DX Festival Internships

FESTIVAL INTERNSHIPS

Double Exposure is the nation’s first and only festival dedicated to the intersection of journalism and film. Located in Washington, DC, Double Exposure combines four days of film screenings with a three-day symposium for journalists and filmmakers. The festival has hosted numerous Academy, Emmy, Peabody and Pulitzer award-winning filmmakers and journalists. The ninth edition will take place in Washington DC November 2-5, 2023.

We are seeking 2 DX Festival Interns to pitch in on photography, videography, marketing and festival production. Internships are open to college or graduate students who are highly organized, creative, self-starting, tech-savvy, and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Ideally, candidates will have a background in: film, documentary, journalism, event planning, marketing or communications. Minors in Film and Media Studies and Journalism are strongly encouraged to apply.

Festival interns participate in multiple aspects of planning and supporting Double Exposure, and have the opportunity to learn first-hand the organization and logistics involved in mounting a multi-faceted event, tailored to general audiences for the film program, and to professional journalists and filmmakers for the symposium. The symposium includes workshops, master classes, panel sessions, networking events, and a legal clinic.

The internship is open to college or graduate students who are highly organized, creative, self-starting, tech-savvy, and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. A commitment to excellent communication, dependability, strong work ethic, ambassadorship, and confidentiality are essential. Ideally, candidates will have a background in: film, documentary, journalism, event planning, marketing or communications. More importantly, candidates will be enthusiastic and compelled by the mission of the festival and symposium. Minors in Film and Media Studies and Journalism are encouraged to apply.

The interns will work under the guidance of the Festival Manager and the Marketing and Outreach Director, as well as the Festival Director and Director of Programming. 

The DX Festival Intern/s – Outreach and Marketing Intern/s will support the festival by assisting in;

  • Creating meaningful content for social media, e-newsletters/e-blasts, and website;
  • Updating and managing contacts in databases;
  • Organizing information for 75+ speakers and filmmakers;
  • Researching and identifying potential partners for collaboration;
  • Event planning;
  • Providing on-site support during festival and clean-up;
  • Performing administrative tasks as needed;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) is required. Experience in WordPress and Adobe software is a plus.

The DX Festival Intern – Program & Production Intern/s will support the festival by assisting in:

  • Updating website;
  • Organizing information for 75+ speakers and filmmakers;
  • Populating the selected commercial event app;
  • Supporting design needs;
  • Assisting registration and ticketing processes;
  • Occasional tech troubleshooting;
  • Performing administrative tasks as needed;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite is required. Familiarity with WordPress and social media platforms is a plus.

And other duties as assigned.

100Reporters and Double Exposure are equal opportunity employers.