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Internship Opportunities

Monday- Friday

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Branson International Film Festival (Branson IFF) is a non-profit media arts organization designed to educate, equip, and empower, filmmakers in the area of Story, Funding, Production, Distribution. We do this through film screenings, educational support, film and media events, including an annual competition hosted in Branson, MO, held each spring.

Our internships give interns a well-rounded experience and knowledge of producing a film festival, as well as experience working for a non-profit, media arts organization.

Interns assist with administrative duties, marketing, event planning, and coordination. Please note that while an internship with Branson IFF is a great way to get connected to the local film community, we are not a film studio and cannot provide internships in film production.

Basic Requirements for all Interns:

  • Must be at least 18 years-old (internships for High School Seniors available on a case by case basis)

  • Must work a minimum of 10 hours per week (office hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

  • Must be available to work a select number of after-hours events. Depending on the nature of the event, hours worked may be applied to minimum hours required

  • Must work a minimum of 4 months (16 weeks)

  • Interns should be energetic, outgoing and enjoy working with the public. Interns should have excellent written and oral communications skills, phone manners and organizational abilities

*Internships are unpaid. Benefits include:  hands on experience at established festival (4th year), event staff shirt, free admission to entire weekend, opportunity to meet VIP’s behind the scenes, and lunch provided.

Available Concentrations: (OPEN FOR SPRING 2021)

Monday- Friday

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Business Development   

  • Assists in coordinating with sponsors

  • Assists in business relationships, member coordination, ticketing, and other aspects of non-profit business management

  • Experience with Google Documents preferred

  • Help with research and assist in pitch and/or presentation preparation

  • Assist in research for grants and possible sponsors

  • Creating and Editing Agreements

  • Exposure, participation and/or experience with earned income (contracts for services, tickets and membership sales)

  • Take on projects as the lead with supervision

  • Administration services


  • Assists with the organizations panel/networking events

  • Assists with the design, organization and execution of workshops and classes

  • Assists with creative design of Festival

  • Assists with educational initiatives with community partners

  • Passion for education is required


  • Coordinates and assists in media production

  • Assists with A/V Toolbox rentals

  • Assists with print traffic


  • Assists in maintaining presence on the web, including social media

  • Assists in creating and gathering information for e-blasts, such as weekly email, screening invites, festival related announcements etc.

  • Experience in HTML, web publishing a plus

  • Assists with designing collateral, web & print marketing

  • Assists in creative campaigns

  • Assists in marketing of Film Festival

  • Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator or other design equivalent a plus


  • Assists in organizing and communicating with volunteers

  • Assist in staging and scheduling of upcoming screenings, workshops and events

  • General office duties

Internship Terms:

Monday- Friday

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SPRING: January–May

(Deadline to apply: November 30th)

SUMMER: June–August

(Deadline to apply: April 30th)

FALL: September–December

(Deadline to apply: August 30th)

In between internship seasons we always need volunteers, especially in the spring!

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