Summer Intern - Animator
Walt Disney Animation StudiosBurbank, CA
Full Time Unpaid Internship
Expand your skill set into the world of animation! Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is an eight-week experience designed for students studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film. As a Walt Disney Animation Studios intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking. This immersive program offers hands-on experience focused on individual craft and multidisciplinary team collaboration.
The 2017 Summer Intern program will be held at our Burbank, CA studio starting June 2017. To qualify for the summer program, you must be returning to school in the fall.
Animators are responsible for bringing characters (animals and human figures) to life by establishing the movement and personality to create character performances.
• Acting, Acting, Acting! A reel should consist of a broad range of acting exercises that both tell a story and showcase a strong sense of Personality: pantomime, dialogue, walk cycle, weight
• Focus on different styles of emotion: subtle as well as broad moments, use of comedy, drama, and subtext
• Reels should also focus on a diversity of character personalities to create entertaining and emotionally driven believable performances
• Strong understanding of Maya or equivalent 3d software preferred
• Traditional animation skills helpful
How to Apply:
• Create or update your profile and apply online
• If you are submitting a reel or portfolio visit our Portfolio & Reel Tips FAQs
• Reel or portfolio (if applicable)
• Shot breakdown (if submitting a reel)
• Letter of recommendation from an advisor, faculty or professional alliance
The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM PST, January 4, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer