The After School Arts Program (ASAP) -- Fiscal Sponsorship ArtMorpheus

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Youth Engagement & Employment
Posted Date
6/27/2022 1:20:00 PM
Post End Date
7/10/2022 11:59:00 PM
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time


**This position will be: Hybrid: In-Person and Remote**


The After School Arts Program (ASAP) launched in January 2021, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. We received a $15K Grant from the Boston Public Health Commission to offer virtual filmmaking workshops to disadvantaged youth impacted by Covid-19 (17 - 24). ASAP had perfect attendance with 15 students for several weeks. The workshop was sponsored by Final Draft, the leading writing software used by professional storytellers and Hollywood studios around the world. Final Draft gifted our students with the free program for a year. From January to February 2021 we offered high quality education in the art of filmmaking and storytelling, in addition to offering a 1 hour mentor session, for 4 consecutive Saturdays. Our creative mentors are working film directors, producers, actors and screenwriters who have written for NAACP nominated shows, including HBO's "LoveCraft Country". Since our launch, one of our students has nearly completed her first book and another has gone on to work in a few theatrical productions at her college. We recognize that this is a delicate transition period for youth easing out of isolation and back into school. Our launch year was successful, however inadequate funding caused a halt in services. In order to prevent a gap in services, we were able to receive a micro grant of $4000 to continue the Final Draft writing program. This year, we are excited to expand our program to more students throughout Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan. Our goal is to offer 3 workshops per year to 16+ students which will take place in the Summer, Fall and Winter Season each year. We are now able to provide 200 Boston Public School Students with the gift of Final Draft. We have an optional Expressive Arts Therapy component.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Director 1. Manages all creative elements of the film production (crew + talent) 2. Reading, Writing and Editing Copy of the Script 3. Collaborating with the 3 P's of Production (Pre-Production, Production + Post Production) Director of Photography: 1. The Director of Photography is the head of lighting crews and the camera department on set 2. The Director of Photography (Cinematographer) works in tandem with the Director to execute each shot 3. The Director of Photography sets up the shots for the Director Post Production Editor 1. The Editor logs the footage 2. This is a time sensitive job that must adhere to deadlines 3. The Editor of the film works with all Post Production Elements (sound, music, photos, credits) etc

The Ideal Candidate for this Job:

Director 1. Patience 2. Excellent Communicator 3. Multitasking is paramount Director of Photography 1. Knowledge of lighting techniques 2. Well versed in cameras and lenses 3. Creativity for shot set ups Post Production Editor 1. Basic knowledge of editing software 2. Excellent Communication skills 3. Ability to follow direction and attention to details


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