Videographer/Editor Summer Job

Date: May 9, 2024

Deadline: May 17, 2024 - 11:45 pm

The Edmonton Short Film Festival (ESFF) is looking for a young adult to join our festival team as the Videographer/Editor responsible for shooting and editing video from our various events as well as creating content for our social media platforms and web site. Ideally the youth will have an understanding and appreciation of film festivals and the importance of these festivals to both film artists and the community. The majority of their time will be creating and editing engaging videos for our social media platforms.

Our Videographer/Editor will also receive mentorship from and work collaboratively with the festival directors - both award winning filmmakers.

The ideal candidate is a student who is entering their final year of studies or is a recent graduate of a media, film or video production program.

This position is funded through Canada Summer Jobs.

Start date June 1

Application Deadline May 17

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Create high quality videos and still photographs that convey our message, culture, feeling, and story to the community and potential audience participants
  • Create and deliver video content designed for websites, social media, advertising, etc.
  • Shoot event footage, and work with other videographers to shoot additional footage at events
  • Edit all footage using Final Cut, Premiere Pro or other professional-grade software
  • Be able and willing to travel to various film screening events and workshop locations
  • Embrace and support the ESFF mission and adhere to safe practices in the workplace
  • Must be organized, able to take direction, and be a team-player
  • Open to working evenings and weekends


  • Collecting, organizing and creating video content
  • Develop workflows and processes to meet deadlines
  • Be independently creative
  • Have a passion for videography and editing
  • Be proficient in editing software
  • Have a good understanding of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TicTok) and how to create content for each platform
  • Be versatile to be able to quickly adapt as required
  • Basic understanding of how to operate cameras, microphones, lighting and all related equipment in the production and editing of video
  • Strong attention to detail and time managements skills
  • Photography experience is a big plus

Please send a cover letter and resume to by May 20, 2024.