Intern - Development
The Documentary GroupNew York, NY
Part Time Unpaid Internship
The Documentary Group (Cartel Land, Girl Rising) is looking for eager and enthusiastic interns to assist the development team at our New York office.
Position: 2-3 days/week for 3-4 months starting in January. Daily lunch/travel stipend + college credit where applicable.
Internships are open to college students and recent graduates interested in developing documentary films and series from the ground up. A major or minor in film, television, or journalism is a plus. Strong research and writing skills are a must. Interns will learn about the research, development, and pitching process as well as gain insight into funding and distribution. As an intern, you'll assist the team with:
-Story research for projects in active development
-Coverage of relevant books and articles
-Scouting for stories, characters, literary properties/IP, and pitching new projects
-Occasional production and post for sizzle reels
-Researching potential funders and distributors
-Finding images/archival for designing pitch decks
Appropriate candidates should:
-Have an interest in documentary filmmaking
-Have impeccable research and writing skills
-Be able to work well in both a team environment and on independent projects
$20 daily lunch/travel stipend
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