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Digital Artist required for community heritage project
Archiving Wimborne Community Theatre
Digital Artist required for community heritage project
Wimborne Community Theatre is developing an online archive and website of its work over the last 20 years developing site specific theatre in outdoor or non theatre spaces in East Dorset. WCT will be working in partnership with Dorset History Centre and Priests’ House Museum, Wimborne.
As part of the project, we require a Digital Artist to work with students at Queen Elizabeth School and Allenbourn School, Wimborne, to produce two short animation films which re-interpret extracts from selected stories portrayed in WCT’s productions. These films will be included on the WCT Archival website.
Selection of the extracts will be made in collaboration with the Wimborne Community Theatre Steering Group.
Apart from a general interest in culture and heritage, the artist must have:
- Experience of working creatively with young people to develop digital animation
- Awareness of how to achieve balance between participants input and artist’s own contribution
- Ability to work flexibly and imaginatively to encompass range of ideas
- Proven experience of working to a high level in the field of Digital Animation
- Experience of working as part of a team, which will include Dorset History Centre officers, WCT volunteers and Website Designer
- Public Liability Insurance and evidence of CRB enhanced disclosure
- The ability to be adaptable to change and work to a deadline
£2250: to include 5 half days workshops @ £150 at 2 schools plus post production and travel to meetings
Please send a short written application, stating why this project interests you and how it relates to previous or current professional work.
Please also send CV, plus information about related work, and details of 2 referees, one of which must relate to current work.
Your application will be considered by members of the Archiving Wimborne Community Theatre planning group.
Application deadline: Monday June 10
Interview: Thursday June 27 afternoon
Workshops to take place: September, to be negotiated with schools
Completion of work: October/November
Please send application to: email@example.com
New Freelance opportunities with Arts Bournemouth
Arts Bournemouth wishes to appoint two freelance contracts:
1. Arts and Festival Project Manager 4 month contract £9,500
2. Communications and Events Assistant 6 month contract £9,000
Arts Bournemouth works to enhance and promote art and culture across Bournemouth, presenting events throughout the year, including the annual Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival. A key aim of Arts Bournemouth is to create a stronger presence and profile for the arts in Bournemouth and to increase the range and engagement of audiences in the Borough and beyond. Arts Bournemouth wishes to appoint:
1) An experienced freelance Arts and Festival Project Manager to work with the Arts Bournemouth team in the planning and delivery of arts and festival events. The main focus for the Project Manager will be the delivery of key events leading up to and during the festival. The festival takes places from 20 September – 12 October 2013 Deadline for Submission: 5pm Thursday 16 May 2013 Interviews: Thursday 23 May 2013. Job description.
2) An experienced freelance Communications and Events Assistant. The position offers great opportunity for someone with relevant experience and skills who is interested in events management and marketing communications who would like to gain further experience in the development, delivery and marketing of arts events and specifically the 3rd Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival. Deadline for Submissions: 5pm Thursday 16 May 2013 Interviews: Wednesday 22 May 2013. Job description.
The contracts run from June 2013.
Arts Bournemouth is part of Bournemouth Borough Council
Social Media and Digital Marketing Training Courses
Weekdays 10am-5pm – RSVP by email for more information.
Objectives: Train attendees in all relevant aspects of Digital Marketing & PR, Social & Mobile Marketing Strategy & New Platforms for immediate use in your daily business, as well as help develop action plans for next steps.
Who Attends?: Relevant for all marketing, comms, research, HR and commercial execs who have involvement in these areas – whether in depth delivery or strategic overview. The sessions cover the essentials up to the latest must know developments but in a language that everyone can understand and find useful – whether beginner or expert. We usually have groups with a variety of experience levels which works well as it reflects the real working world.
All Sections Include … Latest Research – New Opportunities – Case Study Examples – Strategy & Measurement – Top Tools – Content Management – Community Building – Influencer Outreach – Data & CRM – ROI & Project Plans – Q&A
Section 1: How To Plan An Integrated Social Media & Mobile Strategy – Key Frameworks & Strategies: To Ensure Your Plan Is Focused, Relevant & Measureable From Day1 – Search Engine Optimisation: How To Respond To The Latest Google Changes & Ensure Sustainable Growth? – Google+ : We Look At Who’s Really Using & What’s Really Essential About It?
Section 2: Essential Social Media Monitoring & Brand Reputation Management – Social Media Monitoring & Brand Reputation Management:Know Who’s Mentioning Your Brand & Assess The Risks & Opportunities In Real Time? – Influencer Mapping, Outreach & Twitter: How To Find Your Influencers & Win Them To Your Cause?
