Pawtucket Arts Collaborative | 260 Main St. | Pawtucket | RI | 02860
Pawtucket Arts Collaborative | 260 Main St. | Pawtucket | RI | 02860
Hera Gallery announces a Call for Entries for films and videos to be submitted to the Main Street Independent Film Festival. Organized by Historic Wakefield Village Downtown Merchants’ Association, Hera Gallery, South County Players/Children’s Theatre, Independent Newspapers, South Kingstown Parks and Recreation. The festival will take place in historic Wakefield, Rhode Island. Screenings will take place at Church of the Ascension on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 9, 10 and 11, 2010.
Films and videos will be accepted in the following genres: Narrative/Open (ideal run-time of 30 minutes or under); Documentary (ideal run-time of 20 minutes or under); Experimental (ideal run-time of 15 minutes or under); Animation (ideal run-time of 15 minutes or under); News Segment (ideal run-time of 5 minutes or under); Commercial/ PSA (ideal runtime of 1 minute or under).
Submissions should include, 1) a DVD copy of the film, 2) filmmaker’s contact information: name, address, phone number and email, 3) a short synopsis of the film, title, film length, and writer, director, producer, actor’s names, 4) a biographical paragraph (or resume) including background and interest in film. Please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for return of your materials if desired. Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2010.
Application forms and guidelines are available at www.heragallery.org. Mail submissions to: Hera gallery, PO Box 336, Wakefield, RI 02880, attn: film festival. For more information: 401-783-7202, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 402-789-1488, email@example.com.
The Marketing & PR Coordinator manages all marketing, advertising and promotional activities for FirstWorks programs. The Marketing & PR Coordinator (MPRC) is a key member of FirstWorks’ operations team, operating in a fast-paced non-profit environment. The MPRC reports to the Executive Artistic Director (EAD), and works with FirstWorks’ Marketing Communications Consultant to implement, align and manage marketing & PR efforts as part of FirstWorks’ mission to connect art with audiences.
This is a part-time position.
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume to Annette Robinson, firstname.lastname@example.org, by April 2, 2010.
Specific duties include:
· Implement, manage and monitor marketing plans, campaigns and projects;
· Develop copy for press releases, story pitches, performer descriptions, e-newsletters, web, and ads;
· Manage the design, production and placement of all promotional collateral; including: ads, billboards, bus kings, direct mail, programs, posters, television and radio PSA’s;
· Manage the FirstWorks online presence; including: website usability improvements, content updates and the deployment of messaging across partner and social media outlets;
· Manage relationships and liaison with media sponsors;
· Support press relations by coordinating relationships with members of the press to ensure story placement. Assemble press kits and distribute press releases, photos and calendar listings;
· Develop sponsorship and cross-promotional relationships with arts, hospitality, retail and community organizations;
· Participate in strategy-development regarding messaging, audience cultivation and branding, in collaboration with the executive artistic director, staff, consultants and the marketing committee;
· Analyze audience research, current marketing/competitor conditions and ticket pricing strategies;
· Track marketing budgets;
· Evaluation and benchmarking of revenue goals and audience reach;
· Administrative tasks, including maintaining and updating media databases, maintaining archives of press and collateral, coordinating the marketing committee, managing mailings and timelines.
Qualifications & Competencies:
FirstWorks was launched in 2004 as a vehicle to build community, reach underserved audiences, and present extraordinary arts programs that elevate Providence’s national profile. In six years FirstWorks has produced ten groundbreaking arts festivals, attracted over 70,000 participants, and engaged more than 100 nonprofit community organizations and schools. FirstWorks continues to grow and flourish and is looking for exceptional talent to join the team. Visit www.first-works.org to learn more.
Department of Art
Community College of Rhode Island
400 East Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886
POSITION: Assistant Professor,
Graphic Design and Interactive Media
LOCATION: Art Department
SALARY: Dependent upon education and experience
APPOINTMENT: Fall, 2010; this position is assigned an academic year work schedule
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Focus will be on teaching Graphic Design and Interactive Media courses with the possibility of teaching 2-D Design. Current courses will include Graphic Design 1, Graphic Design 2 and Visual Web Design. Expectation of continuing significant professional achievement and/or exhibition record; development of curriculum and programs; college and departmental service; student advising and community service/outreach.
