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Like movies? Like changing the world? Ever thought of doing them both at the same time?

Brave New Films is boldly taking on issues of racial justice, criminal justice, income inequality, money in politics, and national security through groundbreaking films and social media campaigns that are revolutionizing activism. We are reaching millions through film, social media, networking sites, and strategic partnerships on the ground – and we’re getting results.

Sound like what you want to be doing with your life? Join us.

As part of our mission to help create a more just world we strongly advise & invite qualified people of color, women, LGBTQ+, and other communities that have previously been denied access to equal opportunities to apply. In doing so we will continue our mission of directly improving the lack of representation currently comprising the modern-day documentary film industry.

Available positions listed below.

Summer Internships at Brave New Film

May 23  ·  By  ·  1 reaction  ·  Share

Job Title: Summer Internship

Location: Remote

About Brave New Films:

Brave New Films is a non-profit production company committed to championing social justice issues through media. This is a wonderful opportunity for college students who want to help make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. This summer we will be working on several short-form projects geared towards educating voters about critical issues. Most of our work is targeted to the swing states. Examples of topics we will be addressing include voter suppression, reproductive freedom, LGBTQ+ rights, climate crisis, and gun violence. We will also be collaborating on a few high profile pieces with name talent, US Congress, and other national politicians. We partner with major national organizations like Vote.org, Black Voters Matter, Planned Parenthood, and more. 

We're searching for interns in several departments. This is an unpaid, remote internship in exchange for college credit, 12-15 hours per week. We will mostly be on a set schedule but there will be flexibility when deciding on the days and times. 

To apply, please email [email protected] with your resume and a cover letter with a little bit about your background and why you'd like to intern at Brave New Films. Please note if you have more than one area of interest.

Web Development

Working closely with the Project Manager and with the direction of the Director of Advocacy and Engagement, this person will help us manage and reimagine the existing Brave New Films’ site (currently built on NationBuilder). We're looking for an internwith experience with Wordpress, fluent in HTML and CSS (knowledge of JS and PHP is a plus), an understanding of user experience and functionality, as well as an eye for design and great attention to detail. This person will help keep the current site up to date with new launches, press, partnership information, etc. and work toward pitching ideas to streamline and simplify the massive amounts of past and present content within the BNF library for the next iteration of the site. This person will also be able to research and identify industry trends, and political organizing and engagement tools that can be integrated and/or built into a new site.

Social Media Coordinator

Researching relevant stories to make content for and pitching content ideas across platforms. Content includes graphics, tweets, and videos. Skills like video editing and graphics design would be useful. 

Outreach and Engagement

Working with the Director of Advocacy and Engagement, this person will research possible nonprofit, policy, academic, community and religious partners to help provide visibility for Brave New Films’ content and for political organizing and outreach purposes. This person will support the strategic thinking and planning behind the releases of our various projects and support the many election-related screenings and events taking place between now and the fall. Basic knowledge of Google Docs and Sheets is important and basic experience with Canva and/or Photoshop is helpful. This person should be politically interested and engaged in current events.

Production

Assisting through all aspects of production, including ideation, research, scripting, story development, basic editing, and sometimes physical production. It would be useful for this person to be based in Los Angeles, but not a requirement. They will work directly with the Head of Production and producing team. 

Graphics and Animation

Working with Production and Social Media departments to create designs that will be implemented in our various campaigns. Experience with Adobe Suite is a huge plus. This could be someone more interested in still graphics or animation. Searching for a creative person interested in storytelling. 

Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions. Thanks for your interest!

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