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Summer Intern Needed For NYC-Based Documentary

Hello! New York-based feature documentary Street Heroines – a film about the courage and creativity of female graffiti and street artists across the Americas – is currently in post-production and seeking an Assistant Editor for a 3 month unpaid internship that will run through the end of August, 2017. We are looking for someone to transcode, organize, log, sync, and video sequences using Adobe Premiere CC, and in turn receive Assistant Editor credit in the film and the opportunity to be part of a unique project.

Ideal candidate must be a self-starter, take initiative and use creativity, while also taking direction and incorporating notes from Editor, Director and Producer in a timely and effective manner. The AE will also have their own computer,  posses a good sense for story elements and will sometimes edit assemblies of interviews and B-Roll according to salient storylines within the material.

QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS

  •   Bachelor’s Degree, current film school student, or equivalent experience
  •  Strong working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and all CSS
  •  Basic knowledge of graphics and motion graphics software, including Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects
  •  Basic knowledge of compression for video clips into multiple formats
  •  Works efficiently and keeps pace with production schedule and changing needs
  •  Strong problem solving skills to work successfully under deadlines without sacrificing quality of work
  •  Seeks guidance for resolution of creative or technical conflicts before deadlines or as issues arise
  •  Resourceful: continually updating skills through field experience and research as needed
  •  Overall awareness of goals and requirements of project
  •  Spanish & English fluency preferred, but not required
  •  Positive attitude and good communication skills!
  •  Documentary film experience a plus

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • -Ingest raw footage from various camera formats
  •  Basic management of media; backing up and finishing jobs correctly
  •  Take direction and notes from Editor and Director
  •  Group and sub-clip media for use by editor
  •  Create graphic elements when needed
  •  Produce high quality work within deadlines
  •  Research archival footage

Please send an email with resume and work samples to Street Heroines Producer, Jordan Noël Hawkes at noeljordan@gmail.com

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