Justice Documentary Production Intern | The R Word Documentary
The R Word | therworddoc.com
When the editors of a high school newspaper ban their racist mascot after an Indigenous mother raises serious concerns, school admin forces them to use it. In a district that claims their 80-year old tradition honors Native Americans, community allies rise against a pervasive status quo to educate where the school will not and inspire a change of heart.
Assist with the administration and research for documentary project.
The R Word Producer and Director seeks a strong and independent candidate to join our documentary production team to support our summer productions and transition into post-production. The intern will assist our production process by tracking research, completing transcripts, coding footage, organizing production documents and other administrative tasks as supervised by the Producer/Director. This position is a great opportunity for someone interested in independent documentary producing and arts administration. Opportunities to join documentary shoots depend on technical skills and internship performance. This project is fiscally sponsored by The New York Foundation for the Arts.
A 10 week commitment is required to earn a credit in the film.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Apps
Experience with Databases
Strong written and verbal communication
Interest in Documentary Film
Flexible Schedule a Plus
Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, Pluraleyes
Production and technical skills
Understanding of SEO, tagging and keyword conventions
Experience with social media
Knowledge of NYC based filmmaker outlets
Hours: 8 – 16 hrs a week
Compensation: Unpaid/school credit
Deadline: June 20, 2017 or until the right candidate is found.