INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Are you a content creator, filmmaker or film enthusiast? Wanna know what it takes to coordinate a film festival? Looking  to gain some writing, production or film festival experience? Well than The Bushwick Film Festival is the right fit for you. Interning with The Bushwick Film Festival is a great opportunity for you to learn the inner workings of a film festivals, gain some production experience, see fantastic films and network with film professionals.

There are four internship cycles each year:

November 1 – January 31 (Now accepting applications!)
February 1 – April 30 (Accepting applications January 1)
May 1 – July 31 (Accepting applications  April 1)
August 1 – October 30 (Accepting applications July 1)

Program Guidelines:

Interns must be able to commit 10 hours a week for the duration of three months (total of 120 hours).
1 weekly progress report must be submitted each week.
1 final feedback report and review with director at end of internship
Must work and attend at least 3 screenings or panel events

Available Internships:

Social Media & Marketing
Event Planning/Production
Public Relations
Sponsorship & Advertising
Programming

Internship Benefits:

Free admission to all festival events through the year including the 8th Annual Festival (October 1 -4)
Access To Industry Professionals & Filmmakers
Recommendation Letter

*Please note these duties and responsibilities must be fulfilled in order to have successfully completed the program.

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Skills & Qualifications:

Energetic and outgoing
Strong communication skills – written and  verbal
Strong organization skills
Familiarity with film and the independent filmmaking industry
For PR, Social Media & Marketing Interns must have experience with Mailchimp and Adobe (Illustrator or Photoshop)
All interns must have experience with Microsoft Excel and Google Docs.

TO APPLY PLEASE FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION AND WE’LL BE IN TOUCH…THANK YOU!