Job Title:  Intern, Motion Picture Group - Acquisitions

Department:  Internship
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Acquisitions & Co-Productions team is seeking an intern who will help cover scripts and completed films, prepare for film festivals and track submissions. The intern will be exposed to how the team builds relationships with entertainment executives and potential business partners (i.e.: producers, directors), and learn how the team interacts with agencies and filmmakers to set internal screenings. The intern will be exposed to how executives and team members interface with various departments across Lionsgate to coordinate information sharing. Experience writing script coverage is highly preferred in this position. 

Responsibilities

  • Execute script and screener coverage
  • Organize and enter information about available films into our database
  • Design and create decks for film festival recaps
  • Assist in tracking incoming submissions
  • Research and monitor the trades for important film announcements and sales

Skills

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university pursing a degree in Film or Communications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience writing script coverage
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of PowerPoint or Google Slides
  • A passion for film

Internship Details

Lionsgate and Starz Internship Program – Summer 2024

Program Dates: Tuesday, June 11th – Friday, August 16th, 2024 (10 Weeks)

 

The Lionsgate and Starz Internship Program is designed to identify, recruit, and develop a diverse group of students that will gain meaningful educational experiences, professional growth, and career opportunities.

 

Please read the following information carefully before submitting an application.

Important Dates

The Lionsgate and Starz Summer 2024 Internship program dates are: June 11th–August 16th, 2024.

 

All interns are required to attend orientation on Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.

Details

  • Interns must not work more than 36 hours per week
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Interns must be current rising juniors through recent grads (within 6 months of internship start date)
  • Graduate students are eligible to apply
  • Interns must be available to work for the entire length of the program
  • All internships are paid
  • Most internship positions will require working 4 days in office

To Apply

All candidates must submit a resume (PDF preferred) to your preferred area(s) of interest. The program offers internship opportunities in many departments, so candidates applying should keep in mind that they may be considered for departments not listed.

  • Submit a 1-page resume (PDF preferred)
  • Submit a cover letter (Optional)
  • Explain why your background and experience make you a great fit for Lionsgate & Starz

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
 
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Compensation

$18 per hour

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.


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