The Education Department is seeking a motivated intern with an interest in education and production experience to support our young Filmmakers Camp in July.
The Youth Education Intern reports to the Education Program Coordinator. This internship includes four weeks of teaching/production assistance at SFFILM’s Young Filmmakers Camp and at least two weeks of supporting the outreach and development of SFFILM Education’s curriculum development and program planning.
Deadline to apply is May 29
- Total 6-8 week commitment
- Four weeks at our Young Filmmakers Camp beginning July 6, Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm ending July 31. Ideally 20-30 hours per week commitment with a regular schedule.
- Approximately two weeks before or two after the camp. This can be flexible with a schedule of about 8-12 hours per week.
- Support camp instructors at all Young Filmmakers Camp sessions as a teaching and production assistant.
- Provide adult supervision and work directly with camp participants (ages 13–18), helping them to produce short film projects.
- Lead break-out groups throughout pre-production and production, and post-production.
- Document camp sessions through photos and videos for marketing purposes.
- Assist the instructors with all camp logistics and with the preparation and inventory of materials and resources.
- Assist with loading in, loading out, and setup of camp.
- Help prepare for camp and assist with getting evaluations and feedback.
- Collate and analyze evaluations and feedback to assist with outreach and marketing for SFFILM education programs.
- Work on other SFFILM education projects as needed.
- Strong desire to work with teens in a classroom setting.
- Experience with basic film production, including demonstrated proficiency with digital video cameras and editing software such as Final Cut Pro.
- Experience working with media on the web.
- Excellent research skills.
- Able to work independently and also happy to take direction as part of a team in support of the instructor, assistant, and SFFILM staff.
- Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
- Professional demeanor combined with an ability to have fun with kids.
- Previous classroom or teaching experience is preferred but not mandatory.
- Passion for both film and teaching.
- Reliable transportation and availability for on-location camp work from July 6 in Pacific Heights and other weeks at SFFILM offices in the Presidio on TBD days.
- You will need to pass a Livescan criminal background check and a TB test before the start of Young Filmmakers Camp.
- SFFILM is an internationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.
- Experience working closely with local film professionals and hands-on exposure to filmmaking projects.
- Production experience.
- Teaching experience.
- Complimentary SFFILM membership.
- Interns are able and encouraged to attend SFFILM screenings throughout the year and other events.
- Class credit (if applicable).
- Resume builder.
- This is an unpaid internship.