Fall Intern - Producing
Gigantic PicturesNew York, NY
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Part Time Unpaid Internship
Gigantic Pictures, an independent film and documentary production company located in Chelsea, is looking for dedicated, fast-learners interested in both narrative and documentary films, who want to obtain first-hand and practical experience in the industry. As part of Gigantic, you will be working in a close-knit office, directly assisting producers Jason Orans, Pamela Ryan and the rest of the Gigantic staff.
Gigantic Pictures works with a small group of interns who we aim to equip with the practical knowledge and skills required for many entry-level film jobs, as well as those that can be applied to their own work. Each intern's experience is unique as we try, whenever possible, to focus intern projects on each individual's interests, current abilities, and future aspirations. Some of our more general tasks range from creative projects, covering phones and the front desk, completing research and script coverage, and assisting in necessary runs. In addition to working alongside the heads of Gigantic Pictures, interns also provide support for our writers, directors, and outside collaborators.
Our internship runs from September through December, requiring a commitment of 2 or 3 days per week. This is a part-time, unpaid internship. We offer college credit, but it is not required.
In light of Covid-19, interviews will be held remotely. Also, our internship will begin remotely and remain that way indefinitely. If, at some point before December, we're able to return to in-person work, interns will have the option to either begin working in-person or continue their internship remotely.
What We're Looking For:
We look for strong writing and analytical skills that will be employed while crafting executive summaries, letters and script coverage for our director of development. Organization and troubleshooting skills are a must! Though significant film experience is a plus, this is a great opportunity for those who have little background in film but do possess a great attitude, and are eager to learn.
About Gigantic Pictures:
Gigantic Pictures is a New York City-based feature film, documentary and television production company founded by producers Brian Devine and Jason Orans. Recent projects include the documentaries NIGHT SCHOOL (PBS); THE GREAT INVISIBLE (SXSW 2014 Grand Jury Prize); 99%: THE OCCUPY WALL STREET COLLABORATIVE FILM (Sundance 2013, U.S. Documentary Competition); LET FURY HAVE THE HOUR (Tribeca 2012); Feature films include BOARDING SCHOOL (2018), Independent Spirit nominated NIGHT CATCHES US (Sundance 2010, U.S. Narrative Competition) starring Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington; DARE (Sundance 2009, U.S. Narrative Competition) starring Emmy Rossum and Rooney Mara; Ramin Bahrani's Independent Spirit nominated GOODBYE SOLO (Venice FIPRESCI Prize 2008). Current projects include short doc BLOOD KIN (Venice, 2018) and projects in development include an untitled narrative Ramin Bahrani project about deaf teenagers, the true crime documentary CAMOUFLAGED about the rapper Mac, music documentary TOM WILSON, and a narrative feature horror film.