Call for Interns: AAIFF'13

If you're in New York City, interested in independent Asian American cinema, and want to get involved with a super cool film festival, check this out this internship.

Asian CineVision is currently looking for dedicated people to help organize the 36th Annual Asian American International Film Festival. Started in 1978, AAIFF is the first and longest running Asian American film festival in the United States, dedicated to showcasing some of the best independent art-house cinema.

This summer, they're seeking enthusiastic cinephiles to join their progressive community of organizers, artists, and filmmakers. Here's some more information about the kind of help they're looking for:

Community Outreach Coordinator

- Network and build relationships with existing and new community organizations
- Outreach to student and community organizations by creating unique program campaigns
- Coordinate ticket sales with community and student organizations
- Invite and follow-up with political figures to attend the festival

Technical Production Coordinator

- Coordinate logistics and equipment needs for the duration of the festival (Step and repeat, walkie-talkies, t-shirts, U-Haul, car rentals, HD Cam decks)
- Work with Venue projectionist in coordinating proper screening formats
- Compress movie files to appropriate format given by the venue projectionist
- Create AAIFF’13 curtain raisers
- Create and edit AAIFF’13 trailer
- Make DVD and digital copies of showtapes and screeners as needed
- Assist with CineVue related projects as needed with editing or video coverage

Box Office Manager

- Supervise will-call information desk, office phone sales, and transactions
- Manage will-call personnel on pick-up protocols and procedure
- Liaise with Social Media Coordinator and Outreach Coordinator for ticket-giveaways
- Input Program Content on ACV website
- Setup Box Office System on ShowClix
- Coordinate with Social Media and Website Manager on implementing the ShowClix system on Social Media Platforms & Website

Social Media and Website Manager

- Develop a content management calendar and promotional strategies
- Manages all execution of all ACV’s social media channels (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc)
- Publishes content provided by all team members
- Write copy and send out email newsletter
- Track Social Media traction via Google Analytics on a weekly basis and provide feedback on content value
- Responsible for all postings on ACV’s website
- Troubleshoot any technical problems
- Update content as needed (all aaiff13 marketing materials: save-the-date card, program guide, brochure, etc.)

Design Assistant

- Assist Design Manager with AAIFF’13 creatives
- Design for print and web collaterals (examples: aaiff program guide, forms, public signage, name tags)
- Manage timeline for overall design team
The application deadline is April 21. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Preference will be given to earlier applications, people with an earlier start date, and those who are based in New York City, so submit yours as soon as possible. For further information about qualifications, benefits and how to apply, learn more over at the Asian CineVision website.

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