Jobs with Reel Stories

 

Intern/Mentor this Summer with Camp Reel Stories

Reel Stories is looking for Producers! Just like a movie producer who oversees and supports the completion of a film, a “producer” at our programs supports a team of 4-6 High School girls  as  they  make  a  film  over the course  of  two  weeks.  A Producer will     be  responsible   for   facilitating   their   group   discussions   in   their   creative process,    and   helping    them    to    stay    on    task    and    challenging    them    to communicate   their   ideas  clearly.  A Producer is also  responsible  for  reminding  them  to uphold camp policies. You  are  alternately  a mentor,  teacher,  friend,  and collaborator  depending  on  the  day.  This  role  is  fun, high-energy,  and  completely integral to the success of the program!!!

SHARED VALUES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Support Reel Stories in bringing their mission statement to life in innovative ways
  • Commit to building a community of people who are actively supporting the work of women in the film industry
  • Demonstrate professionalism and accountability
  • Take initiative to analyze and solve problems
  • Treat others with courtesy and respect
  • Communicate kindly, constructively and directly with co-workers and supervisors
  • Offer constructive feedback to make the program better

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a college student
  • Must attend Mentor Training, Saturday before camp begins (Session 1 Training: June 15th, and Session 2 Training: July 13th.
  • Commit for the following summer beginner filmmaking camps: Session 1: June 17-28 and/or Session 2: July 15-26, each camp runs for 2 weeks, M-F from 8:30am-4:00pm
  • Background check required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for leading transitions between classes and workshops
  • Passionate about helping the campers to realize their vision
  • Technical skills in filmmaking or youth leadership experience desired but not necessary
  • As a mentor, you’ll be the main person that the team will ask for help, for advice, technical issues, group dynamic issues, etc. like a camp counselor.

PERKS

  • Stipend
  • Lunch will be provided for Producers and Associate Producers
  • Attend the  same seminars that  the students  do  which  are  led  by  leading  film  professionals  on  a  range of  topics (storyboarding,    documentary    filmmaking,    audio,    editing,    ).
  • Be a part of Reel Stories’ community that supports the next generation for female filmmakers!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to corinne@campreelstories.com. People of color encourage to apply.

 

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