Exciting opportunities to join IYA projects

Published 2nd November 2020

From photographers to dancers, songwriters to choreographers, musicians to filmmakers, we've got an exciting range of opportunities coming up to join our Inspire Youth Arts (IYA) team and their partners on some exciting new projects. Take a look at each of the projects below;

To find out more about the projects and to express an interest in applying, please click here to complete our online form.

Light Night 2021 project

During Nottingham Light Night 2021, we will be taking over the whole of St Mary’s church in the historic Lace Market to create an incredibly immersive experience, filling the space with synchronised light, sound and visual effects.  

We would like YOU to be part of the process and help develop the ideas and creative content which will make the piece come to life.  

  • We are looking for six motivated, enthusiastic and passionate individuals who are interested in the fields of lighting design and immersive technologies.  
  • You will have the opportunity to collaborate in a specialised workshop, exploring the design process for such an installation.  
  • You will explore the industry-standard technologies used for creating an audio-visual installation, whilst learning how to translate the visual aesthetic and wider concept.  
  • During the installation of the live event, you will assist the rigging and setup of the system.

During this time, you will be mentored by Multimedia Artist Urban Projections, and Events Producer Sterling.

You should:

  • Have a strong interest in the technologies associated with lighting design and immersive technology, (though no previous experience is necessary).
  • Be able to work in a team and share ideas effectively. 
  • Be available to travel to a workshop based in Manchester on 9th January 2021 (following up-to-date COVID guidance).
  • Be available for the Live event install on the 4th February 2021 (daytime), and the live event 5th & 6th February 2021 (evenings)

eNGine Room project

  • We're looking for videographers, photographers, designers, and web & social media creators
  • Are you looking for the opportunity to develop your skills, build your experience, and grow your portfolio of work and clients?
  • IYA is looking for young creatives to work on a range of promotional campaigns as part of our new eNGine Room artist and development record label.
  • Create fantastic content and campaigns with our team to promote our schedule of new releases, for our roster of superb new musicians and collaborators.
  • Contact reg.clegg@inspireculture.org.uk for more information and we will get back to you to discuss how we can work together.
  • To find out more about the project check out our social media channels...Facebook, Twitter and YouTube @eNGineRoomLabel and on SoundCloud and Instagram @engineroomlabel

Next Door Dance - Our Mill on the Hill

  • Are you aged between 11 – 25
  • Do you live in Nottinghamshire?
  • Are you interested in dance, choreography and film making
  • Then Next Door dance can’t wait to hear from you
  • We're working on a new dance film created by young people and guided by the Next Door Dance team
  • For more information please email hello@nextdoordance.co.uk

Miner2Major film making and photography project

  • Are you a budding young film maker or photographer?
  • We are looking for young people aged 13-19 ( up to 25 with a disability) to join a film and media group to work with a professional filmmaker in Nottinghamshire
  • The young people will need an interest in film and photography and be willing to learn skills in those areas.
  • The times and places of filming will vary and we will ensure the project is Covid safe with support from Inspire Youth Arts at all times 
  • For more information contact Anna.mcgrath@inspireculture.org.uk

Music project

  • Are you looking to become a professional musician/producer/songwriter?
  • We're looking for young music makers to join a range of exciting projects working on line to collaborate with professional artists and players.
  • If you have  skills and passion we can put you together to develop new and amazing music projects
  • Any style of music is ok! Rock- Pop- Urban- Classical- World- Hip Hop- anything is cool 
  • Contact iya@inspireculture.org.uk for more information and we will get back to you to discuss where we can work together 

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