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July 13 , 2003 - Vol 2. No. 28
Up Front Sunday Morning:
If you are into Final Cut Pro You might want to attend the first meeting of the Portland Mac Filmmakers User Group and listen to guest speaker Kirk Paulsen of Apple share his knowledge on Apple's Pro products.This initial meeting will be held on July 21 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. It's a chance to meet fellow digital film producers. The meeting will be held at MacForce, 100 SE Salmon.
The first North American Archeology film festival takes place in Eugene July 16-19 at the McDonald Theater. The Archaeology Channel's International Film and Video Festival was put together by Eugene archaeologist Richard Pettigrew. The goal of the festival is to popularize the knowledge gained by the work of archeologists around the world. The best 20 of the 64 films and videos submitted from 19 countries will be shown. Drama, documentary, and animation films are included. International speakers, field expeditions, and other events are scheduled. For more information check out the Archaeology Channel's web site.
Corvallis is celebrating daVinci Days July 18, 19, 20. This is a 3-day festival celebrating art, science, and technology. A feature of the celebration is the annual da Vinci Film and Video Festival,that screens a diverse selection of short films and videos from various genres: animation, experimental, music video, documentary, narrative drama and narrative comedy. The film and video makers hail from all over america (several are from right here in Oregon) and various countries abroad. Many film and video makers are independent, but some are still in school--college, high school, and even elementary school! Will Vinton, Academy Award-winning founder of Will Vinton Studios, will deliver the feature keynote presentation on Saturday, July 19, 6-8 p.m. at LaSells Stewart Center. 10,000 to 15,000 people attend this multi-event festival each year with about 4500 people attending the film festival.
Those familiar with Proscenia know our interest in audio and acoustic ecology. The Register Guard recently had an informative article about Don Hunter, a Eugene based sound recordist. Hunter, now 89, has spent his life documenting the soundscape of the Northwest.
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DID YOU KNOW? Facts about Oregon Media Personalities
University of Oregon filmmakers Michael Majdic (Media Services) and Denise Matthews (School of Journalism and Communication and now at the University of Georgia) are producers of "Roll on Columbia: Woody Guthrie and the Bonneville Power Administration."
Fans of Woodrow Wilson Guthrie's life and legend (Arlo Guthrie's father) may be unaware of the month he spent on the federal payroll. In the spring of 1941, a penniless Guthrie traveled with his family to Portland, Oregon, for a job with the Department of the Interior's Bonneville Power Administration. The feds needed a folk singer to write songs for a documentary film about the construction of two dams on the Columbia River, and Guthrie was hired to spread the message that cheap electricity meant power for the people. Guthrie wrote 26 songs during his 30-day stint -- the most prolific period of his life -- including such chestnuts as "Roll on Columbia," "Jackhammer Blues," and "Grand Coulee Dam."
Combining footage from the original government film with present-day interviews, filmmakers Majdic and Matthews reconstructed this unlikely union of social activist and massive government project. Predictably, Guthrie's music provides the backbone of the film, helping to bridge together commentary by son Arlo and Pete Seeger with crackly black-and-white construction scenes and scenic panoramas of the Columbia River basin.
From: Mother Jones http://www.motherjones.com/magazine/MA01/mediajones.html
DISCUSSION: Apple recognizes outstanding QuickTime authors
From the Apple Newsletter July 10, 2003. Always a must-attend at the WWDC, the Apple Design Awards allow Apple to recognize the past year's most outstanding software developers before an audience of their peers.This year, the event marked an important milestone: an entirely new award for authors of the finest QuickTime content. On June 25, Apple announced the winners at the awards ceremony in San Francisco. Here are the award categories:
Winner: "Drive by Punch" by Stephen Mebs
Runner Up: "Nature and Water" by Mario Palomera
Winner: "OICs MusicBox Presenting SuperFluid" by Robert West and Michael Shaff
Runner Up: "Paraphonic Midnight Sounds" by Jonathan Puckey
Winner: BMW Films Campaign "The Hire" Enhanced Film Experience by Fallon Worldwide
Runner Up: "The Beautiful Mistake QuickTime Player" by Tubatomic Studio
FEATURED STUDIO OR SCHOOL: Video Minds
Video Minds is a Portland based web design, film and video production agency. Videominds creates moving images to communicate ideas, feelings, and identities.The agency produces narrative driven content and design for film, video, motion graphics, and web media.
