What: Steeplechase Films is looking for an intern to work on a part-time basis to assist in the production of multiple upcoming PBS documentaries.
Responsibilities: Research/maintenance of archival materials, fact-checking, organizational tasks, transcription, logging, possible PA on shoots, and other production office assistance. Internship candidates should have a positive attitude, working knowledge of computers, including some familiarity with programs such as Microsoft Office and Filemaker Pro. A desire to learn the craft of historical documentary film making and the innerworkings of a production office are essential. There will be a small stipend provided.
The Company: Steeplechase Films is the documentary company created and headed by award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns. 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 biographies, EUGENE O’NEILL and ANDY WARHOL; and the 8-part epic, NEW YORK: A DOCUMENTARY FILM.