Junior Set Roles & Actors
Application Deadline: Monday 10 February, 5:00pm

In Spring 2020 Mansions of the Future (MotF) is presenting a new immersive installation by London based artist, musician and producer Haich Ber Na. His commission will be inspired by 70s experimental music video, sci-fi futures and modernist interior design. The set-like installations will form the backdrop to the production of a new short music video and supporting photography series. Following filming the installations will be open to the public to view. Click here for more details about Haich’s commission with MotF.

To support Haich in the development and delivery of his ambitious commission Mansions of the Future is recruiting for a number of Junior Set Roles and Actors. These are a paid, professional / experience development opportunities open to students and emerging professionals. The rate for each Junior Set Role is £100 per full day, actor rates will be announced on Friday 31 January:

Set Design Assistants: Monday 30 March – Wednesday 1 April
(2 days during this period + 1 research day)
Assisting set design and installation process, Creative input. Experience: Problem solving on set.

Styling Assistant: Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April
(4hrs each morning + 1 research day)
Sourcing garments, fitting actors, steaming, creative input on costume. Experience: Interest in fashion.

Runners: Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April
(2 days during this period)
On set assistance, keeping cameras charged, setting up equipment. Experience: Passion for film.

Audio Technician: Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April
(3 full days)
Recording live sound throughout shoot. Experience: Knowledge on professional recording devices.

BTS Photographer: Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April
(2 days during this period)
Documenting behind the scenes of the shoot. Experience: analogue camera equipment and iPhone photography.

Makeup and Hair Artist: Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April
(4hrs each morning)
Makeup and hair styling for actors on set. Experience: Previous Makeup and hair examples (portfolio).

Actors: Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April
(3 full days)
Parts do not include dialogue, applications for acting roles must be submitted via www.shootingpeople.org – application for actor roles will go live on Friday 31 January

How to Apply: 
Please be aware
 that the application process for acting roles (only) is different, applications are being taken via www.shootingpeople.org – application for actor roles will go live on Friday 31 January.

To apply for a Junior Set Role please state clearing which role you are applying for. You should submit 100 – 150 words about you and your influences – e.g. I’ve always enjoyed the works of painterly Directors like Anderson and Jodorowsky. It was the set designs, the furniture selection and the coloured walls that really made me look at the more subtle points to composition mastery in their works. These influences led to my pursuit of an MA in Film Production.

And 100 – 150 words about what you will gain from this experience – e.g. Seeing how a small team produces and executes an ambitious and multi-layered creative project would help me to think about how I place myself within a professional team dynamic and how I could conceptualise my own visions.

You can include up to 10 images of relevant work OR a link to a website or Instagram. If included images must be formatted as a PDF (5MB max.), not sent individually.

Please send your application to info@mansionsofthefuture.org. The email’s subject line should read Junior Set Roles (Your Name) (Role you are applying for).

Important Dates:
Application Deadline – 
Monday 10 February, 5:00pm
Install – Monday 30 March – Wednesday 1 April
Filming – 
Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 April

Candidates who face cultural, social, physical or economic barriers to applying for opportunities in the arts and those who have lived experience of migration or detention are particularly encouraged to apply – with our assessors understanding our commitment to equality and diversity.

For inquiries about Haich’s commission or the application process please contact info@mansionsofthefuture.org or 07494 344352.We look forward to hearing from you. 

Image courtesy & copyright Haich Ber Na & Jesse Crankson

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