Intern - Independent Film Marketing and Distribution
Screen Media VenturesNew York, NY
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Screen Media Ventures is seeking interns for Spring 2020 for the Marketing/Distribution department.
About the Internship
This is a very hands-on internship in a busy independent studio environment. It's a wonderful opportunity to help shape the marketing strategy for upcoming releases and contribute to building the upcoming slate. You get to make an actual impact. Our interns will work with the entire distribution team, primarily with the marketing team.
Interns will be responsible for:
- Researching current film industry trends and news
- Assisting with social media campaigns for upcoming film releases and Popcornflix streaming service
- Copy editing marketing materials and copywriting (synopses, descriptions, etc.)
- Working on market research and grassroots outreach for film releases
- Other marketing projects, as needed
- Occasional administrative tasks (phones, mailings, etc.)
Interns will be able to attend ''Intern Talks'' during the semester where they will have an opportunity to learn from executives at the company about different areas of film distribution.
Extensive knowledge of all types of movies including current independent films is required
Organized, communicative and attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Photoshop and general Adobe Suite experience is a plus
We would prefer that our interns are available for 2 days per week during business hours (M-F 10am to 5pm) and interns should be eligible to receive college credit.
This is an unpaid internship. We reimburse lunches and travel expenses.
About the Company
Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. company, acquires the rights to high quality, independent television series and feature films for the US and Canada. With a library of over 1,500 television series and motion pictures, Screen Media Ventures is one of the largest independent suppliers of high-quality tv series and motion pictures to U.S. and international broadcast markets, cable networks, home video outlets and new media venues. More recently, Screen Media Ventures' parent company launched a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television, which resulted in the creation of CracklePlus, an AVOD service that now combines their Crackle platform with our existing platform, Popcornflix. We are a fast-growing company that covers many different aspects of the film acquisition and distribution processes.
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