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Writers Improv Studio Internship

Writers Improv Studio is producing a transmedia project which consists of a web series and a movie shooting in December 2012, and is currently looking for two interns, an editing intern and a social media marketing intern.

The organisation: Writers Improv Studio focuses on the art of improvisation as a method for writing, applying Christina Kallas‘ signature method of blending improvisation and emotional structure theory. The studio functions as exploration space for immersive and collaborative storytelling. Improvisation, as used here, incorporates scene work with actors to explore the emotional arcs and story development of a screenplay as a whole. The studio is currently producing a web series and a movie through a workshopping process with its acting ensemble.

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Editing Intern

Writers Improv Studio is offering an opportunity to an experienced film student/young professional to edit footage of this and next season’s work including a web series, interviews with actors, behind-the-scenes, uploading on YouTube etc. There is the potential for this position to continue with the editing of the movie which we are planning to shoot in December 2012. Potential responsibilities would include not only filming and editing, but helping to plan and implement a larger effort to diversify audiences through social media, YouTube. Interested should be experienced with iMovie and Final Cut.

Hours will be determined on an as needed basis. Start and end dates are negotiable. No pay. School credit.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, a writing sample or link to online portfolio or work, and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to improv4writers@gmail.com

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Social Media Marketing Intern

Skills:

  • Strong interest in film and online marketing
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Pages and Excel
  • Experience with blogging platforms (WordPress and Tumblr)
  • Ability to conduct internet research for current project
  • Help in planning and execution of marketing plans for web series and movie production
  • Update social media platforms on behalf of the writers improv studio
  • Create and organize content through online listings, social media
  • Contacting blogs, indie film and web reviewers in promoting project
  • Outreach to relevant communities and audience in promotion of project

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have great communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Must be confident with working on Mac and doing online listings, research
  • Must be comfortable using Microsoft Word Excel, Pages
  • Must have experience with blogging, facebook, twitter, and preferably additional social media platforms (i.e. foursquare)
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

15 hours weekly. Start and end dates are negotiable. No pay. School credit.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, a writing sample or link to online portfolio or work, and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to improv4writers@gmail.com