Texas Film Commission Internship

The Texas Film Commission, a division of the Office of the Governor, has been assisting filmmakers since 1971 with a complete range of film-related services. The film commission’s internship program offers college students the opportunity to gain experience in and develop a working knowledge of the film industry. We are seeking students with excellent communication skills who want to learn how the film industry works and contribute to the film commission’s efforts to promote and expand the Texas film industry.
Internships are offered each semester (Fall, Spring and Summer) to undergraduate and graduate students.
Interns work 10 – 20 hours per week and are eligible to receive course credit. The internship is a volunteer position and is not paid.
Intern duties include:
•Responding to information requests from film industry professionals and the general public.
•Researching potential locations.
•Reading scripts and preparing synopses.
•Assisting in stitching, color correcting and inputting digital location images.
•Performing routine clerical tasks such as answering phones, photocopying and faxing.
Past interns have gone on to work on productions such as SIN CITY, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, THE ALAMO, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2003) and ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO. They have also landed positions at companies like MIRAMAX, LUCASFILM, NBC, CAA and WILLIAM MORRIS.
For more information about the Texas Film Commission and its services, please visit our web site at www.texasfilmcommission.com.
Applications for the 2007 summer semester must be received by: APRIL 13, 2007.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Texas Film Commission
P.O. Box 13246
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-4114 (fax)
(Email attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.)
Job Requirements:
•Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
•Demonstrated professional interest in film/video production.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to work 10-20 hours per week.

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