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Shorts Production Intern

Brave New Films champions social justice issues by using media to inspire, empower, motivate, engage and teach civic participation that makes a difference.  Our goal is to support the active civic engagement of an informed citizenry by calling attention to important issues through non-partisan social media production and our ingenious multi-platform distribution network.

We are seeking a Shorts Production Intern.  This unpaid position will last 12-24 weeks, a minimum of 20 hours a week, and is located in Culver City, CA.  A transportation stipend is available.  The intern needs to have a desire to learn about shorts production and have a passion for social justice.  Flexibility, kindness and an eagerness to learn are required!


  • Find clips from the web to support Director of Campaigns, editors and current projects.
  • Ingest and organize web and original footage according to our particular post protocols. 
  • Create string outs of selections based on scripts and project needs
  • Research facts and statistical information that support our pieces
  • Hunt down original sources of images or creative common footage
  • Review previously shot original footage to mark for reuse
  • Create master clips logs of final cuts, noting timecode, sources, and making fair use judgment calls 
  • Transcribe material, occasionally needed
  • Share cool videos and looks we can learn from as a team


  • Currently enrolled in a college program in a related field
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro
  • Experience editing short videos for either class or personal projects
  • Basic knowledge of ingesting footage from DSLR cameras into a Premiere project

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to internships@bravenewfilms.org

Brave New Films is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employs without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, handicap or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.