From the team behind Chicago’s premiere art house cinema, the Music Box Theatre, Music Box Films is dedicated to bringing exceptional international storytelling to U.S. audiences through theatrical exhibition, physical media, and video on demand platforms.

Located in Chicago’s West Loop, we are a small and dedicated team that works together to bring our audiences a catalog of nearly 200 thought-provoking and engaging films and television shows from around the globe.

As a company, we value hard work, collaborative problem solving, and not being afraid to take charge–all of which contribute to a collective pride in the content we distribute.

Open Positions

Summer Internship

About the Internship:


Music Box Films is a leading distributor of international, American independent, and documentary content in North America along with the best in international TV series and mini-series.

Internship Summary: Our Interns work directly with the Home Entertainment, Theatrical and Marketing Teams in a variety of responsibilities to help promote our films. Interns will learn the daily operations of film distribution, acquisition, marketing, festival publicity and strategy.

INTERN Responsibilities TO INCLUDE: Support grassroots marketing efforts by researching, identifying and contacting organizations and businesses. Coordinate and document grassroots efforts including social media call outs, ticket giveaways, newsletter inclusion, etc. Support film festival, non-theatrical and educational outreach by researching and compiling contacts. Disseminate marketing materials as needed to press, publicists, and exhibitors. Various report updating including but not limited to compiling press breaks, taking screener inventory, online distribution checking of promotional materials, etc. Update website with theater listings as new engagements are booked.

Intern Qualifications: Must be a current college student receiving college credit. You must be a management, marketing, PR, advertising, communications, film & video, or entertainment major. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Organizational skills: planning and project management, detail and results oriented Interpersonal skills: must be able to work independently or collaboratively as needed, have creativity and a willingness to learn and try new things. Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Google Drive. Experience in graphic design is a plus. Available to work 2 - 3 days a week- Monday through Friday 10am-5pm.

HOW TO APPLY: Please email your resume and a list of two references to Will Sonheim at


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