Documentary Film Distribution and Marketing Internship

Description: Throughout the semester, Fiege Films will be preparing festival submissions and beginning outreach and other activities related to theatrical and digital releases of our feature documentary Above All Else. To learn more about thefilm and see a trailer, check out our website at aboveallelsefilm.com. Interns will work closely with the producers to assist in the development and realization of the film’s distribution, including working with partner organizations, scheduling screenings, and producing marketing material. Duties may include conductingresearch on festivals and venues, drafting press releases and other marketing material, and planning and placing announcements, videos, and images on social media platforms.

We also hold social events outside of work, such as happy hours and screenings, in which interns have a chance to spend more time with other interns and with professionals in the Austin film world.

John Fiege is an Austin-based filmmaker who has also been a lecturer in the filmschool at the University of Texas at Austin. Learn more about him and FiegeFilms at fiegefilms.com.

Requirements: Strong written and verbal communication skills, experience with Office software, web and social media platforms, and marketing concepts. An interest in environmental and social justice issues, Experience with Photoshop and Final Cut Pro is a plus.

Location: Austin, TX

Dates: January 20, 2015 – May 8, 2015 (UT Spring Session, although dates are flexible)

Hours per week: 10 hrs. /week or more

How to Apply: Please send a résumé, cover letter and contact information for tworeferences to chris@fiegefilms.com by Monday, November 17, 2014. Use the following format for the subject heading: Documentary Intern_LastName.

H.Cherdon

Creative Superhero & Owner of Humblebee Media Hi, I'm Cherdon, the founder/owner/primary operator of Austin Film Meet. I've been involved with the entertainment industry since I was a wee tot. My background involves a wide range of visual, digital, and performing arts, including acting on stage and film, illustration & book publishing, and graphic & web design. I'm also a skilled photographer, with an extensive knowledge of the filmmaking process. I love animals, traveling, learning and people. I also enjoying helping other creatives as a Creative Coach. Learn more about me at www.hcherdon.com

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