Latest Jobs In Kenya: CONSULTANCY FOR PRODUCTION OF SHORT ANIMATION VIDEO OF MESPT PROFILE AND TELEPHONE VOICE OVER-Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust

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PRODUCTION OF SHORT ANIMATION VIDEO OF MESPT PROFILE AND TELEPHONE VOICE OVER

1.0. INTRODUCTION

Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) was established in the year 2002 with the aim of supporting the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises by providing integrated business solutions for sustainable development.

The Trust is a multi-donor entity jointly founded by the Government of Kenya and the European Union who later relinquished their position to the Royal Danish Embassy in Kenya, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA).

MESPT is MESPT is mandated to support sustainable economic growth and development of small holder farmers and Agri MSMEs to increase productivity, income and enhance competitiveness for job creation especially for youth and women. This is achieved through capacity building which includes skills development, technical support, business advisory, financial and market linkages.

2.0. CONSULTANCY PURPOSE

MESPT wants to develop a high-level pitching animation video of its summarized profile and a short telephony voice over (for use when a caller is on hold).

The animation will help to increase awareness and knowledge about MESPT. The animation video will come in handy in standardizing how staff describe or explain the organization to stakeholders.

3.0. SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

MESPT is seeking the services of a competent production house/ firm that is good in animation to:

• Produce and edit in English, a short video of MESPT profile. The video should be informative and inspiring not exceeding 7.5 minutes.

• The video will be an animated video and shall have subtitles where applicable.

• Produce and edit in English a short telephony voice over (for use when a caller in on hold).

The consultant in this assignment will be expected to work closely with MESPT for deliberation on the following:

• Meetings to discuss the expected output.

• Preparation of script and narration for the animation video.

• Selection, recording and approval of Voice over/narration and background music.

• Planning and developing a production schedule for the production.

• Developing, selection and approval of the graphics or animation for the video.

• Mapping out and planning the treatment of the production (Story board sequence) of appropriate characters and other infographics.

• Editing the final production to required high resolution and standards.

• Finalize the video according to the feedback provided by MESPT.

4.0. DELIVERABLES

The firm will be expected to achieve the following:

a) A max 7.5-minute animation video of MESPT profile in English that is well edited and approved for use.

b) A well edited telephone voice over recording approved for use. The audio file should be in wav extension.

5.0. PROPOSED TIME-FRAME AND REPORTING:

The implementation period of the project is a for a period of 30 days.

6.0. DESIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCE

  • Previous experience in the production of animation content.
  • Organization capacity to conduct the assignment.
  • Technical capacity to produce eye catching content that leaves a wow effect.
  • Skills and experience in audio -visual animation, illustration, and infographics.

7.0. INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENT

The firm will work in consultation with the communications department who will be provided with all necessary information and support.

8.0. PROPOSAL CONTENT AND APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

Proposal /Application Documentation requirements

The firm should prepare a separate technical & financial proposal and below are the expected documentations:

· Full storyboard/Proposed production.

· Company profile/firm.

· Capacity of the firm-CVs of Members of the Crew.

· Proposed methodology of execution including workplan and timeframes.

· Portfolio. Including previous animation videos realized.

· Recommendation letters.

· Financial proposal to include all costs related to the assignment including pre-production, production, and postproduction costs.

· All costs should be in Kenyan Shillings.

· Project implementation plan for the entire production.

9.0. PAYMENT PLAN

The payment plan to the firm who will be awarded the assignment will be as follows: – **

· 40% upon submission of an inception report and comprehendible and approved story board and script.

· 60% upon submission of final approved production of the short animation video of MESPT profile and telephone voice over.

How to apply

Kindly send your proposals to tender@mespt.org by 31st May 2021 before 14:00 Hrs Kenyan Time

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