Green Film Fest 2019 Internships

If you love films and are passionate about the environment, this is your chance to get behind the scenes and make Green Film Fest 2019 the best yet. Our interns are an integral part of our small, creative team. We simply couldn't do it without you!


Current Opportunities

Check back for details of more Spring/Summer 2019 positions - coming soon!


Submissions Coordinator

Reports to: CEO
Job Status: Seasonal Volunteer
Schedule: 8-16/hr per week, March thru May 2019

Want to work directly with filmmakers? We need people who can keep track of and coordinate all the great films and filmmakers coming to our Festival. This is a good position for anyone that wants to dive in to the curatorial process - you will see in action, whilst facilitating, the selection process of films for the Festival.

You’ll work with the CEO and Screening Team to bring together the films Green Film Fest 2019. This may include:

  • promoting the Festival’s Call for Entries
  • reaching out to partner festivals, distributors, and filmmakers
  • logging film submissions and maintaining entry records
  • tracking film reviews in our database
  • answering queries from filmmakers by phone and email
  • assisting with Screening Committee viewing sessions
  • you’ll also have the opportunity to preview films

(Posted Jan 30, 2019 - open until filled.)

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Information for all internships

Role Requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills with experience in MS Word/Excel or Google Docs/G-Suite - or willingness to learn.
  • Great organization, attention to tracking data & details, and multi-tasking skills.
  • An active passion for the environment!


We expect a minimum of 8 - 16 hours per week (one to two days per week) for at least 12 weeks. We can be flexible with the commitment if necessary.


You will be based in our office at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center on 9th St at Mission. We are near Civic Center BART and Market Street MUNI. There is a small stipend available to cover the costs of local travel.


All internships are unpaid, but offer other benefits:

  • This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the planning and production of a renowned international film festival and gain expertise in several areas of cultural programming.
  • Opportunities to build connections in the Bay Area film, arts, & environmental communities.
  • Course credit (if applicable), related majors may include Film/Media Production or Studies, Communications, Hospitality Management, Business or Arts Administration, Environmental Sciences.
  • The opportunity to attend Festival screenings and events and to meet visiting filmmakers and guests.
  • San Francisco Green Film Festival is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.