Professional Attachment Program

Sammie Jackson (3rd from the right) on set of Newton’s Law

About The Program

Open Channel has a strong history of facilitating attachments for emerging and early career practitioners on professional productions. Attachments offer excellent opportunities to demonstrate your capabilities and potential, and to form important professional networks.

Open Channel has been engaged to manage the Professional Attachment Program on behalf of Film Victoria and will work with production companies to source an appropriate attachee. Through the Professional Attachment Program attachees will receive on the job skills training, supported by a Supervisor and a Learning Plan.

The program is funded through Film Victoria’s Assigned Production Investment – Film and Television (API – Film and Television) whereby funded productions will allocate a small percentage of their Film Victoria investment in their budget to engage an attachee on the production.

Please read the below program guidelines carefully before submitting your application for an advertised position.

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Attachment positions will become available throughout the year. Please sign up to our Attachments Program Mailing List through the form below to be informed of advertised positions as they become available. We would also recommend signing up to Open Channel’s free monthly e-newsletter, OpenLine.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

COSTUME DEPARTMENT ATTACHMENT

The Professional Attachment Program, funded by Film Victoria and managed by Open Channel, is a response to the need to provide skills development opportunities for early career Victorian screen industry practitioners. The program provides a significant opportunity for Victorian practitioners to gain experience within some of Victoria’s established film and television production companies and address skills gaps in the local industry.

A paid position is available as a Costume Department Attachment on a new and exciting television series being produced in Melbourne. The successful applicant will be attached to the Production for 8 weeks.

The successful applicant must be available full time from 16 January until 10 March 2017.

Applications Close 9:00 AM Wednesday 4 January 2017.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The successful applicant for this position will be attached to the Costume Designer. This position would suit an individual keen to develop and advance their skills in costume design or related aspects of Film and TV production. The successful applicant will require the following:

  • A keen interest in the process of costume design;
  • Some applicable practical skills and knowledge
  • Very good organisational skills
  • An interest in and understanding of the demands of working in an on set crew environment.
  • A current Working With Children check

APPLY BELOW:

Application Form - COSTUME DEPARTMENT ATTACHMENT

  • APPLICATION FORM

  • *Please note the successful applicant will be required to be an Open Channel member before commencing attachment position
  • Full-time students are not eligible to apply. However, we may accept applications from post-graduate or part-time students where they meet the eligibility criteria and the activity does not contribute to course credits.
  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

  • APPLICANT DECLARATION

  • (All boxes must be ticked)