Call for Interns - 2012

Santa Fe Independent Film Fest screens the most provocative independent films from all over the globe. Become a part of the fastest growing film fest in the southwest, in New Mexico's fastest growing industry.

We are hiring for spring, summer, and fall internships. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely in the promotion, programming and production of the 2012 festival in many positions. Santa Fe IFF considers all interns for paid positions during and following their internship.

Public Relations: Responsibilities include research and public relations, establishing relationships with various community organizations, legislators, universities, schools, and clubs for special events. Serve as liaison for actors, filmmakers, sponsors, industry, and guests of the festival.

Production Assistant: Help with production of festival programming and events including filmmaker discussions, screenings, and after-parties. Coordinate with sites, vendors, and sponsors. Assist with daily operations.

Graphic/Web Design: Work under the supervision of Jasper Dancer. Help update and maintain Santa Fe IFF's website and assist in the creation of the new website currently under construction. Help to create flyers, posters, print ads and the catalogue for the 2012 Festival.

Publicity Assistant: Help with public relations and promotions. Writing skills are a plus.

Tech Assistant: Projector Operation, DVD burning, editing, digitizing. Experience in Final Cut Pro and/or Photoshop is good, but we are willing to train.

Social Network Administrator: Work exclusively in new media and social network, providing promotion, publicity and management of SFIFF's online presence.

Who should apply:
  • Students passionate about the arts, particularly film.
  • Students able to keep deadlines and handle tasks responsibly.
  • Students who work well independently and as member of a team.
  • Students who can commit 4-6 hours per week.

Internships are unpaid but include travel reimbursement of up to $4.00 per day and university credit if applicable.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Or to:
Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
215 W. San Francisco Street 202A, Santa Fe, NM 87501