NFFTY Programming Intern

Job Description
NFFTY’s mission is to enable, nurture, promote, and encourage the next generation of filmmakers to inspire, lead, and entertain the world with their stories. NFFTY is the largest film festival for emerging filmmakers in the world.
The Programming Intern is responsible for supporting the festival as new programs are developed and brought to fruition. The intern will be working closely with the Programming Team to select films for the annual NFFTY festival, help establish screening themes and develop ideas for panels, workshops and other programmatic events.
The Programming Intern reports to the Director of Programming.
● Screen film submissions and organize submissions into themes based on content
● Assist in development of screening schedule and related festival programs
● Assist in planning and logistical support of festival events and programs
● Conduct research on filmmakers, film festivals, and opportunities for collaboration
● Organize delegation of films to volunteer screening committee
● Coordinate annual 48-hour Film Off with Program Manager
● Host screenings and Q + A sessions during festival (negotiable)
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Strong working knowledge of filmmaking and content creation
• Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to accuracy
• Ability to exercise good judgement and communicate rationally under tight deadlines
• Outgoing and good sense of humor
To start after submission open. Schedule negotiable, 5-20 hrs/week, time expectation ramps up closer to annual festival happening Fall 2019.
This is an unpaid internship. NFFTY is prepared to cooperate with your school for course credit.
Email your resume and a brief statement of interest to indicating “Programming Intern” in the subject line. NFFTY/The Talented Youth is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We welcome and encourage qualified candidates from all national, religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds, from all gender expressions and sexual identities, and from persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.