Documentary Media Internship in San Francisco

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To Apply: Email a cover letter and a resume to Emma Bailey: emma@citizenfilm.org. We do not check the submissions on internships.com, so you must email to apply.

Include any relevant film/video production experience, as well as your level of familiarity with the computer programs used in our office. Please also include your availability: start & end dates and days/times available during the week.

Company Overview
Citizen Film is an independent documentary production company that collaborates with community organizations to make and disseminate character-driven documentary films.

Work by Citizen Film’s principals has screened on national television (PBS, HBO, IFC, TLC, etc.) and at some of our country's most prestigious venues, including the Sundance Film Festival, NY MoMA, the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Hirshhorn, the Whitney American Museum of Art and more.

Responsibilities

Intern Qualifications
Must be available a minimum of 20 hours a week (3-5 days) for a minimum of 3 months, preferrably the beginning of Sept. to the end of December. Additional hours are also an option.

We are looking for an intern who is Mac savvy, detail oriented, able to multi-task and can type quickly and accurately. Interns must be professional, engaged with the work, and reliable and should have experience in online and library research. Working knowledge of film/video is beneficial, including familiarity with Final Cut Pro. Our office uses the following computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, and WordPress. Recent graduates and students are welcome to apply.

To Apply -
Please email a cover letter and a resume to Emma Bailey: emma@citizenfilm.org. Include any relevant film/video production experience, as well as your level of familiarity with the computer programs used in our office. Please also include your availability: start & end dates and days/times available during the week.

Requirements

Internship Description
Because we produce several projects simultaneously, interns are involved in all stages of documentary media production, from development through distribution. In the development stage, interns will assist with funding research, and grant preparations. During production and post-production, interns provide support through logging, converting media, and assembling dailies, transcribing interviews and updating scripts. Interns will also provide assistance on film shoots, taking camera notes, and helping to set-up and breakdown equipment. Finally, interns will assist with marketing and promoting completed films by helping to prepare marketing materials, and providing support to press relations and community outreach. While work given to interns can often be repetitive, Citizen Film teaches interns a broader understanding of how each task fits into an efficient, high quality documentary film production process.

This is an unpaid internship.

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