Tender opportunity for “Young Filmmakers” Project

Tender opportunity for “Young Filmmakers” Project

September 5, 2019


Wave Arts Education Agency is inviting professional filmmakers with experience of working with young people in school settings to submit a tender for an exciting primary school filmmaking project beginning spring 2020, in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

A costed proposal should be submitted on one page of A4 paper, attached to an email.

The deadline is 5pm on 3 January 2020.

The proposal needs to cover 4 primary schools, and the cost should reflect this.

The project will take place in the period 24 Feb – 3 April (2 schools) and summer term (2 schools).

Time commitment: 3 half days filming in each school working with young people to get footage, plus editing by pro filmmaker outside of the school into a pro quality film of 2-5 minutes, which the school / Wave can then use on their websites to showcase the school.

Accreditation: certificates for young participants

Please note: practitioners need to have in place Public Liability Insurance and an Enhanced DBS certificate less than 12 months old; plus 2 referees (ideally from a school or youth organisation) prepared to provide a reference relating to a similar previous projects led by the applicant working with young people.

The finished film will be copyright free.

Learning outcomes: Basic skills in filmmaking (using cameras and other equipment), storyboarding, literacy and teamwork.

Subject matter: The young participants and the school should choose subjects to cover – this can be animated by interviewing students, teachers and other members of staff as well as filming the school activities. As creative as possible!

Age of young people involved – Age 10-11 (years 5 and 6)

Number of participants: the project should work with at least 10 young people per school.

Report: The successful applicant will also be asked to submit a short report with recommendations for future similar filmmaking projects.

Please submit your proposal to info@waveartseducation.org.uk by 5pm on 3 January 2020.


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