Intern - Film Festival
Imagine This Women's International Film FestivalNew York, NY
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Imagine This Women's International Film Festival (ITWIFF) is seeking dedicated and passionate individuals for an unpaid internship (remote) for programmers for our upcoming film festival. This is a fantastic opportunity for film enthusiasts to gain valuable experience in the festival industry and contribute to the selection process of our diverse lineup of films.
ITWIFF is a volunteer-run women's film festival that aims to amplify and empower independent and aspiring women filmmakers from around the world. Imagine This goal is to support women filmmakers by sharing their work with the public, promoting equal opportunities for BIPOC women and the LGBTQIA+ community, providing educational and professional development, and serving as a resource information network.
About the role:
As a Programmer intern, you will gain invaluable experience in programming for a film festival. Interns will assist with reviewing and screening submissions from eight categories (Feature Narrative, Short Narrative, Feature Documentary, Short Documentary, Screenplays, Animation, ADs, and Music Video ) with all aspects of the programming process. College credit is offered upon successful completion of the internship and a 2024 festival pass (virtual and in-person pass).
Internship Start Date/Season: Winter/Spring
Internship Duration: 3 - 4 months
Time/Days Required: Flexible
Workplace Requirements: Remote
Responsibilities: Include screening submissions and providing film evaluation via FilmFreeway. Collaborate with the programming team to review and evaluate film submissions. Watch and analyze assigned films based on predetermined criteria and guidelines. Provide constructive feedback and ratings for each film. Participate in team discussions and contribute selection process Strong knowledge of and interest in film and media. Good writing and communication skills.
Strong knowledge and passion for cinema across various genres and styles.
Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain objectivity in the evaluation process.
Good communication skills to effectively convey your opinions and feedback.
Availability to commit to the internship for 3 months.
Ability to work independently.
Flexible schedule and ability to work remotely.
Official Start Date: ASAP
While we are unable to offer financial compensation, we are committed to providing a valuable learning experience and supporting your professional growth.