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Content Analyst – French Market

Department

Project Financing

Hiring Salary

$71,800 to $84,318

Status

Specific term – Until March 31, 2024

Location

Montreal or Toronto or Vancouver or Halifax

Deadline

December 9th, 2022

Posting Number

2022/23-13

Working at Telefilm

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Summary

Reporting to the National Director, Feature Film – Francophone Market, the Content Analyst works collaboratively with other members of the Feature Film Fund team to support decision makers on creative issues across a broad range of issues. As a key member of the team, the Content Analyst:

  • Has solid expertise in the concept, writing and development of scripts for fiction feature films.
  • Evaluates the creative content of projects applying for production funding within a complex, dynamic and ever-changing creative environment, while providing feedback and content notes to decision makers on the creative elements of the project for which funding has been requested.
  • Attends screenings of the first and final cut of a film and provides feedback/opinions.
  • View the applicant’s previous films and evaluate the track record of producers, writers and directors.
  • Participates in the management of the external readers’ committees: selects the members; trains and supports them in the jury process; facilitates the deliberation days.
  • Collaborates on the development of guidelines and other special projects related to content analysis and creative issues. The incumbent will also have project management responsibilities.
  • Assists the team in leveraging industry knowledge by watching films and constantly updating market knowledge.

Qualifications

  • University degree in a related field or other combination of equivalent and relevant experience;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the audiovisual production industry;
  • Experience in the film and television industry and feature film script development, and a solid understanding of feature film financing;
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written in French, knowledge of English is an asset.

The job description has been simplified for this posting and does not necessarily reflect an exhaustive list of all the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the job.

Interested?

To apply, send an email to cv@telefilm.ca, and include:

  • Your resume
  • Your cover letter, indicating the job posting number

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We thank all applicants for their interest but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.