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London Community Video Archive – Archive consultant/trainer

London Community Video Archive – Archive consultant/trainer wanted:
Goldsmiths, University of London has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund
(HLF) for an exciting new project, the London Community Video Archive (LCVA). LCVA
will rescue, nurture and disseminate a unique and threatened part of our video culture,
through archiving, oral history, outreach work and establishing a web presence.
LCVA is looking for an experienced film/video archivist to support the project and work
with two Creative Skillset Archive Trainees see
The role will will involve:
training and mentoring the Archive Trainees.
helping us devise and implement our Archiving strategy
a fee of £1500 (10 days at £150pd) but you will be expected to work flexibly.
Skills/experience required are:
Essential :
Film/video archiving
good personal and communication skills
the ability to work under your own initiative.
Desirable:
experience of training/teaching
knowledge of the area of community and alternative video and film making.
Training will take place on a day in June (TBA) and the interviews and editing will be
undertaken by arrangement with interviewees and the LCVA between June and August.
If you are interested please email an expression of interest and simple CV to
t.dowmunt@gold.ac.uk