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EVS @ WTV- a community TV station and organisation for media education

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project description

The “Open Channel of Wettin” (“WTV - Der Offene Kanal aus Wettin”) has been providing for citizens, the so-called ‘users’, access to the know-how and the technical equipment for the production of video/movies since 1992 free of any charge. The productions are broadcasted via terrestrial television signal in Wettin, via internet streaming (see: http://wettintv.de/media.html) and partly via YouTube. For their production the "OK" offers its users professional film equipment, several film editing suites, a film studio and the support of trainees in media design and volunteers with experience in the area of film/TV production.
In this way film clips in high professional standard, partly in feature-length, and in different formats (reports, documentary and animation films) are produced. The range of topics is very broad and depends primarily on the personal interest of the users.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

-each of the two volunteers will live in a full equipped room in a shared flat in Halle on the Saale
-transportation by car and public transport (fully paid by the organisation)

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training during the project

-the regular On-Arrival-Training and Mid-Term-Training offered by the National Agency
-internal trainings

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volunteer profile

The volunteers should be between 17 and 30 years old and highly motivated into working in the field of TV / Film production and media education.
As part of the team at WTV they will produce reports and documentations of events for our program and will get at the same time the chance to realize their own film productions on EU-relevant topics.
Thus applicants should be able to gain knowledge in the field of film production, able to work in teams and to manage stressful situations and should like to work with children and young people.Besides we appreciate applicants with good German skills.

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how to apply

As a young person interested into EVS at WTV please send an application with a CV to evs@wettintv.de till the actual application deadline.
It is very helpful for us, if you can already look for a sending organisation from your country in the EVS database in case you don´t have one yet.

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additional information

WTV is situated in the little town Wettin (famous for its noble lineage that spread over whole Europe), 20 km north from Halle on the Saale, which is two car hours south of Berlin.
The two volunteers will be living in a fully equipped shared flat, each in his / her own room, in a very nice district in the lovely student town Halle.
They will mainly work in Wettin and Halle. Depending on the projects of WTV and their own film projects they might go to other cities in Germany as well.

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