Required / Minimum Qualifications
•MFA in graphic design, web/digital/interactive media.
•A demonstrated mastery of interactive design, typography and technology.
•Proficiency in applications relating to: print and screen publication design, interactive design, digital imaging, animation, sound, and video/motion.
•Ability to teach complex team projects at each level of the curriculum, primarily entry level.
•Strong professional accomplishments in web and interactive design, digital media and graphic design.
•Teaching experience at the college level.
•A background working in a collaborative educational environment.
•An interest in course development.
•An interest in developing community-based, inter-disciplinary and on-line courses.
•A background in grant writing and interest in working with regional industry.
TO SIGN UP:
Email Amy at email@example.com or call 401-331-2695 ext.102. Leave your name, postal address, phone number, and email address. Amy will contact you by phone to confirm your registration.
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|:. Classes at a Glance .:
The Rush Hour Dance and Fitness Series
$13 to drop in or $60 for six class punch card.
Our staff is bursting with busy, busy people, so we thought, “wouldn’t it be great to work out right here at the theatre?” And Rush Hour was born. All classes are ongoing—join anytime! The punch cards can be used for any class in the series and they never expire.
What could be more convenient?
*Rush Hour Dance Series. All classes ongoing. $13 to per class or $60 for 6 classes
Registration for Take an Arts Break Classes sponsored by the North Kingstown Arts Council has begun. Class registrations will be accepted until five days before each class begins. The class schedule for spring 2010 includes calligraphy, digital photography, stone carving, acting, fabric art, voice, acrylic painting, multi-media portrait sketching, jewelry making, creating a stained glass window hanging, and calligraphy. The North Kingstown Writers’ Workshop will include offerings in both fiction and non-fiction. Writers’ Workshop instructors include Liz Boardman, Audrey Friedman, Betty Cotter, and Gail Eastwood-Stokes. For full class schedules and registration information, visit www.NKArtsCouncil.org or call 294-3331 X241.
THE NEXT OFFICIAL RIFC PRODUCTION IS LOOKING
FOR A PRODUCTION MANAGER:
by Bob Lucas is the next official RIFC Production. This 5-7 minute short has a stark, Twilight-Zoneish feel with a surprise ending. We plan to shoot sometime in April.
Right now – we are in need of a strong PRODUCTION MANAGER!
Reporting to the film’s producer, this person supervises the budget, hires the crew, approves purchases & time cards, and generally makes sure all departments are doing their respective jobs within the parameters of the budget and on time.
Please EMAIL your resume with note of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Production Manager” NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, MARCH 28!!
This is a great chance to show your strength and communication skills on set. Are you ready to step up?
This is a non-paying position with great experience and networking opportunities for future gigs.
TSL PRODUCTION NEEDS NON-UNION ACTORS:
JACK – Caucasian male (mid 20’s – mid 30’s): Ordinary looking, eccentric, flamboyant and sophisticated NOTE: The ability to speak in a decent British accent is highly desirable. Experience in stage combat and stunts are highly desirable.
NIGEL – Caucasian male (mid 20’s – mid 30’s): handsome, charming, witty, playboy. NOTE: The ability to speak in a British accent is required.
KELLY – Female mid-20’s (any ethnicity): Attractive
JANICE – Caucasian female (late 30’ – 40’s). Modeling agency Manager. A former model, now “over-the-hill”. Aggressive, no non-sense woman.
KENDRA – African-American female (mid-20’s): Attractive (fashion model look), snobbish.
GRANGER – Caucasian female (20’s): Attractive (fashion model look), stuck-up, snobby diva.
MARILYN MONROE LOOK ALIKE – Male or female
Open casting call will be held at 560 Mineral Spring Ave, Pawtucket, RI from 12:00PM – 8:00PM on Sunday, March 28, 2010. Please bring current head shot and resume.
*This is a non-paying gig.
ALSO NEEDED – LOCATION FOR TSL PRODUCTION!
Exile Movies is currently looking for a suburban house decorated with a feminine touch to shoot a remaining scene in the movie “smalltown”.
