Intern - Feature Film Acquisitions & Sales
Myriad PicturesLos Angeles, CA
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Job Description: Based in Los Angeles, California, Myriad Pictures is a leading independent entertainment company specializing in production, financing and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programming. The company holds an impressive and diverse library of critically acclaimed art house and commercially successful mainstream films including ''Dead for a Dollar'' starring Christoph Waltz and Willem Dafoe (in post), ''Kinsey,'' ''Goon,'' ''The Good Girl,'' and the Academy Award® nominated ''Margin Call.''
The right candidate will gain hands-on experience and be exposed to a busy film distribution environment. Reporting to the SVP of Distribution & Acquisitions, the candidate will play a key role in finding film projects for the company to sell internationally. The candidate will also be exposed to, and will partake in, the international sales process. Internships are for school credit only, likely two days per week.
Primary responsibilities, not limited to:
• Research and track film projects in production, Post-production, and completed
• Phone calls and emails to producers regarding the rights to their films
• Read scripts and screen film links for possible acquisition
• Attend producer and/or agent film screenings, as needed
• Update film tracking grid
• Provide administrative support to sales team
• Provide status reports on film tracking to Acquisitions and Sales teams
• Has laptop
• Very good written and verbal communication skills
• Pro-active, detail-oriented, and strong follow-up skills
• Self-motivated and able to function with minimal oversight
• Proficiency in standard programs: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc…
Based in Los Angeles, California, MYRIAD PICTURES is a leading independent entertainment company specializing in production, financing and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programming. Participating in top markets and festivals around the world, Myriad has garnered a strong reputation as a high quality distributor of content for all formats. MYRIAD PICTURES is currently acquiring projects in all stages, broadening the definition of distribution. By beginning the process before a film is complete, the team at Myriad is able to assist productions and lend their years of experience to every project. The company holds an impressive and diverse library of critically acclaimed art house and commercially successful mainstream filmed programming including Kinsey, Goon, The Good Girl, Factory Girl, Van Wilder, Jeepers Creepers 2, the Academy Award® nominated Margin Call, and the critically acclaimed The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby.
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