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Jigsaw Productions: Call for Interns!

Looking for eager, committed interns to work in development and production on new documentary television programs for Jigsaw Productions (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: Smartest Guys in the Room, Catching Hell).

Position: 2-3 days/week. 

Project description: New York City-based Jigsaw Productions is headed by Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney and produces documentary films and television programs.

This is a rare opportunity to take part in creating smart TV for the nation’s premiere networks.  The internship is perfect for anyone interested in documentaries and production/doc filmmaking from the ground up.

Intern Duties:

  • Assist producers with research.
  • Assist producers with casting.
  • Transcribing interviews and logging footage.
  • Assisting on shoots.
  • Office support:  creating documents, filing, running errands etc…

About the Program:

  • Position is available immediately.
  • Length of internship is three to four months, with an opportunity to extend the internship.
  • School credit if applicable.
  • Daily lunch stipend.

Requirements:

A major or minor in film, television, video, media or journalism is a plus, as is a strong interest in history, sports, politics, business or the arts.  Experience using Avid, Final Cut and video cameras is desirable but not essential.  Laptop required, as are strong research and writing skills and experience using Microsoft Office.  Looking for a hard-working, detail-oriented, good-humored person who wants to be part of creating a documentary film or TV series from the ground up. 

Cover Letter:

Please explain why you are interested in this position and why you think you are ready for it.

 

Send resume and cover letter to: jigsawinternad@gmail.com