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Maxi Cohen Studio

We would like to work with bright interns looking to take the next step up in their film careers and take on more responsibility. This person must be organized, with the ability to capture footage, log, edit, research and transcribe, and troubleshoot problems as they arise. Knowledge of graphics, motion and special effects is a plus, but not necessary. Your creative input is always sought and valued.

Desired Skills:  

  • Proficiency in Premiere
  • Competency in AfterEffects
  • Sound knowledge of post production processes and workflow

Good to have:

  • Familiarity with film budgeting, with a particular focus on post production budgets
  • Portuguese and Spanish language skills a plus! 

The main project you will work on is Ayahuasca Diaries, an essay-style feature-length documentary that aims to inspire audiences to what is humanly possible, makes evident the science and reveals how the ancient brew impacts world culture in transformative ways.

About Maxi Cohen:

Maxi Cohen is an award-winning film and video maker and artist. Her feature documentaries, cited for being groundbreaking in form, have played in movie theaters and on television and have influenced two generations of filmmakers. Her works have been exhibited internationally and are in the permanent collections of numerous museums including the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), the Israel Museum (Jerusalem) and the National Gallery of Canada (Ottowa). Her 1980 film Joe and Maxi premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and is now in the Museum of Modern Art archives. Maxi participated in German TV’s omnibus feature film, Seven Women Seven Sins, in which internationally acclaimed directors re-interpreted the seven deadly sins. Her film, Anger, won first prize in festivals in Tokyo and Montreal, before a theatrical release in the US. Anger is now available to stream ( Maxi has been supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, New York State Council for the Arts, Karan-Weiss Foundation, amongst other family and government funds.


Lucy Rennick, Producer


Posted at: October 15, 2020 @ 01:52am