Job Description


Bryn Mawr Film Institute seeks an intern for the 2023 Summer Filmmaking Workshop. The workshop runs from June 26 to August 3, Mondays – Thursdays, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (no session on July 4).

The intern will support the workshop instructor in leading a group of high school students through all stages of the filmmaking process– writing a script, scouting locations, shooting, editing, etc.– culminating in the completion of a short film. This job, like the job of a filmmaker, will be multidisciplinary and vary depending on the situation. The intern will be part teaching assistant, part co-producer, part camp counselor.


Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) is a nonprofit, member-supported motion picture theater and film education center located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. BMFI is dedicated to promoting shared experiences that entertain, engage, and educate audiences through a diverse range of independent-minded films, a full curriculum of courses, and an extensive program of special events. BMFI builds community through film culture, while maintaining strong connections to its historic venue’s cinematic past. 


Applicants may be college students or recent graduates with experience in film or media production. Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and DSLR is a plus, as is teaching or leadership experience. A small stipend is available. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car for the duration of the workshop. A small stipend is available.

The selected intern must be able to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19 before the start of the workshop.


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Applications are due Monday, April 3, 2023. Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Bryn Mawr Film Institute (“BMFI”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BMFI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, and compensation.  

BMFI expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of BMFI’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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