The Documentary Group is looking for eager and enthusiastic interns to assist the development team at our New York office.
Position: 2-3 days/week for 3 months starting late August/early September through December. Daily lunch stipend and college credit where applicable.
Internships are open to college students and recent graduates interested in developing documentary films and series from the ground up. A major or minor in film, television, or journalism is a plus. Strong research and writing skills are a must. Interns will learn about the research, development, and pitching process as well as gain insight into funding and distribution. As an intern, you’ll assist the team with:
-Story research for projects in active development
-Coverage of relevant books and articles
-Story scouting and pitching new projects
-Production and post for sizzle reels
-Researching potential funders and distributors
-Designing pitch decks
Appropriate candidates should:
-Have an interest in documentary filmmaking
-Have impeccable research and writing skills
-Be able to work well in both a team environment and on independent projects.
Tell us about your interests, what you hope to gain out of this internship, and the best documentary or doc series you’ve seen recently. Please also include any relevant research and writing experience, and list your contact details and availability.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org