Job Title:  STARZ Intern, Programming Operations

Department:  Internship
Location: 

Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Summary of Position

This position reports to the Director of Closed Captioning and works with the multiple Technical Operations teams (Materials, QC, Closed Captions, Image Operations, Localization, Metadata and Campaign Management) to support STARZ content, asset, metadata, and localization/translations workflows.

Responsibilities

Introduction to operational areas across Technical Operations team

  • Materials
  • QC
  • Closed Captions
  • Image Operations
  • Localization
  • Metadata
  • Campaign Management

 

Focus on Programming Operations and Production Workflows:

  • Support CC department using EZTitles and MacCaption for text creation/editing
  • Support Content Localization scheduling utilizing Airtable
  • Support Content Localization production utilizing Dalet Flex
  • Support Marketing Localization production utilizing Workfront
  • Support Technical Localization production utilizing XTM
  • Support Metadata production utilizing Catalog and IBMS
  • Support AP/Invoicing workflow utilizing SAP

 

Identify challenges and inefficiencies in workflow and systems, working with upper management to find pathways to improvement

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Film and/or Video Production or similar discipline
  • Previous experience in film/television/internet distribution, cable television and/or broadcast satellite services within depth knowledge of audio/video file formats, codecs, bitrates, frame rates, television standards, film formats, video resolutions, aspect ratios, broadcast audio configurations and electronic delivery technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of post-production workflow, encoding/transcoding processes
  • Experience leading complex cross-functional initiatives to delivery in localization, international product development, or other international business contexts
  • Knowledge of industry standard dubbing, localization, subtitling, and editing tools

Nice to Haves

  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment tracking multiple projects in various stages with demonstrated problem-solving ability and a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to influence and partner with internal and external teams to deliver tactical and strategic solutions. Able to work through conflicts to negotiate win/win solutions and project a positive image of the organization
  • Knowledgeable in NLE software (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, AVID) and all Mac and Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint software applications
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal, written, organizational and communication skills and an outstanding customer service demeanor and attitude
  • Must love to experiment, troubleshoot and just generally solve problems
  • Ability to work in cross-functional and cross-cultural environment
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus

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.

Compensation Data

The pay rate for this internship is $18/hr.

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 STARZ

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. STARZ is available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Business Unit Overview

Starz
With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
 
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a “best of global SVOD” content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  

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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