Photography & Film making Internship at Magazine and Publishing House

About the host organisation 

The magazine serves as a crossover product for the exchange of international perspectives focusing on India. Modelled on collectibles and journals that have high shelf value and production quality, it seeks for new avenues of expression and discourse through carefully curated expert content that range from photo essays to light-hearted comic strips. As a publishing house, the organisation publishes magazines, sells merchandise and hosts many offline collaborations in the form of events such as open mic nights, concept events and film screenings.
The organisation currently works with 4 in-house employees and a roster of 30 freelance artists and writers and has been covered by Vogue and The Telegraph.

About the internship 

As the photography and filmmaking intern, you will be expected to work on the design, development and production of different films and documentaries while collaborating with different creative professionals and artists. A main objective is to establish a network of creatives within Kolkata, while creating marketing content. You will also be expected to cover events, editorial photography, product photography and campaign shoots.

What we are looking for 

For this internship, we ask applicants to demonstrate the following:

  • Keen interest in film and photography
  • Experience in photography, film editing, cinematography and special effects
  • Software skills in Photoshop, Illustrator (optional), After Effects etc.
  • Ability to come up with creative narratives and solutions
  • Experience in script writing and storyboarding
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills (may need to work as journalist, MC, interviewer)
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and proactive worker
  • Experience in photography, film editing, cinematography and special effects

What you will gain 

Through this internship, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within a publishing house whilst being part of a young, dynamic and motivated team within the cultural capital of India, Kolkata. The nature of your work will be highly collaborative, giving you the opportunity to meet many artists and other creatives throughout the city. Through substantial client-facing design experience, you will be able to enhance your design, management and communication skills and will find persuasive and innovative proposals to forward thinking very stimulating.

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