Hanson Film Institute
Internship Job Description
Hanson Film Institute Mission
Established in 2002, the Jack and Vivian Hanson Arizona Film Institute (UA Hanson Film Institute) is concerned with the art and business of film. The Institute works in partnership with the UA Film and Television program and in collaboration with diverse UA entities, and local, national, and international organizations. The Institute produces educational programs, public events, and creative projects that provide educational and professional development opportunities for students, faculty, and filmmakers. The Institute contributes to the University’s land-grant mission by producing film events and films that address global societal issues. The Institute places a special focus on Mexican cinema and films by and about Indigenous Peoples.
The intern will assist the Director and the Assistant to the Director with office tasks, projects, and events. The intern’s work responsibilities will include research, promotion, and project and event planning for spring 2014. The work of the Institute is collaborative in nature and involves interaction with diverse entities, including the Fox Tucson Theatre, Tucson Film Office, Access Tucson, among others.
Activities may include:
Film program research, booking, and promotion
Planning for 2014 Tucson Cine Mexico Film Festival
Available for MAR 493 (up to 3 credits)
Ability to work without much supervision
Good attention to detail
Able to juggle multiple assigned tasks
Good communication skills, including writing
Flexible and as required for college credit
Starts in January 2014
How to apply:
Send resume and cover letter to
Claudia R. Jiménez,
Assistant to the Director, Hanson Film Institute
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