Posted On: January 12, 2018

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Noujaim Films

Company Description

JEHANE NOUJAIM is an award-winning filmmaker and an Academy Award-nominated director. In 2014, Noujaim directed and produced THE SQUARE which won numerous awards including the Directors Guild Award, the International Documentary Award, and was the first film to win the Audience Award at both the Sundance and Toronto film festivals. Noujaim has produced and directed other award- winning films such as RAFEA: SOLAR MAMA (2013), CONTROL ROOM (2004) and STARTUP.COM (2001). Noujaim’s work has been exhibited at international festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Amsterdam, Dubai, and has been shown in theaters and broadcast globally. For her films, she was awarded the prestigious TED Prize in 2006 and was nominated as a Young Global Leader in 2007. Each TED Prizewinner is granted a wish to change the world. Noujaim’s wish was to create a day in which the power of film could bring people from all over the world together to form a global community. This day was Pangea Day: a live video-conference featuring music, film, and speakers that took place in 1800 locations, in over 100 countries of the world.

KARIM AMER is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, best known for producing the documentary, THE SQUARE in 2014, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and received Emmy Awards for Directing, Cinematography and Editing in 2014. Karim was also the producer of the award-winning film, RAFEA: SOLAR MAMA (2013), and has teamed up with Angelina Jolie to executive produce the upcoming animated feature, THE BREADWINNER. Karim is a graduate of NYU. 

Job Description

Noujaim Films is looking for an enthusiastic and talented intern to work on various documentary projects.

Passionate and knowledgable about documentary film
Strong analytical, research, and writing skills
Work well both on a team and independently

Reading and writing coverage for books, articles, podcasts related to the project
Assisting with production and post-production
Assisting production team in identifying characters and finding stories
Archival research

To Apply

Please forward your resume and a short cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Elizabeth Woodward (