Job Opportunity

Bread Loaf Screenwriting Workshop Coordinator Needed

Job Description: 

Recent Graduates of Middlebury College preferred.

The Middlebury Breadloaf Screenwriting Workshop is a new initiative funded through the Fund For Innovation. The Workshop will be held in Middlebury, VT (main campus and Bread Loaf Campus) in January 2018 and will bring together Middlebury students enrolled in the Film and Media Winter Term Class, distinguished professionals from the entertainment industry (mentors), and six emerging screenwriters (fellows) selected through a nationwide open application process. The workshop offers screenwriting mentorship for the six fellows and facilitates familiarization with the script development process for the Middlebury students. Inspired by powerhouses such as the Sundance and Film Independent Labs, the Bread Loaf Screenwriting Workshop will mobilize Middlebury’s alumni and faculty resources to build a hub of creativity where our students can have a first experience of the professional screenwriting world.

The Workshop Coordinator will be responsible for the management, organizing and logistics of the workshop from its launching to the final post-workshop evaluation. Working under the supervision of the Workshop Director, the Coordinator will manage the application process, the inviting, communication and continued contact with the selected fellows and the mentors, the media presence of the workshop, the preparation and logistics of the week-long event, as well as the post-workshop wrap, evaluation and prep for the next edition. The Coordinator will be at the center of a network consisting of College units, entertainment industry professionals, national and Internet-based media, alumni, guests and students and will be responsible for building and maintaining this network.

Timetable: July 3, 2017 to April 8, 2018, approximately 30 hours per week (40 per week in January). Position is eligible for part-time benefits.

Compensation: OP3 at $15.22/hour

Contact: https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/15189

Social Entrepreneurship Video Intern Needed

Job Description: The Social Entrepreneurship office is seeking a temporary intern to film and edit high-quality interviews with senior Social Entrepreneurship Fellows. The five interviews will take place over the course of one afternoon; the intern will be responsible for equipment setup/takedown and filming. The student intern will also be responsible for editing the footage, which will be posted online and sent to program supporters and donors.

Timetable: Interviews will be ideally be shot during reading days, edited during the exam period, and delivered before leaving for the summer. 

Compensation: Level C ($11.09/hour)

Contact: Heather Neuwirth, hneuwirth@middlebury.edu

Assistant Film Editor Needed

Job Description: This is a Spring Internship opportunity to work on a local, feature-length documentary in a significant capacity. While our team heads to Alaska to film, we are looking for an editor to help catalogue, manage, and edit together footage.

Through this process, you will grow your filmmaking skills and gain an intimate perspective on the production of a feature film. We utilize a powerful editing workflow that is the standard in the documentary film world, and this internship is a unique opportunity to learn that system. This is a structured internship with a high degree of autonomy. As Midd alums we understand the time commitment required by a traditional semester, which is why we are interested in a student who can effectively manage his or her course load.

Timetable: This creative and highly driven individual should be able to commit to 6-8 hours a week. 

More Information: To learn more about the film and its impact check out www.underdogfilm.org.

Requirements: The intern does NOT need to be a film major, but experience with Adobe Premiere Pro is necessary. 
Experience with any other creative cloud apps is a plus. Applicant should be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to set and make their own deadlines during the academic semester.
 
Compensation: $11/hr for 6-8 hours a week. 
 
Contact: Apply on MOJO if interested.

Marketing and Photoshop Help Needed for Documentary

Job Description (1): Local director of three feature documentaries looking for someone to help with marketing them. That is, researching the related markets, using social media and other ideas to get the work out. This experience will help you later, when you make your own movie!

Must be self-motivated, competent, and reliable. 

Job Description (2): Needed ASAP: Help from someone who knows Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop and could put the pieces together for a website page that was hacked. Will pay.

Compensation: Volunteer in exchange for good recommendation and/or small pay for someone with results!

Contact: Sas Carey, Middlebury, sas@nomadicare.org, 802-388-1301

 

IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Job Description:

The Summer Fellowship Program is the cornerstone program of the IRTS Foundation. Often referred to as a “media boot camp,” this highly selective program teaches a talented group of up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid internship in New York City, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice.

The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top professionals in the media business for more than 45 years. This nine-week expense-paid opportunity begins with a comprehensive one-week orientation to cable, broadcasting, advertising, and digital media. Fellows have a rare opportunity to question a stellar line-up of industry leaders at company visits, panel discussions, and negotiation simulations. Following this first week, Fellows gain full-time “real world” experience at New York-based media corporations to which each is assigned for the duration of the Fellowship. Throughout the summer, Fellows also learn how to successfully network by attending industry events and by conducting informational interviews with executives.

Participants emerge from this program with a strong understanding of our entire business, along with carefully honed skills in career planning, resume writing, and interviewing. Fellows are then able to reinforce or redefine specific career goals before starting a career within the media industry.

Eligibility: Students must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students as of April 2017.

Compensation: Expense-Paid Opportunity: Travel, housing, and living allowance included.

Contact: Visit http://irtsfoundation.org/summer-fellowship-program/ to apply.

Film Marketing Intern Needed

Job Description: Local film production company (Monkton) seeks social media marketing intern to help distribute its award-winning independent feature film, She Sings to the Stars (www.shesingstothestars.com). If you are interested in film-making, then this unpaid internship is a crash course in learning how to get your film out into the world – get in on the ground floor of a new business model in self-distribution and digital marketing.

Compensation: Unpaid

Timetable: Time commitment is 5-10 hours week starting in September and ending in April.

Education and Training: Familiarity with GoogleAdWords, Facebook Audience Insights and email marketing a plus.

Contact: For more information, contact Jonnie Corcoran at jonathan@circeofilms.com.

Duck Calling Videographer

Content summary: I am working with a local hunting guide to build a short instructional video on the basics of duck calling. The goal is to imbue the video with a more professional appearance than what is currently out there.

Job Description: I am looking for someone to film in the greater Middlebury area and provide equipment.

Type of Video: Instructional video, (no animation)

Length of Video: 3-5 minutes

Length of Shoot: 2 hours

Examples: I am looking to make a more professional version of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClIMcaaa9pE

Compensation: $100 for the shoot

Contact: Contact Matt (mlennon@middlebury.edu) if you’re interested and he can connect you with Ellis.

Summer Filmmaking Class Teacher Needed

Job Description: Help co-teach a film-making class as part of Vergennes Union High School’s summer program. The class would take place two hours per day between 8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. from July 5th – July 29th. This is a great opportunity for film students to engage with local high school students over the summer! This is a paid position for a qualified candidates. Interested?

Contact: Jill Strube, jstrube@anwsu.org