Section 3: Creating Content Strategies That Are Successful, Sustainable & Profitable? – Building A Social Website With Blogs & Forums: New Ways To Adapt & Adopt These “Older” Tools For Business Use? – Adapting For Smartphones, Tablets & Apps – How To Ensure Your Business Has A Scalable Plan Not Just An App? Rich Content, Online Video & Youtube: We Know We Need It – So How To Develop & Deliver A Rich Content Plan Thats Focused, Relevant & Profitable! Adapted, Curated, Created & User Generated Content – Risks & Opportunities?
Section 4: How To Use To Building Relationships, Reputations & Brands … To Extract Business Value? – Expanding The Power Of LinkedIn – Crash Your Recruitment Costs, Find Top Talent, Build A Lead Generating Hub, Integrate Into Your Digital Mix, Tap Into Rich Social CRM Data – Do You Know How? How Useful Are LinkedIn’s Latest Acquisitions Slideshare & Connected? What Is Facebook Best For? A Hard Look At What’s Really Working For Businesses There? How Can We Benefit From Facebook’s Billion Dollar Acquisition Instagram?
Section 5: Scaling Up Success & Driving Business Conversion? – Bookmarking : Digg May Be In Long Term Decline But The Newer Kids On The Block Have Huge Staying Power – Add That To Your Posts! – Pinterest: What’s All The Fuss About? We Look At Where It’s Really Driving Business? Pay Per Click Ads: Yes They Do Work On Social If Integrated – We Look At How? – Email Marketing: Older Tools Need Rethinking?
Section 6: How To Measurement, Prove ROI & Plan Resourcing? – Metrics & ROI Models – Social Media Regulation & Writing Policies – Project Planning & Resources – How To Be Agile & Deliver? The Future: Key Trends – Social TV, In Car Systems, Google Glasses … Where Will It End?
Great Venues With Networking Breakfast – Lunch & Refreshments – Networking Drinks
Social Media Training UK – LIMITED PLACES – REGISTER TODAY! – 100% Refund If Not 100% Satisfied!
PRICE TBC. Email for more information.
Wessex Writers Cafe is a fortnightly friendly writers group/workshop for budding, growing or even fully bloomed writers, to learn, support and inspire.
Venue: Castlepoint Library Bournemouth #
Doors: 10:30am til 12:30pm (last entry 10:30am)
Minimum age: 18
Entry price £8
Lineup and Details
The idea is to combine some formal learning – the first half of the session – with writing exercises, feedback and discussion to enable each person to develop their own writing style for whatever purpose they intend. For some it will just be for leisure, others will have a specific intent in mind. The organiser is also happy to help 1:1 with feedback, critiquing and advice. As a freelance ghost-writer of novels, articles and blog posts she has a fairly wide base to cover from…
Who is the organiser?
Debbie is a three-times published local author, with books 4 and 5 due out this year, currently working alongside the Winchester Writers Conference team, part-time freelance ghost-writer, ex-lecturer and English Literature graduate. Writing is my passion and if you are interested in this group, no doubt to a greater or lesser extent, it is also yours.
Join the Wessex Writers Group here:
Saturday 6th April: Introductions and Finding your voice – Style and Point of View
Saturday 20th April: Finding your genre.
Saturday 4th May: Finding your inspiration – sources and methods.
Saturday 18th May: Lost the plot? How to find it.
Saturday 15th June: Characterisation.
Saturday 29th June: Dialogue.
Saturday 6th July: Location and scene setting.
Saturday 13th July: Beginnings – and a bit of middles.
Saturday 27th July: Endings -and a bit of middles (and competition time).
Break for Summer – Summer party TBA
Saturday 14th September: Developing themes, symbolism and imagery.
Saturday 28th September: Editing.
Saturday 12th October: Writing a synopsis, the worst bit of all!
Saturday 26th October: Writing articles and short stories – part 1
Saturday 9th November: Writing articles and short stories – part 2
Saturday 23rd November: Writing poetry.
Saturday 7th December: Competition time!
Christmas party TBA
Other additional topics to cover on demand:
Submitting for publication
Pitching to the publisher
The back cover blurb and beyond – building an author’s platform
Blogging, PR, marketing and social media
Writing a press release and finding the press it should go to
You will come away from each session with plenty of ideas, feedback, some homework (oh yes, sorry – I wasn’t a lecturer in my past life for nothing!), some printed notes on the topic for the week and of course, coffee and cake(or biscuits). You don’t have to come to every session – life gets in the way for all of us at times, but it works better if you do make as many of them as possible as sometimes what comes next really does depend on what comes before it.
CPD Opportunity Inclusive Dance Training
FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY We’re offering YOU, our local DANCE workforce the oportunity to attend a FREE training course to work creatively with disabled and non-disabled dancers. HELPING you feel more CONFIDENT and work more INCLUSIVELY in your dance practice. Aim The training will focus on giving you the guidelines to deliver SAFE and INSPIRING dance and movement sessions. At the end of the course you will leave feeling more confident to be inclusive in your dance practice. Delivered By Claire Hodgson Artistic Director of The Remix and CEO of Diversecity London and Louise Brown from GDance a specialist dance production and training company in inclusive practice.
