Jobs

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is looking for creative and passionate movie lovers to join our team! We keep all applications on file and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as positions become available. Click here to view all opportunities. No e-mail or phone inquiries, please.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides a comprehensive benefits package for full-time positions that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short term/long term disability
  • 3-4 weeks vacation
  • Holiday, sick and personal day pay
  • Retirement plan: 403 B
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • TransitChek

Event Photographer

Film Society of Lincoln Center’s publicity department is always looking for photographers to shoot appearances by visiting filmmakers, actors, and another talent. Responsibilities may include shooting Q&A coverage, extended talks and panels, events and parties, red carpets, and other photography as needed. Must be able to upload photos for use in a timely manner.

The position is paid at the end of the year with compensation calculated by the number of events shot. Photographers are allowed comps for Film Society screenings and access to special events and parties that they are covering.

Qualifications
Experience shooting live events
Must own a DSLR camera
Ability to shoot in low-light situations a plus

Please include links to event coverage if possible. Must have own camera and equipment.

Click here to apply.

Spanish Speaking Teaching Artist

Job Description:

Film Society Kids is an education initiative that brings the film into the classroom through screenings and discussions in order to bolster visual literacy learning, as well as teaches the basics of film production. Film Society Kids has worked with public elementary schools on the Upper West Side of Manhattan’s Community School District 3 and is growing to serve a High School in Washington Heights.

In Film Society Kids, students screen classics and new art-house films, followed by discussions, and, inspired by these, make films of their own. Another integral part of the program includes the Teacher Training Institute, where participating teachers are mentored in the interdisciplinary study of aesthetic appreciation and filmmaking techniques and use these as their own classroom tools.  The program culminates with the students presenting their final short films at the Film Society Kids Film Festival at the Film Society’s Walter Reade Theater.

To be a Film Society Kids teaching artist you must be a Spanish Speaking filmmaker with 3 years experience facilitating workshops with high-school-age Students.

Film Society Kids Spanish Speaking Teaching Artist:

  •       Facilitate all stages of production with small student-led production groups
  •        Edit student films using a high professional editing standard
  •       Partner with other teaching artists and teachers for ongoing program planning, development, and         assessment
  •     Maintain production equipment and develop production materials
  •     Maintain a safe learning environment by partnering with the classroom teacher to manage a classroom
  •      Become part of a neighborhood school community

Requirements:

  •         Demonstrated experience in filmmaking and editing (using Adobe Premiere)
  •        Knowledge of film language and the ability to facilitate projects using said language
  •        Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish a MUST
  •        At least 3 years experience teaching using established educational philosophies

Interested in or well versed in art-house cinema

This position is one-day-a-week, with additional time required to meet deadlines as needed. Starting in March 2019.

Click here to apply.


The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Film Society complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.