We would need access to the kitchen, living room, bathroom and a bedroom.
We areLooking for a small ranch with fairly large rooms or an open design that would allow the camera to get reasonably far away from the subject.
There would be a small crew and we will be very respectful of the property.
We will pay a small fee for the right place.
If interested or know of a possible location please send email email@example.com with the the word suburan house in the subject line
This is an affiliated RIFC Production
Midway Pictures Announces Premiere of Documentary Film
”It’s a Bash!”
The premiere will be followed up with screenings nightly at 9 p.m. over at the Cable Car Cinema, also in Providence, from May 2nd to May 6th.
The new documentary is an in-depth look at seminal Rhode Island
punk rock band , and, by extension, of the . Neutral Nation were an active band in the scene
throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, before deciding to retire their
existence as an active band.
The band has played a series of well-attended and regarded shows in the intervening years.
The film explores the reasons behind the band’s popularity in , their break-up, and why they subsequently continued to play music
The film’s director, David Bettencourt, says the film touches on more
than just the history of one band.
live music scene here in Providence. It’s a film about being in a band.”
The premiere screening will be followed by a rare Neutral Nation live
“ Chronicle’s weekender edition.
Yarworth, Neutral Nation’s vocalist.” said Mike
Tickets to the premiere and show went on sale Friday, March 5 at
http://www.lupos.com. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
For more information, visit http://www.neutralnationmovie.com
This is not an RIFC Production
The Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum is a high-style, Victorian mansion built in 1865 and recognized as a National Historic Landmark. Located on the East Side of Providence, the property is owned and operated by Preserve Rhode Island, the statewide non-profit for historic preservation. The Lippitt House is both a museum and a private, multi-unit residence. The museum is open to the public and encompasses the first floor and part of the second floor, along with the south garden. The museum is also available to rent for wedding photographs, private events, and meetings.This is a temporary (one-year), part-time position. The Lippitt House Office Administrator will work with Preserve Rhode Island staff to manage both the museum and rental operations of the Lippitt House. A successful applicant will be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational and customer service skills. Experience in marketing and historic house museum fields desired.
For the full job description, and how to apply, go to our website.
Applications are due by 5:00PM on Tuesday, March 30th.
Calling all speakers! Share your expertise with nonprofit pro-
fessionals. Blackbaud, the leading global provider of nonprofit
software and services, is looking for speakers for its annual
conference in Washington D.C., Oct. 20-22. We’re looking for
industry experts with vision, inspiration, and key take-aways
that can be applied by others. Presenters will receive compli-
mentary conference registration. Please apply by May 1.
The CHANGE Accelerator provides needed business support to social entrepreneurs who are developing innovative solutions to unmet social needs. CHANGE entrepreneurs get a $1000 fellowship, working space at the Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RI-CIE) in Providence, a community of like-minded social entrepreneurs, access to a expert mentors/advisors and an opportunity to pitch their ideas to a network of social investors.
CHANGE programs are relevant for nonprofit, hybrid and for-profit business models that address critical social issues with business rigor and the promise of sustainability. The business models should provide investors with attractive social and/or financial returns.
For Profit Models which Apply for CHANGE should ensure that the social mission is deeply embedded in, and a central component of the business model.
The CHANGE Acclerator is open to and relevant for social entrepreneurs operating in all sectors of the economy including but not limited to education, health care, environment and economic development.
The CHANGE Accelerator encourages social innovation. Social Innovation comes in all shapes and sizes. Send us your concept and our advisory team will work to decide if you are a good fit for CHANGE.
Applications Due: Friday, April 2, 2010
CHANGE Launch: Monday, May 3, 2010
Program Runs May 3 – June 30
The CHANGE Pitch: Wednesday, June 30, 2010
For more information go to: http://socialenterpriseri.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=142&Itemid=156
Come join us at the Shady Lea Mill. Two studios will become available April 1st. One is on the first floor, 480 sq ft, all new construction, high ceilings, great lighting, well insulated and economical to heat. This one is being used as an office as well. The other, 428 sq ft, is on the second floor. It is totally renovated with new insulated windows, charming brick wall, and beautifully refinished old hardwood floor. This space also has the electrical hook up for a kiln. Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is available through out the mill. Check out our website www.themillathadylea.com and our Facebook page to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted tenants. I would be happy to show you around and share this magical place.
