Sled Island Film Announces Its Curators, an Intern Position and Upcoming Fundraiser!

Sled Island has exciting news for our 2013 film program including Canadian guest curators Alexander Carson and Kyle Thomas, a Student Intern Job Posting for our 2013 Programming Assistant, and an upcoming fundraiser!

Meet the Sled Island Film Curators
Sled Island is pleased to announce two Canadian film curators for our 2013 program; Canadian filmmakers Alexander Carson and Kyle Thomas are excited to be joining Sled Island 2013 as guest curators of the festival's film program. Carson and Thomas are founding members of the Calgary-based media arts collective North Country Cinema, an organization dedicated to the production and distribution of innovative film and video content. In 2012, they presented new work in Cannes, SXSW, and dozens of other festivals across Canada, the United States, and Europe. For Sled Island 2013, Carson and Thomas will curate a program of short films that reflects their commitment to intimate storytelling and gritty personal narratives by bringing the best work from major international festivals to Sled Island.

Student Intern Position Now Open

Job Posting: Film Programming Assistant. Sled Island Music and Arts Festival is seeking a Student Intern for the position of Film Programming Assistant to support in the coordination and promotion the 2013 film program. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain applicable skills and mentored experience in programming and coordinating film events and working in a festival environment. The successful applicant will have a strong interest in film and be willing to work in a team environment; prior experience in organizing events is welcome. This is a 4 month part-time internship. Interested candidates must apply through the SCIP website—Apply now!

More To Be Announced Soon!
The Sled Island film program is having a Fundraising Cabaret in March featuring film and music! Stay tuned for more details after our first wave of headliner announcements on March 5, 2013!!