Intern - Film Festival Programming
Greenwich International Film FestivalGreenwich, CT
Full Time Unpaid Internship
PROGRAMMING INTERN JOB DESCRIPTION
Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) is a non-profit organization that celebrates the art of film in Greenwich, CT, with a world-class film festival in June and supporting events throughout the year.
GIFF is seeking a Programming Intern to work up to 10 hours a week beginning in January 2017 with a flexible end date of May or June 2017. Intern applicants should be dedicated, hard working individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment. Good communication and writing skills are a must, as well as multitasking and the ability to work independently.
Internship Job Description:
Help to launch the Call for Entries on Film Freeway and Withoutabox.com
Help with organization and selection of films including tracking, identifying and securing films
Articulate the programmatic mission and guiding principles to the international film community
Prepare, assign and write film synopses as well as describe the fundamental purpose and function of individual film programs and festivals
Prepare engaging film introductions
Help with all aspects of programming, both creative and administrative
Establish and maintain relationships with film community professionals
Help with creation and maintenance of the master film screening schedule and film database
Work with Director of Programming to help notify winners after Jury announcement for respective sections
Assist in notifying all filmmakers of acceptance by the Festival
Assist with additional administrative and marketing tasks related to programming
Must be self-motivated, flexible, accountable, and routinely communicate with our staff
Dress is casual when on-site
An exciting, start-up environment to get hands-on work experience
Sufficient opportunity to build your professional portfolio
Tickets to the 2017 Festival
Please submit your resume to Sam Kleiner for consideration.
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