Newsroom IN THE PALACE
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Period: 05/11/2016 – 14/12/2016
Deadline: 25 October 2016
N THE PALACE is an international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts under 27 minutes in length which will happen in Sofija, Bulgaria in November.
We are looking for 75 young professionals (up to the age of 30) from 15 European Countries (Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, UK ) to join us in the International Newsroom for the 14th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival.
You will come to Sofia, Bulgaria, to spread what’s happening in one of the largest and most prestigious film festivals in the Balkans. Please note that the working language is English so a good level is desired.
The festival provides accommodation and assistance for food and travel costs.
IN THE PALACE is an international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts under 27 minutes in length. The main purpose of the Festival is to present contemporary film art from Bulgaria, Europe and the whole world. IN THE PALACE ISFF provides an exceptionally favorable environment and platform for expression for both young film artists and established professionals in this artistic field. Established in 2003 as the first short film
festival in the Balkans, the IN THE PALACE had grown from a competitive forum for student films into the largest and most prestigious short film festival in Bulgaria and the region.
Format SFF Foundation is a non-profit NGO, founded in 2003 with headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria. Objects of the Foundation are encouraging and stimulation of young people’s creative expression, as well as project development in order to promote contemporary culture.
Since its establishment, the organization has focused its activities on encouraging and promoting the work of Bulgarian and foreign artists as well as on organization of events that develop the audiovisual culture.
The main activity of the Foundation is organization and implementation of the annual IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival and several parallel annual audiovisual training programmes.
The activity will involve 75 young people from 15 European countries on age between 18-30 who are working and are active in the areas of journalism, new media, blogging, video blogging, photography, art criticism, and cultural studies. The project activities refer to two week long educational programme for the participants in the Large Scale EVS project, leaded by established professionals in the field and representatives of FIPRESCI, in media coverage of international cultural event in the field of audiovisual art.
PARTICIPANTS PROFILE: Journalists, bloggers, video bloggers, photographers, art critics and professionals from new media and cultural studies.
During the Festival the volunteers who are taking part in the project will be occupied with interviewing filmmakers and participants, writing reviews and articles about the films, making cultural-studies researches about the social tendencies and issues in the contemporary audiovisual art, taking pictures and shooting videos and reporting on the event in their respective countries and in social media.
URGENT : Please apply on our email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Application – EVS – NEWSROOM IN THE PALACE