Interested in joining the Festival Scope team? We're always on the look-out for motivated interns! If you think you have what it takes, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org stating the position you are interested in in the e-mail's subject.
All interns will be joining the international team in our office located in central Paris for 6 months. Positions are paid according to French Law for internships. As of 2017, the remuneration is set at 25,20€ per day.
The intern will learn the mechanisms of international launch of a film, from its presentation to a festival to its distribution with or without a sales agent, its exposure in the trades, its promotion within the industry. She/he will also gain experience working closely with the founders of Festival Scope and the whole team composed of international young dynamic professionals, all passionate about cinema and Internet.
The day-to-day work involves:
-Community management: publishing for Facebook & Twitter.
-Keeping up with industry news.
-Commercial relations with industry clients.
-Writing and Publishing film pages.
This role is perfect for people who wish to become producers (who need to know what lies ahead after the film is completed) or festival programmers (understanding how a selection is composed), or distributors / sales agents (what is the market- when is the good timing to arrive on the international - domestic market) or film critics (browsing through the catalogue of 2,900 new films every year programmed in the most prestigious international film festivals (Sundance, Berlin, Rotterdam, Cannes Critics’ Week & Directors’ Fortnight, Locarno, Venice, Toronto, Busan, London...)
The 3 most desirable qualities we will look for are:
-Film Lover with a very strong interest in art-house cinema.
-Internet & social media enthusiast / Organization skills.
-Fluent in English, a real interest for independent world cinema, internet and social networks, organizational skills and enthusiasm required.
Knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML may be a plus!
PLEASE NOTE: You will need an 'Internship Agreement' from your university to be eligible for this internship, this includes graduates. Contact your university and they should provide you with an agreement. As such this role is probably going to be ideal for a current student, a recent graduate or someone on their placement year. This letter/agreement is needed under French law.