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Ricepaper is a national quarterly magazine devoted to showcasing Asian Canadian artists, writers, performers and innovators since 1995. Ricepaper is published by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop which has assisted Asian Canadian writers in publishing and showcasing their work since 1969.

Our mandate is to provide an alternative to mainstream media for both readers and advertisers, we strive to connect the local, national, and global community by challenging the parameters of how Asian Canadians are perceived and defined.

We’re now looking for new dedicated interns to join ur awesome team. We can offer you fun times, junk food in the form of nachos and Asian snacks, networking opportunities with the arts and culture communities, and the opportunity to have an inside look behind the scenes of the only Asian Canadian literary arts magazine in the country.

We are currently seeking an Videographer Intern to work part time (8-10 hours per month).

We are seeking a dedicated Videographer Intern to document our events and exciting new projects. You will be expected to capture the excitement, atmosphere and activities of our events, readings, and exciting new projects. Past events include, our launch party at Joy Kogawa House, book launches for Asian Canadian authors, and upcoming author events and dinners. There are also opportunities to to author and artist interviews. If you are looking for a unique and exciting opportunity to build your portfolio and experience and are particularly interested to learn more about the Asian Canadian arts and culture community, this is your chance!
Your Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Ricepaper magazine and Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop team to develop video strategy before the event
  • Shoot, edit and deliver video of the event
  • Work with Ricepaper magazine and Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop team to finalize video editing
  • Upload video to our YouTube account

Your Skills & Experiences:

  • Ability to artistically and professionally shoot videos
  • Experience in shooting videos of events and people
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable conducting interviews with video subjects from behind the camera
  • Working knowledge in editing, including colour correcting, sound balancing, titles, graphics, music selection and special effects
  • Understanding of rendering video and video compression for web
  • Must provide own camera, sound and editing equipment
  • Excited to learn more about Asian Canadian arts and culture

General Requirements and Commitment:

  • Non-paid volunteer position, honorarium maybe possible based on funding
  • Able to commit 8 hours per month
  • Committed learn more about Asian Canadian arts and culture

What are the perks?

  • Expand and build your portfolio
  • Develop new skills and learn more about Asian Canadian arts and culture scene
  • Expand your network and connect
  • Free tickets to upcoming events and festivals relating to the Asian Canadian arts


Email resume, portfolio, and cover letter to Kristin Cheung, Managing Editor at

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