The successful applicant will have opportunity to work closely with Beach House Pictures development team to brainstorm new ideas, answer pitch briefs from channels and clients, research and organize stories and write up documentary pitches for an international audience.
At the completion if the internship, the intern will have actively contributed to several major documentary projects in various capacities. This detailed exposure to the development and pre-production process will provide the intern with valuable knowledge, skills, and techniques to successfully transform ideas and concepts into greenlit projects.
Depending on the location of the intern, there could be an opportunity to be based part of the time at the Doc Edge studio.
In previous years, the Foundation has sent interns to Singapore to undertake an internship with Beach House Pictures to learn about their experiences. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s internship with Doc Edge and Beach House Pictures will be held remotely using daily conferencing. The internship will focus on the critical Development and Pre-Production stages of documentary production.
Management of the programme
The Asia New Zealand Foundation, Doc Edge and Beach House Pictures will jointly deliver pastoral care and support professional development in cultural competency.