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LECTURER (SCREEN CREATIVE PRODUCING)

FULL-TIME

In a city renowned for its international outlook and connections, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in developing future generations of performing artists that include performers, practitioners, designers and technicians. The Academy's six Schools: Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film & Television, Music, and Theatre & Entertainment Arts create a vibrant centre of practice, production, teaching and practice-as-research. Its outstanding reputation is reinforced by the quality of its performers and its partnerships with other centres of excellence locally, regionally and internationally. With international residencies, visiting artists and alumni, which include some of the most respected professionals in their disciplines, the Academy is committed to the training of future world-class performers and practitioners.

The School of Film and Television of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts invites applications from suitably qualified and motivated screen professionals, with higher education teaching experience, to coordinate and teach courses related to Creative Producing for the Screen at all year levels of the distinctive four-year BFA undergraduate degree programme.  The postholder will be responsible to the Dean of Film and Television, and the Head of Screen Creative Producing, and will also be required to act as the Creative Producer for student projects and be responsible, in collaboration with other faculty, for overseeing the efficient and effective management of student productions.

Applicants should possess:
(a)  A relevant MFA/BFA degree or professional training/experience to an equivalent level;
(b)  Significant professional experience in screen production;
(c)  Demonstrable credits as a producer of screen content;
(d)  Experience in logistical and financial management of screen content;
(e)  Demonstrable experience in marketing and distribution of screen content via various distribution channels, and/or;
(f)   Demonstrable credits and experience as a creative content designer and producer for the screen with cinema feature length content experience highly desirable;
(g)  Teaching experience at higher education level;
(h)  Current knowledge of, and an established good network with local and regional screen production and creative industries; and
(i)   Excellent communication skills.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Appointment will be on a two-year contract with the possibility of renewal, subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity payment equal to 15% of basic salary earned during the contract period will be payable upon satisfactory completion of contract.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits.  Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Commencement date will be in March 2021, subject to negotiation. 

APPLICATIONS

Interested parties should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae to:

   Human Resources Office
   The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
   No.1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
   Email:
hro@hkapa.edu

Closing date for application is 12 December 2020.  Please quote reference code 'L(SCP)' on the envelope.  Information is also available on the Academy’s website www.hkapa.edu.

 

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