Arts First Summer Film-making Camp Paid Internship

Location: Eastside Community Center
Application Deadline:  Closed
Internship type: Paid
Dates and times:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, 12:30-5:30 pm.  July 5 – August 3, 2023

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Position Summary:

The Student Interns will play a vital role in supporting Arts First Summer Film Camps students as they delve into the captivating realm of visual storytelling. By actively engaging with participants, the interns will contribute to the formation of production teams aimed at crafting compelling short films. Their invaluable assistance will help nurture the students’ artistic talents and guide them throughout the filmmaking process, culminating in the creation of impressive final works.

Position Tasks:

  • Assist in the daily operation of Arts First Summer Film-making Camp;
  • Organize and direct all aspects of filmmaking and social media video production;
  • Operate or coordinate the operation of lights, audio, and camera equipment;
  • Manage post-production workflow on all video projects, including video/audio editing and color correction;
  • Assists the Lead Instructor with developing strategies to achieve Film Team production goals and objectives;
  • Facilitate and assist the team and individual team members to identify Film Production work tasks;
  • Conduct weekly group meetings to record and update tasks, and assignments and define group goals;
  • Maintain a record of team member contacts and learning goals.
  • Consistently maintain and communicate the importance of confidentiality among Arts First staff, volunteers, interns, students, and involved businesses and entrepreneurs.


  • Must be able to pass background checks;
  • Must be legal to work in the United States;
  • Must have completed one Create Films session (or equivalent) and/or submission of a script or art portfolio and/or experienced in facilitating team operations.

Create Films Internship program focuses on supporting youth participation in community development work. Interns receive instruction on how to use the medium of film to generate solutions to common problems. In doing so, youth film teams are formed and through participatory management procedures, film team members research civic issues, storyboard the elements of the topic, write a script, schedule film shots, and edit. Then prior to YouTube submission or entry in a film competition, a public premier is convened to inform the final edit.

As Interns support film team operations, they also are responsible for teaching how the interplay of Fine Arts enhances quality film images. Moreover, Interns are charged with imparting respect and knowledge of diverse cultures and associated methods for artistic expression.

Create Films Internship Opportunities:
(1) Summer Film Class Teacher Assistant Mentorship;
(3) Summer Film Class Internship;
(1) Middle School Film Class Internship.
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