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William Hooper
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Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2000 12:14:14 -0500
From: Film Department <film@GEH.ORG>

George Eastman House has an opening for a full-time Theatre Manager in the Motion Picture Department.

Job Description:
The Theatre Manager coordinates and implements film exhibition activities in
the Museum on a daily basis. She/he is responsible for the operation of the
Theatres, with specific duties including: (a) scheduling box office staff;
(b) scheduling film introductions for each screening, including providing
introductions her/himself;
(c) planning for special theatre events,
including assisting the chief projectionist to prepare for necessary equipment needs, and scheduling additional necessary staff; (d)processing invoices for film exhibitions, film rentals, etc;
(e) maintaining an archive of programs and publications pertaining to the film exhibition program;
(f)maintaining lobby displays, including posters, flyers, bulletin boards, etc.

The Theatre Manager works in close contact with the film programmer, senior curator, chief projectionist, and the public programs and publicity departments. Duties also include: assisting and training interns,
students, and volunteers; and updating a database of attendance statistics.

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

Candidates should possess a thorough knowledge of film history (US and
international), proficiency in organization and scheduling, outstanding public speaking skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks while facing time constraints, including emergency situations related to
the implementation of the film program. Familiarity with film archive policies
and procedures is recommended.

Applicants may submit a letter of intent, a resume, and at least two letters
of recommendation to
Peter Dowd, Film Programmer, George Eastman House, 900 East Avenue, Rochester NY, 14607.

Applications must be postmarked no
later than January 30, 2001. George Eastman House is an Equal Opportunity

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John Pytlak
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From: Rochester, NY 14650-1922
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For those who haven't been lucky enough to visit the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House in Rochester, the Dryden Theatre there is renowned for it's program of screening classic films:

John P. Pytlak, Senior Technical Specialist
Worldwide Technical Services, Entertainment Imaging
Eastman Kodak Company
Research Labs, Building 69, Room 7419
Rochester, New York, 14650-1922 USA
Tel: 716-477-5325 Cell: 716-781-4036 Fax: 716-722-7243

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