Film Production in Africa

Our interns work daily on new film productions. We need skilled interns as well as product managers to work and train with our Tanzanian team. The working roles include:
• Scriptwriting • Directing • Cinema-photography • Production Assistance • Lighting Personnel • Sound personnel • Editing personnel • Social media professionals • Makeup Personnel and Other Essential Film Staff We need short film clips and short movies to advocate on social media pages for as Facebook pages where we have more than 50K followers. Thereon you can attend full movie production tasks. The Tanzanian movie sector is a fast-growing industry. The industry is fighting to compete with such industries as Nollywood in Nigeria. Our productions screen throughout Africa through satellite channels. Interns work as part of a production team with individuals from all backgrounds and skill levels.

Placement Description

Daily Tasks

We tailor your tasks to match your expertise whether it is script writing, camera operations, editing etc. For the social media film clips as well as short movies you work with the Art in Tanzania Media team and participating interns. For the full movie production we plan your weekly activities according to the team producing the movie. This may include working after day hours as well.


Art in Tanzania co-operates with the other NGOs for the program tasks. We are involved in several NGO consortiums to fight for children's rights and to develop nursery schools and orphanages. We have also been part of the EU Commission-funded Volunteer and Internship Development program EVOLVET.


Art in Tanzania volunteer eco-compound can accommodate up to 50 participants. We have single, double, and dormitory rooms. Each room is self-contained. We have office facilities and a garden canteen bar serving you at the idyllic African village surrounding.

Charity VISA

Interns: When staying less than 3 months (13weeks) you are to apply for a volunteer student visa (C2) and the fee is USD 50.   Volunteers: You apply for an Ordinary VISA (C1) when not exceeding 3 months (13 weeks) and the fee is USD 50.

COVID - 19 and Malaria

Tanzania's COVID-19 situation is good. We have had participants in the programs since May 2020 without problems. COVID-19 tests are available, also at the airport for traveling.
We recommend to take malaria prevention although the tests and medical care are easily available and at a low cost.


Tanzania is a peaceful country to visit and in our village, Madale, you can safely roam around day and night. We have been operating around since 1996 so our activities are well-known and appreciated y the local communities. We also have third-party security facilitation at the compound.