Short Documentary Filmmakers - Canadawide

[Paid, Fully Remote Internship for domestic students in Canada]

This Project is Currently on hold. If you're interested in this opportunity email us at to join the waitlist. 

Artterra is an online art gallery representing artists from all over Canada and we are looking for film student to help us with the creation of short documentary and promotional videos of our artists. 

Our mission is to enhance the Canadian arts ecosystem by showcasing the diversity of artists from Canada through storytelling.

This is a fun twelve-weeks paid part-time internship where you'll have the opportunity to add to your video portfolio while getting to interact with some amazing artists.

Project Description: 

We are looking for 10 student teams for our next cohort to create short films of our artists. Our artists are located all over Canada, namely: Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver.

We would like to collaborate with students in these locations to help us capture the compelling story of these Canadian artists through these videos. 

Each video should be 1-2 minutes long, capturing the artist's process, and mission statement. We would like to collaborate with students to script, record and edit these professional short videos. 

You can watch the videos from our previous cohort on our Youtube channel here


  • Students will be undertaking building storyboards, storytelling, videography, interviewing and editing these videos.
  • The outcome would be short 1-2 minute videos that can be used for brand promotion, recruitment and on our youtube channel.
  • We would also need shorter versions that we can use as reels and social media ads.
  • Other edits as requested.


  • Experience with videography, storytelling and video editing. 
  • University and Collage students in production majors are preferred.
  • Be a current student registered in a Canadian post-secondary education institution, with no age limit.
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • This project is paid through Riipen Level Up so additional eligibility requirements are outlined in the application link.


  • This is an opportunity for you to add production and film experience to your portfolio
  • Mentorship and feedback throughout the project.
  • Flexible hours and fully remote work
  • Professional and career development
  • This is a paid internship.

How to Apply:

The project is funded through Riipen Level Up. Please follow the steps below to apply.

  1. Visit Level UP
  2. Check your eligibility
  3. Sign-up/Log-in to Riipen via the invite email you received if eligible
  4. Click here to go to Artterra's projects.
  5. Apply! 


Please Note: All video recording tools must be provided by the students. We are, however, open to discussing some reasonable costs related to renting equipment.

Students will connect directly with the employer for mentorship and supervision throughout the project. Mentorship and script feedback will be provided.


As a Canadian art gallery and artisan shop, we are dedicated to supporting the vibrancy, diversity and wellbeing of artists, artisans, curators and collectors from across the country including First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, alongside immigrant communities who have gathered here from around the world. We are committed to sharing their work and stories with fellow Canadians and international audiences. We strive to shed racial bias and are focused on supporting creative practices that better reflect the diversity of Canada.


We strive to create sustainable processes that have a lower carbon footprint than most retail businesses. Recognizing the need to work together to reduce the effects of climate change, we collaborate with our artists, artisans and partners to streamline our processes, reducing our carbon footprint through our shipping practices, art packaging, donations and prioritizing artwork with an environmental mission.