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Salary: £500-£550 per month

The French Institute in the UK is offering an internship with the Ciné Lumière programming team.

About the internship

Based in London, this iconic exhibition space boasts two screening rooms and hosts a varied annual programme which includes international festivals, premieres, and classic screenings.

A versatile position, the successful applicant will support the Head of Programming and Exhibition and can expect to gain experience in the operational and strategic aspects of running an independent cinema. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Contributing to the film programme, researching films and securing rights
  • Coordination of events (festivals, previews, etc.)
  • Logistical coordination of the film programme; learning about distribution, formats and exhibition strategies
  • Administration of contracts, deals and invoices.

Applicants must be a student on a UK-based further or higher education course, ideally studying film, media or a related subject, with a requirement to undertake an industry internship as part of their diploma.

Although flexible on duration, the ideal candidate will be available for five months (four days a week, with occasional evening and weekend work required) from the start of September until end January 2024.

The internship comes with a monthly payment towards expenses as well as free entry to the cinema and many other cultural events.

Essential requirements
  • Passionate about cinema and film
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English and French
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office, Open Office, SharePoint
  • Good communicator
  • Team player
To apply

To learn more about this position or to apply directly with a cover letter and CV, please contact the Head of Programming and Exhibition, Diane Gabrysiak:

The closing date for this position is 09/06/2023 at 00:00

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