3-D COMPUTER GRAPHICS HEADING FOR HOLLYWOOD Movie mogul wannabes are using the 3-D graphic engines created for games like Quake to produce animated movies, turning out impressive results at a fraction of the cost of high-end graphics studios like Pixar. This latest phenomenon is dubbed "machinima" (for machine cinema) and it's forecast to be a major force in animation, fueled by the imminent arrival of a new generation of hardware and software promising photo-realistic "cinematic computing." Last year, the first full-length machinima film -- "Anachronox" -- toured film festivals around the world, and the first machinima music video -- Zero 7's "In the Waiting Line" -- is spicing things up at MTV. Meanwhile, Epic Games, publisher of the popular Unreal Tournament series, recently released a 2003 version that includes a movie-making tool called Matinee and Maxim is talking about putting a similar capability in the next version of "The Sims." "The convergence of games and Hollywood is gaining momentum, and machinima is right there in the thick of it," says Paul Marino, co-founder of machinima pioneers the Ill Clan and head of the recently formed advocacy group, the Academy of Machinima Arts & Sciences. (Wired.com 9 Jul 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,59566,00.html
LINUX: THE MAGICIAN AND THE MAGIC. Talking with the San Jose Mercury News, Linux creator Linus Torvalds gave this explanation of the evolution of the Linux operating system since it origination (when he spent six months personally writing the original code): "It all boils down to hundreds of different groups. A group can be a huge company that has an agenda. Or it can mean one person at a university working on a research project. They have their own thing they want to fix. All of these people make their modifications, and not all of them are accepted. I see it as a kind of ecosystem. You have survival of the fittest. Some changes work better. Sometimes it is for purely technical reasons. It's just the right thing to do. Sometimes it is for personality reasons. Some people who push their changes are more likely to get things done because they are nicer about it. It's not really centralized. I am at the center, but I don't direct any teams. All these people are trying to pull me in different directions. Some groups pull together in the same direction. It's a very dynamic situation." (San Jose Mercury News 4 Jul 2003) http://www.siliconvalley.com/mld/siliconvalley/6237239.htm Source:NewsScanDaily
COLLEGE VIDEO GAMERS ARE A MULTITASKING LOT. Forget the stereotype of college video game players being nerdy guys who hunch in their cave-like dorm rooms and spend all day blowing up virtual bad guys. A new survey conducted for the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that 60% of female college students said they played online and computer-based video games, compared with 40% of male, while roughly equal numbers of both sexes played PlayStation, Xbox and other console-based games. And rather than squandering their study time on gaming, most students indicated they used video game playing as a brief study break activity. "It's not taking away from studying; nor is it taking away from other activities," says researcher Steve Jones, chairman of the communications department at the University of Chicago. "What they seem to have done is incorporated gaming into a very multitask-oriented lifestyle." (AP/CNN.com 6 Jul 2003)
INTERNET MAY BALANCE TALK RADIO'S POLITICAL POWER. LA Times columnist Ronald Brownstein says the unprecedented success of presidential candidate Howard Dean's online fundraising efforts may herald "the moment when the Internet emerged as a political tool comparable in strength to talk radio… Dean's success doesn't mean the left will dominate the Internet. But unlike talk radio, the Internet isn't dominated by the right -- it offers both sides a chance to mobilize support. And right now, the left may be ahead of the right in seizing this tool's potential." Brownstein notes that while the Internet doesn't yet have the universal coverage of radio, three-fourths of Americans now have access to it, nearly two-thirds in their homes. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press indicates that 17% of Americans listen regularly to talk radio, while 15% go online every day for news. But while about half of talk radio's fans consider themselves conservative, those who seek news on the Net divide more evenly between moderates (39%), conservatives (35%) and liberals (23%). "It's unlikely liberals will establish the sort of lasting advantage online that conservatives enjoy in talk radio," says Brownstein. "But by taking such an aggressive technological leap onto the Internet, liberals, for the first time, may have a megaphone that can compete with the right's talk-radio message machine. It may turn out the liberal answer to Rush wasn't an alternative talker, but the mouse, the keypad and the browser." (Los Angeles Times 7 Jul 2003)
