Fall Intern - Drama Development, Television

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 07-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Drama Development Intern, Sony Pictures Television – Fall 2022

The Sony Pictures Entertainment Internship program offers a unique opportunity to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These seasonal, paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allow you to build your resume, experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities while on the lot. This Fall Internship is from September through December on a part-time schedule and must be able to complete a hybrid schedule in our Culver City lot.

Department Description:
Our team sees projects through the entire development process from a pitch to a fully-written script through casting and attaching a director into production of a pilot to, in success, a series on air. Interns will gain experience in reading and analyzing incoming material. They will be exposed to writers, directors and producers throughout the creative process. Interns may be able to join table reads, casting sessions, pitch meetings, general development meetings and will work closely with the entire drama team.

• Reading and analyzing incoming material as well as scripts our team is developing
• Compiling research on properties for possible option
• Being trained to have the skills of a working assistant on an entertainment desk
• Interaction with the close-knit drama team on a daily basis.
• Learning to write coverage on script
• Rolling calls – the very specific way to do this for the creative community
• Note-taking on calls – exposure & experience in understanding ''what's'' important
• Scheduling meetings with key leaders and producers in the creative & production industries – this assists in the development of the key players and stakeholders in the industry
• Updating status reports for all series
• In addition to this, the interns will get exposure to some of the critical meetings – development meetings, production meetings and the issues discussed there.

• Enrollment in an accredited college/university for the duration of the internship
• Pursuing a Bachelor's in film or tv
• An ambitious, pro-active personality
• A passion for television with a creative bent
• Good eye for creative
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Someone with a great attitude and passion for television and film

* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkp784-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.