Intern - Development
XYZ FilmsLos Angeles, CA
Part Time Unpaid Internship
XYZ Films is an integrated content company whose mission is to empower visionary storytellers from every corner of the planet. As an independent production company and worldwide sales agency, the company is uniquely suited to identify talented filmmakers and bring their stories to life. XYZ was founded in 2008 by Nate Bolotin, Nick Spicer, and Aram Tertzakian. XYZ has been behind films such as The Raid franchise, BAFTA winner Under the Shadow, and Sundance winner I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore.
XYZ Films is seeking an energetic and motivated content intern for 2 to 3 days per week, from 10am to 5pm. The internship is unpaid and no school credit is required.
Interns will be exposed to the world of development. They will read scripts and write coverage, where they will learn how to evaluate scripts from a creative perspective and will weigh in on criteria such as story, characters, visual elements, etc. They will learn about developing a film, what makes a good script, the problems that might arise throughout the development process (and how to avoid them), and much more.
Throughout the internship, interns will have the opportunity to sit in on conference calls and meetings, and schedule Q&A sessions with all of the executives, allowing for a more in-depth learning experience.
• Basic Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, etc.)
• Independent, self-starter, proactive and motivated to learn
• Must be willing to commit a minimum of 12 weeks from the date of hiring
• Must be able to work in Los Angeles
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have a laptop
• Must be passionate about Film, TV, and the entertainment industry as a whole
Please keep in mind the application process is very competitive. Should there be an interest in your candidacy, a member of our team will contact you.
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