Northern Film & Media seeking two experienced script mentors (3-month contract)

Northern Film & Media are looking to secure the services of two experienced script mentors to take give industry guidance to a selection of the North East’s top script writers. The scheme will aim to assist the writers in developing the strongest possible script and pitch ahead of meetings with financiers. The mentoring will take the form of a series of 1-2-1 Skype sessions and notes.

Eligibility:  They are looking for people who can show evidence of the following:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the development of feature films at a high level
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience of mentoring early stage filmmakers from treatment to script
  • Strong networks within the film industry

Timeline:  They are looking to secure these services across a period of three months starting from March 10th 2014.

How to apply:  If you are interested in being considered please submit your CV and a quote for your fee for four mentoring sessions  (not to exceed £2,000). Please email jen@northernmedia.org before 21st Feb 2014  Fee must be quoted including VAT. Fee does not include travel and accommodation expenses which will be paid by Northern Film & Media if required.

Deadline:  21 February 2014

Source:  Arts Council e-newsletter

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