ADOBE ABANDONS SOME MAC APPLICATIONS. Adobe Systems says the latest version of its flagship Premiere video editing program will work only with Microsoft's Windows XP operating system and its new Encore DVD-creation program will be limited to Windows-only compatibility as well. The news comes as a blow to Apple, which has long shared a customer base of "creative professionals" with Adobe. However, recent Apple software releases such as Final Cut Express and Final Cut Pro compete directly with Adobe products. "If Apple does it, there's no room for a third-party developer. Why do it when the (operating system) provider could give it away for free?" says the senior director of Adobe's digital video group. (AP 8 Jul 2003)
COURT SAYS THUMBNAIL IMAGE LINKING IS FAIR USE. A federal appeals court ruled that a search engine's display of miniature images of copyrighted works is allowed under fair use, upholding a similar ruling in February 2002. The plaintiff in the case, photographer Leslie Kelly, had sued image search engine firm Arriba Soft over thumbnail images of her works that were accessible via Arriba's Ditto.com search engine. Yesterday's decision, however, failed to confirm the legality of displaying full-size images in search results -- a practice known as in-line linking or framing -- and that case is now ordered to go to trial. "As to the first action (on thumbnails), the district court correctly found that Arriba's use was fair. However, as to the second action, we conclude that the district court should not have reached the issue because neither party moved for summary judgment as to the full-size images," according to the opinion. The framing technique is used by a number of visual search engines, including Google, Lycos and AltaVista. Nevertheless, the ruling was viewed as a victory by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which had filed a brief in favor of Arriba. "Web site owners can rest a bit easier about linking to copyrighted materials online," said an EFF staff attorney. "By revising its ruling, the court removed a copyright iceberg from the
main shipping lanes of the World Wide Web." (CNet News.com 7 Jul 2003)
COMING TO A COMPUTER SCREEN NEAR YOU -- TV COMMERCIALS Advertisers are putting their TV spots online, spurred by a combination of better technology, the spread of broadband and the failure of other online advertising formats. And while ad agencies are enthusiastic about the trend, analysts note that advertisers risk sparking a backlash among Web surfers already irritated by intrusive pop-up ads. "In the television world we've seen consumers become more and more frustrated with commercials. If you're going to start providing that kind of advertising technology on the Web, it's going to result in the same response from consumers," says a Yankee Group analyst. Currently, "rich media" ads make up a small portion of the $6-billion online advertising market, but the category grew last year to 5% from 2% in 2001 and further growth is expected this year. "It's minute compared to television. But, given the trends we're seeing, it won't be minute two or three years from now." (Wall Street Journal 8 Jul 2003) http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB10575907795884500,00.html Source:NewsScanDaily
HAS YOUR PC BEEN HIJACKED TO SPREAD PORNOGRAPHY? Computer security expert Richard M. Smith says that in the last month network vandals (possibly linked to Russian organized crime) have found ways to take over PCs with high-speed connections to the Internet and use them, without their owners' knowledge, to send Web pages advertising pornographic sites. Smith says that "people are sort of involved in the porno business and don't even know it." Most PC owners don't know when their computers have been hijacked and the hijacking apparently doesn't damage the computer or disrupt its operation. Because so many different machines are hijacked to perpetrate this scheme, there's no single computer that be shut down to end the problem. Smith adds: "We're dealing with somebody here who is very clever." (New York Times 11 Jul 2003) http://partners.nytimes.com/2003/07/11/technology/11HACK.html Source:NewsScanDaily
WI-FI EVERYWHERE.WiFi wireless technology is showing up not only at airports, coffee houses, bookstores and fast-food chains, but also at truck stops, RV parks, marinas, beaches and laundromats. Some of the more well-known companies promoting wireless technology for Internet access are Starbucks, MacDonald's and Barnes & Noble, but there are also small and obscure operations offering wireless at places like the Truck Pride Travel Center in Massachusetts, the Austin Lone Star RV Resort in Texas, and Beach Wireless in California. Customers typically pay $3 to $7 an hour for wireless Internet access. Although most companies offering Wi-Fi services are losing money, it appears to be just a matter of time before enough people use the technology to make the industry profitable. Gartner Research is predicting that more than 53,000 Wi-Fi networks will be in place in the U.S. by 2008. (USA Today 11 Jul 2003) http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2003-07-11-wifi_x.htm Source:NewsScanDaily
Network Tools (From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1.)
