About the internship
New York City-based documentary production company, Jigsaw Productions, is currently seeking eager, committed interns for Summer 2019 to work in research and production on a documentary feature.
Duties: Production intern duties will include archival research, transcribing interviews, logging footage, and office support (creating documents, filing, running errands, etc.).
Position is set to begin immediately, with a minimum work requirement of 2-3 days per week. Length of internship is 4 months.
Daily lunch stipend and school credit (if applicable) will be provided.
Experience with research and writing are a must.A major or minor in film, television, video, media or journalism is a plus.Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize daily workload.
This is a rare opportunity to take part in the day-to-day operation and nuts-and-bolts undertaking of a documentary feature. If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why you are interested in this position and why you think you are ready for it.
About Jigsaw Productions
Jigsaw Productions is helmed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney and has produced many acclaimed films, including the triple Emmy-winning Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief; the Oscar®-winning Taxi to the Dark Side; and the Peabody Award-winning Mr. Dynamite: The Rise and Fall of James Brown. Alex Gibney’s No Stone Unturned, following the 1994 massacre, premiered at the New York Film Festival in the fall of 2017 and received a WGA nomination. Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge, a two-part feature directed by Alex and Blair Foster, aired on HBO in November 2017. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, directed by Marina Zenovich, premiered on HBO in July 2018. Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes, directed by Alexis Bloom, premiered at TIFF in September 2018 before airing on A&E, and Blair Foster’s The Clinton Affair premiered on A&E in November 2018.
Jigsaw’s active slate of highly visible TV series include Dirty Money, a six-part series on Netflix that delves into corporate corruption and scandal, The Looming Tower, a scripted series based on Lawrence Wright’s book, premiered on Hulu in February 2018; The New Yorker Presents, Amazon’s series which brings to life the award-winning The New Yorker magazine; Netflix’s Cooked, a four-part docu-series based on Michael Pollan’s acclaimed book; Death Row Stories, a popular CNN series executive produced by Gibney and Robert Redford; and Parched, a four-part investigative docu-series about the water crisis that aired on National Geographic in 2017. More recently Salt Fat Acid Heat, a four-part series based on Samin Nosrat’s book, and directed by Caroline Suh, premiered on Netflix in October of 2018; Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI, a docu-series based on Tim Weiner’s, book aired on Showtime in November 2018; and Alex Gibney’s latest film, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley premiered on HBO on March 18th.