Want to be an intern at Aubin Pictures?

Aubin Pictures believes that when young people benefit from a supportive organization like ours early in their careers, it goes a long way in creating a future generation of filmmakers who help cultivate fresh and progressive media perspectives. We have a particular focus on hiring women and people of color with an educational background in journalism, gender studies, humanities, and other related subjects who are interested in film and media. 

Our internship program will give you valuable experience in a small, nonprofit documentary film company. You’ll have the opportunity to build skills in media content creation, communications, and nonprofit administration.  

The ideal candidate is motivated, creative, and hard working, with an interest in social justice, arts, culture, and filmmaking.


Communications Internship – Job Description

Aubin Pictures, Inc. was formed as a not-for-profit organization in 1996 by Catherine Gund, with a mission to create cultural awareness and strategic, sustainable social justice through transformative, community-based production and impactful distribution of media.

 The work covers a range of topics including: art and culture; race relations; LGBTQIA+ issues; reproductive rights; HIV/AIDS; the concept of democracy; and the radical right wing. The goal is to educate and inspire dialogue on the issues and themes relevant to our times and to foster better understanding between communities. Our most recent films include Chavela (2017), Dispatches from Cleveland (2017), and Born to Fly (2014).

We are seeking a communications intern available a minimum of 15 hours a week, to assist with impact, outreach, and research for our documentary projects, social media, marketing, as well as general office tasks.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with social media maintenance and copy for three verticals on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

  • Contributing to web content and design for our project and organizational webpages

  • Data entry and correspondence regarding marketing and promotion of our film projects

  • Shipping items like DVDs, books, and other materials for our office and online store

  • Corresponding with festivals and licensors

  • Editing and transcribing archival and production footage

  • Running errands (e.g. send mail, buy office supplies)

  • Assisting in fundraising/grant writing efforts for our current project


  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize tasks 

  • Experience using all social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

  • Interest in or ability to use analytics to boost impact and outreach

Compensation:  $13/per hour

Eligibility and how to apply:

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Aubin Pictures is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from people of color; LGBTQIA+ individuals; people with disabilities; formerly incarcerated and system-impacted individuals, including those on parole; and all others regardless of immigration history.


 To apply, please email the following to info@aubinpictures.com

  • Resume

  • Cover letter, explaining your experience and interest in the role

  • Writing exercise: 300 words or less answering one of the following questions:

    • What is one thing you find to be missing from the documentary film landscape?

    • If you could make a film about anything what would it be and why?

    • Tell us about a documentary you recently saw and why you liked or disliked it. 

  • Make sure to include your days/hours of availability