UPDATED: 12.7.2017

Additional Information

  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available full time for 12 weeks from May/June through August/September
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation.
  • Position is located in San Francisco, CA.

Production Engineering Internship, ILM – Summer 2018

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Job ID 499766BR

Location San Francisco, California, United States

Business Studio Entertainment

Brand Lucasfilm

Date posted 12/04/2017

Production Engineering in ILM is responsible for creating and supporting many of the pipeline infrastructure services used by other developers within the company. This includes our render farm management software, data synchronization services, media creation pipeline and storage backup & archival systems. Potential projects include:

  • Advancing our in-house application and service monitoring as part of our Meaningful Monitoring and Messaging initiative.
  • Work to develop more production-friendly tools by converting some command-line tools to more usable web-based tools.
  • As we roll out our new renderfarm management software, the intern would help to create additional monitoring and reporting tools.

Responsibilities

  • Develop tools and/or services for the Production Engineering team
  • Contribute to daily operational tasks, including support, general troubleshooting and bug fixes

Basic Qualifications

  • Proven knowledge and experience with Linux.
  • Python programming required
  • Working knowledge of one or more Python-based web frameworks; Django, Flask, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with film and video postproduction and/or computer graphics techniques highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of various data store technologies, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL or redis.
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, containerization such as VMWare, Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes

Required Education

  • Junior, Senior, Graduate Level student or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduating) pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field.

Additional Information

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available from May – August 2018 or June-September 2018
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in San Francisco, CA.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application

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Story Group Internship, Lucasfilm – Summer 2018

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Job ID 500125BR

Location San Francisco, California, United States

Business Studio Entertainment

Brand Lucasfilm

Date posted 12/04/2017

The Lucasfilm Story Group oversees the development and management of story across live-action feature films, television animation, games, publishing, and interactive experiences. The group also administers story continuity inside the Star Wars universe across various media, and curates transmedia experiences for consumers year-round and to coincide with feature film, television, and interactive events.

We have several projects in which we could mentor and benefit from an Intern: helping members of our Story Continuity sub-group scan scripts, manuscripts, outlines, and underlying game design documents, for continuity and indexing as necessary; inputting whiteboard timeline sketches into working Bluescape maps; organizing a library of current publishing content for Story Group access; reading and evaluating incoming writing sample and manuscript submissions and writing coverage. Depending on the candidate selected, we may have the intern work across several projects concurrently, or focus on one or two.

Responsibilities

This internship is a great introduction to the world of story development and management, and interns will have an invaluable opportunity to interact with execs in our department on future and active projects across various media. Responsibility includes:

  • Reading and evaluating incoming writing samples and manuscript submissions
  • Scanning and evaluating transmedia material for continuity
  • Imputing continuity data into relational databases
  • Light office support – phones/desks – when needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • An interest in film development, screenwriting, or transmedia creation, and demonstrate a creative sensibility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities.
  • Strong time management skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong knowledge and appreciation of the Star Wars galaxy, including the films, animated series, games, and books, is preferred.
  • Strong writing, fact-checking and proofreading skills are ideal.

Required Education

Enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program.

Additional Information

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) to participate in the internship program 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 continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own housing and 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)

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Graduate Research and Development Internship, Lucasfilm – Summer 2018

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Job ID 499767BR

Location San Francisco, California, United States

Business Studio Entertainment

Brand Lucasfilm

Date posted 11/21/2017

The R&D Department develops computer graphics software systems and techniques that advance the state of the art in feature film visual effects. R&D Engineers work closely with ILM artists and production crews to identify, develop and support technology solutions, workflows and interfaces.
Potential project areas include:

  • Physical simulation: numerical methods, physical-based modeling.
  • Computer vision applications: motion tracking, facial tracking, photo-modeling, and geometric reconstruction.
  • Photorealistic rendering: shading (especially of hair and skin), lighting models, BRDF acquisition.
  • Natural image matting

Responsibilities

  • Apply current computer graphics research toward solving visual effects production challenges.
  • Develop software tools for use in visual effects pipelines.
  • Assist in the maintenance and support of software systems in use.

Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities.
  • Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior internship experience working with a media production or commercial software company.
  • Proficiency in C++ and Python programming.
  • Experience using version control systems such as Perforce or git.

Required Education

  • Enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program in Computer Science or closely related engineering or scientific discipline.
  • 2 years of academic or industrial experience in the computer graphics field.

