Category Archives: Filmmaking Opportunities

Videographer Wanted in Dubai

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GetYourGuide is a marketplace for tours and activities around the world. About two years ago, the Visual Content department was created to commission photos and videos of the company’s tours. GetYourGuide is looking for a good videographer in Dubai who would be interested in taking the tours for free and filming them. They will pay for the raw footage and handle all the post-production of the videos in-house.

Here are examples of some of the tours that GetYourGuide would like to film:

To apply, leave a comment here to request an introduction or send an email to video@getyourguide.com directly.

Adventure in Motion Film Competition

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The Adventure Travel Trade Association is hosting a short film competition called Adventure in Motion. Anyone who has a short travel video (four minutes or less) produced in the last year is invited to submit their entry. Submissions are due August 22nd.

For more information on the timeline, evaluation criteria, and submission guidelines, go to the ATTA website. We’d love to see some of our talented travel filmmakers throwing their hats in the ring!

Last Weekend to Nominate Filmmakers for Trippy Awards

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Great news! We are extending the nomination period for the Trippy Awards through Monday June 30th. This is your last weekend to nominate your favorite travel videos and travel filmmakers for the 2014 Trippy Awards, the videos that most enlightened and inspired you. The Filmmaker of the Year will be our Grand Prize winner and will win a $2000 travel voucher to travel anywhere and film a TripVlogger video series. To nominate your favorites, please go to http://www.tripfilms.com/trippy. Good luck!

Trippy Nominations Open Now

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The Trippy Awards give us a special opportunity to recognize and honor some of the most incredible, awe-inspiring, funny, surprising, and impressive travel videos from the Tripfilms community of filmmakers. You bring us entertaining and informative travel videos from all over the world, and now we want to celebrate some of our favorites from the past year. Nominations are open through June 25th, and voting will open shortly after we announce the finalists. To nominate your favorites in each category, visit http://www.tripfilms.com/trippy or email your nominations to TrippyAwards@gmail.com.

Dominica Film Challenge

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The Dominica Film Challenge is currently seeking filmmakers, photographers and storytellers to help tell the story of the island and people of Dominica. Dominica, a small tropical island located in the Caribbean (West Indies), is not to be confused with the Dominican Republic. “Many have said Dominica reminds them of what Costa Rica was 20+ years ago, before the major development boom,” says Mike Kraabel, executive producer of the Dominica Film Challenge. “There are no chain resorts and most of the locations have very high ethical and sustainable mission statements.”

The Dominica Film Challenge aims to tell the world more about this incredible island. Selected applicants will receive round-trip airfare, accommodations, meals and trail guides. Teams will spend a week on the island and document their journeys with film, photography, and other types of creative social media, then publish and share their experience with their fans.

Applications are due Friday, February 28th and the project will take place toward the end of March 2014.  To learn more, visit http://www.dominicachallenge.com.

Seeking TripVloggers for Cruises

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We are hoping to send a few Tripfilms TripVloggers on cruises in November to shoot simple smartphone video overviews of different areas of the ship. We’ll cover the cost of the cruise if you can get yourself to the port of departure. Cruises leave November 1st from Miami and November 15th from Tampa, Los Angeles, and New York. Please email Jamie at jamie@tripfilms.com if you’re interested in the job!