Internship at the 29th OpenEyes Film Festival

For the preparation of the 29th OpenEyes Film Festival (July 25-28, 2024), we are now offering internship positions.

Our internships can be completed with one or more specific focuses in the areas of film copy management & film archive, online communication/social media, guest communication, press & festival editing. During the internship, we offer the opportunity to get acquainted with the entire festival process and overall organization.

(When applying for multiple focuses, please adhere to the earliest application deadline.)

Internship focuses:

film copy management & film archive

– Application deadline: April 1, 2024 –

  • Assistance with film selection for the festival program
  • Maintaining the film database
  • Management of film copies
  • Archiving of the film inventory

online communication/social media

– Application Deadline: April 15, 2024 –

  • Collaboration on the online editorial team of the festival website
  • Managing social media channels
  • Content production for various platforms
  • Assistance with recording and publishing of events

guest communication

– Application deadline: April 1, 2024 –

  • Capturing and processing specialist visitor registrations
  • Specialist visitor service (creation of goodie bags, sending invitations, etc.)
  • Booking accommodations for festival guests
  • Communication with specialist visitors

presse & festivalredaktion

– Application deadline: April 15, 2024 –

  • Contributing to press releases
  • Communicating with press representatives
  • Researching, requesting, and managing image and text materials of festival films
  • Assisting in publications (catalog/film program)

What we expect from our applicants:

  • Independent and responsible work
  • High level of commitment and resilience
  • Interest in film, festivals, and cultural work
  • Teamwork skills
  • Willingness to work outside regular office hours during internship periods in the festival phase
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in using Office programs and internet research
  • Knowledge of Adobe CC and WordPress is advantageous

what we have to offer:

  • Practical experience in cultural and event management
  • Insights and involvement in the organization of an international film festival
  • Contacts and references within the local and international film and cultural scene
  • Diverse opportunities to actively engage oneself
  • A pleasant working atmosphere within a dedicated team
  • An interesting and enlightening time and an unforgettable festival experience

The duration of the internship depends on your requirements. However, the internship period (excluding film copy management & film archive) should, if possible, include the next festival edition from July 25th to 28th, 2024.

All internships are available immediately and can be assigned before the application deadline. Currently, we primarily offer mandatory internships as part of a degree program.

Please send your informal application (if applicable, with resume and certificates) to

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