INTERNSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES

SPRING 2020 INTERNSHIP

Documentary Educational Resources (​DER​) is the only independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization fostering creation, preservation, and engagement in cross-cultural documentary film. We connect filmmakers, educators and source communities through production support, distribution, and access to non-fiction media.

We have a variety of film distribution and marketing/outreach projects that can be tailored to interns’ specific skills and interests. The internship provides a great opportunity to learn about the changing business of educational media distribution and the history of documentary film in a small, friendly office atmosphere.

POSSIBLE DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Participate in marketing strategy and promotion of new releases.
  • Submit films to film festivals, journals, and conferences.
  • Assist in social media outreach.
  • Participate in film acquisitions meetings. This is a great opportunity to watch new films

    on the festival circuit!

  • Assist staff members in creating mailing and other marketing lists.
  • Occasional general office tasks.

Interns must be able to commit a minimum of 15 hours/week (days and times are flexible). This internship is unpaid, but course credit is available.

Above all, an interest in documentary film, educational resources and global cultures, and an eagerness to learn. Background/interest in education and/or anthropology a plus! Additionally:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently according to instruction.
  • Experience using social media platforms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Proficiency in Filemaker or other databases, or in Adobe Creative Suite applications, especially Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator a plus, but not necessary.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to​ ​jobs@der.org​

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MAPLE LOFT STUDIOS LOOKING FOR PRODUCTION INTERNS

“Small film studio looking for extra Production Assistants and Interns to assist in local film productions. No experience required. Students welcome. You’ll be assisting in transporting gear, setting up lights, and other various film equipment.

Must have drivers license and ability to lift 30lbs.”

https://newenglandfilm.com/job/mapleloft-studios-berlin-worcester-boston-1028-production-assistants-interns

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TALAMAS SPRING INTERNSHIP REMINDER:

Digital Cinema and Audio Internships at Talamas now accepting applications! Link below:

https://www.talamas.com/about/careers

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WIFVNE ACTIVELY LOOKING FOR INTERNS: Spring 2020

• Message IStobbe@Lesley.edu for further details:

WIFVNE is seeking interns from across New England who can help us Change the Lens!

WIFVNE is seeking students who are reliable, accountable, and entrepreneurial.  Interns build their experience and make connections with other WIFVNE members.  WIFVNE seeks candidates in four different project areas:  social media, graphics, website updating, and events. Activities for each area may include:

Social Media

* Assist WIFVNE create and send newsletters, Member Spotlights, Close-up Features

* Assist WIFVNE in curating and posting to Twitter and Instagram; Post information, and curate information on a closed Linked-in group; connect WIFVNE members via these social media outlets

Graphics

* Create graphics for use on the WIFVNE website and on social media media

* Knowledge of Photoshop or Illustrator preferred

Website 

* Assist WIFVNE post news and events to its website

* Create new pages of resources

* Knowledge of WordPress needed

Events

* Assist WIFVNE at WIFVNE-sponsored and industry events.

* Duties may include event set-up and break-down, staffing a check-in table, and collecting contact information from attendees.

* For students with camera or editing experience, camera operation/recording events and/or editing footage opportunities may be arise and be offered

WIFVNE internships require only a few hours per week and have a tremendous impact on the organization.  WIFVNE interns work remotely, on a flexible schedule, with check-ins with WIFVNE Board members.  Four month commitment requested.

Interested?  Want to learn more?  Please send an email to info@womeninfilmvideo.org with the subject line Intern, and the project area of interest.  Please provide a phone number, and attach a resume.

Yours in Film,

Alecia Orsini

President, WIFVNE Board

https://womeninfilmvideo.org/?doing_wp_cron=1579185727.5220611095428466796875

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WGBH INTERNSHIP PAGE

• Message IStobbe@Lesley.edu for further details:

I’d like to direct you to glance at the official Internship page of WGBH. There are two primary areas you may find of interest- Digital Production and TV Production. Each has a list of available internship positions, with further descriptions available by clicking on the link. If there is an internship role you find that you would like to know more about, let me know and we’ll get that ball rolling. Link Below:

https://www.wgbh.org/foundation/internship-opportunities

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PHOTOGRAPHER FOR THE LURING SCREENING AT SOMERVILLE THEATER: November 7th

• Message IStobbe@Lesley.edu for further details:

“WIFVNE is sponsoring a screening of The Luring on Thursday, November 7 followed by a short panel with the director (Christopher Wells) and DP (Amanda McGrady) and maybe another cast/crew member.  WIFVNE members plus cast & crew will be invited to an after-party.  We’re looking for someone to be our photographer for the event.  Let us know if you’re interested!”

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-england-premiere-of-the-luring-tickets-76500708679

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BASIC BLACK INTERNSHIP AT WGBH

• Message IStobbe@Lesley.edu for further details:

“We’re writing to let you know about an internship opportunity at “Basic Black” at WGBH in Boston.

The internship position at “Basic Black” will provide opportunities for the candidate to learn about the many aspects of studio television production including production coordinating and scheduling, direction, and production management.

Duties and activities include:

  • Assist the production staff in various aspects of production such as logging tapes, video duplication, videotape research and attaining Appearance, Music and Materials Releases when applicable
  • Research show topics via newspapers, magazines, and on-line services and keeping timely files on various topics and issues pertaining to Basic Black
  • Attend staff and story development meetings when available
  • Attend all studio productions when available
  • Assist in video production for the Basic Black website
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to the Production Coordinator and Executive Producer to learn administrative aspect of production”

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METRO NYC  CHAPTER OF NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR UN WOMEN NEEDS VIDEOGRAPHER:

NOVEMBER 12th @ Pen + Brush, NYC

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https://www.unwomen-metrony.org/adventure

• Message IStobbe@Lesley.edu for further details or to be put in touch with National Committee.

“We want to video tape the hour long discussion with speakers who will be talking about their journey as entrepreneurs. We are looking for a pro bono or minimal cost professional who might be motivated by working with us to fundraise for UN Women’s mission of women’s empowerment and gender equality.”

• Opportunity for Reel
• Possibility of lower end Compensation
• Would need to provide Equipment

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MASS MEDIA EXPO CALL FOR STUDENT VOLUNTEERSLooking for volunteers on Friday, November 1st and Saturday, November 2nd to join our event team atMASS MEDIA EXPO – the local film and media industry’s annual conference. 
 
The Expo includes exhibitions from over 40 creative film and media companies, panels and talks with industry leaders, film screenings, and more!
 
Volunteering at the Expo is a great way to be part of an exciting event and experience a lot of what Boston’s film and media industry has to offer, and meet fellow film and media students from across the city. It’s a lot of fun!
 
Friday, Nov 1st is a setup day, the event is on Saturday, Nov 2nd. Volunteer team members receive free admission to Mass Media Expo. Meals are provided.
 
Volunteers for the setup day on Nov 1st are given priority positions for Nov 2nd. 

HOW TO VOLUNTEER!

REGISTER
 
Sign up on the volunteer page: 
 
Please Note: You must be available for the full time of shifts selected. 
 
INCLUDE (on the registration form)
  • Your full name.
  • College or Institution and academic year. 
  • Email and phone number.
  • Select hours of availability for November 1st and/or November 2nd. 
LOCATION
 
  • WGBH is located at 1 Guest St, Boston, MA 02135. Public transportation is available, and free parking in the WGBH garage. 
QUESTIONS? CONTACT 
 
Subject: Expo Volunteers