Acquisitions Internship at Movie Site

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Description

SnagFilms is an award-winning social video-viewing platform that offers viewers an extensive library of free movies on demand.

At the cutting-edge forefront of digital distribution, SnagFilms aims to find innovative ways to bring thoughtf
ul narratives and documentaries to the widest possible audiences.

SnagFilms viewing experience is currently available on 110,000 affiliate sites as well as on sector-leading applications that are available on mobile, set-top box and home entertainment devices.

SnagFilms is also the parent company of IndieWire, the #1 news site of the independent film industry, and is recently named Red Herring’s 2013 Top-100 Technology Companies in North America.

Co-founded in 2008 by Ted Leonsis and Rick Allen, the company is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in New York and Los Angeles. For further information, visit snagfilms.com.

We are looking for interns to assist with the acquisitions department for the Spring 2014 semester. We are flexible with the schedule but require a commitment of 2-3 days a week in our office, conveniently located in NoHo.

As an integral part of the team, you will gain hands-on experience and in-depth understanding of the acquisitions and distribution deal making process . You will also be able to identify creative and commercial values of independent films; why some are more successful than others.

Finally, you will have the opportunity to learn from veteran executives of the entertainment and digital media industries.

Responsibilities

• Screen film submissions and write coverages of the content
• Conduct research on films, film submissions, festivals, press, reviews
• Track film acquisitions deals and sales
• Provide administrative support to SVP of Content Partnerships, if needed

Requirements

• A passion for independent, foreign films, and documentaries
• Strong critical thinking and writing skills
• Knowledge of Excel
• Not required but bonus points if you send in writing samples

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