Internship at referenz film
As we receive many inquiries concerning internships at referenz film, you find some useful information below:
What kinds of internships are offered?
Internships are possible in the areas graphic/layout (media designer for digital and printed media), audio-visual media/ camera (media designer for audio-visual media, film and video editor), as well as in the area office/administration (office administrator for audio-visual media).
What are the requirements?
Among flexibility and team spirit we expect from you to like an unusual workplace. For internship in the area office/administration we require a basic computer literacy, for internships in the graphic area basics in text and image editing are necessary. If you are interested in an internship in the area audio-visual media you should be interested in technology and should dispose of a good visual imagination. The minimum age for applicants is 18. All applicants should be aware of the following: The job does not only require a great deal of inclination, but also plenty of commitment, aside the usual 40 hours week.
How long are internships? The duration of internships is variable, but the minimum is 6 months. You will gain a deep insight into our working conditions and production processes. Thereby you have the chance to get us to know – and vice versa.
As we receive many inquiries concerning vocational education at referenz film, you find some useful information below.
What kinds of vocational eductions are offered?
In 1999 we received the right to take on trainees from the chamber of commerce and industry. We train for the following professions:
· management assistant for audio-visual media
· media designer for audio-visual media
· film and video editor
· media designer for digital and printed media
What are the requirements?
Among flexibility and team spirit we expect from you to like an unusual workplace. You should have a good high school diploma or, preferably a university-entrance diploma or a vocational baccalaureate diploma. If you have furthermore completed your 18th year by the beginning of the vocational education, just send us an non-binding application. Vocational educations always begin on the 1st of September.
First you will find a general overview of the particular professions. After that we will inform you on the according tasks at referenz film. Please check whether your professional expectations meet our requirements! The information are to support your professional orientation and to help you choose the appropriate profession.
Management Assistant for audio-visual media – in general
Management assistants for audio-visual media work in media companies, especially in the branches TV, radio, film and video productions, music, multi media and cinema. They take on commercial occupations in the areas production organisation, marketing and distribution, or company intern administration and control. Office administrator for audio-visual media know the products and services, as well as the production forms and processes company intern and extern. In regard to planning, production and distribution of audio-visual media, they fulfil commercial, organisational and logistic tasks and thereby take into account the cost effectiveness of their actions. Office administrators for audio-visual media can work in all branches of the media sector. They are in gerneral responsible for commercial and organisational tasks, as diverse as these may be.
Management Assistant for audio-visual Media – at referenz film
Planning and Organisation:
Provide equipment for the company’s productions and organize the use of it.
Plan the use of staff and material for the media productions.
Consider finance schemes and make calculations.
Buy and commercialize licences and rights, e.g. buy the rights for a piece of music.
Organize distribution/rental of products.
Keep contacts to suppliers.
Carry on negotiations with providers and customers
Marketing and distribution:
Deliver and analyze information on market and competitors.
Contribute to the elaboration of marketing concepts.
Market media products and services of the own company.
Draw up quotations.
Employ and use of modern information and communication systems.
Bookkeeping/ tasks of accountancy
Handle payment processes
Observe payment dates
Calculate charges and licences
At referenz film management assistants for audio-visual media get in touch with many people. Their workplace is the office.
Media Designer for audio-visual Media – in general
Media designers for audio-visual media work at institutions for film or television, e.g. at radio or TV broadcasting stations, or at film or audio editing companies. According to type, size and structure of the company they work in production rooms, studios or at changing working places. Media designers for audio-visual media are qualified for electronic production and design of audio-visual media, e.g. newscasts, TV-shows, documentaries, radio plays, ads, instructional films, music clips and products of multi media.
Media designer for audio-visual media – at referenz film
The main task of media designer for audio-visual media at our company is the work with the camera.
Produce footage and audio recordings alone (camera operating) alone or in the team (camera assistance).
Position the camera according to editorial guidelines and light the scenes.
Control the audio recordings according to editorial guidelines, in particular select and position microphones, connect camera and audio recording devices, control the recording level, mix and record the sound.
Dismantle the devices after the shots/ recordings and – if necessary — return them to the rental firm.
Check the shots/ recordings in regard to technical faultlessness and completeness.
Select and provide the necessary devices punctually, hold ready tapes, cables and other required materials.
Sift and examine the shots/recordings
Film and Video Editor – in general
Film and video editors work in the film and television sector, e.g. in radio and TV broadcasting stations or at film editing companies. Their work places are editing rooms, film studios, archives and repositories. Film and video editors organize, examine and treat footage, sound recordings and scripture materials like scripts, treatments or storyboards. They prepare film and sound materials for the synchronisation of vision and sound, and edit voice, sounds and music accordingly. Finally they check and archive the materials.
Film and Video Editor – at referenz film
Organize, examine and edit delivered footage, sound recordings, animations and scriptures and analyze them for the editing.
Edit audio and video materials.
Create visual effects.
Select the best shots according to visual criteria and also in regard to the possible after effects.
Prepare the material for synchronisation and edit voice, sound and music synchronously.
Work in cutting rooms, with electric or digital editing systems and visual mixing panels.
Archive footage and sound recordings.
Edit images on the mixing panel, paying regard to camera movement, possible after effects, storage media and other factors.
Select visual and audio materials in regard to designing and technical quality, and to convert it to according to dramaturgical criteria to a significant and, in respect of content, harmonious AV-product.
Execute format and norm conversions.
Media Designer for digital and printed Media – in general
Media designer for digital and printed media work in advertising and multimedia agencies, media consulting companies, online and offline media producing companies, publishing companies, pre-print and pre-media companies, as well as data technology companies, printing firms, reprography and micro-graphy companies. Media designer for digital and printed media are concerned with the designing of information media, with customer consulting, with the creation of concepts and are also responsible for the production.
The vocational education exists in 4 different braches. They are as follows:
Media designer for digital and printed media – Media consulting
Media designer for digital and printed media – Media design
Media designer for digital and printed media – Media operating
Media designer for digital and printed media – Media technology
Media designer for digital and printed media – at referenz film
We train for the professions media design/ non-print and media operating/ non-print.
Media design/ non-print:
Consult customers in regard to the design of media products.
Create graphical concepts.
Process text, graphics, audio and video data design orientated for multimedia products.
Prepare the design for multiple using in different media and issue it on different data media.
Design covers (for CDs, videos and DVDs), labels and inlays (for CDs and DVD) and sticker.
Create graphics for web sides, intranets, databases, CD-roms, film spots and video sequences.
Design layouts (e.g. for the user interfaces of CD-roms).
Create texts, images, graphics, moving pictures and sound for multimedia products of for the application in digital media.
Media operating/ non-print:
Process text, graphic and audio data for multimedia products in regard to technolog.
Prepare data for multiple using.
Produce animations and visual effects.
Optimize data by the according applications and merge and convert them to a media product, e.g. for interactive using.
Create and produce offline and online presentations.
Install hard and software.
Job applications at referenz film
Only online applications
If you are interested in an internship or a vocational education at referenz film, please send us an application per e-mail (as Words document or as PDF-file) and add a passport photograph. Please don’t send your application by post. Furthermore, please inform us about any experiences you have in photography, film/video or other creative areas. If you have any works, don’t hesitate to show them to us. Please also mention in the subject line what you want to apply for and send your application to:
What will happen next?
You will soon get a feedback from us, if you are shortlisted. So please refrain from calling us for more information.