Jobs & Internships

Employment Opportunities

As a nonprofit arts organization, Heartland Film greatly relies upon the hard work of interns and seasonal staff. Interns are typically hired in the Spring, Summer and Fall, with seasonal positions opening in mid-Summer. Don’t see an opening? Consider becoming a Heartland Film volunteer!

See below for current internship openings:

Video Intern - Spring/Summer

Video Intern
Type: Intern (college credit)
Reports to: Events Manager
Dates: Now – Early August | 12-20 hours/week

Description: The Video Intern is responsible for assisting the Events Manager with the creation of video material for both Indy Shorts and the Heartland International Film Festival. This position will primarily be editing projects in Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and After Effects.


  • Majoring in Film/Television/Broadcasting, Video Production, Media Studies, Communications, or related field
  • Detail oriented with effective time management skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Experience and Skills within Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects) is highly desirable but not required

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Events manager with the creation of Preshow, Awards and Feature Presentation material
  • Work with the Events Manager to occasionally consult the Marketing team on potential video strategies to reach and engage audiences
  • Assist the Events Manager in any production shoots/creation of material that may arise


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Hospitality & Concierge Services Intern - Summer/Fall

Hospitality & Concierge Services Intern
Type: Intern (college credit) 1 Summer and 1 Fall Position Available
Reports to: Film Programming Coordinator
Dates: Now – Early August (Summer) | August – October (Fall) | 12-20 hours/week

Description: The Hospitality & Concierge Services Intern is responsible for assisting the Film Programming Team with filmmaker accommodations and the Concierge Team with ticket needs, scheduling needs, and VIP accommodations. This will include working during the 2018 Indy Shorts International Film Fest (July 26-29) and 2018 Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 11-21, 2018) to accomplish the implementation of what is planned.


  • Majoring in film, nonprofit management, event planning, business or related field
  • Desire to learn more about planning, special events and the film festival atmosphere
  • Detail-oriented with effective time management skills
  • Strong communication skills and friendly customer service
  • Quick on your feet with effective problem-solving skills
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car during the Festival
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Drive; basic math skills

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Film Programming Manager with arranging travel for filmmakers and guests including airfare, lodging, and transportation
  • Drive guests to airport and theater venues
  • Help work the Hospitality Suite
  • Assist in contacting patrons to secure ticket needs
  • Track benefits and tickets issued to varying groups of attendees
  • Work the Festival to assist as needed


Apply Today!

Click here to learn more about the Heartland Film Internship Program!