JOB DESCRIPTION: Film & TV Development Internship
PICTURESTART is seeking interns for Fall 2023. Our interns will have hands-on opportunities to learn and immerse themselves in day-to-day creative activities, including reading, evaluating, discussing material, writing coverage, drafting filmmaker/talent lists, writing for our Weekly Newsletter and tracking submissions. Additionally, interns will gain Office Operations experience and will have the ability to network and be mentored by a company Executive. The ideal candidate is excited to learn about the creative side of entertainment at a quickly growing media company, has strong attention to detail, possesses a positive attitude and has an eagerness to learn. This is a paid internship, to start September 5th. Ideally the intern is based in Los Angeles with access to a vehicle.
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:
PICTURESTART is looking for Full Time and Part Time Interns. Position to start September 5, 2023. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Read submissions and write coverage
• Check avails
• Write for PS Weekly Newsletter
• Front Desk coverage
• Help with variety of office tasks
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
• Our 2023 Fall internship will run from September to December
• Full Time schedule (40 hours per week)
• Part Time Schedule (16-24 hours per week)
• Paid Internship
• Friendly and dynamic work environment
• Hybrid schedule
• Current college students, or recent graduates
• Excellent analytical and written skills
• Familiarity with Google workplace (Sheets, Docs, etc.)
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in entertainment, loves TV and Film, and is eager to learn about the industry in a fast growing company.
PICTURESTART, which focuses on “discovery of voice” content and storytelling, is the media company founded by producer and former studio executive Erik Feig, who has produced, supervised and originated the production of Academy Award-winning films including La La Land and The Hurt Locker, along with book adaptations and films geared toward the youth market, including The Twilight Saga, The Hunger Games series, Divergent series, Red series and Step Up series.
PICTURESTART's recent projects include CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH (Sundance Audience Award Winner), SHARPER, starring Sebastian Stan and Julianne Moore on Apple TV+, THEATER CAMP, starring Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, and Jimmy Tatro, directed by Molly Gordon and Nick Lieberman, as well as the upcoming comedy STRAYS voiced by Will Ferrell and Jamie Foxx, and directed by Josh Greenbaum. PICTURESTART’s most recent TV series GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES was released on Paramount+ this Spring.
PICTURESTART also has a rich and diverse slate of projects in various stages of development, across film and TV: the highly-anticipated Sue Mengers biopic starring Jennifer Lawrence, the action-packed epic true story about Japan's first African samurai, YASUKE, and bestselling books such as IRON WIDOW by Xiran Jay Zhao, CARRIE SOTO IS BACK by Taylor Jenkins Reid, and YOLK by Mary H.K. Choi.
PICTURESTART is proud to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to establishing and fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.