Resources for Film Students

Film students! We've done the work for you. These resources can help you figure out your next career move.

GET AHEAD OF THE GAME

Being in school doesn't mean you should wait to start your career. Whether it be a documentary film internship, a film editing internships or an internship at a international network you need to plan ahead. Kickstart your career by doing creative summer internships now.

WHICH INTERNSHIPS TO TARGET?

  • Film Internships

  • Television Internships

  • Production Internships

  • Post Production Internships

  • Director's Assistant Internships

  • Camera Operations Internships

  • Sound Engineering Internships

  • Film Editing Internships

  • VFX Internships

WHICH COMPANIES TO WORK FOR?

  • Press

  • Media Organizations (Newspapers, Magazines,TV, Film, etc.)

  • Advertising Companies

  • Film Production Companies & Post Production Companies

  • TV Networks & Channels

  • Film Distribution Companies

LINKS TO CHECK OUT

CAREER / JOB BOARDS

  • Artstie - Job search engine featuring arts administration jobs in visual arts, film, photography

  • Art Jobs - Comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts. Contact Fine Arts Career Services for the username and password.

  • Industry Central - motion picture & television industry resources, includes crew listing service

  • Mandy - international & domestic film & television production job board and network

  • Creative Head - Job board for careers in the video game, animation, VFX, and photography industries

  • Backstage Jobs - Find and apply to over 5000 casting calls, auditions and roles on Backstage, the most trusted platform for actors and models.

WEBSITES & TOOLS

  • Independent Feature Project - We help independent creators from around the world develop new projects, connect within the industry

  • Film Riot - Film Riot is a video tutorial site witha comedic twist. Host Ryan Connolly covers every subject from how to make a music video, to using CGI, to how to cast your film.

  • Filmmaker - Filmmakers on a tight budget know perfectly well how difficult it is to stay on that budget. Filmmaker.com’s blog contains helpful articles regarding a wide array of topics from industry news, to new software updates, and to helpful tips.

  • Stage 32 - is a community of over 500,000 film, TV, and theater creatives from around the world. More than networking, Stage 32 offers over 1,000 hours of education, a job board, and pitch sessions.

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS

  • The American Society of Cinematographers - is a cultural, educational, and professional organization that is neither a labor union nor a guild

  • Movidiam - is a professional creative network and project management application that has attracted both high-end agencies and filmmakers in over 170 countries

  • Storyhunter - the world’s largest network of professional video creators that gives brands access to over 15,000 vetted freelancers

BOTTOM LINE

Knowledge is power. Make sure you continue improving your skills and understanding of the creative industries. Use these resources to further your career aspirations and access international filmmaking and production opportunities.

- Alexa Scull, ArtBound Initiative Team

Join the ArtBound Initiative Program to have access to career coaching from industry advisors. Our program will identify a tailored, global internship based on your career goals. Become part of our professional network of creative professionals. More info about our global internship program at www.artboundinitiative.com.

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