Internships with the Queens World Film Festival

From the festival organizers:

I am reaching out on behalf of the 4th Annual Queens World Film Festival. Set to open on March 4, 2014 and currently producing four encore screening events this summer and fall, we need, and THRIVE on Festival Associates and Festival Interns. QWFF is uniquely qualified to provide an array of exciting opportunities to participate.

If individuals are working with the festival to fulfill a college class requirement or a NYC High School Community Service requirement, the festival will provide supervised activities and can provide all the proper documentation to confirm that individuals satisfy the school’s internship/community services requirements.

If you are unfamiliar with our festival, please feel free to visit our website at to get an idea of what we are up to.


Currently we have several areas that represent our needs:

• Marketing and Promotions: help design and distribute promotional materials including flyers, posters, press releases, informational emails; conduct outreach to find new outlets/events/markets/locations for promoting our events; create slide shows and albums to be screened at our events, liaison with press.

• Social Network: conduct online outreach, supply bloggers with information, maintain the QWFF blogs, facebook pages and groups, find new outlets for promoting our submission process and other special features of the festival

• Young Filmmaker’s Program: assist with our youth, coordinate sessions, conduct outreach for volunteers and other support services, help conduct workshops with youth and help shoot, edit and produce student films,

• Administrative: maintain film submission records, maintain contact with filmmakers, create and maintain festival files, records and data collection; help with coordinating events, volunteers, filmmakers, interns;

• Seasonal Crew positions: Set up, projectionist, hospitality, box office, flyers, hosts, ushers

All Festival Associates and Festival Interns who work over 20 hours receive a free festival t-shirt, credit in the 2014 festival guide, a letter of recommendation and complimentary passes to events whenever possible.

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