Jobs & Internships

Indie Grits Labs Internship

Indie Grits Labs at the Nickelodeon Theatre works to foster the 21st Century skills necessary to be an active citizen in our increasingly media-heavy society and to plant the seeds for the film and media artists of the future by offering training, space and resources for the creation and appreciation of media in all of its forms. We are looking for qualified candidates with experience in video production, audio production, editing, media theory, and education that are interested in working with students of all ages to create and engage with media in a critical fashion.

About Indie Grits Labs:

IG Labs will serve the City of Columbia with a strong focus on underserved communities as well as the public at large. With a mix of in-house and off-site programs with several community partners, we offer summer camps, grade specific field trip programs to the theater, after school programs, and adult workshops.

Job Duties and Experience

Come Around My Way / TakeBreakMake Responsibilities:

  • Assist students with Pre-production, Production, & Post-production
  • Work closely with instructors to aid with in-class instructions
  • Assist faculty and volunteers with student engagement and services
  • Maintain and supervise student equipment
  • Digital management of student files and projects
  • Assist students with project research and development
  • Video & Photography Documentation

Reading Media / Reading Movies Responsibilities:

  • Help develop curricula built around media literacy
  • Research films, television shows, and other forms of media that are educational and suitable for lessons
  • Work closely with instructors to aid with in-class instructions
  • Assist instructors with preparation for lessons
  • Video & Photography Documentation

Requirements

Experience in the following areas a plus:

  • Video production equipment (DSLR or HD Video, Audio Recorders, lights, grip equipment, etc)
  • Digital video editing software (Premiere, iMovie)
  • Digital audio editing software (Garageband, Audition)
  • Compositing or special visual effects software (Photoshop/After Effects)
  • Google Docs, Powerpoint, WordPress
  • Organized multi-tasker with a creative mindset
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. In the subject header please specify: IG Labs Internship.

Indie Grits Internship

We are looking for awesome interns eager to discover the ins-and-outs of running South Carolina’s best independent film festival. As an intern, you will work closely with festival directors, and you will have plenty of opportunity to learn new skills and showcase your talent by taking on projects and making them your own.

Job Duties and Experience

  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, Google Drive, and social media.
  • Creating and maintaining social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine)
  • Strong writing skills in copy, editing, and proofreading. Event planning and management.
  • Reliable transportation for distributing festival posters, flyers, and programs.
  • Long work hours during the 2017 Indie Grits Film Festival in early April.
  • Graphic design/photography skills are a major plus. Creating flyers, and event photography are an opportunity for the position.
  • Other duties as assigned by Festival Director.

Requirements

All applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university that offers credit for internships.

To Apply

Send a cover letter to Seth Gadsden, Co-Director Indie Grits Film Festival at [email protected].  In your letter, let us know why you’re interested in interning for the festival and fill us in on any past experience you’ve had that might be relevant.  Please also include information on which school you attend, your major, and faculty advisor.