Apply to be a Part of 2020 Pegasus Film Festival Leadership Team
Social Media Coordinator
The Pegasus Film Festival (PFF) is seeking creative and collaborative high school students to join the 2020 PFF leadership team with paid internships.
Founded by students at Booker T. Washington High School VPA in 2016, the Pegasus Film Festival is the only student-led film festival in Texas. It is a festival by students for students with a goal of raising funds to host filmmaking summer programs.
Over the last four years, the festival has expanded immensely. In fact, this year, there were over 100 film submissions from students all over the state and beyond! Furthermore, the festival showcased live music from local artists and screened award-winning films at the amazing Angelika Film Center.
For 2020, PFF is looking to grow even more with new bright young minds.
Available positions include the following:
Festival Director (and Assistant Festival Director)
Festival Producer (and Assistant Festival Producer)
Social Media Coordinator
If you’re interested in applying, all you have to do is send a resume and a short explanation of why you are a strong candidate by November 1, 2019. Feel free to apply for as many positions as you wish. *If you decide to apply for Art Designer, Lead Videographer, and/or Lead Photographer, a small portfolio can also be sent with the application, though not required. Email any questions to Andy Huynh or Niloo Jalilvand <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>.
The 2019 Pegasus Film Festival Leadership Team
Festival Director and Assistant Director Oversee creative, promotional, and execution aspects of the festival. Develop streamline communication with leadership team, educators, and festival participants using various apps. Sets attainable goals and tracks weekly progress. Plan, lead, and document meetings. Excellent leadership, writing, communication, and people skills required. Proficient in Google Sharing Format.
Festival Producer and Assistant Producer Design, prepare, and execute plan of events for the day of the festival. Arrange and oversee festival’s registration, merchandise, entertainment, red carpet, film projection, welcoming ceremony, awards ceremony, and Q&A session. Ensures event runs in the most smooth, efficient, respectful, and fun way possible. Excellent planning, organization, communication, and people skills required. Proficient in Google Sharing Format.
Development Director Research, identify, and develop new fundraising opportunities and relationships amongst institutional donors, private foundations, trusts, and individuals to diversify and increase revenue streams. Excellent research, writing, communication, and people skills required. Proficient in Google Sharing Format.
Social Media Coordinator Create and publish engaging and promotional content across multiple social media platforms. Plan, organize, and execute a consistent posting schedule. Communicate and engage with PFF community online. Excellent planning, writing, and communication skills required. Proficient in Google Sharing Format, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Vimeo.
Writer Author for various published media including, but not limited to, the website, social media posts, and other publications. Document the journey of the leadership team through a series of articles, including interviews. Compose a series of essays focusing on the year's selected films and their respective filmmakers. Excellent creative writing, journalism, and grammar skills required. Proficient in Google Sharing Format.
Art Designer Design and create compelling, original, visual art pieces for website, social media platforms, promotional flyers, festival-day banners, and other items. Excellent design and artistic skills required. Proficient in Google Sharing Format, Adobe Illustrator and/or other design softwares.
Lead Videographer Write, shoot, and edit short promo videos. Create films documenting leadership’s work and festival day. Proficient in Google Sharing Format and video editing software.
Lead Photographer Photographs meetings and other material for documentation and promotion. Document festival day with creative red carpet photographs. Proficient in Google Sharing Format.
All positions require a commitment of at least one hour a week for online video-chat meetings, three hour a month for in-person meetings, and participation in other TBD events up to and including the week of the festival.
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