Intern, WWTV Distribution (Canada)

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5R 3K4

Company: Lionsgate

Summary of Position

Our Toronto office is currently seeking a forward thinking  intern able to thrive in a dynamic team environment.  An internship role with our team will be project-driven and ideal candidate will have a keen interest for Television and Film, exceptional communication skills and motivation to learn in a fast paced environment.

 

Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.

 

Under the direction of the Executive Vice President & Managing Director and along with our Toronto-based team, the intern will be responsible for researching and coordinating several key projects while reporting into our Manager, TV Sales and Distribution.

Responsibilities

  • Aid in the creation of a “territory overview”
  • Gather competitive analysis of local and global content platforms
  • Screen current films, upcoming television series, read script materials and provide detailed notes
  • Participate in internal local and global sales meetings, as requested
  • Ad hoc duties as requested

Skills

  • Aid in the creation of a “territory overview”
  • Gather competitive analysis of local and global content platforms
  • Screen current films, upcoming television series, read script materials and provide detailed notes
  • Participate in internal local and global sales meetings, as requested
  • Ad hoc duties as requested

Internship Details

 

Program Dates for Canada: Monday, June 3rd – Friday, August 9th, 2024 

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.

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
  • Internship position will require working 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 
  • Explain why your background and experience make you a great fit for Lionsgate 

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

Lionsgate Television
Lionsgate Television is one of the foremost third-party suppliers of premium scripted series to streaming, broadcast and cable platforms alike while also serving as a prolific supplier of premium content to Starz. Drawing upon its production partnerships with many of the top content creators, it supplies dozens of scripted series to more than 20 different network partners. With a reputation for creating “brand-defining” shows for a diverse range of platforms, Lionsgate Television has produced and distributed the iconic long-running series Mad Men, one of the most acclaimed shows in television history, the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, Weeds, Nurse Jackie, Nashville, Dear White People and many others while continuing to develop strong slates of acclaimed new series. Lionsgate also operates a robust in-house unscripted television business partnering with a diverse array of linear and streaming platforms. Lionsgate television series have garnered 238 Emmy® nominations, 38 Emmys®, 66 Golden Globe® nominations and nine Golden Globe® wins.
 
The Lionsgate Television Group collaborates closely with the Company’s other television businesses, including Debmar-Mercury, a leading producer and syndicator of evergreen game and talk shows, Pilgrim Media, one of the top producers of unscripted series, and 3 Arts Entertainment, a leading talent management and production company that has become a major television production partner and a source of top talent for all of the Company’s businesses. The Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group licenses the Company’s feature film and television slates, 17,000-title film and television library, one of the largest in the world, and Starz’s original programming slate to nearly every major OTT and linear platform through a global network of deep customer relationships.

Compensation

$18 per hour (CAD)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). 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.