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Freelance movie maker required

Published on 27 Aug 2013

Krunch Kloud seek a filmmaker to make a short company promotional video for their social media and Kickstarter profiles.

This brief would be ideal for a talented young filmmaker to gain experience and add a credit to their CV. The deadline for application is August 31st, so get applying!

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IdeasTap creative project funding

Published on 27 Aug 2013

If you are between 16-30 and have a creative project that needs a fiscal infusion, IdeasTap may have the answer.

Now open to those up to 30 years old, the Ideas Fund Innovators programme is running for creators of all disciplines. There are 20 awards of £500 available across two age groups, with the proposal deadline being October 31st, 5pm. To check your elligibility and for other information head to the brief page.

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Make the trailer for Charlie Higson's new novel

Published on 05 Jun 2013

Think you could make the trailer for Charlie Higson's new novel, The Fallen? If so, then IdeasTap have the opportunity for you.

The brief is to create an intriguing, exciting and scary trailer that provides a taste of Higson's 'The Enemy' series and its "sicko"-dominated world. Charlie himself says, "It doesn’t matter how you make it or what equipment you’ve got, whether you’ve got a 3D 35mm camera or just your phone. What we’re looking for is great ideas, imagination, loads of atmosphere and plenty of gore."

There are three age categories to enter for, with prizes for each category winner as well as an overall winner. Check out the brief for the competition, and get creating for a submission on August 23rd 2013.

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Junior Video Editor position at Aspect Film and Video

Published on 21 May 2013

Bristol-based Aspect Film and Video are looking for a Junior Video Editor to join their specialised education video division.

Candidates should have good accuracy, attention to detail and manage time well. They should also possess an eye for quality and be quick to learn. This role would suit someone looking to start a career in media and post-production.

Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Premiere and After Effects is of course beneficial. Head to to download a full job specification.

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Oculus Rift demo at Pervasive Media Studio

Published on 30 Apr 2013

Following the Pervasive Media Studio's Friday lunchtime talk on May 10th there will be a demo of the upcoming Oculus Rift VR hardware by Bristol games developer WormSlayer.

Having thrashed their Kickstarter funding target, the team behind the Oculus Rift is working hard to prepare the VR game system for market. The demo at the Pervasive Media Studio will allow developers in the region to get a taste for the possibilities of the new technology.

For more information on the Oculus Rift, head to

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IdeasTap's 10 x 10 x Mother film brief

Published on 30 Apr 2013

Want to develop your film-making portfolio? Then take a look at the film brief of the 10 x 10 x Mother programme, spearheaded by IdeasTap and creative company Mother.

10 x 10 x Mother is a programme of 10 multidisciplinary briefs developed by Mother, designed to help you to think conceptually and develop your portfolio. One of those briefs asks film-makers to create a film of no longer than 60 seconds, with the theme of RISK. The film should contain a narrative with dialogue, and have a beginning, a middle and an end.

The prize winner for this brief will receive £500, and will join the two runners up in receiving personalised feedback on their work from leading industry masterminds. The overall winner of the 10 x 10 x Mother programme will additionally receive a coveted six-week paid internship at Mother London's offices.

The deadline for submission is July 1st, so get working on your one-minute film masterpiece!

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Music Video Award brought to Encounters Film Festival

Published on 25 Apr 2013

A new category specifically showcasing music videos has been added to the Encounters Film Festival, being held in Bristol this September.

The Music Video Award sees Encounters partner with the team behind the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival, who will curate the new category. Also, those music videos chosen for Encounters will also be screened at the London Short Film Festival, to be held in early 2014.

In additional to the screenings, the winners of the Music Video Award will receive £500. The submission deadline for Encounters is June 3rd, so there's still time to finish your killer video for the festival!

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Junior Digital Designer post at realityhouse

Published on 16 Apr 2013

Digital marketing agency realityhouse are seeking a Junior Digital Designer/Artworker to join them in their studio in Bath.

The realityhouse portfolio consists of a diverse range of projects within the legal, accountancy and recruitment sectors, and you'll work with the creative and project management teams in delivering engaging and usable creative designs from websites to emails, brand identities to apps.

Experience in Adobe Fireworks, Photoshop and Illustrator is essential, with HTML, CSS and responsive web design knowledge being an asset. The position would suit a recent graduate or a self-taught designer with at least 2-years experience.

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Ken Eklund lunchtime talk

Published on 10 Apr 2013

Game designer Ken Eklund will be giving a talk on the topic of Alternative Reality Gaming and "authentic fiction" at the Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol, on April 30th.

Eklund has long been interested in the positive social effects of collaborative experiences and open-ended, creative play. In work such as World Without Oil, Giskin Anomoly and Ed Zed Omega he explores how contributing to "authentic fictions" (real-seeming yet fictional stories) engage people directly in real-world issues and have fun collaborating on storymaking, positive solutions and action.

This lunchtime talk is free and available to all. Booking is not required but it is recommended that you arrive a little early to avoid disappointment as seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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Robson Dowry design internships

Published on 20 Mar 2013

Young designers looking for real-world experience with a leading brand design agency should take a look at the Robson Dowry internship programme.

Robson Dowry, whose clients include a diverse range of regional, national and international clients, have been running an intern programme for a couple of years and are once again looking for final year and recent design graduates who would benefit from a 2-3 month period of development with real design team experience.

The programme runs continuously throughout the year, so there are a number of internships available. For an idea of Robson Dowry's previous projects head to

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