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New York, NY
DescriptionAbout Asian CineVision
Asian CineVision (ACV) is a nonprofit media arts organization devoted to the development, promotion, preservation, and exhibition of Asian and Asian American film and video. Since 1978, ACV has produced the Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF), the nation’s longest running festival of its kind and the premier showcase for the best in independent Asian and Asian American cinema.
Now in its 35th year, ACV has steadily defined and progressively broadened its role as an Asian American media arts center by serving a growing constituency that includes filmmakers, media programmers, and the local and regional Asian American community and a national audience. ACV is committed to film and media as a tool for social change and to the support of diversity in independent cinema.
Film Festival Interns
Film Festival Spring Interns will assist in the production, promotion, and coordination of all aspects of the 35th Asian American International Film Festival, to open July 25, 2012.
ResponsibilitiesDesign & Web Assistant
Work closely with festival staff on various levels of production, including design in Adobe Creative Suite, branding, and outreach strategy. Assist with maintenance of ACV and AAIFF sites. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in interactive, graphic, or web design. Design/web schedule will be approximately 8-10 hrs/wk.
Marketing & Outreach Assistant
Assist with public relations and promotional works for the AAIFF. Develop strategic outreach plan with festival management. Intern is responsible for maintaining and establishing relationships with various community organizations, universities, schools, and clubs for special/promotional events. Assist with procurement of in-kind sponsorships. Candidate must have excellent writing skills.
Program & Prints Assistant
Work closely with Program Director to facilitate the process of all film-related programming, including: tracking submissions and prints; coordinating pre-screening process; serving as liaison for accredited filmmakers, industry, and guests of the film festival. Candidate must have excellent writing skills.
Time Commitment: Spring interns must be available approximately 16 hours/week in our office, February through late May 2012. Candidates may also elect to stay for summer internship.
Strong interest in serving the community through nonprofit arts.
Must be entrepreneurial, well-organized, and detail-oriented with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
Enthusiastic personalities welcome!
Interns receive $4.50/day travel stipend
Office refreshments, casual work environment
Free and discounted tickets throughout the year to partner screenings and to the AAIFF
Credit on website and festival program book
Working on the nation’s oldest Asian and Asian American film festival focusing on independent cinema!
Flexible work schedule, with some telecommuting allowed.