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Internships available for First Nations screen creators


C44 and the South Australian Film Corporation are together helping even more South Australian First Nations screen creatives to forge new careers in television production with the return of their First Nations Internship Program, which is now also open to tertiary students.

Up to three internships will be created for First Nations practitioners to be mentored by experienced C44 staff. Mentoring will occur across production, on set and within the production office.

Each internship requires up to 80 hours of unpaid work that will include hands-on experience in television production. Interns will learn production skills and have the opportunity to create original content.

Positions are available in roles including:

  • Operations Assistant
  • Production Assistant
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Broadcast Assistant
  • Editor/VFX/Animation

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must identify as being First Nations (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander), and must be a South Australian Resident as defined by the SAFC Terms of Trade.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to a career in screen. Evidence of previous credits is preferable.

As a variation to the SAFC Terms of Trade, tertiary students are eligible to apply for this program.

Key dates

Applications open Monday 9 May 2022.

Applications close 5.00pm ACST Friday 17 June 2022.

Guidelines

SAFC and Channel 44 First Nations Internships Guidelines (165kb PDF)

Please contact us if you require these guidelines in an alternative format – see contact details below.

How can I apply?

Apply by email to Albert Jamae, Production and Development Manager, C44, at production@c44.com.au and include the following documents:

  • one-page cover letter outlining how an internship at C44 will boost your career in screen
  • a half-page bio
  • a CV including all existing screen credits and/or relevant experience

Please also include your available dates and times.

Applications close 5.00pm ACST Friday 17 June 2022

Where can I find out more?

For more information, contact Albert Jamae, Production and Development Manager, C44,  on 0420 984 239 or at production@c44.com.au

Accessibility Options

SAFC supports engagement from Deaf and disabled practitioners. For a confidential discussion of your access needs, please contact SAFC Program Coordinator Jess Cahill at programs@safilm.com.au or call 8 8394 2029 or via the National Relay Service.