Work with CTD

Posted Jan. 29, 2019

Film Festival Intern

Job Title: Film Festival Intern
Reports to: Development Specialist
Compensation: this position is unpaid, but class credit may be obtained.
Commitment: 15 hr/ week from date of hire through Film Festival October 18-19 (start and end dates flexible). 


The Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition (CTDFF) aims to change the picture of disability through film. The top cinematic celebration of disability in the state, the Festival features the best work of independent filmmakers from around the world, from documentaries to animated shorts to the avant-garde. This two-day event, held at the Alamo Drafthouse, provides a unique and entertaining way to positively and accurately view disability. More about Cinema Touching Disability.

CTDFF is a project of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to ensure that people with disabilities may live, learn, work, play, and participate fully in their community of choice. For more information, please visit our About Us page

Internship Overview

The Film Fest internship is an essential part of our programming. The person or person(s) in this role will gain real working experience, robust skills in a variety of areas and in-depth knowledge of how film festivals work. This individual will also learn how non-profits work and how the film festival is vital to our overall mission at CTD.

In this role we will work together to help you achieve your own professional goals through educational resources, activities and more.

Please note, we may hold one-off screenings and events related to film and advocacy. If your schedule allows, we’d love to have your assistance with these events. This would be part of your 15 hr/ week, not in addition to.



You are welcome to join us for film festival meetings, group screenings, and other outings pertinent to the overall film festival learning process.


Post Festival

Submittal Instructions

Email a cover letter, resume, and two references to Development Specialist Jennifer Bracy at, subject line "CTDFF Internship." The cover letter should describe your interest in the position and include a detailed explanation of how your experience prepares you for the responsibilities outlined in the description. No phone calls please.

This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

CTD hiring practices include:

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.