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Youth in Media (12 months)

project description

The Youth in Media project is good for beginners and professionals in the field of media production.
You will have an opportunity to produce several videos per month of different genres, connected with local youth and actual socio-cultural processes. Monthly productions results in Youth TV Magazine which is presented online. Some of them also on different film festivals.
If you are interested in media education, you could improve your practical skills while co-mentoring in series of workshops and trainings for local youngsters. DZMP office is well-equipped with computers, as well as all needed for fieldwork and shooting process. Here you can learn the basics of directing, camerawork, lighting and post-production. You will get the chance to take part in the organization of DZMP's Luksuz film Festival. Volunteers are provided with the accommodation, money for food & local transportation, pocket money. Travel costs are partly refunded according to the rules of EU Erasmus+.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will live in an apartment with the other EVS volunteers. She/he will have a private room. The kitchen and bathroom are shared with the other volunteers. The volunteers are responsible for the cleaning of their rooms and shared rooms (kitchen, bathroom and corridor). Smoking in the apartment is not allowed.
The volunteers have a possibility to prepare their food in the kitchen (equipped with cooker, oven, fridge...) or to eat in the restaurants.
Local transport : local bus / free bicycle

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training during the project

The volunteer will participate on different courses from video / media field organised by DZMP through the year.
She/he will attend to the trainings (on arrival training, mid-term evaluation) organised by the Slovenian National Agency.
The volunteer will attend Slovenian language course which will be organised by hosting organisation usually once per week or more.

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volunteer profile

We are looking for self initiative, motivated, communicative, creative and responsible young people (18-30 years old) who are interested in media education and who would like to improve or develop their filmmaking skills. They should to be interested in working with young people, media, film and videos. It is desirable to have some basic knowledge of filmmaking or photography but this is not required.
At least the basic knowledge of English is desirable.

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how to apply

Please send us your CV and a motivation letter.
We would kindly ask you to make also a video presentation / interview about yourself. (image quality is not so important, so it can be also made with photo camera, mobile phone…) Please present yourself, who you are, describe your motivation...

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Participants with fewer opportunities

  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.
  • Other experience, infrastructure and resources:

    Our organisation is willing to involve volunteer who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, such as cultural differences, economic obstacles, educational difficulties.

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