UPDATED: 12.7.2017

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Studio Physical Production Intern (6-month), Spring 2018

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Job ID 498964BR

Location Burbank, California, United States

Business Studio Entertainment

Brand The Walt Disney Studios

Date posted 11/22/2017

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, DVD releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings. We have an opening in our Live Action Motion Picture Production team in Physical Production. This person will interact with several departments (Finance, Legal, Creative, Post Production, VFX, Marketing, Franchise, Emerging Technology, Animal Sciences, etc.) in order to gain a broad understanding of Feature Film Production from the Studio Perspective.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Production Executives and Coordinators on roughly 20 films in various stages of Development, Prep, Production, and Post Production
  • Cover other Executive desks as needed
  • Read any and all available scripts
  • Attend and help set up internal studio meetings and meetings with our productions
  • Distribute and track
  • Below the Line contracts
  • Track and maintain International Stage Availability grid
  • Act as a liaison between Payroll Accountants and Studio Production Executives in ensuring the ongoing studio approval of payroll documents
  • Work on various Research and Development projects including creating set lists, script comparisons, pulling images, obtaining location packages from films commissions.
  • Maintain digital files and assets on department server and online database
  • Archive physical show files and assets
  • Assist with the set up of new productions
  • Screen Dailies
  • Occasionally work as a production assistant on an in-town film, if available
  • General office support (answer phones, print/copy, basic tech support)
  • Assist in Post Production & VFX once a week (tracking and maintaining databases)

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to take initiative while providing support
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong computer skills as projects may require spreadsheet, database and presentation skills.
  • Understanding of office procedures, attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  • General understanding of film production and industry concepts and players, with an eagerness to learn
  • The primary interest in a career in the field of live action production. (Producing, Basic Crafts, Visual Effects, Editorial, etc.)

Required Education

Current student or recent graduate (within 6 months) with a Film & Television Production major (or minor) with either some background in Film, Television, and/or Visual Effects.

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continuous employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full-time work availability (40 hours)
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work. The position is located in Burbank, CA.

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WDI Asset Specialist Internship – Glendale, CA – Spring 2018

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Job ID 496771BR

Location Glendale, California, United States

Business Disney Parks & Resorts

Brand Walt Disney Imagineering

Date posted 12/04/2017

“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation – from concept initiation through installation – of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

What we’re looking for…
An Asset Specialist Intern who will be responsible for all assets (both physical and digital) under the care of Walt Disney Imagineering Collections Management. This internship assists in managing all Walt Disney Imagineering asset repositories by providing research, managing work in progress documents, and assuring the retention, cataloging, organization and preservation of relevant information. The role assures ease of access to these assets by creative teams, maintenance organizations, and business units across TWDC and outside organizations.

Responsibilities

You will…

  • As part of project team, be responsible for research, collection, photo documentation, cataloging, metadata-tagging and preservation of assets
  • Under general guidance of Lead Asset Manager, provide best practice options for assets
  • Perform Archival duties as necessary
  • Partner with artists, design teams, curators, show producers and project managers to document all asset types and make them accessible to users
  • Assist Art Director with presentation materials including creation of Keynote, large-format printing, and presentation boards
  • Design, create, and execute compelling presentations and assisting visuals
  • Identify relevant assets and information to assemble presentation materials
  • Perform research and provide reference materials
  • Contribute to the culture and community of the Studio

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

  • Computer proficiency with image databases, PhotoShop, Excel, Word, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote
  • Basic understanding of Creative process and project lifecycle
  • Knowledge of layout and large-format printing
  • Experience working in a museum, gallery or historic location
  • Experience handling original works of art
  • General understanding of paper-based artwork & their intrinsic needs
  • Ability to work unsupervised & perform at a high level
  • Ability to perform with a very high level of accuracy while executing detailed tasks
  • Ability to think creatively and contribute to a team environment
  • Strong visual design background with experience in both print and digital mediums
  • Ability to distill complex information, including technical details, into engaging messages accessible to a wide audience
  • Experience with typographic layouts and typesetting
  • Experience with book and/or editorial design
  • Demonstrated mastery of Illustrator and InDesign
  • Diligent and effective work with the ability to go above and beyond to consistently deliver extremely high-quality materials on short timeframes
  • Strategic & creative thinker
  • Able to climb and work on a four-step ladder
  • Excellent communication skills

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in Fine Arts, Art History, Graphic Design History and Archeology, Sociology, the Sciences and/or Anthropology or Architecture, Graphic Design or Visual Communication

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

Materials Required:

College transcripts (official or unofficial) – Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

To upload this document: 

  • Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
  • Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
  • Click on the “Attachments” Tab
  • Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
  • Select document type of “Other”

Internship Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must not have completed one year of continuous employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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