Videography Internship at New York City StartupBookmark This
244 5th Avenue, Suite 200
New York, NY
DescriptionWe're looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on videography intern to join our small, passionate team.
We create fun, interactive walking tours. But there's a twist. We've turned it into a game, led by your cell phone. It's the best way to discover NYC.
"It's a walking tour. It's a game. It's Exploreous! How does it work? Your cell phone becomes your guide and the city becomes your game board. You’ll perform challenges, follow clues, take great pics, and find the best kept secrets in NYC."
Within the next couple of weeks we will be launching our web app, iPhone/iPad app and social media presences.
We will be creating an online video series/TV show that will air 2-3 times a week. It will serve as the focal point of our social media presence. These will be quick, 15-minute interest pieces on really cool hidden gems that can be found throughout NYC.
You will be working with one other videography intern, the host of the show, and the founder during the development of this series.
This position starts immediately.
Though this internship is unpaid, there will be many benefits to this opportunity:
-You will get experience on the ground-floor of an early stage NY tech startup.
-This is a 'hands on' internship. You will be filming and editing from day one.
-Your videos will be marketed and distributed as the focal point of our web presence.
-You will build your portfolio
-Great work will receive an 'out-of-this-world' letter of recommendation
-Intern will report directly to the founder
-Oh, and of course you'll get free games for you and your friends!
Responsibilities-You will be reporting directly to the founder
-You will spend roughly 6-8 hours per week shooting at various locations in New York City. You will spend another 6-8 hours per week editing.
-Make sure audio/lighting is appropriate
-You will need to communicate with outside business owners and management as needed.
A typical week of shooting: (12-18 hours total)
-You will meet with the gang (two videography interns, a host, founder) and will have a quick 30-minute strategy meeting at a local coffee shop near the shooting location.
-You will arrive on location, meet with management, set up shots. You will work closely with the host to make sure you're getting the shots you need. Most of these segments will be telling a story. (Shooting may take 1-2 hours)
-Repeat (You may film at 2-3 locations in one day, or 2-3 locations at 2-3 different times throughout the week. Depending on availability of our locations. We will probably shoot 2-3 times per week though.
-You will work with the other videographer to edit the footage and create a 15-minute segment.
NOTE: You will need to coordinate schedules and communicate regularly with the other videographer. There will be deadlines that need to be met.
Requirements-Candidate should enjoy travel, exploring NYC, and games. (Read as: Our product should excite you.)
-You have experience taking video, using professional cameras and video equipment, editing video, and creating short segments.
-Must be able to excel in a team environment.
-You should provide an example of your work. A portfolio, a short film, or a small project works. Your submission doesn't have to be super high production value. You're a student. We get it. We just want to see that it's not your first time holding a camera.
**INTERN MUST HAVE THEIR OWN PROFESSIONAL/COMMERCIAL CAMERA WITH HD CAPABILITIES.