By March 5, 2018Blog

AV interns are responsible for creating branded video content for Melbourne Webfest ranging from announcement videos to an intern defined creative project. AV Interns will work as a team to research, develop and produce a series of nomination videos for the 2018 festival year, as well as work on a live stream during the 2018 Program Launch. Interns will also be able to create their own original 3 part web series from scratch that will premiere during the festival.

Interns will work alongside their supervisors Harrison Lawrence and Richard Khouri to create a portfolio of work during the festival.

Key Selection Criteria

  • An interest in video content, particularly web series.
  • Passion for every aspect of video production
  • B average academic level.
  • Majoring in Media or Creative Arts
  • Able to work both individually and as part of a team

Desired Knowledge and Skills

  • A solid understanding of the Adobe Creative suite, especially Premiere Pro and Photoshop
  • Strong grasp of camera use
  • Knowledge of sound recording/mixing would be looked upon favourably
  • Understanding of delivery formats for web.


  • Hours: equivalent to 120 hours over 15 weeks between March and July
  • Mandatory attendance to meetings
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Amicable personality
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • Hands-on experience
  • University credit
  • Competitive resume and portfolio building
  • Complimentary pass for a special guest to Melbourne WebFest
  • Invite to all exclusive events with VIP guest/speakers of Melbourne WebFest
  • Letter of reference from Melbourne WebFest upon request

To apply:
Email resume & short cover letter addressing the above points to with the Subject Line: FULL NAME: MWF AV INTERNSHIP

Please attach a copy of your marks from all your subjects so far (available via Student Online). Deadline: 23 March Internship begins: Saturday 31 March (NB: Keep this date free as it will be our induction day) The festival will be held from 28 June to 1 July 2018. You must be available for most of this weekend.


Author Lauren

Lauren Colosimo is the Communications Manager for Melbourne Webfest. A Journalism graduate from La Trobe University, she now works there as a Student Communications Officer. Lauren has been part of the WebFest team since 2014. She is a writer, videographer and producer.

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