Interns at AJFF

Do you want to work behind the scenes of the Atlanta's largest film festival and one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the world? A semester internship will let you do just that!

AJFF offers highly competitive internships during three terms over the course of the year. Interns gain connections and real-world experience working alongside the staff of Atlanta's largest film festival and the world's biggest Jewish film festival. Interns will work on and learn about:

  • Film exhibition
  • Film distribution and acquisition
  • Arts marketing & communications
  • Program and Event Planning
  • and much more!

Please note the festival internships are unpaid. They consist of a regular weekly work schedule and are designed to expand interns' professional knowledge and experience. While AJFF does not require interns to obtain school credit for their time with us, we do encourage them to take full advantage of any credit that may be available.

Programming and Community Development Internship (Apply by 7/4)
Dates: July 16 - September 14, 2018
# of Positions: 3-4
Reports to: Shellie Schmals and Katherine Price
The goal of this internship will be for interns to increase AJFF's exposure in the Atlanta film community, and to solicit top-notch films from around the world for AJFF to showcase throughout the year. Interns will form relationships with industry leaders and social groups and develop an understanding of the solicitation and promotion process of a non-profit film festival.
Responsibilities will include:

  •  Promoting AJFF's Call For Entries through relevant informal social media engagement (Use tools such as Withoutabox, FilmFreeway, and editorial articles to garner film submissions for the Annual Festival)

  • Attending industry networking events on behalf of AJFF (GPP, WIFTA) and to learn more about Atlanta's Film Industry 

  • Create industry reports to present to AJFF Staff and Community Programming Manager

  • Operational Support during Film Evaluation Screenings & Meetings, as well as AJFF Events (Selects, Connects, On Campus)

  • Additional Staff Support as needed