Projectionist RFP


This Request for Proposals (RFP) is an invitation by ReFrame Film Festival to submit proposals for the position of Projectionist for the 2024 ReFrame Film Festival, as detailed in the Scope of Work and Deliverables section below.

ReFrame is an esteemed annual film festival held in Nogojiwanong/Peterborough, Ontario, known for its commitment to showcasing social and environmental justice-themed documentaries. The festival also engages in year-round community programming, contributing significantly to the cultural landscape.

RFP Contact

For inquiries and submission of proposals related to this RFP, please contact:

Philip Fox Jones, Technical Director

All communications regarding this RFP should be directed exclusively to the designated contact person.

RFP Timetable

  • Issue date of RFP: December 1st
  • Submission deadline: December 15th
  • Anticipated selection of candidate: December 20th
  • Festival dates: January 25th to January 28th, 2024

Proponents Expenses

Applicants are responsible for any expenses incurred in preparing and submitting their proposals.

Scope of Work and Deliverables:

  • Operation of projection equipment for the duration of the festival, including three days and one night (January 25th to January 28th, 2024).
  • Ensure high-quality film projection and sound during screenings.
  • Coordinate with the festival technical team for setup and testing of equipment before the event.
  • Troubleshoot any technical issues that may arise during screenings.
  • Work closely with festival staff to ensure a seamless viewing experience for attendees.



The engagement for this position will be from January 23rd to January 28th, 2024, encompassing the setup period and the festival duration. Availability for preparatory meetings and equipment testing prior to the festival is also required.


Candidates should submit their applications by December 15th, including a resume, a brief summary of their projectionist experience, and references or testimonials from previous engagements. Proposals should also outline any specific technical requirements or preferences for equipment and setup.


The remuneration for this position is $1500, commensurate with experience and expertise.

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