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Internships/Training

FILM STUDIO PROGRAMS

MGM
Details: Internships available in various fields.
Contact: www.mgm.com/corp_career_internships.do

New Line
Details: Internships available in a variety of disciplines.
Contact: Resume and cover letter with area of interest.
In New York — Attn: Internship Coordinator, fax (212) 649-4640. Email: internshipny@newline.com
In Los Angeles — Email: Internshipla@newline.com

Paramount
Details: Offers internships in several areas.
Contact: Internships listed at www.paramount.com/studio/jobs.htm Fax your resume with position number to (323) 862-1134 or send your resume to:
Paramount Pictures
Human Resources Dept. WEB
5555 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90038-3197

Sony Pictures Entertainment/Columbia TriStar
Details: Internships are regularly available in production, marketing, publicity and promotions.
Contact: www.sonypicturesjobs.com
Send your resume to:
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Attn: Internships
10202 West Washington Blvd., Ste. 3900
Culver City, CA 90232-3195

20th Century Fox and Fox Broadcasting
Details: Internships with various departments of Fox entertainment.
Contact: Search internships and complete online application at www.foxcareers.com/jobsearch.asp

Warner Bros. Global Trainee Program
Details: Provides broad-based work experience and classroom instruction within a specific discipline and business unit; program components are undergraduate, MBA and international.
Contact: www.wbjobs.com

Walt Disney Studios
Details: Programs for writers, actors, directors, television studio production and management.
Contact: For more information on how to apply go to: www.abctalentdevelopment.com

Universal
Details: Offers opportunities throughout all divisions.
Contact: Search available internships and apply online at corp.universalstudios.com

TELEVISION INTERNSHIPS/TRAINING PROGRAMS

ABC
Details: Talent development programs for writers, actors, directors, television studio production and management in the entertainment industry.
Contact: Go to their website: www.abctalentdevelopment.com

CBS
Details: Internships available in entertainment communication, corporate communications, news and sports.
Contact: www.cbsdiversity.com

E! Entertainment TV
Details: Positions available in all fields of E! and The Style Network cable television.
Contact: Search positions and apply online at www.eentertainment.com/careers/categories

Lifetime Television
Details: Offers opportunities to learn about the industry as a whole through weekly guest speaker luncheons with senior staff, networking opportunities, and job search workshops.
Contact: www.lifetimetv.com/about/internships.html

NBC
Details: Offers paid positions and internships that expose participants to a variety of departments within the NBC entertainment division.
Contact: www.nbcjobs.com

MTV Networks
Details: Students are exposed to all levels of MTV Networks, VH1, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Spike TV.
Contact: For listings of internships and application addresses visit jobhuntweb.viacom.com/jobhunt/main/jobhome.asp

Turner Broadcasting
Details: Internships with CNN, Turner Entertainment Networks, TBS Intl., Turner Network Sales, Turner Sports and Turner Broadcasting corporate offices.
Contact: Search for positions and receive applications at www.turner.com/jobs/internships.html

GUILD TRAINING PROGRAMS

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation
Details: Offers 35 top college students an internship in one of 29 different categories within the telecommunications field. The program is designed to provide college students with hands-on work experience and in-depth exposure to professional television production facilities, techniques and practices.
Contact: Information can be downloaded at www.emmys.tv/foundation or by calling the Television Academy Foundation’s Education Dept. at (818) 754-2830.

American Cinema Editors Internship Program
Details: Matches interns with editors working in episodic and long-form TV and feature film. Each intern spends one week with three editors — one episodic, one long-form TV and one feature — and visits post-production facilities. There is no charge for the program. There are also field trips to post-production-related facilities. There is no charge for the program. Minimum requirements for the program are a B.A. and experience on nonlinear digital editing equipment.
Contact: www.ace-filmeditors.org/newace/abt_intern.html

Assistant Directors Training Program
Details: The program, sponsored by the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, trains second assistant directors. With 400 days of training, the program provides an inside look at the organization and logistics of motion picture and TV production. Upon completion, trainee names are placed in the Southern California Area Qualification List, making them eligible for employment as second assistant directors.
Contact: www.trainingplan.org

New York DGA Assistant Director Training Program
Details: A two-year program that provides opportunities for a limited number of individuals to become assistant directors in film, television and commercials. The program provides 350 days of on-the-job training, combined with seminars and special assignments. Trainees work on a variety of productions shot primarily in the New York area. After completion, trainees are eligible to join the guild as second assistant directors.
Contact: www.dgatrainingprogram.org

NONPROFIT ORG TRAINING PROGRAMS

Broadcast Training Program/MIBTP
Details: Provides training opportunities to minority college graduates in radio/TV news reporting and news management and TV/film production. Selected applicants are placed in radio and television stations across the country as trainees. Training includes the development of writing, editing, producing and reporting skills. Org helps find graduates permanent employment within the broadcast industry.
Contact: www.thebroadcaster.com

Independent Feature Project Los Angeles
Details: IFP/Los Angeles
Project:Involve is a mentorship, training, screening, and job placement program designed topromote cultural diversity in the film industry. Through one-on-one mentorships and filmmaking workshops, chosen filmmakers gain practical experience, hone their craft, and make valuable contacts. IFP/New York’s Project Involve is a program for filmmakers from cultural, racial and ethnic minorities, designed to foster mentorship and industry placement opportunities for mid-career filmmakers. Included in the program are a series of networking workshops with industry professionals on topics ranging from fundraising to distribution that promote new industry relationships for narrative and documentary filmmakers.Honorees meet writers, producers, directors, entertainment attorneys, cast members, talent agents, distribution companies, grant managers, sales agents, sound designers, composers etc. and first hand from their experiences. They also get feedback and suggestions on their own projects and strategies for moving forward.
Contact: For applications go to www.ifp.org

Step Up Women’s Network Professional Mentorship Program
Details: Matches prospective mentees with professionals in the same field. Members in good standing who have recruited 15 members or held a position as a community leader or coordinator and have participated in four community service events are eligible mentees.
Contact: www.stepupwomensnetwork.com

Streetlights Production Assistant Program
Details: The Los Angeles Step Up program help strengthen community resources for women and girls through the creation of initiatives and events for local community partners that help address the core tenets of self esteem; health and well-being; career opportunities and mentorship; and life skills. In the New York branch, the community mentorship program offers opportunities for members to give back to their communities by working directly with inner-city children. Step Up has partnered with four existing non-profit organizations and schools in the New York area, to create programs which address children’s needs and give members the chance to volunteer as a mentor, resource/role-model, teaching assistant, or guest artist.
Contact: www.streetlights.org

Workplace Hollywood
Details: A comprehensive program designed to give qualified and diverse applicants the education, training, internships and career opportunities to succeed in the entertainment field. Nonprofit combines with studios and corporate sponsors to provide graduates entry level jobs.
Contact: www.workplacehollywood.org

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