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Repertory Research Internship
Spring 2023

The position will provide exposure to the inner workings of a nonprofit art house movie theater, and offer interns the opportunity to make contributions to Film Forum’s repertory program. The repertory research intern will work closely with the repertory office, which programs a robust calendar of classics and revivals, including foreign and American classics, genre works, and retrospectives of actors and directors. Candidates should be currently enrolled undergraduates, and be able to work 10-12 hours a week over 2 shifts Monday through Friday. The intern will report to the Premieres and Marketing Associate.

Duties:

  • Assist repertory programmers with research for upcoming festivals, long runs and special events, including images, press quotes, credit blocks, and synopses.
  • Proof festival schedules, flyers, and webpages.
  • Pull quotes from new press breaks for repertory long runs.
  • Scan and organize archival material.
  • Compile materials for social media campaigns ahead of series & retrospectives.

Misc:

  • Quality-check screening of archival and digital film prints (once or twice weekly @ 10am)
  • Proof text for FF website, program calendars, and press releases.
  • Clip and archive press, as needed.
  • Communicate consistently with supervisors re: status of projects.

Qualifications:

  • College student (must provide validation of enrollment in a degree-seeking program)
  • Ability to adapt to varying work flow
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous office experience preferred
  • Ability to work primarily in person / in-office

Benefits:

  • A stipend of $3000 for the spring semester.
  • Subway fare
  • Free admission to FF movies and free popcorn, coffee, and soda during internship

Please send a brief cover letter and resume to stephanie@filmforum.org, subject line: Repertory Research Internship.

No phone calls please.

Because of the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to each inquiry.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. BIPOC STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

All employees and interns are required to be vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required before an internship can begin.

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2022 

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