Course Dates Saturday 13th April 2013 10:00 am – 4:30 pm The Corn Exchange, Town Hall, High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HF (Map Ref) Parking on site and off street parking. Disabled access on side of pavement opposite Quick fit Sunday 21st April 2013 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Garden Studio, Pavilion Dance, Overlooking Lower Gardens, Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BU (Map Ref) Cost Each place costs £70.00 This course is offered to regional dance practitioners free of charge providing an application is received by Friday 22nd March 2013. On booking your place a deposit is required of £70.00. Please pay by cheque. This will be refunded on completion of the training course. If you cancel within 48hrs of the course start date your deposit will not be refunded. This is a CPD Opportunity for Regional Dance Artists, HE & FE Tutors and Practitioners. Limited Places Available: Please apply in writing stating the following: 150 words: What you hope to gain from the course & 100 words: What do you think you could offer to the course (previous experience, knowledge of specific learning needs etc). Please send your application by email to:firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday March 22nd 2013. Full details of each event will be sent upon approval of your application. Outcome Participants will have the opportunity throughout the training session to work with members of The Remix giving you the chance to practice your skills and techniques in a safe environment. This course is funded by Pavilion Dance South West Co-Investment Fund and Activate Performing Arts.
required for the Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus
This chorus of enthusiastic young singers has a busy schedule of concerts and recordings. We require a first class musician who can demonstrate the ability to inspire and develop musical and vocal skills in young people.
For an information & application pack, contact:
Carolyn Date, BSC Chorus Manager,
7 Southbourne Coast Road,
Bournemouth BH6 4BE.
Tel 01202 423429.
Closing date: 26 March 2013
Calling Kinetic Artists: Exhibition Opportunity Bournemouth Gardens
Calling Kinetic Artists: Exhibition Opportunity in Bournemouth Gardens
Kinetic Art Bournemouth is a kinetic art exhibition promoting an art form intrinsic to our society. Curated around the concept of the relationship between nature and society.
This is a free two-day community event on behalf of the Arts University of Bournemouth and in association with Dorset Visual Arts. The event will take place from 10am – 6pm on the 11th – 12th May 2013, in Bournemouth’s exciting a busy Lower Gardens.
For this reason all artworks, must be suitable for an outdoor exhibition.
The exhibition will consists of 5-6 high quality kinetic art pieces derived from a variety of sources.
Kinetic Art Bournemouth is currently looking for 5-6 artists to exhibit in this exciting opportunity.
Payment of £320 will be offered to all participating artists, to cover the following
- Transportation of Art work
- Installation of artwork on 11th May 2013
- Take down of the art on the 12th May 2013
- Over night accommodation if needed.
If interested please contact email@example.com for more information
The Fidelio Turst Grants Programme
The Fidelio Trust Grants Programme (UK)
The Fidelio Trust has announced that its next closing date for applications is the 1st June 2013. The Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular the dramatic and operatic arts, music, speech and dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges, Arts Festivals and other arts organisations who would not be able to carry out a project or activity without financial support. Funding is available:
- For tuition or coaching
- To participate in external competitions
- To be supported for a specially arranged performance
- To receive support for a special publication, musical composition or work of art.
Read more at: http://www.fideliocharitabletrust.org.uk
South West Youth Orchestra 18 – 22 August
Join the orchestra for exceptionally talented young musicians aged 13 – 21 years in the South West.
Rehearse and perform challenging repertoire alongside a team of world-class orchestral professionals, under the direction of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s engaging and talented Assistant Conductor, Maxime Tortelier.
If you are Grade 8 or equivalent standard on an orchestral instrument and live in the South West, then this is an opportunity not to be missed!
For further information and an application form please see the website or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01392 460770
Ideas Fund Innovators
Ideas Fund Innovators – New Round Open
A new deadline has been announced for the Ideas Fund Innovators scheme,
sponsored by IdeasTap. Each application round (there are four per year) offers
ten awards of £1,000 to young people within the UK between the ages of 16 and
25, who have a creative project in any artistic discipline that they want to get
off the ground. In the past, dance and film projects, music videos and
photography collectives have been supported. The Fund will consider
applications from groups or individuals within the UK for inspiring, original,
realistic and innovative arts and creative projects, providing one person takes
the lead and has the main responsibility for managing the application and any
money awarded. Applications must demonstrate that the Fund will enhance the
quality and ambition of their ideas and projects in ways that would not be
possible without the support of the Fund. Applicants must also be able to show
that the project has not been done before. Applicants must be aged between 16
and 25 on the closing date and be resident in the UK.
The next deadline for applications is 4 April 2013.