Founded in 1997, Rooftop Films is an innovative, grassroots, non-profit, film festival and production collective based in Brooklyn, NY. Rooftop Films has grown to become one of New York City’s leading film organizations, serving over 45,000 audience members. Our mission is to engage and inspire diverse communities by showing movies in outdoor locations, creating innovative events, and teaching filmmaking to young people in addition, Rooftop Films provides professional equipment at low-cost to artists, educational institutions, and other non-profit organizations.
Rooftop Films is an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages women and people of color to apply.
Rooftop Films is looking for a programming intern to assist in the programming of the Rooftop Films 2016 Summer Series. Individuals should be motivated and detail oriented with a strong interest in film and programming. Individuals will work closely with the program director and members of the programming team to aid in the screening and rating of film submissions, and participate in the overall curation process.
Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills. This internship is a great chance to learn about and participate in the programming process of Rooftop Films, and a superb opportunity to learn the inner workings of a film festival. A passion for cinema is a must.
Strong web and computer skills. Database experience a plus. Superior professional and organizational skills. Must be able to work at least 20 hours a week in office, with the possibility of more hours for screening.
Internships are not paid, but can be done for school credit. Find out your school's internship or field work credit requirements and we will work with you to accommodate them. Our offices are on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus, near the R, F and G trains in Brooklyn, so please apply only if you will be able to handle that commute.
Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists. The 20th Summer Series kicks off May 2016.
Internship dates are October - December 2015 (start and end dates are flexible). To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, September 30th, 2015.
Rooftop Films Summer Volunteers
As a non-profit arts organization, Rooftop Films depends on volunteers like you for its growth and success. Working with Rooftop is a great opportunity to see fantastic films and live music, find out about the inner workings of film festivals, and meet the Rooftop staff and the filmmakers.
Rooftop will need volunteers for over 40 shows summer 2015, all of which will be outdoors between May and August. Most shows are on Friday or Saturday nights, with some special shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Volunteers can help out at as many or as few shows as they are available for.
If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the online Rooftop Volunteer Application Form. Once you submit your form, we will get back to you with more information and volunteer assignments.
Already registered with us as a volunteer? Click here to log on to your Volunteer Information Center account to register for shifts.