Bi-Lingual Documentary Researcher

Brave New Films' short form content production team produces short documentaries and web videos on a host of progressive issues, including immigration reform, voting rights, living wage, mass incarceration, and drug law reform. Our team seeks a Bi-Lingual Documentary Researcher to research the issues and help find the people whose stories need to be told.

Our small team is highly collaborative and we all wear many hats. The Documentary Researcher works with the Content Director, other producers, and editors to conceive and execute our short form content. The Researcher will tackle multiple projects at once across our issue areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly researching issues, policies and personal stories that will become the focus of our video projects.
  • Conducting phone and in person interviews with potential documentary subjects.
  • Fact-checking and sourcing all creative content.
  • Checking rights and clearances for all creative content.
  • At times, assist the production team in the field.


  • Passion for progressive causes.
  • Excellent research skills, online and offline.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of the American polticial landscape.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Previous experience in politics, media, journalism or related fields.
  • Video production experience not required.

This position works out of our offices in Culver City, and may require travel. Position is temporary assignment of 2-3 months, with a possibility of longer term work if projects are available.

Brave New Films is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employs without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, handicap or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter, including which progressive issues are most important to you and why, to¬†[email protected]

Please, no phone calls.

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