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Instructor – Filmmaking – Capilano University – North Vancouver, BC

Company: Capilano University

Address: North Vancouver, BC

  • Full Time

Capilano University

Competition Number

Position Title
Instructor – Filmmaking

Employee Group

Position Status
Regular Part-Time

Position Type

Special Appointee

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Workload Amount
5 sections

Indigenous Independent Digital Film

Additional Notes

Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking (IIDF) (4 sections) and Motion Picture Production Program (MPPP) (1 section).

North Vancouver

Nature and Scope of Work

This is a part-time regular instructor position with roles in both the Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking and Motion Picture Production programs.

The successful candidate should demonstrate proven strategies for working with and assessing a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds and will be required to engage in program development and departmental initiatives.

    Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Demonstration of effective leadership skills;
  • Analysis of traditional Indigenous leadership skills;
  • Examination of Indigenous cultural practices of team-building, conflict resolution and problem-solving;
  • Development of Indigenous media and its potential within the context of Indigenous creative and cultural traditions;
  • Indigenous traditional protocols and how filmmakers can promote the adherence to protocols while filming in Indigenous communities;
  • Introduce students to the foundation processes, paperwork, and procedures in narrative Filmmaking, from developing a story, through to production models;
  • Introduce students to the core elements on set: block, lighting, rehearse and shoot;
  • Detailed learning on the specific functions of the production team;
  • Implementing set etiquette and safety practices;
  • Mentoring students in the production of graduate portfolios and demo reels.
  • Assisting students in solving technical production issues for their projects;
  • Evaluating students’ performance;
  • Participate in department activities including program planning, assessment and review;
  • Research, recommend and develop new strategies to enhance curriculum;
  • Inspire the next generation of digital filmmakers and artists.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s Degree, MFA; or a combination of professional, educational and instructional equivalencies may be considered;
  • Minimum of 15 years of professional industry experience;
  • Intimate knowledge of the Indigenous community and the role of Motion Picture production within the community;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Previous experience working and collaborating within a large and diverse team is required.

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Faculty Scale

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