- Filmmaker, Moving Image (Fixed-Term, 12 months)

Collections and Governance
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36 hours per week
IWM London
£27,030 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Filmmaker to join the Imperial War Museums. As a part of the Visual Resources team, the Filmmaker, Moving Image, provides a high-quality professional imaging service to internal and external markets. For moving image production, it is a requirement that the you can deal with the whole range of duties from storyboarding, filming and editing through to processing for a variety of outputs.

Key Duties

  • Working independently or under art direction at all IWM sites or on location
  • Work on Museum projects as set out in the Corporate Plan to hone the brief with clients and provide high quality imagery for every project
  • As job holder attend press calls and take high quality press and marketing content including gallery openings, social and events material. Liaise with customers on requirements for the shoot and facilitate the delivery of product. Where necessary assist with the permissions forms that allow imagery to be used by the IWM as part of its’ marketing strategy
  • At all times post processing to the highest professional standards using the section’s current software and ensure that content are properly captioned and have correct metadata entered before delivering to systems and/or clients in a timely manner
  • Undertake film assignments (from inception through to completion) as necessary using in-house and hired equipment, process material liaising with relevant parties to sign off
  • Ability to be creative and use initiative to produce films that are interesting and engaging
  • High level of understanding and experience in production of audio both on and off camera
  • Understanding and experience of lighting techniques, types of lighting and colour balance
  • Experience of a range of cameras and shooting techniques

For a full list of duties, please see the attached job description.

Degree level qualification in photography/filmmaking OR demonstrable experience as a professional photographer/filmmaker in a similar or comparative heritage environment
  • Excellent computer literacy using Apple Mac OS
  • Professional use of Adobe imaging products (or similar) at current versions
  • Knowledge and use of a wide range of high end digital capture equipment
  • Professional skills in video both in the studio and on location
  • Aptitude to understand and use differing imaging software(s)
  • Clean driving licence and an ability and willingness to drive to a range of UK and European locations

To Apply

Apply by pressing the blue apply button at the bottom left of this page.

Please note we do not accept only CV’s, you will be required to fill in an online application form.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am, Monday 24th May 2021.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 31 May 2021. Please note that the interview date(s) has been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel. You are advised to keep this date free if you are interested in this vacancy. We are unable to reschedule interviews.

IWM is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.

This opportunity is closed to applications.