Monthly Archives: October 2020

Paid Internship at Flushing Town Hall for Queens College Design Students

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Design & Marketing Internship (Remote)
Flushing Town Hall (FTH) is seeking a Design & Marketing intern during Winter 2020 – Spring 2021 semesters. FTH will provide interns with great opportunities to develop skills and ideas in a friendly virtual-office environment.

Organizational Background
Flushing Town Hall (FTH) presents multi-disciplinary global arts that engage and educate the global communities of Queens and New York City, in order to foster mutual appreciation. As advocates of arts equity since 1979, we support local, immigrant, national, and international artists, developing partnerships and collaborations that enhance our efforts. As a member of New York City’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG), we serve to restore, manage and program the historic 1862 landmark on behalf of the City of New York. FTH celebrates the history of Queens as the home of Jazz, by presenting the finest in Jazz performance. We are committed to arts education and hands-on learning, for the arts-curious, arts enthusiasts, and professional artists. We serve one of the most diverse communities in the world, and strive to uphold the legacy of inclusiveness that has defined our community since the Flushing Remonstrance of 1657. Due to Covid-19 crisis, FTH has been closed since mid-March and offering virtual programs “Flushing Town Hall at Home” since March 27. More information:

Design & Marketing Intern Reports to: Director of Marketing and Community Engagement: Part-time (8-12 hrs per week for 4-5 months; stipend provided $15/hr by Queens College) Available immediately.

Internship Duties: Full remote Internship Opportunity. Work closely with the Marketing and Community Engagement team in all areas of design and marketing. Job duties include but are not limited to the following projects:
– Help create graphics for: marketing and fundraising campaign, banners, flyers, and FTH social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube)
– Present rough drafts and present ideas
– Use the appropriate Brand colors, guidelines and layouts for each graphic
– Work with marketing team to produce final design
– Any other administrative duties reasonably related to marketing or the functions described above
Experience & Skills
– Prior experience creating graphics and a solid grasp of design concepts
– Comfort working in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop. InDesign, and Illustrator.
– Enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goas
– Detail-oriented, organized, ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
– Ability to work remotely, and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames
– Possess excellent communication skills
– Bilingual ability is a plus
– Passion in the arts and culture is a plus
To apply, please e-mail your resume, a cover letter, and work samples to

6th Annual Careers in Film Summit

Careers in Film Summit


10/31/20 Halloween and Horror Genre Schedule

10:00 a.m. – Welcome

10:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – All Things Animation
Mike Belzer, Animator, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Kendal Cronkhite Shaindlin, Assistant Art Director, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Sandra Equihua, Character Designer, “The Book of Life”
Jackie Koehler, Lead Animator, “The Book of Life”
Jennifer Kluska, Director/Story Artist, “Hotel Transylvania” films
Michelle Murdocca, Producer/Exec. Producer, “Hotel Transylvania” films
Moderator: Randy Haberkamp, Senior Vice President, Preservation and Foundation Programming, Academy
See Full Panel Biographies

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Music in Horror Films
John Carpenter, Writer/Director/Producer/Composer, “Halloween”
Moderator: Mike Muse, host of Sirius XM’s “The Mike Muse Show”
See Full Panel Biographies

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Lights, Camera, Action…Production!
Maxime Alexandre, Cinematographer, “The Nun”
Rick Baker, Special Make-Up Effects Creator, “The Wolfman”
Luis Sequeira, Costume Designers Branch, “It Chapter Two”
Jennifer Spence, Production Designer, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It”
Checco Varese, ASC, Cinematographer, “It Chapter Two”
Moderator:  Audrey Cleo Yap, Multimedia Journalist
See Full Panel Biographies

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Working Above-the-Line
Tobin Bell, Actor, the “Saw” movies
Gerard Bush & Christopher Renz, Co-Writer/Director/Producer, “Antebellum”
Ian Cooper, Producer, “Candyman”
Gerard McMurray, Director/Producer, “The First Purge”
Terri Taylor, Casting Director, “Get Out”
Moderator: Mike Muse, host of Sirius XM’s “The Mike Muse Show”
See Full Panel Biographies

4:30 p.m. – Program Ends


This program is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation

Multicultural Advertising Intern Program

We are the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) team and we wanted to reach out to let you know about an exciting fellowship opportunity for diverse college juniors, college seniors, graduate students, and portfolio school students: MAIP. Since 1973, the MAIP Program, now in its 47th year, provides diverse students with equitable access to the advertising and marketing industry. 
This past summer, we transitioned to the MAIP Virtual Engagement Program in response to COVID-19. MAIP fellows participated in a 12-week virtual engagement program where they had the opportunity to connect with 90+ participating agencies/industry partners through transferable skill trainings, discipline-specific trainings, and more. Fellows also participated in summer projects and the 4A’s Foundation provided $25,000 in cash prizes to the top 2 teams.
Whether it’s virtual or in-person, we are excited to let you know that our #MAIP2021 applications are currently open. Applications will close on October 31st, 2020 (11:59 pm ET). Fellows will have a paid internship in the advertising industry coupled with the amazing experience we provide them as a MAIP fellow. The goal is to continue providing fellows the space and opportunity to build a foundation for their careers.
Program Breakdown: 
·         Virtual Spring Training 
o    Fellows engage in a 12-week virtual training series on topics within the industry intended to prepare fellows for their agency experience
·         MAIP Coach
o    Industry professionals volunteer to coach a fellow throughout their MAIP experience. Fellows are pair with their coaches based on location, agency/organization, or discipline
·         Internship Program
o    Fellows complete a 10-week internship with some of the top advertising agencies across the country
·         MAIP Labs
o    Agencies across the country volunteer to host workshops in the evening to contribute to fellows’ professional growth and development.
·         The Face of Talent
o    Fellows attend a week-long series of workshops, panels, and a career fair to celebrate their MAIP experience and network
We welcome all students who have a passion for advertising to apply (regardless of their major) but would appreciate it if you could share the opportunity with students who are in any of the following majors/programs: marketing/advertising/mathematics/computer science/communications/graphic design/art. To share this opportunity with your students, please access the linked materials below:
·         MAIP Brochure
We have an info session TODAY and during the next two weeks to go over the program and answer any questions! If you or your students are interested in learning more about MAIP, join us at one of the following sessions (Zoom links provided): 
·         Monday, October 12th (5-6pm ET)
·         Monday, October 19th (5-6pm ET)
·         Monday, October 26th (5-6pm ET)
To learn more about MAIP, visit our website:
Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us!
·         Alexis Agosto ( | Director, 4A’s Foundation 
·         Jacquelyn Green ( | Program Manager, 4A’s Foundation 
·         Ambar Vidals ( | Senior Associate, 4A’s Foundation


Presentation about Graphic Design in Film and Television October 21


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