Art in the Park juried outdoor sculpture exhibition in Elm Park, Worcester
Artists are invited to forward a selection of up to three existing
large-scale sculptures for installation on the grounds, floating in
one of its three shallow ponds, or suspended from trees. Artists may
offer works for sale.
No entry fee
All selected artists receive a $300 stipend
Submission Deadline: Friday, May 14
Exhibition Schedule: August 1 – October 1, 2010
http://www.worcestermass.org/arts-culture-entertainment/worcester-cultural-commission/ Sponsored by the Worcester Cultural Commission, ArtsWorcester, the
City of Worcester and its Department of Parks and Public Works.
Partially funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Join us August 28 & 29, 2010 for the Newport Arts Festival!
A reminder – join us at
Clarke Cooke House
Tuesday, March 23rd
Hoping this will be the last fire we need for the season, although we are thinking of continuing our gatherings without a fire.
Here’s the link to the ACA website though not fully functional, you can join our “Splash” email list,
and become a member free by taking the survey.
VSA arts is seeking applications from artist-educators for the Teaching Artist Fellowship, a program to identify, engage, and support outstanding teaching artists with disabilities in the visual and performing arts.
Benefits to Teaching Artist Fellows include a professional development retreat in Washington, D.C., designed especially for teaching artists; subscriptions/memberships within the teaching artist network (i.e., Teaching Artist Journal, Art Education, Teaching Theatre); networking and teaching opportunities in Washington, D.C., and other areas (stipend and travel costs included); and enrollment in VSA Community of Practice, a professional development Web site. Fellows will also serve as facilitators for VSA education programs and will be profiled in VSA publications.
The program is open to artists with disabilities who have had experience working in pre-K-12 classrooms within the past three years. Applicants should demonstrate artistic achievement in visual or performing arts. (Note: This program is designed specifically for teaching artists. Classroom instructors are not eligible for the fellowship.)
See the VSA arts Web site for complete program information.
Open House @ Mad Creative
& AIGA RI elections of 2010/2011 board
Monday April 5, 6pm – 8pm
150 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor
Mad Creative, Inc. founded in 1998, is a full-service design firm that specializes in branding, advertising, marketing collateral and direct mail. Located in the heart of Providence’s Jewelry District, our staff of experienced professionals and network of freelance writers, designers, photographers and web developers work collaboratively as a client’s creative partner from concept to completion.
This event is free and open to all. AIGA members in attendance will form a quorum and be voting on the slate of nominees for 2010/2011.
details at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=108055415886541
Professional Development & Adobe Workshop
Tuesday April 13
7:30am – 1pm
The Wolcott Building
28 Wolcott St. Providence 02908
Adobe specialist Terry White (http://terrywhite.com/techblog/ about) will share specific details about a special announcement (revealed April 12) and product release training.
For the second half of the program, join us for a conversation about actively shaping your brand to attract a higher level of clients and projects. Move beyond thinking about your brand just from an aesthetic point of view and understand how clients really evaluate design firms large and small. Pash, our presenter, is a design strategist, author, and educator with nearly 20 years of experience in the field of design. (more about Pash below)
Audience members are eligible to win a copy of CS4 Design Premium and several other ‘raffle’ type items such as design books and/or posters.
Consider registering even if you can only participate in a portion of this event.
7:30 am doors open, continental breakfast, mingle
8:00 – 10:00 am ADOBE training
10:00 – 10:15 am break
10:15 am – 12:15 pm Branding Workshop
12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch conversation – Grab your box lunch on your way to work, or stick around for conversation with other attendees.
full details and registration at http://april13aigari.eventbrite.com/
Registration Fees – rate changes and early-bird extension
Early-bird deadline APRIL 5!
AIGA member – early-bird: $10
non-member – early-bird: $45
group non-member (min 3) – early bird $30 ea
After April 5
AIGA member – door: $20 (was 25)
non-member – door: $65 (was 75)
group non-member (min 3) – door $50 ea (was 60)