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Screenwriting Internships

Internship Alert! There are SO many more remote opportunities for film industry internships than ever before. Are you looking for internships this year? If you can earn college credit, there may be an opportunity here for you. SoCreate is not affiliated with the following internship opportunities. Please direct all questions to the email address provided for each internship listing. Do you want to list an internship opportunity? Comment below with your listing and we'll add it to our page with the next update!

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Internship Opportunities
For Screenwriters

Lionsgate

Lionsgate is hiring interns for its Summer 2021 Virtual Remote Internship Program. This particular internship is for the motion picture group film development department and requires a talented and focused individual who will handle a variety of administrative duties to support 3-4 junior executives in the creative workflow of internal projects and submissions. Skills Required: Excellent oral and written communication skills; Highly organized and detail-oriented; Driven and passionate about film; Strong interest in film development; Effective time management skills. Responsibilities include: Data entry and filing of creative documents; Compile talent lists; Log and review incoming creative submissions; Read and provide coverage for material; Participate in brainstorms and thought exercises on film packages; Perform semester-long research projects related to film trends; Present materials on “what interns are watching”; Develop a film concept to present to junior executives and assistants at the end of the term; Participate in weekly check-ins with the intern supervisor. The Lionsgate Summer 2021 Internship Program dates are June 21 - August 27, 2021. All interns are required to attend orientation on Monday, June 21, 2021. To apply, head to Lionsgate's Internship page.

Anna Barbara Films

Anna Barbara Films is seeking virtual development interns. Interns must be eager to learn about various aspects of the development process and further their knowledge of the entertainment industry. Duties will include reading scripts and providing coverage, writing script notes, monitoring the website and social media channels, and helping to identify future projects, among other tasks. This internship is unpaid. The duration can be discussed with a minimum of 3 months. Please send a resume and sample coverage to hello@annabarb.com

Focused Artists Branding

Summer and fall interns needed at Focused Artists Branding, a boutique talent agency representing talent and influencers for branding and celebrity endorsements. The internship provides a broad understanding of the entertainment industry as well as an in-depth look at celebrity branding. Ideal candidates are resourceful, great at research, and organized. The internship is for school credit only. Interns who can commit for two semesters/quarters are preferred. Please submit a resume with a cover letter. You must include why you are interested and also why you are a great fit to apply. Interns will work remotely during Covid. Apply to gemma@fabmgmt.com

Charles Osowik

Charles Osowik, an independent literary manager, is looking for a reader intern for the summer 2021 semester who can read/do coverage remotely and help handle other various ad-hoc management duties. Perfect for a student looking for their first industry internship. Must be for school credit. Please send resumes and a list of favorite movies/TV shows to readerintern123@gmail.com

Amarok Productions

Amarok Productions is seeking virtual development interns. As this opportunity is unpaid, applicants must be enrolled in college for credit. Duties: Reading scripts and providing coverage; Writing script notes; Monitoring the website and social media channels; Helping to identify future projects and other tasks. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and sample coverage to amarokinternships@gmail.com.

Amarok Productions

Amarok Productions is seeking virtual screenwriting interns. As this opportunity is unpaid, applicants must be enrolled in college for credit. Responsibilities: Reading scripts; Preparing script notes; Writing treatments; Polishing scripts. Requirements: Interns must be eager to learn about various aspects of the screenwriting process and further their knowledge of the entertainment industry. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and one scene you have written to amarokinternships@gmail.com.

Wonder Worldwide

Wonder Worldwide is seeking spring and summer interns, from April-October 2021. This internship is unpaid, so applicants must be eligible for school credit. Wonder Worldwide is a boutique production company headed by film and TV producer Mark Burton, with several projects in all stages of development. To apply, send a resume, a paragraph about yourself, and a coverage sample to info@wonder-films.com.

Aperture Entertainment

Aperture Entertainment is seeking creative interns to start in March-April 2021. This position is entirely remote. You do not need to live in Los Angeles to apply. Aperture Entertainment represents an array of clients, including actors, writers, and directors. The company is in active production on various features and developing several indies. Duties; Work two to three days per week for 12 weeks; Script coverage; Track potential clients; Review film and television roles for acting clients. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to agasst@aperture-ent.com.

GOOD HERO

GOOD HERO is looking for a Creative Research Intern May-August 2021. This position is virtual but may evolve to in-person depending on COVID safety and vaccines. The position pays $15 per hour and is part-time, approximately 15-20 hours per week. GOOD HERO launched in 2020 as a collection of producers and acclaimed writers who have an innovative approach and passion for telling entertaining and compelling stories. Team member credits include the “Cars” franchise, “LEAP!,” “Inside Out,” and the French hit, “Les Intouchables.” Duties: Assist with administrative tasks and projects; Compile and organize industry information/data in Excel; Take notes during creative meetings; Conduct research for creative and administrative projects. Potential in-person duties include helping the creative assistants open the office post-COVID. Requirements; Must be an undergrad, grad, or recent grad student; Interest in film, media, communications, publishing, creative writing, art, or related industries; Knowledge of OS, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and Google (email, calendar, drive, etc.); Must be able to work autonomously and comfortable working independently in a startup environment. To apply, Submit a resume to jobs@goodhero.com, and include a PDF with a 250-word maximum response to the question, “What excites you most about joining the GOOD HERO team?”

Housefire Management

Housefire Management is seeking interns for spring. Interns will be working flexible hours from home. Since its establishment, Housefire’s clients have gone on to develop projects with Universal, Lionsgate, Amazon, Paramount Players, Nickelodeon, CW, and more. Candidates should have some prior experience with script coverage, as responsibilities include writing coverage and more. This is an unpaid internship for college credit. Please submit resumes with the subject line “Housefire Internship” to info@housefiremanagement.com.

Faster Horse Pictures

Exciting start-up Faster Horse Pictures is seeking interns. Responsibilities include reading/evaluating scripts, books, and article submissions, pitching material to executives, compiling film festival grids/look books, and researching. The experience is meant to expose interns to the world of film development and the processes/infrastructure of a production company. This internship is unpaid and you must be an enrolled student. To apply, send resumes, cover letters, and availability to internships@fasterhorsepictures.com.

Talking Wall Pictures

Talking Wall Pictures is looking for interns eager to learn more about story development in the film and television space. Interns will analyze script and literary submissions, prepare coverage, track available intellectual property, and have the ability to present their findings to the leadership team. We are looking for individuals who can commit to working remotely for two to three full days per week, though we are flexible. Internships are for credit only. Send resumes to bucklee.brit@gmail.com.

Rough Diamond Productions

Rough Diamond Productions Interns will help with script coverage, project presentations, and social media and generally assisting with the various films we produce. We have our interns involved in workshops and readings on scripts in development. We encourage our interns to actively contribute and be involved as well as ask questions to build their knowledge base. All applicants need to be in college and able to use the internship as college credit. Email resume to info@roughdiamondproductions.net.

No Trace Camping

Production Company/Financier No Trace Camping is seeking a stellar virtual intern. Duties include reading scripts and providing thoughtful and timely coverage. Email resume and sample coverage to kristin@notracecamping.com. 

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