Aubin Pictures is seeking interns, available at least 15 hours per week to assist with outreach and research for our documentary projects, social media and marketing for our organization, as well as general office tasks. Our ideal candidate is motivated, creative and hardworking, with an interest in the social justice, arts, culture, and filmmaking.
Internship Sample Tasks
- Assisting in fundraising/grant writing efforts for our current project
- Contributing to web content and design for our project and organizational webpages
- Corresponding with festivals and licensors
- Updating social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
- Shipping items like DVDs, books and other materials for our office and online store
- Data entry and correspondence regarding marketing and promotion of our film projects
- Editing and transcribing archival and production footage
- Errand-running, including post office mailing, office supplies, etc.
About Aubin Pictures
Aubin Pictures is a not-for-profit documentary media production company focused on arts and culture, sexuality and gender, reproductive health and rights, and other social justice issues. Its films have premiered at numerous festivals such as Sundance, the Berlin Film Festival, Tribeca, SXSW, the Seattle International Film Festival, and AFI Fest. Aubin Pictures’ most recent project – Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity (SXSW, theatrical release, PBS broadcast) – focuses on the life, art, and philosophies of choreographer Elizabeth Streb, who is known as the Evel Knievel of dance and will be released in theaters this fall. Previous Aubin productions include What’s On Your Plate?, a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics (premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, shown on Discovery Channel’s Planet Green and screened nationwide); Motherland Afghanistan (AFI Fest Official Selection; PBS broadcast); and A Touch of Greatness (Best Documentary Award, Hamptons Film Festival, PBS broadcast; Emmy nomination). In addition to producing films, Aubin works to create and maintain national and global networks for social change in relation to all of its projects.
About the Director
Catherine Gund, the founder of Aubin Pictures, is an Emmy Award-nominated producer, director, writer and activist. Her media work — which focuses on arts and culture, the environment and health, and other social justice issues — has screened around the world. As a filmmaker who has worked in all aspects of production for 25 years, her interest is in telling stories and finding the details that educate and inspire. In addition to founding Aubin Pictures, she co-founded DIVA-TV, the Third Wave Foundation and was on the founding board of Working Films. She has served on the advisory council for MediaRights.org and as a consultant for the Robeson Fund.
Please email a resume and brief letter explaining your interests to Laura Tatham: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also include your days/hours of availability. If chosen, we will contact you to schedule an interview. We look forward to hearing from you.