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2013 Summer Internship  
Rooftop Films

Contact: Rooftop Films
Email: summer.intern@rooftopfilms.com
Posted: Fri, 3/29/13
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2013 Summer Internships

FESTIVAL INTERNSHIP (5 positions available): Help with all aspects of planning and managing a film festival.

Internship tasks can include:
+ Organizing film screenings (including on-site show setup, production and breakdown)
+ Volunteer coordination
+ Marketing, research, promotions and community outreach
+ Writing blog posts
+ Audio and video tech work
+ Contacting, corresponding and hosting filmmakers
+ Organizing and maintaining film databases
+ Fundraising and development
+ General office and festival work
+ Anything else you might be interested in — we want you to see how we work

Candidates should have good experience working with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and experience with Filemaker, HTML, design programs or video editing software is a plus.

Festival Internship candidates would be expected to average at least two days a week in the office and one evening show per week, but generally the more time you can commit the better. Internships are not paid, but can be done for school credit. Find out your school's internship or field work credit requirements and we will work with you to accommodate them.

Our offices are on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus, near the R, F and G trains in Brooklyn, so please apply only if you will be able to handle that commute. We welcome graduate students and applicants finishing their 1st year of college (or age equivalent) or older.

Applications are due no later than April 29, 2013. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to summer.intern@rooftopfilms.com. Please include "Festival Internship" in the subject line of your email.

VIDEO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP (2 position available):
Rooftop Films seeks organized, detail-oriented Video Production Interns to assist with editing of show content and other video related tasks during the 2013 Rooftop Films Summer Series.

Internship tasks include:
+ Shooting Q+A's, musical performances and interviews
+ Editing short videos for the web
+ Assisting with filmmaker relations, correspondence and print traffic (coordination of film master delivery)
+ Organizing media library
+ Assisting in audio editing for Rooftop's podcast
+ General office and festival work

The candidate should have:
+ Final Cut Pro editing experience
+ Photoshop experience
+ Comfort in capturing/ripping/converting footage (from DVD, Bluray, mini dv and various HD formats)
+ Interest in and eagerness to learn the technical aspects of video and graphic design
+ Proficiency with Macs and Quicktime video codecs
+ Media management skills/ability to track and organize high volume workflow
+ Knowledge of DVD authoring (DVD Studio Pro / iDVD) is a plus

Video Production Internship candidates would be expected to average at least two days a week in the office and one evening show per week, but generally the more time you can commit the better. Internships are not paid, but can be done for school credit. Find out your school's internship or field work credit requirements and we will work with you to accommodate them.

Our offices are on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus, near the R, F and G trains in Brooklyn, so please apply only if you will be able to handle that commute. We welcome graduate students and applicants finishing their 1st year of college (or age equivalent) or older.

Applications are due no later than April 29, 2013. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to edit.intern@rooftopfilms.com. Please include "Video Internship" in the subject line of your email.