Assignment Board

We are looking for story ideas and video footages about the following topics. Submit your pitch if you are interested and available or have any existing materials!

  • Looking for video production service in Santiago, Chile
    Location: Chile Application Deadline: 2022-03-31 Range of Quote: 300-600USD

    Dear colleagues, 


    We're looking for an experienced video journalist/videographer/production team in Chile to film a video feature about a local employee working in a Chinese company based in Santiago, Chile. 


    The interview subject, location, and timing will be arranged and coordinated beforehand. Job responsibilities to include: 

    1. Sit-down interview (Two cameras with lighting setup; Questions and outlines will be provided prior to the shooting. ) 

    2. B-roll shots shooting (Shot list will be provided prior to the shooting. Gimbal is required for a better quality of the shots. )

    3. Location scout at the scenes where the shooting will take place. 

    4. Interview translation (from the subject's native language to English) and transcription 


    You can refer to this video for the style and context of this project we're going to produce. 


    Please note that this project will take approximately 1-2 days in the second or third week of March. A con-call for a pre-production meeting will be held with our team in Shanghai, China before the shoot upon the confirmation of commission.  


    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thanks! 


    Apply
  • Urgent! Looking for video production service in Lahore, Pakistan
    Location: Pakistan Application Deadline: 2022-02-18 Range of Quote: 300-600USD

    Dear colleagues, 


    We're looking for an experienced video journalist/videographer/producer/ in Pakistan to film a video feature about a local employee working in a Chinese company based in Lahore, Pakistan. 


    The interview subject, location, and timing will be arranged and coordinated beforehand. Job responsibilities to include: 

    1. Sit-down interview (Questions and outlines will be provided prior to the shooting ) 

    2. B-roll shots shooting (Shot list will be provided prior to the shooting)

    3. Relevant material request to the interview subject 

    4. Interview translation (from the subject's native language to English) and transcription 


    You can refer to this video for the style and context of this project we're going to produce. 


    Please note that this is an urgent project that will start from Feb. 21, 2022, next Monday and we're expecting to finish the shoot by Feb. 25, 2022, next Friday. A con-call for a pre-production meeting will be held with our team in Shanghai, China before the shoot upon the confirmation of commission.  


    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thanks! 

    Apply
  • Open Call For Content Collaboration With Science Teacher Community
    Location: Worldwide Application Deadline: 2022-03-31 Range of Quote: 5-500USD

    Dear colleagues,


    Currently, we are gearing up for a new platform - Scigens.com,  an online community for global science teachers, where they share their experiments and teaching methods through the format of short videos and connect with each other.


    This platform is still in a very early stage and we are looking for cooperations and potential content partners in the following ways:


    1. Science Teacher Recommendation

    We welcome all science educators who are interested in making original content to join our platform. So you can help to recommend anyone in that regard you're familiar with to us. Once he or she is registered to our platform and starts to upload their content, we will reward a $10-50 referral bonus to you. 


    2. Home/Classroom Experiment Video Recordings

    Educational and interesting science experiments, recorded with full demonstration and explanation, are also part of the content we’re hoping to build. You can help to film the teachers' experiments yourself or have teachers film themselves in the experiment. We pursue quality content but it doesn't have to be in the standard of documentaries. It would be good enough to just cover one science knowledge point in a single video. We offer $5-30 for each video like this.


    3. Imitation and Localizations 

    Our Instagram account has some experiments and online campaigns. You can work with someone like a science teacher to make similar experiments in English or your own language, helping us to better spread science-related inspirations to your local community. We offer $5-10 for each video like this.



    4. Science experiments by kids

    We also welcome the content of science experiments done by kids. You can work with them, or let them do the experiment on their own. Please feel free to refer to the examples on Scigens.com. We provide $5-10 for each video like this.


    5. Individual Story Package

    We welcome story packages about individuals that deliver humanity, mission, inspiration from the community of science teachers. Once your pitch is commissioned, we will offer $100-500 for each story that comes in a package of interviews + b-rolls.  


    Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ao HUANG, our editor at SciGens, and you are more than welcome to refer someone to us by forwarding this email to a friend.


    Email: huangao@pearvideo.com

    Whatsapp: +8618521728271

    WeChat:+8618521728271


    Apply
  • Urgent! Get to Know Kelly Sildaru
    Location: 爱沙尼亚 Application Deadline: 2022-02-13 Range of Quote: 300~500usd

    Dear colleagues, 


    The 2022 Beijing winter Olympic games are going on and athletes from all countries are fighting for their dream.  Kelly Sildaru from Estonia is a talented Free-skiing athlete and shines in the 2022 Beijing winter Olympics. She won the gold medal in the 2016 winter X Games at the age of 13. 


