DOCUMENTARY FILM INTERNSHIP
Emmy Award winning documentary film company seeking interns to assist during the pre-
production and production of several upcoming projects.
Since its founding in 1989, Steeplechase Films has produced some of the most celebrated and
award-winning historical and biographical works on television, including the recent film, INTO
THE DEEP: AMERICA, WHALING & THE WORLD, as well as EUGENE O’NEILL and ANDY WARHOL;
and the 8-part epic, NEW YORK: A DOCUMENTARY FILM.
Internship responsibilities include:
Assist in day-to-day operations and functions of a small office
Responsible for phone & written correspondence
Create and maintain organized production notebooks for all projects
Coordinate local and long distance shoots- hire crew, rent equipment, get
Make necessary travel arrangements
Assist with research on upcoming projects
Organize footage/visual research
Assist bookkeeper in processing bills and other light filing
Troubleshoot office systems and equipment
Internship candidates should have a strong working knowledge of office systems and computer
programs, particularly Microsoft Office, Excel, and Filemaker Pro. Familiarity Final Cut Pro is a
plus. A desire to learn the craft of historical documentary filmmaking is essential!
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration with
the subject line Fall Internship.
Available for school credit
2-3 day (10am-6pm) minimum 3-month commitment sought
Unpaid with travel stipend