The 2016 Film Finishing Fund Application is Now Available!

Posted Tuesday 10 May 2016

WOMEN IN FILM, LOS ANGELES OPENS THE 2016 FILM FINISHING FUND FOR APPLICATIONS. Submissions accepted April 26 - June 30, 2016. In order to qualify, your film must be by and/or about women, and at the rough cut stage. We are excited to team up with Screening Room for this year's submissions.

Recipients will be announced in November. Interested filmmakers should go to the WIF website http://womeninfilm.org to find the application.

Now in its 31st year, Women In Film will give up to $25,000 cash, in-kind and consultation grants for films by and/or about women as represented in documentary, narrative, animated and/or experimental films, shorts or feature length.

Since its inception in 1985, the Fund has awarded more than $2 million worth of grants to over 220 films from all over the world.

This month alone, four past grant winners

(Deb Shoval's AWOL, Priscilla Anany's Children of the Mountain, Christine Turner's You Can Go, and Kristi Zea's Everybody Knows Elizabeth Murray) premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The Finishing Fund has an impressive track record of selecting films for completion that have gone on to win major awards, including: �

Freida Mock's Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision, the 1994 Academy� Award-winner for Best Documentary � Esther Robinson's A Walk Into The Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory, 2007 Teddy Award Winner at the Berlin Film Festival �

Cynthia Wade's Freeheld, the 2008 Academy� Award-winner for Best Documentary Short Subject �

Maryam Keshavarz's Circumstance, the 2011 Sundance Audience Award winner �

Khadija Alsalami's I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced, winner of the 2014 Best Fiction Feature Award at the Dubai International Film Festival �

Grace Lee's American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, 2015 Peabody Award winner

Entrants do not have to be Women In Film members to apply for a grant, and WIF encourages international applications. WIF LA has posted interviews with its 2015 Finishing Fund winners at the Tribeca Film Festival, which you can access via this link:

http://womeninfilm.org/film-finishing-fund/.

To stay up to date, follow Women In Film on Twitter (@WIF_LosAngeles) and Facebook (facebook.com/WIFLA), and subscribe to the WIF newsletter

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Posted Tuesday 10 May 2016

Business Support - Part-time

Are you looking to work in a vibrant environment where your business, finance and communication skills are valued?

Do you want to be part of a team where everyone is passionate about what they do?

Are you prepared to take on all aspects of HR and Finance?

The New Zealand Dance Company is Aotearoa's freshest dance company with a long-term vision to create a permanent high calibre national contemporary dance company. We are a growing organisation and we are currently looking for an experienced finance and HR professional who can provide business support to the team.

It is really important to us is that this business support person is committed to helping us reach our vision which is the genuine desire to change the way New Zealanders see and experience contemporary dance. We are a not for profit organisation so it is equally important that people who work for us understand our values and goals and are prepared to go the extra mile. We are looking for positive individuals but people who enjoy being part of a team.

The role reports direct to the CEO and her E.A. but also provides information to other team members.  We are governed by a Board, so attendance at Board meetings may be required. There is flexibility around weekly hours but between 15-20 hours over a minimum of three days.

We're looking for someone with the following attributes and skills:

  • Relevant financial/accounting/reporting experience and budget forecasting
  • Experience in NZ HR & employment guidelines
  • Excellent skills in data analysis , ability to summarise data and provide useful comment
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in the use of the Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to use accounting software programmes XERO and SmartPayroll
  • Good understanding of the New Zealand business tax obligations and IRD reporting
  • A highly organized person who can prioritize and balance workloads in order to meet deadlines
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable - with consistency and accuracy in dealing with day to day reconciliations, Debtors and Creditors and other accounting requirements.
  • A team member but one who can work independently
  • A good communicator with a strong command of English.
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • It would be an advantage to have an understanding of production budgets and multiple project systems.

 

To apply:

Please email your CV along with a cover letter to Liz van Dyk accounts@nzdc.org.nz

Please also email Liz for a full job description.

Applications close at noon on Monday 2 May.

 

Please note that applicants for this position must have NZ residency.

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