Create a Video for the World's Most Famous Building!

Update April 19: The amount to be paid upon completion has been raised to $5,000.

The Empire State Building is looking for a highly talented student, or small team, to create a short cinematic documentary-style film.  Student(s) must be comfortable asking questions to subjects on-camera.  Details are below:

  • ~10-minute cinematic documentary-style video to be created
  • Video to also be broken down into 4 or 5 short clips, approx. 1 min. in length
  • To be completed by August 31, 2017
  • Final videos should be sent in .mp4 format
  • Graduate student preferred, but willing to consider undergrad based on work samples
  • Students should use their own equipment
  • $5,000 to be paid to the student(s) upon completion of project

If interested, please send cover letter along with work samples to