Virginia Film FestivalCharlottesville, VA
Full Time Job
The Virginia Film Festival is seeking candidates for a full-time Senior Programmer to curate film programs for the annual festival and year-round programming, oversee the Festival's film submission and selection process, supervise guest services and programming staff, as well as produce content for VAFF communications, marketing publications, and foundation applications.
Ideal candidates will have at least 4 years of experience with curating and programming film; be collaborative and creative while also maintaining an attention to detail; and have a proven commitment to inclusive community engagement. Experience in the film and film festival industry is required; experience in higher education is valued.
This is a full-time, benefitted position with the University of Virginia, located in Charlottesville, VA.
Anticipated Salary Range: $65,000 - $85,000 commensurate on education and experience.
The Virginia Film Festival is a program of the University of Virginia and hosts a five-day annual film festival and year-round programming that takes place in Charlottesville, VA. Now in its third decade, the VAFF is one of America's leading regional film festivals, and one of the premier cultural events in the Mid-Atlantic region.
The VAFF's annual program features some of the most anticipated and acclaimed films of the festival circuit as well as a wide range of features, documentaries, and shorts by filmmakers from around the world and right here in Virginia. Thanks to our home at the University of Virginia, the VAFF is known not just for its films, but also for the meaningful discussions that follow them, often featuring leading UVA academics and cultural experts. Our artistic focus is three-fold: to bring in renowned film artists for intimate conversations on their work and impact; to nurture the talent of emerging film artists; and to screen the very best and most impactful films in cinema each and every year.