Straight Up Films

Straight Up Films, an established film and commercial production company, is seeking highly motivated and responsible interns to work in their Santa Monica, CA offices. This is a great opportunity to work in a fast paced and rapidly growing production company active in feature films and commercials.

Candidates should be looking to start a career in production and have a “no job too small” attitude. Typical duties include, script coverage, running errands, filing, organizing and general office maintenance. Duties can be adapted depending on candidate experience. Candidates should have their own car and a valid driver’s license. This is an unpaid internship and college credit can be accommodated depending on the guidelines of the candidate’s institution.

Red Varden Studios

Red Varden Studios is a television and film production company with a slate that features content for studios, broadcast networks, cable networks, syndication, and digital media outlets.

Red Varden Studios offers a respected, structured, and challenging internship program that is essentially an assistant training program/entertainment boot camp. Former interns have been hired at Silver Pictures, Warner Brothers, CBS, ABC, Fox, NBC Universal, VH1, MTV, William Morris Endeavor, CAA, ICM, USA Network, HBO and countless others. Their internship program is targeted towards individuals who are professional, polished, talented, and committed to a career in television or film as a studio executive, network executive, producer, agent, writer, or director.

You will earn the fundamentals of the entertainment industry and participate in the research and development of their projects. Interns will also learn the intern syllabus, think of titles for television shows, review treatments, conduct online research, help cast shows, and much more. Red Varden offers part-time internships year round to students of all majors and all class levels.

Ambush Entertainment

The company that brought you The Squid and the Whale, Super, and the upcoming Girl Most Likely is looking for interns for immediate hire!

Interns are closely involved in all aspects of the company including covering films, reading scripts, attending screenings, doing research and going on errands. This is a great opportunity to learn about the ins and outs of development at an independent film production company and to also network in the fields of film, television, and multimedia. The required commitment is two days a week, 10 am-6pm for three months. The position is unpaid, but school credit is available.

Radiant Productions

Radiant Productions is director Wolfgang Petersen’s production company. Mr. Petersen’s credits include In the Line of Fire, The Perfect Storm, The Neverending Story, Troy, Das Boot, and the recent Poseidon.

Radiant Productions’ internship is an ideal, hands-on learning experience for students interested in producing, screenwriting, directing, and/or development. Interns will read scripts, books, and graphic novels; write coverage and receive feedback; complete research projects; and actively seek out story ideas from books, newspapers, magazines, news shows, etc. They will handle general office duties, as well as learn the lingo and etiquette specific to the industry. They may also have the opportunity to join internal staff meetings or a pitch meeting or general meeting, at the supervisor’s discretion.

This is an unpaid internship with academic credit required. Days/hours are negotiable. The company can accommodate up to five full days/week, but requires a minimum of two full days/week; a full day is 10 AM – 7 PM with one hour for lunch.