HEALTH INITIATIVES FOR SAFETY AND STABILITY IN AFRICA (HIFASS)
LOCAL ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN PARTNERS IN NIGERIA – REGION 3
PLOT 206, STATE HOUSING ESTATE, 1ST AVENUE, OFF MCC ROAD, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE.
TEL: 08138510412
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PRODUCTION OF A DOCUMENTARY

Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa – Local Orphans and Vulnerable Children Partners in Nigeria, Region 3 (HIFASS- L0PIN-3) is a five-year project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), focused on community- based, result-oriented and family-focused interventions to increase capacity of local organizations and communities lo positively respond to the needs of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Kano and Adamawa states. The goal is mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS on Children and their families.

HIFASS-L0PIN-3 is seeking for an excellent producer for a documentary to capture milestones demonstrable by success stories In key thematic areas to showcase what the project has achieved in the stales of operation, lessons learned and create awareness on important areas. This will be achieved by carefully weaving the activibes of the project through the systems and structures previously existing and those created as a result of the project with a compelling storyline.

The documentary should show achievements, inform, inspire and be able to stand as an advocacy tool, shining light on the issues surrounding vulnerability in the states of operation.

2. SCOPE OF WORK
(i) Collection and compilation of organizational information, existing information and material (pictures, video footage, interviews etc.) from the programme and other relevant sources from the HIFASS-LOPIN 3 communications team.
(ii) Script and storyboard submission to HIFASS-LOPIN 3 for review and approval.
(iii) Video shoot.
(iv) Post-production and submission of audio-visual content with voice over, text and music (the final submission will be a high quality documentary in desired format – a short version of four minutes and a longer version of fifteen minutes, with voiceover, text and music (not pirated) of international standard.

EXPECTED SUBMISSIONS
(i) Hard and soft copies of the final script and storyboard.
(ii) Master copy of each Him (four minutes and fifteen minutes) in full resolution High Definition format
(iii) 10 DVD copies each of the short and long versions
(iv) 49 flash drive branded copies of the long version (optional, but should be quoted for)
(v) 1 flash drive branded copy containing both the short and long versions(optional, but should be quoted for).
(vi) Hard and soft copies of the synopsis.
(vii) Compressed file- lower quality, smaller sized files- of each film for upload to website, mobile phones and social media.
(viii) Rushes
The soft copies would be submitted in an external hard disc.

OWNERSHIP AND RIGHT
HIFASS – LOPIN 3 will assume ownership of the final product and retain all rights to use, modify and distribute as sees fit.
Criteria for Selection
(i) Producer/Director must have evidence of producing/developing documentaries/film – Minimum of 2 films (2 documentaries or 1 documentary and 1 film)
(ii) He/she must have proof of working in the film industry of international standard, fora minimum of4 years.
(iii) Show ability to source for all necessary equipment for the production

CODE OF CONDUCT
All team members working with the selected Producer/Director must behave in a professional and ethical manner at all times and must consent to upholding confidentiality, as the program operations are sensitive (confidentiality forms will need to be signed).

TIMELINE
(i) Meeting with the HIFASS-LOPIN 3 team and compilation of information and material (pictures, video footage, interviews etc.) from the program and other sources will take place between 28 October -31 October 2019.
(ii) Script and storyboard submission to HIFASS-LOPIN 3 team – 7 November, 2019
This will pass through an approval process which may require that corrections be made to the submission.
(ii) Finalization of script and storyboard – 14 November, 2019
(iii) Shoot- Between 17th and 26 November, 2019
(iv) Post production 2 November- 7 December, 2019
(v) Submission for final review – 9 December 2019
(vi) Final Submission – 13 December 2019

If you agree with our terms, kindly indicate your interest in working with us by submitting a letter of

Expression of Interest to either of the following addresses:
Cross River State:
The Director of Finance and Administration HIFASS-LOPIN 3
Plot 206,1st Avenue, State Housing Estate, Calabar.

Or
Online Submission procurememnt@hifass-hfi.org

Please attach the following documents to the letter of Expression of Interest:
(1) Show reel, trailer or photo album of previous work done by you.
(2) Tax Identification Number (TIN)
(3) Reference letters from at least two clients.

Please note that this is a highly competitive process, if you are successful after our assessment, you will be offered the opportunity to produce this documentary.

The deadline for submission of letter of Expression with the above- listed attachments is Tuesday 22 October, 2019. For further enquiries, please call 08052497336 or 08033411911

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