Intern Corner

Meet the Intern: Emily Montenegro

I grew up in a moviegoing, TV-bingeing household. My whole family gathers around the TV on Friday nights to catch up on our favorite shows. We invest in reusable popcorn buckets at movie theatres because for our number of trips, it really is cost-efficient. None of us are incredibly educated on film as an art...

GCFC’s Impact on an Intern: Jada Jenkins

Jada was one of our Spring 2018 college interns. She was a big help at our events, in the office, and with our production department. She just graduated from Kent State University, and will be pursing a career in the media production industry starting this fall! During my time as intern with GCFC, I have...

Meet the Intern: Qifan Yang

My name is Qifan Yang, and I am a senior at Andrews Osborne Academy. I appreciate that I have a chance to do my senior experience at the Greater Cleveland Film Commission; I am glad that I have a chance to intern in such a nice place before my graduation. I will be an intern...

Camren Davis: Playwright, Director, and GCFC Intern

Saint Martin de Porres High School held its annual Arts Festival on Friday April 27th, and our very own GCFC intern Camren Davis was featured in the night’s lineup of 10 minute student-written and directed plays shown that evening.  Among the 10 plays featured, Camren had a hand in two of the plays chosen; the...

GCFC’s Impact on an Intern: Jereme Gelske

Jereme was one of our Spring 2018 interns from Kent State University.  He contributed several pieces on the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies to the Intern Corner, was a big help at our events, and he is currently an on-set intern for the film The Last Summer. I was excited and terrified when I decided to embark...

The MCU: Marvel Cleveland Universe

This piece is by Jereme Gelske, one of our Spring 2018 interns from Kent State University. A Quick Look at Our Marvel Cinematic History After 10 year and 18 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally ready to release its highly anticipated Avengers: Infinity War. What most fans probably don’t know is just how big of...

Meet the Intern: Nora Conroy

I am currently a senior at Magnificat High School and for graduation, all the seniors take part in a career shadow project called Genesis. We find a career that we are interested in and shadow that job for a total of 42 hours. When I heard about the Greater Cleveland Film Commission I knew that...

Meet the Intern: Jereme Gelske

I am currently a Digital Media Production major and Business minor at Kent State University with only one semester left to go until graduation. When I first began college, I was actually a History Major, as my favorite classes were always in that area. I did really enjoy studying History at the University level, but...

Meet the Intern: Molly Chambers

My name is Molly Chambers and I am a junior at St. Joseph Academy in Cleveland. My school requires every junior to take part in a shadow project, where we spend three days working with and observing professionals working in the field we are interested in. When I was talking to my guidance counselors about...

Black Panther: Breaking Records and Shaking Up the Superhero Landscape

Jereme Gelske is one of our Spring 2018 interns from Kent State University. This is his take on the cultural phenomenon that is the “Black Panther” movie, and the reactions of the Cleveland crowd at our exclusive fundraiser screening. It’s no secret that Black Panther was one of 2018’s most highly anticipated films, but what...

Meet the Intern: Rahnissa Ware

Ever since I was 8 years old, I always wanted to be an actress. I use to practice mini scenes in my room when no one was around. I pictured myself acting in Syfy & action films. I also pictured myself being on set working on films behind the scenes. I’ve done theatre apprenticeships, acting...

Intern Camren Davis – Martin Moments Spotlight

Saint Martin de Porres High School chose our intern Camren Davis for their Martin Moments Spotlight section of their monthly newsletter. Inspired by the Gospel, Saint Martin de Porres High School is a Catholic college-preparatory high school that combines innovative academics with a unique work program preparing students of limited economic means to become men...

Meet the Intern: Jada Jenkins

I have been interested in film and television since I was very little, but my direction of focus changed once I reached high school. I attended a STEM school centering mostly around science, technology, engineering and math career fields. There were little to no extra-curricular activities and the only art class I had taken was...

Zahrya’s Takes

On the perks of being a student intern… The best perk of all is getting the experience of work before I can actually work , I say this because as a 14 year old girl there aren’t a lot of job opportunities that will open themselves up to me. I can use this as experience...

Meet the Intern: Zahrya Robinson

Hi, my name is Zahrya Robinson and I am a freshman at Saint Martin De Porres high school. I work at GCFC as a part of the work study program at my school , I intern every Wednesday and the occasional Monday. I do this in order to pay the tuition at my school, but...

My Favorite Places in CLE by Colette Jefferson

Quicken Loans Arena The Cavaliers play here and there are concerts almost every weekend- nothing better. Every time I go in the Q, whether it’s for a game or for a concert, the atmosphere is always energetic. It’s also that much better when you look up to see the 2016 NBA Champions banner hanging above...

Meet the Intern: Colette Jefferson

My name is Colette Jefferson and I am currently a junior at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, OH. I am so lucky to be able to have such a fascinting internship and I cannot thank the staff enough for how friendly and welcoming they have been to me. I cannot wait to see all...