Join Our Crew

Help build our FAVA community

FAVA is always looking to add to our roster of fun, engaging and skilled instructors for the variety of classes, workshops and member-to-member learning opportunities throughout the year. Instructors are paid $40 per hour, and instructing opportunities range from two-hour sessions to ongoing mentorships.

Are you an experienced camera operator, sound technician, or colour grader? Have you mastered the art of grant writing or storyboarding? Do you have a desire to share your acquired knowledge with emerging artists in our community?

Send a one-page letter of interest, indicating your areas of expertise, any relevant education and/or experience, and your general availability to [email protected]

Not sure if this would be a good fit for you? We would still love to have you involved in the community, so if you are interested in becoming a Volunteer or FAVA Member, please reach out to [email protected]

Call for Volunteers

Job Postings

Position: Summer Production Rentals Assistant

Compensation: $18/hr, 32hrs/week, 16 weeks

Organization: Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA)

 

About: FAVA is currently looking for a Production Rentals Assistant to join the FAVA team for 16 weeks in the summer of 2024.  FAVA is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mandate is to support the creation, production, exhibition and distribution of film, video and media art in Northern Alberta.

 

FAVA serves members with diverse backgrounds and levels of experience, ranging from emerging, mid-career, to established artists with an unwavering passion for film, video and media art.  FAVA offers a variety of workshops for artistic and skill development; is a resource for production equipment facilities; hosts events and screenings; and fosters and develops a dynamic media arts community in Northern Alberta.

 

Job Description: The Production Rentals Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the daily operations of FAVAs large production equipment inventory and rentals which includes: maintenance and repair of film and video equipment, assisting with membership and community production initiatives, project based initiatives to better enhance the production depot and to create content for FAVATV, assist with organizational deliverables including events, facility renovation, etc.

 

These tasks include fielding phone calls and e-mails with rental and technical inquiries, prepping and checking equipment for film shoots, overseeing the return and invoicing of equipment rentals, servicing gear both in house and coordinating repairs. Other duties and project-based tasks will be assigned based on the skill-set of the applicant.

 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passionate interest in film, video and media arts
  • Video and post-production experience. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is an asset
  • Familiarity with a variety of film & video cameras, lighting, sound & grip equipment
  • Strong organizational skills and be highly self-motivated
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work both independently and in a team environment
  • A desire to facilitate the creation of media art in Alberta
  • Post Secondary student in film / arts or related courses.

 

Deadline for Submissions: Open Until Filled

Job Start Date: May 14th

To Apply: E-mail your cover letter and resume to Clayton Peterson, Equipment Manager, at: equipment at fava dot ca subject: Summer Production Rentals Assistant 2024. Only applicants selected for interviews 2024_SummerRentalsAssistant