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Editing Mentorship Fall 2023

Orig MediaHonolulu, HI
Start date: 08/01/2023(flexible)Duration: 22 Weeks
Unpaid Internship4 - 8 hrs/wk

2 months ago


We are looking for editing interns that want to learn the in's and out's of FCPX. 

Ideal Team Member 

-Good, honest, and trustworthy 

-Pleasant and professional 

-Fast, thorough, and extremely detail oriented 

-Ability to follow up on projects consistently 

-Open to coaching and learning new skills 

-Ability to be shown something once or twice, then be able to do it on a daily basis without being told to do it 

-Not afraid to ask questions if they are unsure about a task 

-Loves to help people 

-Great note taking and follow up 

-Good communication skills with co-workers and clients via email, in-person, or on the phone 

Ideal Skills (we can train you if needed) 

-Great storytelling ability through editing 

-Interesting editing style 

-Into studying different editing styles, techniques, and teachers 

Who We Are 

-Award-Winning Local Film and Video Production Company 

-Super fun work environment: we play games to take breaks 

-Healthy work environment: organic food when we can, no drugs, no cigarettes/vapor, only a couple of us have an occasional drink every now and again. 

-Hard-working environment 

-Friendly people that care about our clients 

-Learning environment. Want to learn new skills? We want to help with that. 

-Casual clothes are ok (we often wear t-shirt, shorts, and slippers though we'll dress up when necessary) 

-Supportive and helpful environment (we care about each other and want everyone to succeed) 

What You Will Learn 

-A Quick Start to Editing 

-Learn the Interface 

-Media Management 

-Import Files 

-Ratings, Keywords and Metadata 

-Projects and Editing 

-Multi-camera Editing 

-Trim Clips 

-Audio Techniques 


-Share and Export 

-Introduction to Effects 

If you can commit to and live with the following principles, then you are the type of person who will be successful and help our company thrive. If you feel this level of engagement is not right for you or that you’re not willing or able to participate with us at this level, we are not a good fit for you. 

Our expectation is that you will take the steps necessary to do what you say you are going to do and be accountable for your actions. In other words, live “Above the Line.” 

  • Accountability: See It, Own It, Solve It, Do It 
  • Become part of the solution 
  • Respect for others and their feelings 
  • Act now! 
  • Ask the question: “What else can I do?” 
  • Ask the questions: “What coaching do you have for me?” and “What can I do better?” 
  • Personal ownership and pride 
  • Reject average 
  • Show others that you care

Hours are somewhat flexible between Tuesday-Saturday 10am -5pm with some weekends.

Number of positions available



Ideal Skills (we can train you if needed) 

-Great storytelling ability through editing 

-Interesting editing style 

-Into studying different editing styles, techniques, and teachers

To apply, please complete this form:

If you fail to follow the above instructions, you will not be considered.

About Orig Media

Orig Media is a full service production company located in the heart of Downtown Honolulu. Orig Media shoots events for companies and nonprofits. We also have extensive experience with product and food photography. Orig Media is a minority owned business and has won the best production company of Honolulu, 4 years in a row. Plus, we have received numerous awards and recognition including: - 2 Pele awards for best local commercial - Ad Up Hawaii Marketing Challenge Winner - 2019 - Sundance Feature Film Development Track - Finalist - 2018 - Best Production Company in Honolulu - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    video production
    film production


provided by employer

What happens after you send in your application?

Orig Media is actively interviewing now. We asked Orig Media what they would do if an applicant does not move forward in the hiring process, and this is what they said: “All applicants move to the next phase which is the interview and this allows us to get to know you. You'll find out if you got the position after the interview.”

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Honolulu, HI | $6,541/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,833

  • Miscellaneous$1,090

  • Food$716

  • Utilities$509

  • Transportation$393


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