MacResponder 1.0. With summer in full swing, many individuals may be concerned about their ability to respond to emails while on vacation. For those persons, MacResponder 1.0 may be a handy and useful application. Fully customizable, MacResponder is an automated email responder that works with multiple email accounts and also features rule-based settings to customize what is sent. MacResponder 1.0 is compatible with all systems running Mac OS X and higher.
AI RoboForm 5.1.4 RoboForm 5.1.4 is an application that serves as a password manager and a one-click Web form filler. RoboForm has a variety of useful features, including its ability to generate Secure Random Passwords, the encryption of passwords, and the synchronization of passwords to a Palm device. Additionally, RoboForm contains no adware, and is available as an add-on to such popular browsers as Internet Explorer and Mozilla. Roboform 5.1.4 is compatible with all systems running Windows 95 and higher.
The sixth annual STOCKHOLM CHALLENGE AWARD (2003/2004) is open for submission until November 1, 2003. The aim of Stockholm's international Award for innovative use of information technology is to diminish the digital divide and to create an information society for all. The Stockholm Challenge is a platform for innovative projects from all over the world to create networks for the exchange of experience and knowledge. The competition is open to private, public and academic contestants. The Challenge invites projects in the following categories: e-Government, Culture, Health, Education, e-Business and Environment.
CALL FOR FILM AND VIDEO ENTRIES: (From NW Film Center)
SPARK VIDEO: BEACON
LOCATION: Beacon, New York
Deadline: Ongoing, but earlier entries are given preference due to time restraints. We are seeking work for our 2 programming year, which will run monthly starting July 2003.
Guidelines: Videos should be short - under 15:00 minutes. All types of independent/non-commercial work are accepted: experimental, documentary, narrative, non-narrative, controversial, political, personal, animation, etc. Commercial productions and Music Videos need not apply. International and Domestic submissions are encouraged.
Formats Accepted : VHS (NTSC only) and MiniDV or DVCAM (NTSC or PAL). Please include synopsis, Bio, CV and contact information. SASE required for tape return. Otherwise, all submissions will be added to the SPARK VIDEO: BEACON library for possible inclusion in future curatorial projects. Artists will be contacted for permission prior to having their work included in other programs. Unfortunately, Artist Fees cannot be paid.
THERE ARE NO OFFICIAL ENTRY FORMS OR ENTRY FEES.
About:With the implementation of a monthly video series in the year 2001, Spark Contemporary Art Space emerged as the leading venue for Video Art in Syracuse, New York. Now the series has expanded to Beacon, New York - home of Dia:Beacon, the world's largest museum of Contemporary Art. With the support of local organizations such as the Beacon Cultural Foundation, the Beacon Cultural Project, companies such as Fusion Media, and local businesses like the chTHonic Clash Coffee House, SPARK VIDEO: BEACON will emerge as a center for Video Art. Each programming year, the monthly events consist of international, domestic, and community based video. The result is a monthly series that supports local exhibition, stimulates the community through International exhibition and provides a new audience for artists living all over the world.
Send materials to:
CO: Joshua Katcher - Video Programmer
SPARK VIDEO: BEACON
282 Katonah Ave. #148
Katonah, NY 10536
The 20th annual OLYMPIA FILM FESTIVAL is coming November 7-16, 2003.
The Olympia Film Society is accepting submissions for inspired works of all kinds: long, short, narrative, documentary, animation and experimental. Deadline: 9/1. Fee: $10 (+ return postage if you want your tape returned). Printable entry form is available at: www.olyfilm.org. For more info, email , or call .
Austin Film Festival Call for Documentary Entries (Last) Deadline: July 15. Do you have a Documentary film that you want to get out to the world? Are you looking for a venue that might attract investors and distributors to your current or future projects? Submit your Short or Feature length Documentary Film for the 10th Annual
Austin Film Festival, October 9-16. The last deadline for the 2003 AFF film competition is quickly approaching. If it's ready send it in!
For all competition rules and regulations visit: http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/filmrules.php
For a competition entry form go to (or print the entry form below): http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/filmreg.php
Late Deadline: July 15th ($30 submission for Documentary)
(Withoutabox.com members receive $5 off entry fees.)
