N2M2L at River & Sky

July 18-20th, the Media Lab was on the road again at River & Sky Music Festival, hosting video gaming artists Brendan Lehman and Holly Robin of Sudbury who created the first ever River & Sky: The Game on site at the festival. Working from the trailer and with the assistance of North Bay producer Ben Leggett, the interactive game featured live recorded music from musicians and festival goers visiting the ‘recording patio’.

Video coming soon!

 

Gallery Hop: July 18th

The next downtown Gallery Hop is set for Friday, July 18th from 7:00 to 9:30 pm.

Hop on up the stairs and stop by N2M2L for some snacks and a screening of feature-length film “Ephemeroptera”, in honour of North Bay’s shadflies. The film, overseen by Dermot Wilson, came out of the N2M2L project “Cut and Run”.

See you there! We’ll have a red balloon and signage downstairs to help guide your way.

Vtape Seeks Distribution Coordinator

VTAPE SEEKS DISTRIBUTION COORDINATOR
Deadline for applications: July 28, 2014

Vtape, Canada’s largest distributor of independent video art, is seeking a dynamic Distribution Coordinator. Working closely with Vtape’s Distribution Director and other staff, the Distribution Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • adding new artist and video information to the Vtape collection and managing an inventory of over 5,000 works
  • meeting with artists to provide an introduction to the organization and how we operate, discuss contracts and inventory needs, etc.
  • learning about the material in the distribution catalogue and providing previews of works for festivals, educators and curators
  • assisting the Distribution Director in meetings with artists to develop distribution strategies for their works, and in the creation of promotional materials and festival packages
  • updating and maintaining Vtape’s artist and client information database and updating the organization’s website
  • acquiring and maintaining artists’ contracts and materials, such as video files and master tapes, stills, CVs, reviews, etc.
  • interacting with the public: orientations for curators and programmers, academics, students and visiting school groups

You are:

  • interested in a career in the arts and the not-for-profit media arts sector
  • self-motivated, very well-organized, able to work towards multiple deadlines
  • a person with strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Mac savvy
  • quick to learn new skills and applications
  • comfortable working in a cooperative environment, within a small staff structure

The following would be assets in this position:

  • familiarity with video art and media arts
  • familiarity with or experience in a not-for-profit arts organization
  • knowledge of video tape and digital video file formats
  • fluency in French and/or other languages in addition to English
  • familiarity with FileMaker Pro and other common Mac applications
  • familiarity with web-based applications and social media platforms such as WordPress, Facebook, Dropbox, WeTransfer and MailChimp

This is a 4-day (28-hour-per-week) permanent position, beginning August 11, 2014. Salary begins at $24,000 per year, with a benefits package and potential for professional development.

Send CV and cover letter (PDF attachments only) to admin@vtape.org with “Distribution Coordinator Application” in the subject line.

No phone calls or email inquiries please. Applications must be received by July 28, 2014.

Vtape is an equal-opportunity employer, and is committed to cultural equity and non-discrimination. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

http://www.vtape.org/event/job-posting-distribution-coordinator

Gallery Hop: July 18th

The next downtown Gallery Hop is set for Friday, July 18th from 7:00 to 9:30 pm.

Hop on up the stairs and stop by N2M2L for some snacks and a screening of feature-length Film “Ephemeroptera”, in honour of North Bay’s shadflies. The film, overseen by Dermot Wilson, came out of the N2M2L project “Cut and Run”.

See you there! We’ll have a red balloon and signage downstairs to help guide your way.