Norman Studios

Norman Studios Silent Film Museum, Inc. is an organization working to restore and reopen the historic Norman/Eagle Film Studios property in Jacksonville’s historic Old Arlington neighborhood for use as a film history center and training ground for new generations of filmmakers.

Norman Studios Internship Responsibilities:

  1. Promote Norman Studios through Community Outreach
    • Contact schools and community groups to arrange tours and presentations
    • Help with advertising to attract visitors
    • Develop a calendar of social media posts, including fil-related photos, memes, articles, and activities
    • Research blogging topics, develop blogging calendar, write and/or assign writing of blog posts; gathering or creation of related images, art, and video
    • Help update websites and regularly review for ease of use and content
  2. Assist with planning events and major activities and promoting via media releases, social media, local media calendar listing, and development of printed advertisements
  3. Help with refreshing and maintaining exhibits both at Norman property and in traveling exhibits
  4. Organize and log information on historical archives
  5. Helping identify and locate descendants of silent filmmakers, actors, etc.
  6. Research links to silent film sites including:
    • Silent film studios in Florida
    • Silent films produced in Florida
    • African American actors, producers and directors of the silent film era
    • Actors and other famous filmmakers who performed or began careers in Florida
    • Silent and classic film festivals, museums and shooting locations that survived
  7. Miscellaneous
    • Office duties as assigned
    • Greet visitors and conduct tours and answer questions
    • Participate in various meetings when requested
    • Complete data entry when assigned
    • Respond to emails, phone calls, and website inquires as assigned

For more information contact Jeanne Middleton at jeanneelmiddleton@gmail.com or Devan Lesley at devanslesley@gmail.com.

 

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