Paid One-Year Internship -- Production Assistant Posted Jun 06
Moving Picture Institute , Remote
Paid One-Year Internship -- Production Assistant for Moving Picture Institute Director Rob Montz

The Moving Picture Institute, a modern media production company and talent incubator, seeks a talented production assistant for a paid year-long internship with Rob Montz, a director and Moving Picture Institute fellow (and former Moving Picture Institute intern).

Rob produces short, online investigative documentaries, including We the Internet TV’s acclaimed “Silence U” series on the campus free speech controversies. His work has earned over a million views and been covered by major media outlets such as USA Today, the Washington Post, and the Adam Carolla podcast.

The intern would be intimately involved with every aspect of Rob’s production process, with responsibilities including:

-Editing video
-Researching potential topics for new videos
-Collecting archival footage
-Assisting on-site for interviews and shoots

Applicants should have at least 2 years of experience in video production and be capable of editing in Premiere Pro.

Time commitment: 10-20 hours a week
Internship length: One year, June 2017 -- June 2018
Location: Remote; Washington, DC area slightly preferred.

Videos produced as part of this internship will be published on We the Internet TV, the Moving Picture Institute’s original Webby award-winning comedy news channel.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three examples of your video work. Your cover letter should briefly address the following points:

-Why using film to advance liberty is important to you.
-Five people, films, or books, that have influenced your worldview, and why.
-Your long-term career goals and how this internship will help you achieve them.
-What interests you about MPI's work (films or projects), and why.

About the Moving Picture Institute:
The Moving Picture Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates and supports high-impact film and video content designed to entertain, inspire, and educate audiences with captivating stories about human freedom.