WWIA Filmmaker Application

The WWIA Filmmaker application process begins when an individual expresses a desire and intent to become a WWIA Filmmaker.  There is an application process, a training program and a contract that stipulates the required processes for all WWIA Filmmakers.

Supporting WWIA field events as a WWIA Filmmaker takes time, perseverance and a willingness to “give back” to our Wounded Warriors.  We are very serious about providing great leaders and top-notch events for our Heroes, and in order to do so, we need to make sure we have outstanding people on our team.

You are welcome to apply during the open application period until 0800 EST on 24 April 2017 for the WWIA Filmmaking Course.  Once the open application period has closed, we will evaluate the applications we have received and choose the top candidates to complete the Filmmaking Course to become a WWIA Filmmaker.

We are seeking candidates who possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Decisiveness
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Technological savvy
  • Vision

WWIA Filmmakers must also be able to represent the Foundation to the Wounded Warriors, hosts and the communities in a highly professional manner and uphold the standards put forth by the Foundation.

WWIA Filmmakers are expected to do the following while representing WWIA:

  • Conduct themselves in a manner that would make WWIA proud.
  • Commit and follow through with all given tasks when offered to be a WWIA Filmmaker on an event, including responding in a timely manner to WWIA Staff and Host/Wounded Warriors.
  • Handle the administrative responsibilities outlined in the WWIA Filmmaker’s contract.
  • Successfully complete the WWIA Filmmaking Course.
  • Not personally provide alcohol to any Wounded Warrior attending an event.
  • Take and submit a minimum of 3 photos during each event for marketing purposes.
  • Complete a 5-7 minute video highlighting the event, the Heroes’ stories, and the WWIA’s mission.