Contact Information
New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission
153 Halsey Street - 5th Floor
P.O. Box 47023
Newark, New Jersey 07101

Tel: 973-648-6279
Fax: 973-648-7350

NEW Email: njfilm@sos.nj.gov

 

About The Commission

Who We Are

The New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission is staffed by industry professionals. The Commission enjoys the full support of the Governor's Office, and state and local governments.

The interest in filming here is at an all-time high for many reasons, including the state's location diversity, its proximity to New York and the professional support you'll receive from the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. We are here to help. Whether you are still considering New Jersey or have already decided to shoot in our state, you'll get red carpet treatment.

Valuable information about filming in New Jersey is available here on our website. If you have further questions, just e-mail us or give us a call at 973-648-6279.

Staff
Steven Gorelick, Executive Director
David W. Schoner, Jr., Associate Director
Charles Ricciardi, Operations & Creative Director
Joseph Marra, Production Coordinator
John Borelli, Special Projects

New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission
153 Halsey Street - 5th Floor
P.O. Box 47023
Newark, New Jersey 07101

Phone: 973-648-6279
Fax: 973-648-7350

( when requesting information, please include your regular postal address and phone number )

Student Internships Information & Application

A. What is a student internship?
An internship is an opportunity for New Jersey college students to gain valuable exposure to the world of professional film and television production. The internship program is sponsored by the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. Interns typically work two days per week, on weekdays only.

B. Who is eligible for an internship?
New Jersey residents who are currently attending a college or university. Non-New Jersey residents who are currently attending a New Jersey college or university.

C. What kinds of internships are available?
There are two kinds of student internships:

  1. An internship at the Executive Office of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. This internship can be either full-time or part-time during the fall, spring or summer semesters, depending on the needs and availability of the student. The duties consist of general office work, assistance in filling specific production requests, location researching and scouting. Interns assigned to the Executive Office are given preference for short-term location assignments with a film or television company.
  2. Short-term location assignments with film or television production companies. These internships occur regularly, but with little prior notice. Their length and nature will vary according to the needs of the producer and the availability of the student. The work can consist of (but is not limited to) site surveys, liaison with the Commission office, general assistance, etc.

D. Does the intern receive a salary or other financial compensation?
At this time the Commission internship is unsalaried, although job-related expenses incurred will be reimbursed.

E. How many credits can I receive for an internship?
There is no set number of credits attached to an internship. Credits to be granted will be determined by the college in which you are enrolled and should be arranged by the faculty liaison for your institution.

F. May I take other courses while assigned to an internship?
Additional course work will depend upon the amount of time occupied by the internship, the hours at which the courses are scheduled and/or the flexibility of the internship schedule, the location, etc. Any additional courses should be arranged so that they do not interfere with the internship.

G. How do I apply for an internship?
Print out the application form and send it along with a brief resume and any letters of recommendation from college faculty, or current or previous employers, to:

David W. Schoner Jr.
Production Coordinator
NJ Motion Picture and Television Commission
P.O. Box 47023
Newark, New Jersey 07101.
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