About the Host Organisation
The magazine serves as a crossover product for the exchange of international perspectives focusing on India. Modelled on collectibles and journals that have high shelf value and production quality, it seeks for new avenues of expression and discourse through carefully curated expert content that range from photo essays to light-hearted comic strips. As a publishing house, the organisation publishes magazines, sells merchandise and hosts many offline collaborations in the form of events such as open mic nights, concept events and film screenings.
The organisation currently works with 4 in-house employees and a roster of 30 freelance artists and writers and has been covered by Vogue and The Telegraph.
About the Internship
As the photography and filmmaking intern, you will be expected to work on the design, development and production of different films and documentaries while collaborating with different creative professionals and artists. A main objective is to establish a network of creatives within Kolkata, while creating marketing content. You will also be expected to cover events, editorial photography, product photography and campaign shoots.
What We Are Looking For
For this internship, we are looking for penultimate or final year students or graduates who must meet the following requirements:
- Keen interest in film and photography
- Qualification or experience in photography, film editing, cinematography and special effects
- Software expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator (optional), After Effects, Premiere Pro
- Ability to come up with creative narratives and solutions
- Experience in script writing and storyboarding
- Good attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skill (may need to work as journalist, MC, interviewer)
- Strong ability to work as part of a team
- Self-motivated and proactive worker
What You Will Gain
Through this internship, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within a publishing house whilst being part of a young, dynamic and motivated team within the cultural capital of India, Kolkata. The nature of your work will be highly collaborative, giving you the opportunity to meet many artists and other creatives throughout the city. Through substantial client-facing design experience, you will be able to enhance your design, management and communication skills and will find persuasive and innovative proposals to forward thinking very stimulating.
Your Internship Location
Kolkota (Calcutta) is India’s second biggest city and locally known as India’s intellectual and cultural capital. It boasts dynamic new-town suburbs with grand shopping malls whilst retaining the traditional colonial-era architecture, horse racetracks and some of India’s finest golf courses. The former capital of British India is regarded as the friendlier of the metropolises and is the ideal place to experience the mild, fruity tang of Bengali cuisine.
Interning with Pave allows you to participate in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic economies in the world, India! India is the second most populous country, the world’s largest democracy and a rapidly emerging economy primed for even further growth. Immense opportunity for professional development awaits you as companies seek to expand into new markets, strengthen their communications strategies and scale their businesses.