    You can get more information from the link below:

    https://www.redbull.com/int-en/athlete/kelly-sildaru

    https://olympics.com/zh/video/player/freestyle-ski-star-kelly-sildaru-is-ready-for-beijing-2022


    We would like you to interview Kelly Sildaru or her close friends/families/coaches and talk about her career and expectation in this winter olympic.


    Format: 1080p HD, 24/25/30 fps,


    Let us know if you have any good ideas and story pitches! 

    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 

    Thank you!


    Best, 

    Pear Video


    Apply
  • Open Call for Story Pitch About Science Teacher In Rural Areas
    Location: Worldwide Application Deadline: 2022-02-28 Range of Quote: 100-500USD

    We are looking for stories of SCIENCE teachers in rural areas around the world.


    Currently, we are launching a project to connect science teachers worldwide. We welcome teachers in elementary and secondary schools to join us. As science teachers come in different areas, we welcome educators in maths, physics, chemistry, biology, as well as STEM-related subjects.


    We hope the footage includes the following two parts:


    1. Classroom recorded clips: interaction with students, teaching methods, and experiments.

    We strongly recommend teachers refer to the following Instagram account for inspiration and/or imitation.  

    https://www.instagram.com/crazychineseteacher/


    2. Interviews and B-roll on individual stories:

    Recommended topics: life story, career path, pandemic, challenges, silver linings…


    Please pitch to us if you have a story idea and/or a good related news tip!


    If you have existing footage, please select 'filmed' in the Footage Types and upload them or share links with us. Then we will evaluate the materials you submit to us before deciding whether to commission your pitch. Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend.


    Thanks! 

    Apply
  • Urgent! Interview with and sidelights about Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu
    Location: Japan Application Deadline: 2022-01-30 Range of Quote: 150-500USD

    Japan's world-loved figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu is chasing his third straight Olympic men's gold medal, after being qualified for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games for winning the Japan figure skating nationals last month. 


    As the Beijing Winter Olympics kicks off in less than a month, we'd like to produce a series of simple and quick videos about this world-loved figure skater. It could be a sit-down interview with him if you have access, a press-con with him speaking to the press, a vox-pop from his hometown Sendai about their expectation for his performance in the Beijing Olympics, or a cheering event at a shrine or a short and quick interview with his coach, or friends, etc. 


    You can refer to the links here to learn about the background and context: Favored and favored, what is the "hidden" charm of Yuzuru Hanyu?;  Yuzuru Hanyu attempts quadruple Axel, wins Japan figure skating nationals


    Please pitch to us if you have a story idea and/or a good related news tip!


    If you have existing footage, please select 'filmed' in the Footage Types and upload them or share links with us. Then we will evaluate the materials you submit to us before deciding whether to commission your pitch. Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you

    Apply
  • Open Call For Story Pitch About Tiger Conservation From Tiger Range Countries
    Location: India, Malaysia, Russia, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Cambodia,Bangladesh,Indonesia Application Deadline: 2022-01-30 Range of Quote: 200-600USD

    2022 is the Lunar Year of the Tiger and a critical milestone on the TX2 journey, which stands for 'Tigers times two' signaling a global commitment to double the world's wild tigers by 2022. 


    From a population of perhaps 100,000 a century ago, wild tiger numbers hit an all-time low of as few as 3,200 in 2010. That same year, all 13 tiger range governments came together for the first time at the St Petersburg Summit where they committed to double the number of wild tigers by 2022, the next Lunar Year of the Tiger. Since then, India, home to 60 percent of the world’s tigers, approved 14 new tiger conservation sites, and Russia tripled the tiger population in its Land of the Leopard National Park, etc. 


    As it's drawing close to the deadline for TX2, we'd like to produce a series of tiger conservation-related video features to mark this amazing journey and celebrate exciting achievements from all countries engaged in the project.  It would be great to hear story ideas from you under this topic, whether it's tiger reintroduction in Kazakstan, or tiger recolonizing in former ranges in India. 


    You can refer to the links here to learn about the background and context:  About TX2; Pilibhit Tiger Reserve in India wins the inaugural TX2 Award after doubling its tiger population; Big Cat Boom In MP's Bandhavgarh Reserve As Camera Traps Spot 41 Tiger Cubs There


    Please pitch to us if you have a story idea and/or a good related news tip!


    If you have existing footage, please select 'filmed' in the Footage Types and upload them or share links with us. Then we will evaluate the materials you submit to us before deciding whether to commission your pitch. Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you!

