Sundance Institute
  • 08-Aug-2017 to 22-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Feature Film Program International
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 12.00
  • Hourly
  • Internship

Intern, Feature Film Program International

Los Angeles, CA

WHO WE ARE: We find, love, and share the best independent stories in the world. From our offices in Los Angeles, New York City, and Park City we work for and with storytellers to give them whatever they need to take their work to the next level. We also present the Sundance Film Festival and other programs for audiences to discover the most compelling independent film, theatre, and new media. Ranging from Human Resources professionals to film curators and everyone in between, it takes a diverse set of skills to do all that we do. Because our global ambitions can stretch our non-profit resources, we rely heavily and often on creativity, ingenuity, and teamwork. And we're always on the hunt for the ideas and the people who can help us do it better. Each of our three offices has its own culture. All are united in our commitment to the mission and the values that drive our work.

As a champion and curator of independent stories for the stage and screen, Sundance Institute provides and preserves the space for artists in film, theatre, film composing, and digital media to create and thrive.  We produce the Sundance Film Festival and other public events throughout the year, as well as a wide array of programs supporting emerging creators as they develop and produce new work across the U.S. and around the world.

Dates Worked: 9/11/2017-4/13/2018

Considerations: Must be able to commit to 20 hours per week Monday Friday. May be required to travel and be lodged in Park City, UT for 1 week during the Film Festival.

Learning Opportunities: The intern will learn about the selection of emerging filmmakers for the January and June Screenwriters Labs, and the ongoing creative and strategic support provided by the Feature Film Program to filmmakers throughout each phase of the film's development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General organizational and clerical responsibilities
  • Maintain and organize databases
  • Processing, reading and reviewing submissions
  • Correspond with filmmakers who are interested in the Feature Film International Program
  • Identify and outreach to emerging filmmakers
  • Act as host and FFP-International representative for filmmakers and guests as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Employee has legal authorization to work in the United States
  • High interest and deep knowledge and interest in world cinema and its landscape
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Valid US Driver's License

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • College degree or coursework in international film and film studies preferred
  • Experience in office work and film industry preferred
  • Fluent or proficient in at least one other language is preferred

HOW TO APPLY: Interested and qualified applicants may apply by completing an online application at, https://sundancejobs.applicantpro.com/jobs/620009-14432.html

OUR MISSION: Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

Sundance Institute is dedicated to equal opportunity employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.  Sundance Institute will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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