First name: Last name: Email address:

Commission: Film Maker

Salary: Commission Closes: 21 April 2017
Job Description (PDF)

The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre wish to appoint a creative film maker to make a short film to commemorate the 40th Anniversary Year of the venue.

The Brewhouse is a multipurpose venue with 352 seat auditorium, studio theatre, meetings rooms, workshop spaces, gallery, café/bar and outdoor area, located on the River Tone in Taunton. The Brewhouse programmes a range of high quality live performances, cinema, exhibitions and participation activities. The arts centre also presents local community theatre companies and school productions, as well as hosting external conferences and meetings.

With Arts Council funding and a partnership with South West Heritage Trust, a creative oral history project celebrating the last 40 years at the Brewhouse, will take place from April 2017 – March 2018. The project will collect local stories and memories about the venue and commission a writer and film maker to use the material as inspiration for a piece of creative writing and a short film.

For full details please download the Job Description below.

Commissioning Process

The successful film maker will be selected through a two-part process.

Stage 1

Open Call. Interested parties should submit a PDF up to 2 pages in length containing the following details and information:

  • Up to 3 links to relevant examples from your portfolio indicating date of completion, scale of work and timeline of project.
  • Brief biography (max. 500-word count).
  • Briefly outline how you would creatively approach this project (max. 750-word count).

Please send your submission by 21 April 2017 to: with Film Commission in email Subject Line. We are happy to accept submissions from collectives or collaborative teams, however please note that the fee cannot be scaled to reflect multiple team members.

Stage 2

Shortlisted artists will be invited to meet with the artistic team to visit the side and present their ideas

Question and Answers

If you have any questions relating to this Open Call please contact


The commission fee for this project is £2,000 including materials and costs.