    Apply
  • Interview Austrian Skier Matěj Švancer
    Location: Austria Application Deadline: 2022-01-20 Range of Quote: 200-500usd

    Dear colleagues, 


    The 2022 Beijing winter Olympic games are coming and athletes from all countries are going to fight for their dream.  Matěj Švancer, who was born in Prague, Czech Republic and grew up in Austria, is a talented Freeskiing Slopestyle athlete and has proven him in many big competitions. He is going to be a star in the 2022 Beijing winter olympic.


    You can get more information from the link below:

    https://www.redbull.com/int-en/matej-svancer-tess-ledeux-win-fis-freeski-world-cup-big-air-chur 


    We would like you to interview Matěj Švancer and talk about his career. Since he is preparing for the Olympics so the interview can go online.


    Format: 1080p HD, 24/25/30 fps,


    Let us know if you have any good ideas and story pitches! 

    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 

    Thank you!


    Best, 

    Pear Video


    Apply
  • Gu Ailing, Lake Tahoe, and Northstar’s freeskiing team
    Location: america Application Deadline: 2022-01-16 Range of Quote: 250-500usd

    Dear colleagues, 


    The 2022 Beijing winter Olympic games are coming and athletes from all countries are going to fight for their dream. Gu Ailing, who is a talented skier, start her career as an athlete in Lake Tahoe. At the age of 8, she joined Northstar’s freeskiing team and began to join the competitions.


    You can get more information from the link below:

    https://www.redbull.com/int-en/theredbulletin/eileen-gu-freeskier-interview

    https://www.northstarcalifornia.com/



    We would like you to interview someone who knew Gu Ailing, made a coach/teammate, etc, and introduce the skiing industry and training system in Lake Tahoe which helps youth discover their talent and join the ice game.


    Format: 1080p HD, 24/25/30 fps,


    Let us know if you have any good ideas and story pitches! 

    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 

    Thank you!


    Best, 

    Pear Video


    Apply
  • Sit-Down Interview with Flying Tigers veterans
    Location: United States Application Deadline: 2021-12-31 Range of Quote: 200-500

    This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Flying Tigers, American pilots who flew for China in World War II, which is a historic example of better relations and cooperation for tackling global issues such as COVID-19 and climate change. 


    We'd like to speak with a few US veterans who helped protect planes carrying supplies from British-ruled South Asia over the Himalayas into China. It would be highly appreciated if you could get them to talk about their experiences, vivid memories in China back then and their thoughts on the current Sino-US relation. 


    You can refer to links here to learn about the background and context:  World War II US veterans recall flying aid to China ;  Dec. 7, 1941: Vivid Memories of a Day That Changed the World Forever


    Format: 1080p HD, 24/25/30 fps,


    Please pitch to us if you have a story idea and/or a good related news tip!


    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you!

    Apply
  • Stories of Beijing Winter Olympics athletes
    Location: global Application Deadline: 2022-02-10 Range of Quote: 300-1000usd

    Dear colleagues, 


    The 2022 Beijing winter Olympic games are coming and athletes from all countries are going to fight for their dream. To be qualified, they all have been through a lot of difficulties.



    You could refer to the links here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtIJ0x_HuEw&ab_channel=CyrusJanssen Olympic skiing from Jamaica? Benjamin Alexander Making History at 2022 Winter Olympics

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XyUHG9Obas&ab_channel=Olympics The Story of India's Fastest Man on Ice - Shiva Keshavan | Far From Home


    We would like you to film interesting background stories of the athletes who are going to shine in the winter Olympics.


    Format: 1080p HD, 24/25/30 fps,


    Let us know if you have any good ideas and story pitches! 


    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you!


    Best, 

    Pear Video


    Apply
  • Urgent! Juncao industry in Papua New Guinea/South Africa/Rwanda
    Location: Papua New Guinea Application Deadline: 2021-12-01 Range of Quote: 150-400usd

    Dear colleagues, 


    The famous  Chinese agriculture professor Lin Zhanxi, who invented Juncao technology, has brought hope to many developing countries. According to the report, the Juncao technology has benefited 106 countries and regions by addressing poverty, soil erosion and desertification. 


    Juncao rooted in Papua New Guinea  in 1999 and thousands of local famers benefit from this industry now. Juncao is called "the Lin Herb" there to express the local people's gratitude to Lin Zhanxi.


    You could refer to the links here:

    https://news.cgtn.com/news/3255444f79494464776c6d636a4e6e62684a4856/share_p.html

    https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202109/1233261.shtml


    We would like you to film the current development ofJuncao industry in Papua New Guinea/South Africa/Rwanda and interview local farmers/agriculture experts/ etc.


    Format: 1080p HD, 24/25/30 fps,

    Let us know if you have any good idea and story pitch! 


    If you have existing footages, please select ‘filmed’ in the Footage Types and upload them or share links with us. Then we will evaluate the materials you submit to us before deciding whether to commission your pitch. 

