Call for Video Producers

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About WorldFish

“WorldFish is a leading international research organization working to transform aquatic food systems to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. It collaborates with international, regional, and national partners to co-develop and deliver scientific innovations, evidence for policy, and knowledge to enable equitable and inclusive impact for millions who depend on fish for their livelihoods. As a member of CGIAR, WorldFish contributes to building a food- and nutrition-secure future and restoring natural resources. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with country offices across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, WorldFish strives to create resilient and inclusive food systems for shared prosperity. For more information, visit:

WorldFish is seeking talented and experienced videographer and photographer to develop a video documentary and coffee table book for the project titled “Taking Nutrition-Sensitive Carp-SIS Polyculture Technology to Scale” in India.

Project Overview

WorldFish is implementing a project in the Indian states of Odisha and Assam named “Taking nutrition-sensitive carp-SIS polyculture technology to scale”. This project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development (BMZ) commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

A key goal of the project is to develop easily scalable methodologies for the mass seed production of some important SIS through the standardization of a hatchery-based breeding approach.

Below are the 4 project objectives:

  • Assess factors influencing the adoption of carp-SIS polyculture technology by previous projects.
  • Develop protocols for the mass production and transport of seed of up to five nutrient-rich SIS.
  • Validate business models for the breeding and distribution of SIS species in partnership with private seed supply enterprises.
  • Technical training and outreach to ensure integration into public and private investments for further scaling.

It is proposed to have video documentary and coffee table book of the “Hatchery-based mass seed production protocol of small indigenous fish species to scale nutrition-sensitive aquaculture” by hiring a professional agency by WorldFish. The output will be used for sharing about these interventions at multiple state, national and international fora and for advocacy purposes.

Scope of Work

The primary scope of the endeavor is to develop audio-visual documentary and coffee table book highlighting the project “Taking Nutrition-Sensitive Carp-SIS Polyculture Technology to Scale” and to showcase the hatchery-based mass seed production protocols of small indigenous fish species.

The objectives of work entails:

  • Producing a succinct promotional video in multiple languages, highlighting the hatchery-based mass seed production protocols of small indigenous fish species and elucidating the successful business model.
  • Crafting informative short training video, in multiple languages, that delve into the specific protocols devised for the mass seed production of selected small indigenous fish species.
  • Curating a visually engaging photo-documentary, presented in the format of a Coffee Table Book, which vividly captures the intricacies of mass seed production for chosen small indigenous fish species, while emphasizing its role in advancing nutrition-sensitive aquaculture on a larger scale.

For more information related to this ‘Call for Video Producers’, please refer to this link: India – Call for Video Producers.pdf

How to Apply

Interested filmmakers and photographers are invited to submit the following materials for consideration no later than 24:00 (MYT) 31 May 2024:

  • Portfolio -Links to previous work that demonstrates your ability to produce engaging and high-quality films and stills.
  • Project Proposal – A brief outline of your vision for the promotional film and stills, including conceptual approach, narrative structure.
  • Budget Estimate – An initial budget proposal that includes pre-production, production, and post-production costs.

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.

People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.




Bhubaneswar, India
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