.

Led by Film Access Scotland with support from Screen Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful, the Climate Challenge invites people to make films to share their thoughts and ideas about climate change and how it is affecting us as individuals, our surroundings, families and communities. Local filmmaking training and support will be provided to groups in Scotland from film educators based in community hubs and within partner arts and cultural organisations. Regardless of background, age, or filmmaking experience, anyone anywhere can submit a film to the Climate Challenge. The Technical Coordinator will coordinate the film submissions and online video platform, as well as help deliver online events.

The Film Access Scotland: Youth Film Festival will be designed and programmed by a team of young people from across Scotland (the “Youth Advisory Group”). The Technical Coordinator will work with the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator to help deliver a fantastic programme of films and events to inspire, educate and celebrate the creativity and diversity of young filmmakers and film enthusiasts living in Scotland.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in delivering online streaming events, public facing events, presentations and film screenings. We are looking for a combination of excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a comprehensive working knowledge of multiple on-line platforms, a passion for film, a keen eye for accuracy, a solid understanding of digital culture and experience of working with young people.

This position is fixed term contract to March 2022, initially Full-Time and then Part-Time from Feb-Mar. The salary is £23,322 p/a pro rata.

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