The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) is seeking applicants for a Creative Film Residency position in Kampala, Uganda. The Resident will provide creative and hands-on direction in efforts to produce film, photographic, and written media exploring the stories of human rights defenders in East Africa and the Horn of Africa.
The ideal candidate will be a graduate of film school and/or have experience in producing narrative documentaries.The candidate should have general knowledge of the entire process or documentary planning, filming, and editing, though not necessarily full expertise at all stages of production. Experience with DSLR cameras in filmmaking is a strong advantage, as well as skill in other aspects of design and writing.
The Residency is an opportunity to work with a dynamic team engaged in human rights issues in a turbulent region and to provide creative direction to a multimedia project.
We are willing to receive group/collective proposals where groups are already living in Kampala.
The Residency will include regional travel thus a valid travel document is necessary.All costs of the Residency will be provided for along with a modest Resident’s stipend. Duration of Residency will be determined in discussion with the successful applicant.
To apply please send a cover letter and CV along with any portfolio works to [email protected]. Application deadline is Thursday January 29th, 2015 at 5pm East African Time.