Additional Information

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available from May – August 2018 or June-September 2018
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in San Franciso, CA.
  • Enrolled in graduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated with a graduate degree within six months at time of application

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Post-Production Engineering Technology Internship, ILM – Summer 2018

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Job ID 499764BR

Location San Francisco, California, United States

Business Studio Entertainment

Brand Lucasfilm

Date posted 12/01/2017

The department of Physical and Post-Production Technology is responsible for a wide array of technologies across Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm and various other Walt Disney groups.

These responsibilities include front and back end support for dailies theaters, master control, editorial suites and motion capture stages, as well as the design and implementation of these spaces and supporting infrastructure.

As we are constantly chasing rapid changes in technology, PPT is also involved in the research and design of technologies that push the envelope in the film and visual effects industry. Potential projects include:

  • War Room build outs (production pods/dailies conference rooms)
  • Editorial suite upgrades (hardware, software, re-cabling)
  • View Room upgrades (dailies theaters)
  • Motion Capture Stage support

Responsibilities

The summer PPT intern would be working alongside our media systems engineers to complete projects and upgrades such as:

  • War Room build outs (production pods/dailies conference rooms)
  • Editorial suite upgrades (hardware, software, infrastructure)
  • View Room upgrades (dailies theaters responsible for approving visual effect shots)

The summer PPT intern will also learn about:

  • Video and audio fundamentals
  • System fundamentals and design
  • Infrastructure fundamentals and design

Basic Qualifications

  • Interest in the film and visual effects industry
  • Interest in audio and video engineering
  • Not afraid to get his/her hands dirty!
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding and experience with professional and consumer Audio/Video signal flow.
  • Familiarity and experience troubleshooting and maintaining Windows, OS X and Linux operating systems.
  • Able to quickly diagnose or escalate system level problems during client sessions.
  • Experience in entry level computer scripting preferred in Python.
  • Wiring, equipment installation and cable management skills.
  • Understanding of basic computer networking principals.

Required Education

Undergraduate student in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Video Production, Communications or other field-related divisions

Additional Information

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available from May – August 2018 or June-September 2018
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in San Francisco, CA.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application

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Publicity Internship, Lucasfilm (SF) – Spring 2018

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Job ID 499756BR

Location San Francisco, California, United States

Business Studio Entertainment

Brand Lucasfilm

Date posted 11/13/2017

The Lucasfilm Publicity department currently has an exciting opportunity in its San Francisco (CA) office for an undergraduate student or recent graduate to work as an intern this summer supporting the legendary Lucasfilm franchises. The intern would gain first-hand knowledge of what it takes to successfully communicate and promote upcoming movie releases and our overall public relations strategy – both externally and internally.

The Publicity team at Lucasfilm is responsible for promoting upcoming movie releases and company news both externally and internally. Made of up of a team of experienced publicists and communications professionals, we are responsible for developing the news coming out of Lucasfilm and our legendary franchises, as well as cultivating strong relations with the press, influencers and key partners. The position will start in March and last 12 weeks.

Responsibilities

The Public Relations Intern will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Organize PR files on past and present productions, both physical and digital
  • Create and maintain a news clippings database – print, TV, online
  • Maintain a master Press Contact Database
  • Help coordinate press events, toolkits & talent-handling for upcoming conventions, such as Comic-Con, D23, Star Wars Celebration, etc.
  • Become acquainted with Lucasfilm’s location and history to help with tours for outside guests and VIPs
  • Assist with presentation prep on PowerPoint & Keynote
  • Assist with the planning and execution of corporate events and internal communications (e.g. intranet, company messages)
  • Organize and maintain storage/swag rooms
  • Coordinate the acquisition of special gifts for VIPs and Make-A-Wish guests
  • Respond to fan mail and assist with mailing packages
  • Coordinate meeting scheduling—Reserve in-house theater and dining rooms, etc.
  • Make copies and additional tasks when needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong Communication Skills: Comfortable and professional communicating via phone and email
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Apple Keynote and database management
  • Inquisitive, anxious to learn and does not shy away from “grunt work”
  • Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude
  • Ability to provide own housing and transportation in the San Francisco, CA area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior PR internship experience
  • Interest in film/entertainment industry
  • Social media savvy
  • Keeps up with entertainment news

Required Education

Candidates must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Media, Marketing or related degree or recently graduated within the past 6 months.

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) to participate in the internship program
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Ability to work part-time up to 20 hours a week
  • Available to start in March 2018 and be available for 12 weeks

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