Posted time 2023/12/05

About The Program:
The SeriesFest Mobile Cinema Lab is a traveling program that brings video production and storyteller education into schools and community sites across Colorado. The program features up-to-date film and audio equipment and instruction by professional filmmakers. We have a fully developed curriculum that guides students through writing, production, post-production, and more. SeriesFest strives to inspire and celebrate the voice of every student and we believe it is our mission to break down barriers that limit access for students in our community.

As schools change and grow, the importance of visual literacy and 21st-century skills becomes more and more important. SeriesFest Mobile Cinema Lab brings STEAM-based educational strategies to students, offering both in-school education and extracurricular programs.

The program serves students 6th–12th grade, with a maximum of 20 students per program.

Job Description:
As an educator, you are responsible for representing SeriesFest in the highest regard. This is a contract position, with hours ranging from 2-6 hours per week. The Mobile Cinema Lab provides 20 contact hours per program and follows a set curriculum. Our educators teach the students a basic knowledge of an entire short film production, from writing to post production. The students create the story, within limits, and head the departments. 

Training will be provided.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Following a set film education curriculum
  • Working with students of all backgrounds/experiences on a weekly basis in a kind and professional manner
  • Checking in weekly with your direct supervisors 
  • Producing 4-8 minute short videos with students
  • Traveling to and from sites independently

Necessary Skills:

  • Background in film production
  • Efficient in Adobe Premiere
  • Clear communication

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Background in K-12 education
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Proficient in Final Draft
  • Base knowledge of animation

Time Commitment: This is a contract position subject to the number of program running at any given time. You can expect to work 2-6 hours per week or more.

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. 

Pay: $35-$40 per hour, dependent on professional experience

AAP/EEO Statement: SeriesFest provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.