Coney Island Short Film Festival, September 27-28 at Sideshows by the Seashore, Brooklyn, Coney Island, New York. The Festival is open to filmmakers working in all genres and formats. Early deadline is July 15 and late deadline July 29. For more information go to www. indiefilmpage.com/coneyfest.htm
ArtsElectric is a worldwide calendar and information center for new music, electronic music and the media arts.You'll find hundreds of events listed, as well as articles, interviews, and other writings.
WebVisions 2003. Friday July 18, 2003. 9am - 7pm Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Explore the future with the Web's leading experts and visionaries in design, user experience, eMarketing and content creation. This year's lineup of speakers includes Kelly Goto, Jeff Faulkner, Mark Newhouse, Dr. U.N. Umesh and others. WebVisions is the premier conference for designers, developers, students and Web professionals. Be ready to network, recharge your creativity and visualize the possibilities!
Christian Game Developers Conference. Cascade College. Portland, OR. July 25-27, 2003. Cost: TBA.
SIGGRAPH 2003 - 27 July - 31 July, This is the 30th international conference of computer graphics and interactive media. The conference will be held in San Diego, California. It is also the world's largest exhibit of grapic software, computer hardware, and interactive technologies. Given the conference is on the west coast this summer individuals may want to make it a part of a vacation trip.
Classic Gaming Exposition. Jackie Gaughan's Plaza Hotel. Las Vegas, Nev. August 9-10, 2003. Weekend pass $35.00.
International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) Conference, "Changing Tides" is being held in "America's First Resort," Newport, RI on October 1 through October 5, 2003.Prepare for an exciting agenda along with all the historical and magnificent scenery of Newport, Rhode Island, and surrounding New England.
First International Digital Storytelling Conference, November 27-29, 2003, Cardiff, Wales. The British Broadcasting Corporation-Cymru-Wales will host an international dialogue and presentations about ways to build and sustain the Digital Storytelling movement. Co-sponsored by the Center for Digital Storytelling and the DSA, the conference will include the first International Meeting of the Association. Representives from around the world will be expected to attend.
CAREERS IN MEDIA:
Here are four resources that I would recommend for learning more about careers in multimedia production.
The first is Boston College's Guide: Careers In Multimedia. This is the best resource I've seen related to the field and determining where one might want to go with a career in multimedia design.
To this I would add Skills Net. Skills Net has an extensive collection of material related to working in the media industry.
Career Advice. Monster.com provides an excellent overview of the following career options and links to possible jobs.
- Creative Writer
- Graphic Designer
- Sound/Recording Engineer
- Studio Musician
- Technical Writer
Landing Your Dream Job in Computer Graphics: Steps you should take to get the ultimate computer graphics job. By Mark Swain. A nice clearly written guide to professional opporutnities in web design, game development, and television and video.
Click and go directly to a listing of jobs - no need for searching.
Animation Job Board: Animation World Network. This site provides continuiously updated listings of international jobs in the field of animation. Check it out.
Film and Television Job Board: Film, TV, & Commercial Employment Network provides important information and resources for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. It's for beginners as well as seasoned professionals. Information and resources are provided for many areas both behind and in front of the camera.
Entertainment Careers. Net. Job Board. Entertainment jobs and internships listings at Studios, Networks, Production Companies, Record Companies, Radio Stations, VFX, Animation,Broadcasting
Project Assistant. ORCAS a Multimedia health education organization seeks well-organized individual to assist with project management, development and evaluation of a program targeting a racially and culturally diverse audience. Prefer MA or MS degree in health education or related field, computer skills, database management, research experience, focus group or recruitment experience, and experience working with young children. Send resume to: Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc., 1839 Garden Ave., Eugene, OR 97403 or fax to: or e-mail to: . No phone calls, please.
