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National Film And Video Foundation Internship 2024 / 2025 Apply Now

The National Film And Video Foundation Internship Program offers a unique opportunity for individuals interested in the film and video industry to gain hands-on experience and develop their skills in a professional setting. Interns will have the chance to work closely with industry experts, collaborate on projects, and contribute to the growth and development of the South African film and video landscape.

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  • Collaborate with professionals within the NFVF on various projects, initiatives, and programs related to the film and video industry.
  • Assist in conducting research, compiling reports, and analyzing data to support the development and implementation of industry programs.
  • Participate in the planning, organization, and execution of industry events, workshops, and screenings.
  • Support the NFVF in its funding and grant programs, including reviewing applications, assessing project proposals, and providing feedback.
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of the NFVF's database and documentation systems.
  • Assist in marketing and communication activities, including content creation, social media management, and website maintenance.
  • Engage in regular training sessions, workshops, and industry-related seminars to enhance skills and industry knowledge.
  • Maintain a professional and collaborative attitude while working with colleagues, industry stakeholders, and external partners.
  • Adhere to the policies, guidelines, and ethical standards of the NFVF throughout the internship.
  • Embrace learning opportunities and actively seek feedback to enhance personal and professional growth.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently completed a relevant degree program in film studies, media, communications, or a related field.
  • Passion for the film and video industry and a genuine interest in contributing to its growth and development in South Africa.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present information effectively.
  • Strong research and analytical abilities, with the capacity to gather, organize, and interpret data.
  • Proficiency in using various software applications, including Microsoft Office and social media platforms.
  • Highly organized with good time management skills, capable of handling multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • A collaborative mindset, open to learning from industry professionals and working in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of the South African film industry landscape, industry trends, and relevant policies and regulations is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated creativity, adaptability, and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and ethical practices in the film and video industry.
Job Benefits
  • Practical Experience: Interns have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the film and video industry, working on real projects and collaborating with industry professionals. This experience helps interns apply theoretical knowledge in a practical setting and develop relevant skills.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Interns receive mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals within the NFVF. They have the chance to learn from industry experts, receive feedback on their work, and gain insights into various aspects of the film and video industry.
  • Networking Opportunities: The internship program allows interns to build valuable connections within the film and video industry. They have the chance to interact with industry professionals, filmmakers, and fellow interns, expanding their professional network.
  • Exposure to Industry Practices: Interns gain exposure to industry practices, trends, and challenges in the South African film and video industry. They get firsthand experience of the inner workings of the industry, enhancing their understanding of the sector and providing a foundation for their future careers.
  • Professional Development: The NFVF Internship Program offers opportunities for professional development through training sessions, workshops, and industry seminars. Interns can enhance their skills, learn new techniques, and stay updated with industry advancements.
  • Industry Insights: Interns get a unique perspective on the film and video industry by working closely with the NFVF. They gain insights into funding and grant programs, industry regulations, marketing and communication strategies, and the overall ecosystem of the South African film industry.
  • Portfolio Building: Through their involvement in real projects, interns can build a portfolio of their work, showcasing their contributions and skills. This portfolio can be valuable when applying for future opportunities in the film and video industry.
  • Personal Growth: The internship experience offers personal growth opportunities for interns. They develop professional skills, such as communication, time management, and teamwork. They also gain confidence in their abilities and improve their problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Potential Career Opportunities: Successful completion of the internship program may lead to potential career opportunities within the NFVF or the wider film and video industry. Interns who demonstrate exceptional skills, dedication, and compatibility with the organization may be considered for future employment or recommended for other industry opportunities.
  • Research: Visit the NFVF official website or other trusted sources to gather information about the internship program. Look for any specific requirements, application deadlines, and instructions.
  • Prepare your documents: Update your resume to highlight your relevant education, skills, and experiences related to the film and video industry. Prepare a cover letter expressing your interest in the internship program and why you are a suitable candidate. Gather any additional documents or certifications that may be requested.
  • Contact NFVF: Reach out to the NFVF Human Resources department to inquire about internship opportunities and obtain any additional application instructions. You can find their contact information on their website or by conducting an online search. Alternatively, you may find specific application instructions listed on their website.
  • Submit your application: Follow the application instructions provided by NFVF. This may involve submitting your resume, cover letter, and any other required documents via email or an online application portal. Pay attention to any specific formatting or file requirements mentioned.
  • Follow up: After submitting your application, consider following up with the NFVF Human Resources department to confirm receipt of your application and express your continued interest in the internship program. This demonstrates your enthusiasm and professionalism.
  • Interview process: If your application is shortlisted, NFVF may invite you for an interview. Prepare for the interview by researching the organization, reviewing common interview questions, and practicing your responses. Dress professionally and arrive on time for the interview.
  • Acceptance or rejection: Following the interview process, NFVF will inform you of their decision. If you are accepted into the internship program, carefully review any offer or agreement provided. It may outline the terms and conditions of your internship, including start date, duration, compensation (if applicable), and any additional requirements.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Movies and Sound Recording
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 23, 2024
Valid through
June 23, 2025
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