Deutsche Welle Placement Opportunity

Berlin, Germany
€1480per month
12 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Contract Type
Work Placement, 4-6 months
Full Time

German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle will return to Sheffield Doc/Fest this year to meet with new and emerging filmmaking talent, offering an opportunity for a paid 6-month work-experience placement within their documentary team in Berlin. 

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s public international broadcaster. DW has television programs in four languages and online content is available in 30 languages. Every week, DW reaches audiences of more than 157 million people worldwide.

About You

  • DW is looking for creative people who are passionate about storytelling, have a global outlook and are interested in Germany.


  • A six-month work experience placement contract paying 1480.00 Euro per month before tax and social security deductions
  • Mentorship from an experienced documentary team
  • The chance to develop innovative short doc ideas.

Please visit our website for more info, full criteria for the placement, and how to apply.

The deadline for applications is Friday 18 May. 
Those who have been shortlisted will be informed by Thursday 31 May. 
Interviews with the shortlisted candidates will be conducted in Sheffield during the festival, 7-12 June.

Applications should be directed to:
Kate Cox
Deputy Head of Documentaries and Coproductions,

With overseas placements or internships it is worth noting that some companies may charge additional fees and should be thoroughly researched before committing. If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact .

Southampton Solent University has a limited funding scheme to support students on unpaid work experience or placement opportunities@

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