Computer Aided Drafting We have an opening for a 3D CAD drafter in our R&D department. We are seeking a full time person with the following skills: 3D CAD using Inventor and Mechanical Desktop solid modeling software. Some surface modeling using Rhino software. Vocation- structural/mechanical design and solid modeling of all areas of highline motor homes. 3 years of experience preferred. Country Coach offers competitive wages, excellent benefits including health, life, and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid vacations and holidays. A physical exam and drug test is required after an offer of employment is made. Apply in person at: 135 E. 1st Ave., Junction City, Mon.-Thur. 8am-5pm & Fri. 8am to noon. Or email resume to : Check us out at www.countrycoach.com COUNTRY COACH Date: 7/13/2003 Source: Register Guard Eugene
Communications Director. Northwest Christian College Director of Communications reports to the Provost (and the President for selected responsibilities), provides leadership in shaping the character and direction of communication for Northwest Christian. Position Requirements: * "Hands on" position that requires the ability to work collaboratively with college offices. * Plan/coordinate with the President and V.P. of Advancement issues of the NCC Bulletin. * Help develop and implement a uniform print and electronic institutional look for the College. * Coordinate development of print copy for all external College communications. * Ensure effective communication with the Colleges "heritage" with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. * Coordinate advertising * Identify, research, and write campus-based news stories * Pitch and follow-up on college-based stories to appropriate media; maintain & cultivate positive relationships with media; handle media inquiries and serve as college spokesperson * Publicize and assist coordination of special events. * Support fund raising Requires bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred), and a record of responsible leadership experience with emphasis on editing, writing, public relations, marketing and media, graphic design, and publications. Experience in development of graphic design. Ideal candidate will have enjoyed success in the development of communications programs, preferably in non-profit organizations. The College wishes to fill the position ASAP. All correspondence, should be directed to the Provost, Northwest Christian College, 828 East Eleventh Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401 or email: Date: 7/13/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)
GRAPHIC Design: OMSI is looking for a Graphic Designer with design skills & art exper. to get the word out to our visitors and members. Help design and produce publications, promo materials & event advertising. Must be creative, efficient, and have excellent communication and computer skills. BA/BS; 1-2 yrs graphics/ad/mktg exp. Proficiency with Quark, Photoshop, & Illustrator required. Send resume to OMSI-Recruiter, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, or visit: www.omsi.edu Equal Opportunity Employer
Published in The Oregonian on 07/13
Computer Support and Web: Install business software in a Windows Network environment. Troubleshoot workstations. Windows 98/XP Pro, E-Commerce, Web Design and Maintenance. MS Office, Access programming. Benefits, 401(k). Send resume and salary requirement to: Computer Tech, PO Box 2275, Vancouver, WA 98. Published in The Oregonian on 07/13
Pre Press - Graphic Design. Commercial printer shopping for conscientious team-player w/skills in WIN/MAC Acrobat, InDesign, Quark, Illustrator & Photoshop used for process & spot color printing. For consideration email resume & cover letter to: Published in The Oregonian on 07/10
Marketing Manager Portland, OR-based software company seeks to immediately fill a full-time marketing manager position. The marketing manager must plan, organize and implement all marketing efforts, including developing marketing plans and budgets, writing and designing marketing materials and print ads, maintaining company web site, planning and promoting tradeshow presence, and enhancing public relations. Qualified candidates must be selfmotivated and able to work independently as well as with groups and have 5+ years of experience in marketing, advertising or public relations. Must have a BA in marketing or equivalent experience and must possess excellent writing, design and creative skills. Knowledge of Photoshop, PageMaker, Illustrator, InDesign and FrontPage desired. Product development and marketing research background a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package. Qualified applicants can e-mail cover letter and resume to or fax to , Attn Ellen. Published in The Oregonian on 07/06
Documentary Film Writers. Must be familiar with writing for History, Nature, and Biography genres and do own research.
*6 minute/pages segments. $300.00 each. An additional deferred payment of $100.00 upon distribution.
*54 minutes/pages. $2500.00. An additional deferred payment of $1000 upon distribution.
