Telluride Film Festival Intern Program

44th Telluride Film Festival

It is a 6-week program from July 31 to September 7th and the festival will provide dormitory-style housing and $10.50/hr. compensation as well as a staff pass during the festival.  Successful candidates will be given a mantra of “meaningful, menial, manual labor “.  They will get exposure to all elements of physical production of the festival and the opportunity to develop some skills in the scene shop, rigging, lighting and janitorial skills.

If you know anyone interested they can find the application on our webpage at  or email

Telluride Film Festival


After growing up surfing in Florida, Mike Shimkonis decided to give higher ground a try and settled in Colorado over 25 years ago, first in Vail, then moving to Telluride in 1993. Prior to working with Telluride Properties, he was a senior sales and marketing executive for the Vail and Telluride ski companies.

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