Poker Face Fellowship Program

MAY 31 – AUGUST 19, 2022

Stockade Works is excited to announce a unique on-set fellowship program with our partner MRC Entertainment. We are looking for Hudson Valley residents, with an emphasis on 18-24 year-olds who are attending college or recently graduated, to work on location on Poker Face, a procedural Television Mystery-Drama created by Rian Johnson.

Location: Newburgh, NY

Compensation: $1050/week (based on a 12-hr workday)

Stockade Works is particularly seeking diverse members of the community and women who are typically precluded from jobs in the film production sector. 


Important Dates

May 20: Application Deadline – 5pm. Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We recommend you submit as soon as possible.

May 12 – May 23: Fellowship interviews and Acceptance Announcements

Week of May 23: Fellowship Orientation

May 31 – August 19: Poker Face Fellowship (Monday-Friday with some weekends required)

Ongoing: Mentorship support


What You’ll Do:

As a fellowship participant, you will work on location on Poker Face, a procedural Television Mystery-Drama created by Rian Johnson. The 12-week program will provide 5 trainees with valuable experience in the departments of Camera, Art, Production Office, Costume and Set Decoration on a rotation basis. Our goal is to provide people from diverse backgrounds with a strong foundation for professional development in our industry.

In addition to overseeing the selection process, Stockade Works will provide fellows with an orientation and ongoing mentorship during and after the program. After completion of the program, graduates will be considered in future Stockade Works job referral services.

Your experience, skills, and attributes:

  • Passion for TV and Film
  • Interest in Television production
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Time management
  • An ability to multitask and meet deadline

About MRC 

MRC is a diversified global entertainment company with businesses spanning film, television, media and data.

MRC Television is the largest and most award-winning independent TV studio in North America with a current slate that includes: “Ozark” on Netflix; “The Great” on Hulu; the upcoming Amazon series “The Terminal List” starring Chris Pratt; for Apple TV+: “The Shrink Next Door” starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd and “Shining Girls” starring Elisabeth Moss.

MRC Film is a leading independent studio, which sources, develops, finances, and produces films in partnership with the industry’s foremost creative artists. MRC Film is known for championing singular filmmakers and emerging directors to make high-quality distinctive films. Projects include one of the highest grossing original comedies of all-time, “Ted,” the Oscar and Golden Globe nominated “Knives Out,” written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman, starring an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas and Jamie Lee Curtis, the Oscar nominated “Baby Driver,” Oscar winning “Babel,” and the comedy “The Lovebirds,” directed by Michael Showalter and starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, currently on Netflix.

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MRC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law.