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Curatorial Production (film) Intern

August 1–September 30, 2021

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Description

The Curatorial Production (film) Internship is designed to provide advanced students (seniors and graduate students) and recent graduates (within a year) in the arts, film, and theater the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by assisting in the production of a feature-length film cast and shot in Omaha by an international artist August 1 – September 30, 2021.

Responsibilities

Gain insight into the daily practice of a professional contemporary art curator working internationally working alongside Bemis Center's Curator-in-Residence

Become acquainted with several aspects of curatorial production of performance and films projects-working with the artist, the cast of 6 actors, and the film and sound crew as well as set and costume maintenance

Collaborate on a meaningful, engaging project–take part in meetings, workshops, public programs, studio visits, and offsite visits to arts and cultural institutions

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a college degree program or a recent college graduate (within six months)
  • A passion for contemporary art and an eagerness to learn
  • Self-motivation, attention to detail, ability to work without much supervision, and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform varying levels of clerical and/or physical work

Time Commitment

10 hours per week, mostly evenings and weekends (August 1–September 17)
20 hours per week (week of September 18–September 24)

How to apply

To apply, please email (in one consolidated .pdf) the following documents to Abby Fogle at abby@bemiscenter.org:

1. Your resume

2. A letter of interest stating:
– why you are interested in the Curatorial Production (film) Internship opportunity
– why now, and how this fits into your professional development plan
– what you would like to gain from this internship
– what experience you would bring to the project and the organization.

This letter should also include the names and contact information (email and phone number) of 2 professional references (teachers, mentors, employers, etc.).

3. A short writing sample (published or unpublished) – no more than 5 pages.

Selected candidates will be invited to a Zoom interview. References will only be contacted after the interview. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Contact Abby Fogle
Call 402.341.7130 x 24 Email abby@bemiscenter.org
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Bemis Center for
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724 S. 12th Street
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402.341.7130
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