Project internship provides a comprehensive documentary film production
experience. We are looking for exceptional students interested
in all phases of documentary production. Interns are expected
to be team-oriented and to become full participants in the production
of interest available to interns include:
Includes the researching of specific issues for various film projects
as well as grant writing, fundraising, and volunteer recruitment.
Experience working with Mac systems and web updates a plus.
camera, audio, and lighting equipment. Conducting on-camera interviews
and creating effective B-roll segments.
editing which involves indexing, logging, translating or coordinating
translators, transcribing footage, rough cut editing, and working
in a team to craft documentary stories. The edit program is
Final Cut Pro. Experience working with Mac networks a plus.
grassroots organizing, volunteer recruitment, press releases, public
relations, letter writing, petitions, fundraising, meeting and workshop
facilitation. Work with local, national, and international contacts
on local, national, and international organizing levels.
with EP professional contacts and the media; organizing the booking
of speaking engagements and film screenings at colleges and universities
for Director, BarbaraTrent, and of promotional screenings and theatrical
releases throughout the country.
with filmmakers and university special collections in organizing
and cataloging print and film materials used in EP productions,
including the archiving of all material used for the Academy-Award
winning The Panama Deception.
attend a weekly intern meeting which include skills workshops taught
by staff and other area film and video professionals. Classes in
camera field production, lighting technique, and audio recording
are also made available to interns at our media facility.
arrangements can be made in the rural neighborhood where our office
is located or in nearby in downtown Chapel Hill.
Project expects a commitment of a minimum of thirteen, 20 hour weeks
(approximately three months or the equivalent of one academic semester).
Summer interns may have shorter terms but are expected to work 30+
from past interns:
gained essential experience in the editing, distribution, and promotion
aspects of filmmaking...I was inspired by Empowerment Projectís
devotion to the democratization of the media...they taught me the
true meaning of perseverance.
had the chance to assist with the process from the beginning......the
internship gave me the opportunity to learn in an environment rich
in encouragement and expertise.
have gained much insight and experience in writing,researching,
and coordinating a production...I never learned so much insuch a
short period of time!
please send a resume and cover letter addressed to Barbara Trent
2007 Jo Mac Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: (919) 967-1963
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