Fall Intern - Producing
Gigantic PicturesNew York, NY
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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, to 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 the end of August 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, our internship is available to both local (in-person) and remote applicants. In the event we are forced to transition to fully remote work, local applicants should be prepared to transition to a fully remote situation.
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.
Gigantic Pictures is a New York City-based feature film, documentary and television production company founded by producers Brian Devine and Jason Orans. Recent television productions include the true crime docu-series KILLER LEGENDS (Chiller), THE KILLING SEASON (A&E), and an upcoming crime docuseries for Netflix. Films in current and recent release include music docs HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS and HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS REVISITED (Kino Lorber), period suspense feature SHUTTLECOCK (Showtime), Ramin Bahrani's documentary BLOOD KIN (The Criterion Collection), Boaz Yakin's thriller BOARDING SCHOOL (Momentum), and the documentaries FRANK SERPICO (IFC/Sundance Selects) and NIGHT SCHOOL (Oscilloscope/PBS), currently in development as a scripted series with Leah Remini. Prior films include SXSW Grand Prize Winner and Emmy Nominee THE GREAT INVISIBLE (Radius-TWC/PBS), 99%: THE OCCUPY WALL STREET COLLABORATIVE FILM (Sundance Documentary Competition), Independent Spirit and Gotham Award nominee NIGHT CATCHES US (Magnolia) starring Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington; DARE (Sundance U.S. Narrative Competition) starring Emmy Rossum and Rooney Mara; and Ramin Bahrani's Independent Spirit nominated GOODBYE SOLO (Venice FIPRESCI Prize, Roadside Attractions) and PLASTIC BAG (Venice and Telluride Films Festivals; Criterion Collection). Upcoming projects include a true crime podcast, music documentary TOM WILSON, and two narrative feature horror films.