The Documentary Group: Academy Award-nominated production company is looking for development interns to assist the team across a diverse range of feature documentaries, narrative nonfiction podcasts, and limited and ongoing docu-series.
SUMMER DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP
Academy Award-nominated production company The Documentary Group (Cartel Land, Girl Rising, Amend: The Fight for America) is looking for development interns to assist the team across a diverse range of feature documentaries, narrative nonfiction podcasts, and limited and ongoing docu-series. Interns will learn about story development and the pitching process, and gain insight into the funding and distribution landscape for premium documentary projects.
Internship Period: June through September 2022
Schedule: 2+ days/week (10am-6pm EST)
Location: Remote or NY based
As an intern, you’ll:
-Assist our small but mighty team across a broad slate of projects
-Scout literary properties, podcasts, and other IP for documentary adaptation
-Write coverage and research summaries
-Pitch original stories, potential episodes, characters or experts
-Research potential funders and distributors
-Occasionally assist with sizzle reel production and post
-Support podcasts in production with research, transcription, outreach, scripting etc.
Tell us about you, your interests, and the best documentary (or doc series) you’ve seen recently. Please be sure to highlight relevant research and writing experience.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 04/18/22.