About the Opportunity
An opportunity for two students/early-career production crew that identify as First Nations, culturally diverse, women and/or gender diverse who are looking to take the next step in their career and gain experience working on main-stage festival events.
In partnership with Brunswick Music Festival and Engineroom, participants will work closely with experienced sound and lighting operators in a safe, and challenging environment. The mentorship will include briefings, event preparation, equipment set up, running a stage with multiple artists, changeovers and shadowing operators to learn complex problem-solving skills on the day.
This mentorship opportunity will provide one-on-one guidance and significant real-life experience to increase skills and self-confidence creating workforce ready talent to feed into the industry. Working alongside highly experienced industry professionals will give mentees an insight into career opportunities within the industry, provide invaluable networking opportunities and lead to future employment outcomes.
A $1500 honorarium will be paid to the two mentees for their participation in the program. Days and hours are negotiable, however participation in a minimum of two meetings prior to the festival, and four full days work on site during the festival is required.
Applications close – 5pm, 7 February 2021
Interviews – 10 February
Successful applicants confirmed – 12 February
Orientation meeting – 22 February
Pre-production meeting – 4 March
Brunswick Music Festival – 5-14 March
About Brunswick Music Festival
In 30 plus years, Brunswick Music Festival has taken many forms and in recent years has been re-aligned with all that is quintessentially contemporary Brunswick. Refitted and refurbished, it now illuminates an array of voices, perspectives and ideas from within the Melbourne music community and has been embraced wholeheartedly. With its refreshed presence and reaffirmed relevance BMF has engaged new audiences, spoken to and made space for the things that matter amongst the changing faces of contemporary music and society, and all while staying true to the vibrancy, energy and colour of Brunswick.
Engineroom has some of the best Producers, Project Coordinators and Production Managers in the world. From large-scale public events and shutting down roads, to stadium and arena shows, to impressive corporate conferences, galas and launch events, their team have been there, and done that! Partnering with the best-of-the-best, they offer the best in logistics and technical capabilities and are a team of creative thinkers and problem solvers.
Applications due 5pm, 7 February 2021
For more information, if you have any questions or need assistance completing your application, please contact us via email@example.com
This opportunity is supported through the State Government through Creative Victoria.