Documentary Production Internship

Description: Fiege Films seeks interns to assist with development and production of documentary film projects. We have several Texas-based social justice documentary projects in development as well as a feature documentary, Above All Else, which recently premiered at SXSW and is starting its distribution life cycle. Interns may assist with research and writing tasks relevant to development and distribution, assist with grant research and preparation, as well as opportunities to work as second camera operators, sound recordists,editors, and PAs on both documentary and commercial shoots through summer. To learn more Fiege Films, visit To learn more about Above All Else and see a trailer, check out the film’s website at

In the past, Fiege Films interns have had opportunities to work as second camera operators, sound recordists, editors, and PAs on commercial shoots. We alsohold 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

Requirements: Proficiency in editing with Final Cut Pro, strong written and verbal communication skills, experience in film production, and interest in environmental and social justice issues. Web experience 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 by Monday, November 17, 2014. Use the following format for the subject heading: Documentary Intern_LastName.