    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you!


    Best, 

    Pear Video


    Apply
  • Open call for collaboration on China related content
    Location: Global Application Deadline: 2022-01-01 Range of Quote: negotiable

    Dear colleagues, 


    Pear Video has turned 5 years old this month. We want to extend our gratitude to you for working with us through the years. We really appreciate your efforts in collaborating with us to produce the wonderful content. It’s been an extraordinary journey to have witnessed the great changes in the world for the past 5 years.


    The pandemic did not block our communication and stop the people-to-people exchanges. We will continue to collaborate and co-create valuable content to build bridges between China and the rest the world by telling informed, insightful and engaging stories to a global audience. 


    Moving towards 2022, we’re making this open call for content collaboration on China related stories. We’d like to work with global filmmakers and content creators to tell China related stories from a global perspective. It could be anything from uncommon stories of common people living outside China, to cultural exchange between China and other countries on food, literature, art, pop culture, and a more diverse range of area. 


    We’re planning to work with you on producing quality content in various formats. Not only could it be a 3-20 minutes video feature or short documentary focusing on stories of individual human beings, but also videos of other formats, such as Vlog. Meanwhile we also welcome the format of non-fiction written articles as well. 


    Documenting and telling China-related stories is not something new. But what we’d like to capture is up-close and personal slices of contemporary China and the rest of the world that reflects the zeitgeist and latest global trends.


    We look forward to receiving and discussing your story pitches, and/or any suggestions.


    Best, 

    Pear Video International 

    Apply
  • Urgent! Report The 2020 Summer Olympic Games
    Location: All over the world Application Deadline: 2021-08-08 Range of Quote: 100-1000USD

    Dear colleagues, 


    The 2020 Summer Olympic Games are scheduled to take place in the Japanese capital between 23 July and 8 August. We’re looking for videographers to do some interviews and news stories related to it all over the world. Here are some perspectives.


    Japan:

    1. Specific epidemic prevention measures and procedures for the audiences and Tokyo residents during the Tokyo Olympics.


    2.  Local people's opinions about Japan insisting on holding the Olympics.


    3. Stories of those who experienced it: volunteers, staff, etc.


    4. How did the retailers, hotels or tourism operator prepare for the Olympics?


    Other countries:

    1. The unique emotions of people watching the game in different countries under the epidemic.


    2. Interesting fans’ story all over the world.


    3. Visiting some famous players’ hometown, interviewing their relatives, friends and neighbors.


    4. A unique experience of watching the Olympic Games, like in the battlefield, at the center of the pandemic, etc.


    5. Interesting activities of merchants about the Olympic Games.


    6. The vox pop about the match, the performance of some players and some hot news.


    7. What do people from different countries like to eat when they are watching the Olympics?


    8. Interesting and meaningful stories related to The Olympic Games all over the world.


    Let us know if you have any good idea and story pitch! 


    If you have existing footages, please select ‘filmed’ in the Footage Types and upload them or share links with us. Then we will evaluate the materials you submit to us before deciding whether to commission your pitch. 


    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you!


    Best, 


    Pear Video

    Apply
  • Urgent! Report the 2020 UEFA European Championship
    Location: all over the world Application Deadline: 2021-07-11 Range of Quote: 100-1000usd

    Dear colleagues, 


    2020 UEFA European Championship is scheduled to be held from 11 June to 11 July 2021 and the tournament will be held in 11 cities in 11 UEFA countries. We’re looking for videographers to do some interviews and news stories related to it. Here are some perspectives.


    1. Specific epidemic prevention measures and procedures for audiences during Euro Cup and how fans feel and react under this certain circumstances.


    2. On-spot scene of fans gathering and watching game together, their reaction and comment on the game.


    3. Football fan’s story all over the world.


    4. Voxpop of fans, asking about how do they expect the outcome of the game and their comment on the performance of certain player.


    5. Visiting certain football star’s hometown, interviewing their relatives, friends and neighbors.


    6. Interview with some experts and professional soccer commentator.


    7. Interesting activities related to Euro Cup carried out by some stores and merchants.


    8. Interesting and meaningful stories related to the European cup all over the world. 


    Let us know if you have any good idea and story pitch! 


    If you have existing footages, please select ‘filmed’ in the Footage Types and upload them or share links with us. Then we will evaluate the materials you submit to us before deciding whether to commission your pitch. 


    Apply as soon as possible to increase your chances of getting commissioned. If selected, you will receive an email from us and a producer will get in touch with you. Not available? Then refer someone to us by forwarding this assignment to a friend. 


    Thank you!


    Best, 


    Pear Video


    Apply

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