TV Production interns will:
- Write and edit an original web video based on an intern or producer-driven idea or story not used in the broadcast segment
- Write 2-3 sentence paragraphs that describe the subject of the web video to be published alongside the original web video
- Assist in logging and transcribing footage
- Act as production assistants on location, generating, organizing and gathering release forms, among other things
- Support the producers as they research, shoot and edit segments for the monthly broadcast and the expanding website.
TV Production interns will learn:
- How to ingest HD XDCAM footage from XDCAM disks to a standard computer hard drive
- How to convert MP4 files (and other assorted media) and then output these files to an XDCAM disk for use in the online edit suite
- How to batch transcode Canon HDSLR, Panasonic AVCHD files and GoPro Hero 3 MP4’s to XDCAM files for use in FCP projects
- How to organize FCP 7 project files for optimal editing efficiency between other interns, different machines, and other producers
- How to output HD files from Google Earth for use in various segments
- How to use iPhoto to output motion graphics for use in their web videos
- How to encode edited web pieces at different resolutions for optimal playback quality on the PBS video website
- How to export HD footage to an SD resolution, and with that SD footage, author a DVD from scratch using DVD Studio Pro
- How to access and choose music from a music production library to ultimately use in their own original web videos
- How to loop any music to fit any video.
- All aspects of television production including pre-production, production, and post-production
- How to research and develop interview questions
- How to summarize the content in short concise paragraphs
- The organizing and structuring of each program and how to offline edit
- Professional etiquette when going on shoots.
Those with experience using FCP 7 or 10 are especially welcome. After Effects experience is a plus. Experience editing or producing preferred.
In order for an application to be considered all of the below materials must be submitted.
- Cover letter discussing career goals, computer and language skills and any specific, relevant broadcasting or media experience
- A two- or three-page writing sample
- A Link, if appropriate, to media or digital work
- A letter of recommendation from an individual who can speak to your relevant experience, background, skills and/or work ethic.