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MY HERO International Film Festival Internship

About the Internship Program

Film Festival Interns help us identify outstanding short films to invite to the annual MY HERO International Film Festival, improve our website, and promote the festival in social media. Additionally, the program is a chance for the interns to build their own portfolio's, as they are given the opportunity to create their own films and other media. 


Films Made by Interns

Unsung Hero Song

Produced by:Kitty Richardson, George Abalone, Edited by Katie Graubart, Animatio...
This song was written and performed by Kitty Richardson.

Under Lock Down Drill & Key Excerpt: Shannon Watts Interview

Katie Graubart
Interview with the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America done by a MY HERO Intern.

Who is Jim Henson?

Jessica Ordaz
Learn all about the creator of the Muppets.

Interview with Myisha T Hill (Check Your Privilege)

Kitty Richardson

Staying Well with Coach West

Produced by:Jessica Ordaz, Emma Garcia, Nicole Petrovsky, Jennifer Bose, Felicia...
Coach West helps navigate you through the emotional fallout of COVID-19 with helpful tips.

Women's Equality Day

Kitty Richardson
A brief look at the journey towards Equity for Women.

Current Interns 

Rachel Priebe
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Rachel Priebe

Rachel Priebe is a student at the University of Southern California currently pursuing a BFA in Film and Television Production. She is particularly interested in documentary film and telling stories about everyday people who are doing extraordinary things. She has been involved with the MY HERO Project for nearly three years and has assisted with social media, graphic design, editing, and the film festival.


Katie Arten
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Katie Arten

Katie is a Nebraska native and Cornhusker alumni pursuing her interest in screenwriting and filmmaking. She's a passionate writer and storyteller working to further her knowledge of film and other creative media art forms. She's an enthusiastic supporter of female filmmakers, and it's her dream to prove to herself and others that ability is limited only by what you set your mind to. 


Jennifer Bose
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Jennifer Bose

I'm Jennifer Bose and I am currently pursuing a degree in animation at Woodbury University. I am Chinese-Filipino, born and raised in the Bay Area of California. I enjoy drawing and playing video games in my free time when I'm not playing with my two dogs. In animation, I am most interested in character design and visual effects. 


Katie Graubart
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Katie Graubart

I’m a Classics major at Skidmore College, and I just spent a semester studying film production at London College of Communications, a branch of University of the Arts London. I’ve been creating my own films since 2015, including an hour long documentary on student voices in the anti-gun violence movement in 2018. I’m an aspiring screenwriter and director with a passion for both storytelling and activism.


Jessica Ordaz
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Jessica Ordaz

My name is Jessica Ordaz, I'm a Mexican artist and writer, born and raised in Southern California. I'm a 4th year student at Woodbury University, majoring in animation and minoring in writing. I'm a big fan of poetry, sunsets, coffee, and video games! If I'm not at my desk drawing something new, you can most likely find me playing some tunes on my bright pink ukulele or playing a video game with my friends. I will be completing my undergraduate studies in 2021 with the aspirations of having my stories be told through art and writing.


Felicia Paredes

My name is Felicia Paredes, a Japanese-Peruvian born and raised in Southern California.  I’m a 4th year student currently at Woodbury University majoring in animation.  In regards to animation, I enjoy creating creatures and characters and 3D modeling and animation.  I enjoy drawing, playing various video games with my friends, and I’ve gotten back into horseback riding after a 5 year hiatus. 

Felicia Paredes
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Nicole Petrovsky
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Nicole Petrovsky
 
My name is Nicole Petrovsky and I am a 4th year animation student at Woodbury University! While I obviously love art and animation, I also love video games, anime, writing, and fashion! I love using art and animation to tell important stories, and I hope to be able to use this medium that I love to make art to impact the world for the better and create positive changes in society. My ultimate goal one day would be able to form an animation cooperative studio to tell these stories with a group of other talented artists and storytellers!

Kitty Richardson
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Kitty Richardson

My name is Kitty and I am currently a student at the University of Leeds studying Music and Philosophy. I am also a freelance composer and video editor and spend most of my time either writing songs or making YouTube videos! I enjoy art for its versatility and power in storytelling, and I’m particularly interested in its effect within discourse regarding social issues. I’m very excited to become a member of the MY HERO community, as I see great importance in media that makes an impact.


Important Links for Interns


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