Friday, January 28, 2011

Temp Jobs and Events

Reverie Entertainment Partners is seeking interns 2-3 days a week.
Must be a reliable, self-starter, detail oriented, trust worthy and
organized. MAC proficient is a plus. Responsibilities include but
are not limited to: Administrative/office duties, reading
scripts/coverage, research projects, answering phones, and the
occasional out of office errands. This is a great opportunity for
someone who is interested in talent management/ film and television
production. Ideal candidates should be a student or recent college
graduate and have a strong interest in talent management or film
production. Compensation is $50/week plus school credit. Please send
resumes to info@reveriepartners.com with the subject line “SPRING
INTERNSHIP”.



Highly prolific independent feature film and television production
company is looking for an intern to start immediately. We have
commitments for series from all three premium cable networks. Duties
include general assistant tasks, script coverage, research, etc. MUST
be a strong reader and writer, to draft letters, write treatments,
take notes in meetings, put publicity and press packets together, etc.
Ideal candidates must be independent, hardworking, and
creative-oriented. Experience and a knowledge of the TV and Film
action landscape required. Please send resumes and cover letters to
syactioninternship@gmail.com



FilmNation Entertainment, a leading independent film company focused
on the sales representation of international film as well as the
internal development, production, and financing of feature films, is
seeking spring semester interns in its NY office. Internship position
require a minimum commitment of 2 days a week. Duties include
answering phones, reading scripts, writing coverage, performing
research, data entry, and some administrative tasks. It is a great
opportunity for anyone wanting to learn about the production, sales,
financing, and distribution of independent films. We seek enthusiastic
self-starters with strong verbal/written communication skills, ability
to multi-task, strong coverage, and a love of movies. Applicants are
asked to forward resumes tojsong@wearefilmnation.com.



EVENTS COMING UP

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hugh M. Hefner Classic American Film Program present

MIXED NUTS: VAUDEVILLE ON FILM
Closes Sunday, January 30

All good things must come to an end—but closing night features: 50 Million Frenchmen starring Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson (1930); Abbott and Costello in Who Done It? (1944), featuring the classic "Alexander 2222" routine; and the Three Stooges short Gents Without Cents (1944)! Read more »


UCLA CELEBRATION OF IRANIAN CINEMA
Friday, February 4 – Sunday, February 27

Since 1990, the Archive has closely followed trends in Iranian cinema and taken pride in presenting compelling finds to Los Angeles audiences. Please join us for our 2011 celebration of the diverse voices and styles of this engaging international cinema. Read more »

IN PERSON: filmmaker Tahmineh Milani (2/4 & 2/5) and curator Hamid Naficy (2/5). Schedules permitting.

THE LEGACY PROJECT SCREENING SERIES
Wednesday, February 23 @ 7:30 p.m.

The Legacy Project is a collaborative effort bringing together the Archive and Outfest to preserve and restore queer film and video.

Please join us for The Killing of Sister George (1968, Robert Aldrich), which follows a British soap star whose outrageous behavior costs her her job and her young lover. Dark and savagely funny, the film stars Beryl Reid and Susannah York and was one of the first mainstream films to feature lesbians as main characters. Read more »


ARCHIVE TREASURES: "Created by Joseph Stefano–Rare TV Pilots"
Friday, February 25 @ 7:30 p.m.


This ongoing series showcases treasures from the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s extensive holdings, including deserving and rarely screened gems.

Joseph Stefano is best known as the screenwriter of Psycho (1960) and as a creative force behind the classic sci-fi television series, "The Outer Limits", but he also created two remarkable TV pilots that went unsold in the 1960s. This special "Archive Treasures" presents a double feature of classic, rarely-seen shows that were ahead of their time. Read more »

IN PERSON: Marilyn Stefano and author David J. Schow ("The Outer Limits Companion").

FREE Admission!

ARCHIVE DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT: War Don Don (2010)
Saturday, February 26 @ 7:30 p.m.


This continuing program spotlights international documentaries, especially those focusing on contemporary social issues.

Is Issa Sesay a war criminal? Or is he a reluctant fighter who helped forge peace in Sierra Leone? With unprecedented access—including from behind bars, Sesay himself—War Don Don (2010, Rebecca Richman Cohen) profiles the complexities of international law in its pursuit of justice and truth. Read more »

IN PERSON: filmmaker Rebecca Richman Cohen.

FREE Admission!


Mark Your Calendars – the Archive's biennial showcase for the best of its recent restoration work returns in 2011!

UCLA FESTIVAL OF PRESERVATION
March 3 – 27


The UCLA Film & Television Archive’s acclaimed “Festival of Preservation” is as eclectic as ever! Highlights will include Wanda (1970, Barbara Loden), westerns, a Bette Davis double-feature, the noir Cry Danger (1951, Robert Parrish), television, Baby Peggy, Vitaphone shorts, Laurel & Hardy rarities, silents and more! Tickets go on sale in February!

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