Summer Intern - Drama Development, Television

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 02-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Drama Development Intern, Sony Pictures Television – Summer 2024
Our Emerging Talent Programs, which includes Interns, Trainees, and Finance Rotational Associates, offer unique opportunities for students, recent graduates, and emerging talent 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 allows you to build on your experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, and many educational and social networking opportunities.

This Summer Internship is from May/June through August 30th (start and end dates are flexible based on school schedules) and all candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday in the specified location. This position is ideal for a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. A hybrid work structure may or may not be available.

Our team sees projects through the entire development process from a pitch to a fully written script through casting and attaching a director into the 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, and 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, proactive personality
• A passion for television with a creative bent
• Good eye for creative
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Someone with a great attitude and passion for television and film

The anticipated base salary for this position is $19/hour. This role may also qualify for comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

USA - Culver City - Studio Lot - Norman Lear Bldg

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3qz7q-44-200-77-92-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $19.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
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.