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Oulu Music Video Festival is looking for an artistic director

Are you a visionary who knows popular culture and its new trends like the back of your hand? Do you want to get involved in putting together the programme for the world's oldest music video festival and helping develop the festival in an international direction?

Oulu Music Video Festival (OMVF) is the oldest music video festival in the world. Held annually in Oulu. The four-day festival features curated music video screenings, films, clubs, master classes, workshops and much more. As part of the Oulu European Capital of Culture 2026 project, OMVF is organising a Nordic music video competition in 2025 and a European music video competition in 2026.

Oulu Music Video Festival is looking for an Artistic Director to be responsible for the festival's programme in cooperation with the festival organisation. Their main task will be to put together the music video and film programme as well as the supporting programme. The artistic director also assists in the festival production. The job of Artistic Director requires vision, extensive knowledge of music videos and audiovisual culture and experience in programming.

We also value motivation, the ability to work independently, experience with associations as well as networks in the audiovisual sector. International connections are a plus. We also consider experience with event production as well as public speaking to be an advantage. 
The job is part-time 18,75 h/week from the first of March to the last of August and does not require living in Oulu. The Artistic Director must subscribe to the values of the association.

Send an application and CV by the tenth of January 16:00 to For more information about the position, please contact Inka Koutaniemi, Chair of the Board of Oulu Music Video Festival Association, on 23rd of Novemeber 17-19, 14th of Dcember 17-18.30 and 9th of January 17-19 tel. 050 41091876. Job interviews will take place in week 3.

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