Circle of Good Kharma Film & Video Productions is an independent, boutique size, up-and-coming production company, newly based in Portland, Oregon, that utilizes experienced freelance writers, producers,and production personnel to create their programs. Our productions include "K9 Kapers," which has been distributed in over 20 Public Televisions affiliates, and several historical programs in development. A complete list of past and current projects and additional information can be obtained by visiting www.goodkharma.com
Teaching film and Video. Northwest Film Center School of Film and Young Filmmakers Program welcome resumes from independent mediamakers with an interest in teaching part-time. Academic credentials and teaching experience desirable but not required. Contact:
Education Director NW Film Center 1219 SW Park Ave. Portland, OR 97205 FAX 503/
Video Editor -Temp Position.Post house in Portland needs video tape editors for various shifts. Applicants proficient in both linear and non-linear formats [ beta sp, AVID, Media 100] will be considered. Must be creative and able to work well with or without client supervision. Ability to shoot is a plus. Work will involve both short and long format production including corporate/event documentation, t.v. spots, video projects and a full range of film work. Working knowledge of Media Composer, SCV and Symphony desired. ACI/ACSR a plus. Send resume to:
Computer Instructors Positive classroom leaders to teach computer apps & technical skills at growing career school. Looking for individuals w/either Network+, MOUS, and/or web design/front page training. Certification in the above ares a plus. Bachelor's degree preferred. PT, M-F 5:30-10:30pm. Email Published in The Oregonian on 07/09
Public Relations Assistant - Graphics. Oregon Food Bank seeks motivated and enthusiastic individual to coordinate Speakers' Bureau; work with electronic media including Web site, digital photographs and newsletters; maintain files; and assist with news releases, brochures, flyers and events. Strong written and oral communication skills; expert knowledge of AP style and English grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to manage multiple tasks; & exper. with Web sites req'd. Must be organized, detail oriented, able to maintain confidentiality and work both independently and as part of a team. Complete application form at Oregon Food Bank, 7900 NE 33rd Dr, Portland, OR 97211. Deadline: 7/11/03. Equal Opportunity Employer. Published in The Oregonian on 07/06
Marketing/Desktop Publishing.Commercial Real Estate CB Richard Ellis is seeking an enthusiastic & energetic individual to work in a professional, fast paced environment in downtown Portland as an assistant to a top producing team. This position requires a strong background in marketing and/or real estate, outstanding work ethic, strong organizational & communication skills, desktop publishing, PowerPoint, Excel & MS Word. Real Est license or ability to acquire a must. Competititve salary/benefit pkg. Fax resumes to Jill Cameron Published in The Oregonian on 07/06
Technical Illustrator. Allied Systems Company, a manufacturer of heavy equipment located in the Tualatin/Sherwood area, has an immediate career opportunity for a TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATOR in our Technical Publications Department. Job duties will consist of editing and revising parts, service and operations manuals using engineering specifications, prints, parts listed and existing content/artwork for various manufactured product lines. To qualify for this position, you must possess the following qualifications: Experience with computer generated graphics using AutoCAD & CorelDRAW Desktop publishing skills with Adobe PageMaker Advanced skills with Microsoft software Must be skilled in drafting and technical illustrating and be adept at electronic layout and various reprographics methods Experienced with Inventor helpful A four-year BA/BS degree in technical illustration and writing preferred. 2-3 years experience in a manufacturing/production environment helpful. Excellent benefits program available. Employment drug screen required. For immediate consideration, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements in .doc and/or .txt format to: Equal Opportunity Employer Published in The Oregonian on 07/06
Marketing/ Creative Design. Our client is a profitable, medical diagnostic company with capital equipment sales worldwide. They are recognized as the leader in their field. This is a handson position reporting to the VP of Sales & Marketing. Responsibilities include creative design and in-house production of company marketing materials. Following a bachelor's degree, will possess a 3-4 year track record in graphic design. Exceptional writing skills are expected along with technical skills (PageMaker, Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat Distiller). Occasional, planned travel is required. Please submit a confidential resume to our retained search firm: Published in The Oregonian on 07/06
I'm currently limiting my Newsletter job searching to Oregon and South West Washington. However, for those interested in job positions elsewhere in the Northwest may I recommend the following
Sakson and Taylor. Most media jobs in the Seattle area seem to be promoted through Sakson and Taylor a Seattle based employment service that specializes in technical communication. The organization fills positions in animation, graphics, media, instructional design, writing and other areas. This seems to be a central connection to the media production opportunities in the Seattle area.
Seattle Times. Seattle area jobs not listed with Sakson and Tayler will be found in the Seattle Times online employment service.
Career Click .COM. This online service allows you to search individual, regional, or national Canadian newspapers for job positions. Remember that Canada has tight employment restrictions for non residents.
Vancouver Sun . The Vancouver Sun provides an online employment section that lists jobs in that great city of the North. These same jobs can be found on Career Click. Com listed aboved.